Tesla Building I-80 Supercharger Station Near Truckee

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Tesla Charging Station (credit: LEX VAN LIESHOUT/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla Charging Station (credit: LEX VAN LIESHOUT/AFP/Getty Images)

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TRUCKEE, CA (CBS SF/AP) — Tesla Motors Inc. is building a supercharger station in the Sierra Nevada north of Lake Tahoe where drivers of the company’s electric cars can recharge along Interstate 80, a newspaper says.

Tesla officials previously announced plans to build a station near Truckee, California, about 30 miles southwest of Reno but hasn’t confirmed an exact location or opening date.

The Sierra Sun reported Thursday that six charging bays with “Tesla” labels have been delivered to a cordoned off site in Truckee and construction equipment has been assembled behind a supermarket.

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