PALO ALTO (KPIX 5) — Tesla is cracking down on drivers who hog power stations.

The Palo Alto-based electric automaker made the announcement on its blog.

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Drivers who fail to remove their car within five minutes of filling up on power will be charged $.40 per minute.

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Users get smartphone notifications when their car is almost done charging.

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Currently, charging stations are free to use for owners, but starting in 2017, Tesla is going to charge drivers a fee.