Taiwan military chooses Tesla Model 3 for its EV fleet

Tesla Model 3 and Model S have been popular choices among Police departments.
By : IANS
| Updated on: 16 Feb 2020, 10:30 AM
File photo of a Tesla Model 3 car displayed during the Tesla China-made Model 3 Delivery Ceremony in Shanghai. (Photo by STR / AFP) (AFP)
File photo of a Tesla Model 3 car displayed during the Tesla China-made Model 3 Delivery Ceremony in Shanghai. (Photo by STR / AFP) (AFP)
File photo of a Tesla Model 3 car displayed during the Tesla China-made Model 3 Delivery Ceremony in Shanghai. (Photo by STR / AFP) (AFP)
File photo of a Tesla Model 3 car displayed during the Tesla China-made Model 3 Delivery Ceremony in Shanghai. (Photo by STR / AFP)

Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla has won a contract with the Taiwanese military police to provide them with a fleet of 20 Model 3 electric vehicles.

The Tesla Owners Taiwan Twitter account shared a photo of one of the Model 3 vehicles fitted with the official military license plates.

Aside from the all-electric sedan, the Taiwan authorities also purchased solar roofs and two wall chargers, Teslarati reported recently.

Tesla Model 3 and Model S have been popular choices among Police departments.

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As per report, the Los Angeles Police Department - Hollywood Station has been using a Tesla Model S in traditional black-and-white paint as one of its police cruisers.

In Indiana, the Bargersville Police Department claims that the Tesla Model 3 has been an effective police car.

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Additionally, Dubai has already indicated it plans to buy the Cybertruck for its police force.

The Cybertruck will patrol in areas where there are a lot of tourists, according to the Dubai Police Major General Abdullah Khalifa Marri.

First Published Date: 16 Feb 2020, 10:30 AM IST
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