Virgin Hotels Chicago to Offer Tesla Electric Vehicle Service

By Jesse Sokolow on 12 February 2015
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IMG_6101Virgin Hotels announced that it is now offering car service to guests of its Virgin Hotels Chicago property.  The service uses a red Tesla Model S P85D electric car to transport guests to select areas of the city seven days a week.

The electric vehicle has a range of 265 miles (426 kilometers) on a single charge and is the fastest-accelerating four-door vehicle, able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds.

The electric vehicle service is part of Virgin Hotels’ sustainability program, which also includes initiatives such as LED lighting sources, daylight sensors lighting control, and a green roof of live plantings.

Virgin Hotels Chicago is the first of the company’s properties, with hotels scheduled to open in Nashville next year, and in New York City in 2017.

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