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Luxe Is Partnering with Tesla to Charge Your Model S While a Valet Parks It

As part of a plan to expand the services it offers alongside parking, Luxe, the on-demand valet parking app, is working with Tesla to offer car charging, valet parking and other services for Tesla vehicles when drivers book parking through the app.
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Apparently, this is only the beginning, as further down the line Tesla is expected to preinstall Luxe in car dashboards so that Tesla owners will benefit from special services offered by Luxe anytime.

For now, the partnership only covers the San Francisco and New York areas, and in order to use it, you have to have the Luxe app downloaded on your phone, turn the location on, and let the app know where you are going before you leave your departure point or up to 100 miles (162 km) from destination. At your arrival, one of the company’s valets will be expecting you and will then park your car in one of Luxe’s secure parking lots.

There are also some extra services from which you can choose, including to charge your car, wash it, check your tire pressure, store it overnight or drive-home options if you plan to drink an extra glass of wine.

Fees start at $15 for an EV charge plus parking cost, and go up to $65 for a bundle of 5 EV charges, parking cost not included.

This is a significant step forward for Luxe, which has already raised around $25.5 million from a long list of investors, including Venrock, Rick Marini, Winklevoss Capital, WME, Wonder Ventures, or Box Group.

We want to make parking and charging as simple as possible for Tesla drivers, and are currently partnering with Tesla to pilot EV charging and Luxe Subscriptions to San Francisco and New York Tesla drivers. [...] Upon having their car parked with Luxe, interested customers may simply tap on the Tesla charging icon and Luxe will charge the vehicle while it has possession of it. Tesla drivers interested in a Luxe Subscription ranging from $399 to $899 per month depending on location and needs,” the company told Tech Crunch.

 
 
 
 
 

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