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As I was going to pick up my Volt after it completed charging at a public charging station, I saw a Model X getting repaired by a Tesla service rep. Interestingly enough he was driving a small Ford cargo van with Tesla stickered all over the sides.

I wish I thought to take a pic. I guess this little Ford van is far cheaper than a Model X as it would gots a lot to have a fleet of Model Xs for this purpose.
 

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I suspect once Tesla gets into commercial trucks that will change. A Ford Transit is a much better service support vehicle than a Model X.
 

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Those Ford Transit vans are perfect for this type of service.
 

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See this article on Tesla Mobile Services - an expansion of their past Ranger Service where with a large number of S, X and future Model 3 sales that they would fix minor issues (80%) at the customers home or business vs them having to bring the vehicle in.

https://electrek.co/2017/03/11/tesla-mobile-service-rangers/

Tesla determined that the vast majority of the repair and service requests on its vehicles are minor and don’t require the need of a lift. They can be performed directly in a parking lot, which is why Tesla announced last month that it would expand the program:

“In service, since more than 80% of our repairs are so minor that they can be done remotely, we are expanding our mobile repair service that allows Tesla to make vehicle repairs at an owner’s home or office.”
 

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I suspect once Tesla gets into commercial trucks that will change. A Ford Transit is a much better service support vehicle than a Model X.
There is a company that converts Transits to electric. Ford dealers can order it.
 

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See this article on Tesla Mobile Services - an expansion of their past Ranger Service where with a large number of S, X and future Model 3 sales that they would fix minor issues (80%) at the customers home or business vs them having to bring the vehicle in.

https://electrek.co/2017/03/11/tesla-mobile-service-rangers/
The van pictured is much larger than the one I saw. The transit is smaller than most minivans. It might be fun to drive around and fix people's Teslas. Though maybe a little scary as one scratch and they'll have your hide.
 

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In the Northeast, during the winter, will the Tesla service tech deal with a little ice on the car?...:)
 

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In the Northeast, during the winter, will the Tesla service tech deal with a little ice on the car?...:)
That's definitely not a Tesla, but I'll have to think long and hard to figure out what that car might be. Hang on....(searching, brb)

Update: I'm thinking it's a Mitsubishi Lancer with a big wing and custom fender flares. Dang, this brings out my inner child to buy an Evo or WRX STi
 
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