The lonely trip to Tesla's most remote charging station

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ELY, Minnesota — Brian Peterson is driving through the pitch-black, achingly cold northern Minnesota night through a series of first

It’s the first time he’s driven his all-electric Tesla Model S this far, testing the limits of what he can do on a single charge. In a couple of hours, he’ll become the first person to use arguably the most remote Tesla charging station in the country, and he’ll very likely be the first person to take an electric vehicle through the dense wilderness that separates Ontario and Minnesota, also known as “The Boundary Waters.”

“The start of trend,” Peterson tells me.

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