A video has gone viral on social media which showed fuel attendants in a filling station trying to locate the fuel tank of a Tesla car after its owner brought it in for a test.
The fuel attendants could be seen trying several times to locate the fuel tank before being told its a Tesla car and does not need fuel.
The main selling point of Tesla cars has always been that they are electric, powered by batteries which are charged from the grid. Tesla owners do not fuel their cars at the gas/petrol pump.
Watch the video below;
We took a Tesla to a petrol station in Lagos, Nigeria to buy fuel and here is how it went : pic.twitter.com/CLJ7mnxMvc
— 234DRIVE (@234Drive) April 6, 2021
Different reactions have trailed the video. Some Nigerians were of the opinion that it was wrong for the car owner to play on the intelligence of the fuel attendants.
See some of the reactions below;
Nigeria: The Haves, not content with having, actually going about trying to ‘oppress’ and shame the have-nots. In this case they actually also thought it was a good idea to film it and share it. Because they think it’s actually funny for sensible adults to behave this way. 👎🏾
— tolu ogunlesi (@toluogunlesi) April 7, 2021
This is absolutely wrong,you took this car out to the petrol station to mock,shame and degrade those fuel attendants going about their honest daily jobs and still brought it here on twitter for kikikis likes and retweets. You should be punished 4 this too,its so not funny at all.
— 🟣WarepamorSammy 🇳🇬 (@Warepamorsammy) April 6, 2021