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U.S. Bank Hosts Sweepstakes for a Tesla Model S

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2014 Tesla Model S

MINNEAPOLIS -- July 24, 2014: U.S. Bank is offering new customers the chance to win a 2014 Tesla Model S (or a $100,000 cash prize) in the bank’s Power Up Your Summer Sweepstakes.

“U.S. Bank is committed to sustainability, so we’re excited to team up with Tesla Motors for this sweepstakes”

Anyone who opens a new U.S. Bank consumer checking account (certain restrictions apply, see PowerUp for details) through September 12, 2014, will be automatically entered in the sweepstakes.

In addition, all new checking customers who meet the qualifying criteria will be credited a cash bonus of up to $150, and new credit card customers who meet the qualifying criteria will be credited $50 (offer details are available at any U.S. Bank branch). To find out their cash bonus offer for opening a new checking account, consumers can text POWERUP to 40691 or visit PowerUp.

The all-electric Tesla Model S has a 5-star safety rating, accelerates from zero to 60 miles per hour in 4.2 seconds and doesn’t use any fossil fuels.

“U.S. Bank is committed to sustainability, so we’re excited to team up with Tesla Motors for this sweepstakes,” said Kent Stone, vice chairman of consumer banking sales and support for U.S. Bank. “During this time of year when many people are travelling, we thought it would be a good time to bring together the opportunity for them to benefit from one of our consumer checking account products and enter to win a Tesla Model S, a car that exemplifies a green lifestyle and sustainability.”

The winner’s name will be drawn around October 10, 2014. A minimum deposit of $25 is required to open a U.S. Bank Checking Account. All regular account opening procedures apply. Deposit products offered by U.S. Bank National Association, Member FDIC. For details about the cash bonus offer and the sweepstakes, including rules, visit

About the Tesla Model S Model S is the world’s first premium sedan built from the ground up as an electric vehicle and has been engineered to elevate the public’s expectations of what a premium sedan can be. At the heart of Model S is the proven Tesla powertrain, delivering both unprecedented range and a thrilling drive experience. With a rigid body structure, nearly 50/50 weight distribution and a remarkably low center of gravity, Model S offers the responsiveness and agility expected from the world’s best sports cars while providing the ride quality of a luxury performance sedan. Model S has received many awards and accolades during its first year on the market, including Motor Trend 2013 Car of the Year©, AUTOMOBILE Magazine 2013 Automobile of the Year, the 2013 Yahoo! AUTOS Car of the Year, TIME’s Best Invention of the Year 2012, Consumer’s Reports highest score ever given to a car, and NHTSA 5-star safety rating.