Tesla is now build its cars for delivery in China with a new dual charging port arrangement built into the left rear fender as it pushes forward with its plans to be a leading electric car seller in the Chinese market.
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Tesla may be planning to open repair facilities at some Supercharger locations.
Charging infrastructure for urban areas is a problem. With open land at a premium in congested cities, finding room to install chargers can be a challenge. Tesla is aware of the issue and, as usual, is being proactive in its response. On September 11, Tesla posted on its blog that it has developed a new […]
In a tweet the day before Christmas. Elon Musk made reference to high power Tesla Supercharger facilities coming in the future. He referred to 350 kW chargers as “children’s toys.” What is Elon cooking up now?
Tesla has added a fee of 40 cents per minute for any car that is not unplugged and moved within 5 minutes after charging at a Tesla Supercharger is complete.
European car makers have agreed to invest in high power charging infrastructure throughout Europe. It will be based on the CCS standard and may support power levels of up to 350 kW.
Teslas ordered after January 1, 2017 will not come with free Supercharger access for life. Instead, drivers will be eligible for about 1,000 miles a year of free electricity. After that, they will pay a small fee.
Executives from Renault and Audi told separate audiences this week that the electric car revolution won’t happen until an infrastructure of high power charging stations is in place. The only question is, who will pay for them?
Tesla has increased the number of destination chargers in the US by 200% in the past year. These lower powered units service hotels, restaurants, etc.
A thermal imaging video of the new Tesla liquid-cooled Supercharger has found its way onto YouTube, thanks to Tesla forum member KManAuto. The first facility so equipped is found just down the hill from Tesla headquarters in Mountain View, California, and there could be a lot of benefits to using liquid cooling. The video features thermal imaging that […]
Elon Musk has cornered the market on EV charging with his fast and free Supercharger network, which can top off an 85 kWh Model S in about an hour. As fast as the Superchargers are though, there’s plenty of room for improvement, starting with the use of liquid-cooled cables, which aren’t just smaller and lighter, […]
With nearly 500 Supercharger locations spread out across the word, Tesla is moving fast to ensure its customers have easy access to their fast and free charging network. Yet there are still plenty of gaps in the Supercharger network’s coverage, and the much slower “destination chargers” just aren’t enough for some people. That prompted Swedish […]
One of the biggest benefits of owning a Tesla Model S is access to the fast-and-free Supercharging network, which can top off an 85 kWh battery in about an hour. It takes a lot of power to fill up a battery that big in such a short time, and as you can see from the […]
Also published on EV Obsession, Planetsave, and CleanTechnica. Chris DeMorro and I jumped into our third Cleantech Talk podcast just a couple of hours ago. I think we really hit our stride with this one. It was a lot of fun, and felt like a really long tennis or ping pong rally this time… as […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica In 2012 Elon Musk announced that Tesla Motors would build a network of fast-charging, free to use Superchargers across the nation exclusively for Tesla owners. He also said that eventually, many of these Superchargers would be powered solely by the sun, and while it may have taken awhile, the first solar-powered […]
In January Elon Musk admitted that Tesla sales in China were a lot lower than expected, with many customers worried about where to plug their Model S in. While Tesla wants to alleviate charging worries with 400 public charging stations and free home chargers for new Model S owners, this picture accurately sums up the […]
Elon Musk was ambitious in his plans to conquer China with the Tesla Model S, but his bravado alone has not been enough to move the electric sedan. So in addition to threatening firings over slow sales of the Model S, Tesla will now offer all customers who bought their cars after January 1st a […]
Elon Musk likes things to look good, and this Tesla Supercharger station in London, England is no exception.
Germany is going to be getting more EV changing stations as the government looks to grow paltry plug-in car sales.
Tesla now has more Supercharger charging points in the US than CHAdeMO.