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Tesla Rep Explains Supercharger “Idle Fee” Logic

February 9th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

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Tesla's free Superchargers have been a hotly debated topic since they first went live for the Model S. People complained about how it wasn't scalable, how the stalls would all fill up because of local freeloaders when it was designed for people taking long trips...suffice it to say that it has been a point of contention for the company...but at the same time, one of Tesla's key differentiators


#ElonTweets: Tesla Not Likely Going Over 100 kWh For Model S/X, Model 3 Not Getting 100kWh Battery, & More

February 9th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

As he tends to do, Elon Musk went on a Twitter rampage, responding to questions from the Twittersphere. In doing so, and as he's also in the habit of doing, he shed light on some rather interesting details about the Model S and X battery size, Model 3 battery size as limited by the physical footprint of the vehicle, and a few tips on stripping down a Tesla for maximum performance


The New Chargepoint Express Plus Family, Unpacked

January 31st, 2017 | by Kyle Field

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The Chargepoint Express Plus solution is really the foundation of the DC fast charging system, operating between the utility and the charging adapter, and the adapter itself is really nothing more than a bolt-on to that foundation. Taking the next logical step, I asked about adding on wireless charging which would, in and of itself, make it possible to charge autonomous vehicles without the need for a complex 'snake' charger



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