A media report asserting that Tesla has quietly added hardware support for bidirectional AC charging in existing Tesla Model 3 cars was ‘debunked” today by a well-regarded electrical engineer in the EV community. Phil Sadow, who often goes by the… Read More ›
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Tesla plans to innovate AC power outlets on Cybertruck
Tesla’s Cybertruck, set to be unveiled tonight, will push the boundaries on conventional pickup design. One likely innovation will be the number, type, and capability of its AC power outlets. Large pickups from the big makers like Ford, GM,… Read More ›
How fast will the European Model 3 charge?
For the first time, the European Tesla cars now on their way to customers are using the CCS fast DC charging standard and can recharge at rates potentially higher than at today’s existing Supercharger stations. How much faster could they… Read More ›
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Tesla flips to CCS in Europe, what does it mean?
Tesla is switching to use the CCS fast DC charging standard in Europe, according to a report by Electrek. The European version of the Model 3 will come with a CCS charging inlet. European Superchargers will get additional CCS charging… Read More ›
Frigidity and the challenge of high-power coupling
It’s happening again — just like it always seems to as the warm summer fades and the dreary, hazy winter months begin to settle in. Usually there’s a quick surge of energy as soon as mating occurs. But now? Things… Read More ›
Best EV bets for longer-distance driving
Burning gasoline or diesel is still the most convenient and flexible power source for long distance driving that extends beyond the initial driving range of a vehicle. Yet, more all-electric models are gaining highway credibility with bigger batteries and faster… Read More ›