Tag: Supercharger

Nov 6, 2019 - 01:42 pm

Tesla builds up charging and service networks in China

Tesla intends to increase the number of its service centres in China from 29 to 63 and the number of its fast-charging stations by 39 per cent to 362 units.  The Californian company has also increased the charging capacity of Model 3 with the latest software update.

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Oct 25, 2019 - 02:03 pm

Tesla announces update for more performance

Tesla will provide a firmware update in the coming weeks to help the Model S, Model X and Model 3 deliver about 5% more performance. Also, the Californian company’s share prices jump after profits reported last quarter.

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Sep 25, 2019 - 03:19 pm

Tesla chargers blocked again

During an event in Yorktown, New York last Sunday, all Tesla supercharger berths were blocked by parked combustion engine cars. It is unclear whether this was a pre-coordinated action.

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Aug 29, 2019 - 07:51 pm

Tesla gives European V2 Superchargers 150 kW

Tesla is now increasing the charging capacity of its fast-charging network in Europe from 120 kW to 150 kW. The upgrade will benefit all second-generation superchargers installed at around 500 European supercharger sites, with a few exceptions.

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Aug 5, 2019 - 12:13 pm

Free Supercharger access for new Model X & S owners

If you order a new Model S or Model X from Tesla, you can now charge it again for free at the manufacturer’s Superchargers. With this step, Tesla apparently aims to boost the recently sluggish sales of its two higher-priced and higher-margin models.

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Jul 31, 2019 - 11:09 am

Charging etiquette hits hard

A Tesla owner in China parked his Model S at a Supercharger bay without charging it. And while he was not ICEing in any strict sense, his in-action still sparked a strong reaction – he found his Model S with a dismantled bumper.

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Jul 22, 2019 - 11:40 am

Audi uses Tesla’s shade for marketing

In February, we reported on Audi using Tesla’s superchargers as a backdrop to market their e-tron electric SUV. Now it seems that the barely-guerilla marketing campaign wasn’t an isolated event.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 04:03 pm

Tesla raises Model 3 charge capacity to 200 kW

Since last weekend, Tesla has been installing a new firmware update for Model 3 already delivered in Europe. This means that charging capacities of up to 200 kW are now also possible with third-party suppliers – at least at a few locations.

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May 26, 2019 - 05:41 pm

Tesla limits output to 80% SOC at busy Superchargers

To increase the throughput of particularly frequented US Superchargers, Tesla now stops charging at 80%. The “upgrade” affects around 17% of Superchargers in the USA. It is also not unlikely that Tesla may change chargers outside of the States soon as well.

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Apr 27, 2019 - 06:30 pm

Tesla Superchargers charging with up to 150 kW

Tesla is getting more capacity out of their second generation superchargers with a little more power than previously known. An increase in power from 120 kW to 145 kW was announced in March, but a spokesperson has now said that the upgrade will even enable 150 kW peak power.

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Apr 24, 2019 - 11:57 pm

Tesla reports loss in Q1, many deliveries to shift into Q2

The Tesla earnings call is out only this time it is a loss for the first time in two quarters. The electric car company reports a net loss of $702M, including $188M of non-recurring charges but also cash of $2.2 billion. The loss had been expected with Tesla saying they focussed the “attention on growth […]

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Apr 24, 2019 - 01:43 pm

Tesla Models S and X now fitted with new drivetrain

Now it’s official: Tesla has revised its premium vehicles Model S and Model X and is now offering both cars with a more efficient powertrain, which among other things,  gets around ten per cent more range from the same 100 kWh battery.

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Mar 26, 2019 - 04:51 pm

Tesla upgrades 2nd-gen Superchargers

Tesla has started to install a software update that increases the maximum usable charging capacity of the currently more than 12,000 second-generation superchargers worldwide from 120 to 145 kW.

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Mar 7, 2019 - 12:27 pm

Tesla presents next-gen Supercharger V3 (video)

Tesla has introduced the 3rd generation of its Supercharger. New power cabinets with 1 MW power and liquid-cooled cables enable peak rates of up to 250 kW for each charging electric vehicle at the new Supercharger locations, so no more splitting power.

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Mar 4, 2019 - 12:06 pm

Tesla sets Model Y debut for 14 March in LA

Tesla will unveil the Model Y at their design studio in Los Angeles on 14 March. According to Elon Musk, the electric SUV will be around 10% larger and more expensive than the Model 3 and will thus offer slightly less range as it uses the same battery.

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Feb 25, 2019 - 05:18 pm

Test ride anyone? Audi targets Tesla drivers

What happens if an Audi e-tron happens to be ready and waiting near a Tesla Supercharger? It sounds a bit like a joke, but it did happen. And what is best, we found out, that the barely-undercover guerilla marketing of Audi employees was captured on video.

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Jan 30, 2019 - 11:56 pm

$139.5M – Tesla remains profitable – Model 3 delivers

Tesla has managed to stay profitable in Q4 2018 and thus reported its second consecutive quarterly profit. Still, Tesla earnings were hit on some fronts, but sales are looking good with Tesla having sold over 140,000 Model 3 throughout 2018 with more to come.

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Jan 29, 2019 - 10:04 am

Supercharger sabotage

Tesla haters in the USA apparently cannot leave off the provocations – After Supercharger parking spaces were recently blocked by pickup drivers, unknown persons in Utah have now cut the cable of a Supercharger and drilled holes in the charger plugs.

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Jan 21, 2019 - 11:30 pm

Tesla Model 3 design flaw vs CCS Supercharger flow (videos)

Must Tesla brace itself for a social media storm under the #trunkgate? Possibly, since EV fan Bjørn Nyland demonstrates that the Model 3 trunk has a design flaw when it rains. Yet in our own news, we present one of the first CCS adapted Superchargers ready for the Model 3’s arrival in Europe. 

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Jan 21, 2019 - 12:58 pm

Back to the future with 50s charging “pump”

In Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, USA, Tesla owner and ice-cream parlour drive-in partner, Tony Caciolo, uploaded a photo of his new 50s nostalgia Tesla charger. The combination of old and new immediately become an internet sensation.

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Jan 19, 2019 - 01:38 pm

Tesla cranks up charging prices globally

After the announcement of the end of the Tesla referral programme, which entailed free use of the Superchargers for electric car drivers among other things, Tesla has upped the ante by increasing the prices for the use of their charging network around the world.

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Jan 3, 2019 - 12:47 pm

Die-hard pick-up fans protest Tesla

A new “trend” seems to be picking up in the USA, where pick-up truck drivers purposefully park in front of Tesla supercharging stations where they can insult Tesla drivers. At least that’s what happened in the town of Hickory, North Carolina.

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Dec 4, 2018 - 07:57 pm

First photos of Model 3 with CCS charge port

After Tesla had recently announced they would equip the Model 3 with a CCS charging port in Europe, the first shots of such an electric car have now surfaced online. Also CCS retrofits for Superchargers are said to roll-out this month.

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Nov 20, 2018 - 03:34 pm

Matchmaking: Tesla and Daimler talk electric vans

Tesla and Daimler go back years when Daimler supported the EV maker early on. Now it looks as if it is time to give some of the “like” back and Elon Musk tweeted to toy with the idea of an electric van cooperation. Plus, he has expansive plans on Supercharging.

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Nov 14, 2018 - 02:16 pm

Tesla’s Model 3 will arrive in Europe with CCS ports

After a lot of rumours on the grapevine, it is now official: the Tesla Model 3 will indeed come outfitted with a CCS fast charging port in Europe. Drew Bennet, responsible for Tesla’s global charging infrastructure, revealed the news in an interview with Auto Express.

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Nov 13, 2018 - 02:57 pm

Tesla ends free Supercharging for Model S and X

Those buying a Tesla Model S or Model X from now, will have to pay for charging at a Supercharger. The EV maker has ended its free Supercharging credit programme for good. Owners of a Model 3 had never benefitted from it in the first place.

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Sep 14, 2018 - 04:05 pm

Tesla gets involved in hurricane help again

After Elon Musk swooped in to help hurricane-stricken Puerto Rico after the devastating storm and lackluster response from US authorities, Tesla is now again helping people escape the clutches of natural disaster.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/11/06/tesla-builds-up-charging-and-service-networks-in-china/
06.11.2019 13:08