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    Charging equipment connection lost

    I have a 2013 model S 85 that I charge at home with a NEMA 14-50 outlet. No charging problems ever. A few weeks ago the car would not charge. When charging started the volts would ramp up to 240, then the amps would go up to 1 or 2, then go back down to zero, and an error message would pop up...
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    I feel like destination charging is not improving

    I live in the pacific NW and travel about once a month with my Tesla. The supercharger situation is good enough around here that I can get to and from most destinations. But sometimes there are destinations that require a lot of local driving. That that makes getting from the last...
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    Is car to car charging possible?

    I was just noticing an ICE driver giving another ICE driver a jump start. It got me thinking. Would it be possible to charge one model S from another model S? This would be a rare situation but if you were almost out of charge and needed a few extra miles to get to the nearest supercharger...
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    Future of Hotel Charging and How to Get There

    I think all would agree that hotels are ideal spots for level 2 charging. Most people sleep at least 6-8 hours at a hotel, which is the right amount of time to get a full or nearly full charge even at 40 amps. Currently, I find hotel charging very stressful. Usually there are only 1-2...
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    Would a slower motor give more range?

    Not really a big deal but something I've always been curious about. If tesla offered a model S with nothing else changed except that the motor was less powerful, would that improve the range? For example if the motor was only powerful enough to push the car 0-60 in 7 seconds, would that be a...

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