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48V model Y?

rypalmer

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Aug 22, 2014
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Why does the Tesla even need a 12v lead acid battery? Wouldn't a smaller Lithion Ion battery be better?
Certainly not for colder climates. Can't charge lithium ion batteries below 0ºC.. you'd have to integrate battery heating which would cause even more parasitic drain.
 

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