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How about a Waze like system for energy useage on segments of road?

Discussion in 'Technical' started by RDoc, Jan 8, 2015.

  1. RDoc

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    I wonder if Tesla could, with driver permission, gather anonymous data about the power needed for specific sections of roads with data about the car, speed and temperature? The idea would be to build up a database of actual driving experiences that could be used to build much more accurate range estimates over time as the DB got bigger.
     
  2. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Great idea. My guess is they are already doing something like this but don't know that.
     
  3. jordanthompson

    jordanthompson 2010 2.0 Sport, VIN 0683

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    Great idea

    You could also calculate a route based on energy consumption (not just time or distance)! This would even be useful for ICE cars and trucks!
     
  4. wayner

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    How about a Waze app for the Tesla as well, or replace the existing Nav with Waze.
     
  5. wayner

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    When you RTFA you find that the headline is rather misleading:
     

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