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Initial State of Charge at delivery

I just wanted to make sure Tesla didn’t ship the cars at close to 100% since that is bad for the battery.

Tesla is an expert on batteries, and is well aware of their advanced degradation at higher voltages. Did you actually think that they wouldn't have considered this as part of their manufacturing and would just ship batteries fully charged?
 
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Tesla is an expert on batteries, and is well aware of their advanced degradation at higher voltages. Did you actually think that they wouldn't have considered this as part of their manufacturing and would just ship batteries fully charged?

Yes, it is quite probable. I’ve heard that Tesla used to allow batteries to sit fully charged for 1 week as a “burn in” procedure.
 
Yes, it is quite probable. I’ve heard that Tesla used to allow batteries to sit fully charged for 1 week as a “burn in” procedure.

And how much degradation does that cause? You don't think they considered the trade-off between the degradation and the increase in customer quality experienced by having a "burned in" pack? If leaving a battery charged at 100% for a week caused any real noticeable degradation, then Tesla cars wouldn't allow you to charge that high and leave it there.
 
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Wait.
Are you guys saying they wont even throw in a full TANK ? /S
Are you accusing them of not giving you less than 1 dollar of electricity? But there would not be a reason to charge to 100%. Doing that routinely is not good for the battery. Guess they were being cheap when they refused payment for two additional key cards we requested. Those rats
 

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