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Model-S Car Log

Discussion in 'Model S' started by tcunning, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. tcunning

    tcunning Member

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    I just took possession of my model-s yesterday, and I put together a little log to help keep track of some stats around the car's energy performance. I decided to track the following:

    • Time
    • Miles
    • Total Energy kWh
    • Average Energy Wh/mi
    • ~Freeway Speed
    • Destination
    • Outside Temperature
    • Range Start (shown on instrument panel at start of trip)
    • Range End (shown on instrument panel at end of trip)
    • Notes

    Is there anything else I should take note of in a log?

    The car has a capable web browser built in so why not use it. I setup myself up a little google docs page to store the info, and I setup a form to go along with it for really easy entry on the car's browser. Also, it's really easy to setup your own log on docs.google.com if you want to make one for your car.


    Log:
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    Form:
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  2. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Very cool. Thanks.
     
  3. JohnEC

    JohnEC S 00443

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    This is cool and all, but what bothers me is why doesn't the car do all this for me automatically?
     
  4. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Agreed.
     
  5. keys

    keys Member

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    It probably does, but doesn't share that with it's owner ;). Maybe Tesla wants to be dripping in updates to keep themselves in the news
     
  6. NielsChr

    NielsChr Member

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    you all just came up with a excelent idea for a tesla app, it should be a simple task, since all data i availeble asume by api calls.
    I don't need it, but some may (you included)
     
  7. Zextraterrestrial

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    #7 Zextraterrestrial, Jan 10, 2013
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    I need... my logging is getting pretty 'old'
    ~2800 miles and many < 10 mile trips logged
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  8. Johan

    Johan Took a TSLA bear test. Came back negative.

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    Now that's the question (I read it as "I assume all the data is availabe by API calls") - is it??? Guess we will know once (if) the SDK is released... or if someone manages to find it out before.
     
  9. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    @Zextraterrestrial: I notice a slow but steady worsening in your Wh/mile. Are you just having fun, or...?
     
  10. toto_48313

    toto_48313 CAN P #5

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    That's great !!! I'm also very surprised that Tesla is not providing a log book apps by default.

    This will help a lot to master the energy behavior and optimise longer trip.

    Thank you.
     

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