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Super Chargers Will Do a Lot More Than We Think?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by mikevbf, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. mikevbf

    mikevbf Member

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    Elon Musk tweeted (or interview?) said the Super Chargers would do a lot more than people think. Is he underestimating what we can think of? What is your guess of what they will do beyond the obvious?
     
  2. Lloyd

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    Have a cup holder :biggrin: to keep your coffee warm while you are waiting to charge?
     
  3. ElSupreme

    ElSupreme Model S 03182

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    Come with a $10 off annual service voucher with every charge? :biggrin:
     
  4. jkirkebo

    jkirkebo Model S P85+ VIN 14420 EU

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    Or maybe they have an integrated coffee machine ? ;)
     
  5. mikevbf

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    Hey not fare. Have you been reading my silly Model X suggestions?
     
  6. RDoc

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    In view of the planned service plan cost, perhaps they'll empty your credit card while you wait.
     
  7. mikevbf

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    How about recording anonymous data on how the paths of the cars using the chargers and plugging the data AI program to suggest future Super Charging Stations? Or can that be done more centrally already?
     
  8. mnx

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    LOL This is the funniest thread ever!

    However it doesn't belong here, and there is already a Supercharging thread in the charging section...
     
  9. clmason

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    Some ides:

    Besides high power charging that that fits many cars
    • Solar Powered (at least in part) by Solar City
    • Charging Reservation System to secure your charge slot
    • Concierge Service -who among other things books your next charge time and location if needed
    • Mini Service Center for things that might need attention while pit stopped
    • Comfy Lounge and Kid's Space to chill out in
    • Drop off and pick up service to get you to your restaurant/shopping if its too far to walk
    • Exclusive video feed of the Factory to oggle the production action
    • Pick up and drop off location for the hyper loop :)
     
  10. mikevbf

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    Unique games and movies on demand on your screen while you wait?
     
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    TEG TMC Moderator

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    Stay frosty!
     
  12. CapitalistOppressor

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    Three suggestions -

    Disco Ball
    Peanuts
    Lap Dances
     
  13. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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  14. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    I don't know. Some people are highly, highly allergic to Disco.
     
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    Maybe they have really tall Tesla coil towers with lightening so you can see where the next supercharger is ( and it could be a cool popcorn maker)
    + disco and dancers (for the ladies)...

    whoa . Sorry OT here.
    I just pictured 10 Model S's pulling up (think in a music video setting) and all of them have 'pimp' style men get out of the drivers sides and start fronting like they are going to beat the crap out of each other.
    Next ..BOOM. all of the Frunks open up with gorgeous ladies leaping out ....and the dance off begins

    what will you use your frunk for? (more than just ice,beer and women? Is it Friday yet?)
     
  16. agileone

    agileone CDN P#40

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    Probably just a typo...

    He meant : "Super Chargers will COST a lot more than people think" :)

    Sorry, still trying to cope with the weekly price increments : canadian price, service plan...

    If Tesla is trying to make me smile, they will have to try harder...
     
  17. Krugerrand

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    *slaps you on the back and hands you another pina colada while Chip N' Dale dude...you get the idea*
     
  18. alexkiritz

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    I think you're overanalyzing it. Most Nissan Leaf owners don't even use quick chargers.
     
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    Popcorn is a good idea. It's cheap enough it could be free. At the local tire place there's free popcorn while you wait a couple of hours for them to get around to your car. The supercharger could dispense the popcorn at a rate proportional to the charge delivered. Since charging slows as the pack nears full, people would be encouraged to unplug and leave when the flow of popcorn is too slow to keep up with their rate of eating it, thus freeing up the charger for the next car in line.
     

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