I was finally able to log a 150 A session on the ChargePoint Express 250 station at ChargePoint Headquarters. The session went mostly as expected; however, the first step down from 150 A didn’t occur until 54% battery. Also, because this charger is limited to 150 A (the Bolt EV’s maximum charging current), I still wasn’t able to confirm whether the Bolt EV can draw additional power for battery conditioning and climate control when more than 150 A is available from the charger.
Find out what to do if you have to leave your Tesla (or any EV) unplugged for a long period of time (like at an airport) so that you don’t come back to a dead battery. I also give some tips for charging your Tesla.
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When switching to an EV range anxiety is usually the biggest hurdle to overcome. In this video I aim to show you why you should never have range anxiety with a Tesla!
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Superchargers — when you’re on a road trip or looking for the fastest way to charge your Tesla this is it. Note you can lose speed as others arrive and charge near you.
Urban Superchargers — next fastest way to charge your Tesla. Dedicated and stable power regardless of who joins near you.
Destination Chargers — found at hotels, shopping centers, and more; these provide a free way to charge at a decent rate while you’re doing things you would normally be doing. Note there may be an expense to park and/or sometimes they are restricted to valet parking only.
ChargePoint — a great charging resource found at shopping centers, restaurants, and a lot more. Make sure to download the app and setup your account and always remember to bring your J1772 adapter (it came with your Tesla)!
PlugShare — not to make it sound like a last resort, because it isn’t, this is an invaluable resource to finding charging options wherever you are. Make sure to read the descriptions well as some chargers may not be compatible with your car.
Home Charging — your Tesla comes with a Universal Mobile Connector (UMC) and that combined with the 240V connector (also included) will give your Model 3 a charging speed of ~30 miles per hour. You will want to hire an electrician and have them install a Nema 14-50 outlet. Costs vary by location and job conditions and can run anywhere from $200-2,000 so plan accordingly. Nothing beats waking up to a “full tank” every morning though. Here are instructions for your electrician to follow — https://www.tesla.com/sites/default/files/pdfs/installation-guides/NEMA_14-50_installation_guide_NA_US_2017.pdf
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The magical lithium power inside the electric Tesla cars (https://ts.la/zack10701) is now jammed inside a much more portable Tesla PowerBank. Lets open this little piece of tech up, and review it from the inside. Does tesla use the same lithium 18650 battery cells inside their little Tesla Power bank? There is only one way to find out. Lets teardown the Tesla iPhone Charger.
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