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Tesla Reduction of DC Fast Charging Speed

Tesla Supercharger locate

This article summarizes information about the reduction of the DC fast charging speed after a certain amount of charged DC power at the Tesla Supercharger or other DC current sources. Around May 2017, it was announced in an American Tesla Forum that frequent supercharging has a negative effect on the maximum loading speed. Traditionally, this […]

Tesla firmware version statistics

Tesla firmware

Statistics about the distribution of a Tesla firmware version can be an interesting topic for vehicle owners. Official data from Tesla is not public. But on the following websites you can register as a Tesla owner and participate in the community to collect information about vehicle software updates: https://www.teslafi.com/firmware https://ev-fw.com/reports.php https://teslascope.com/teslapedia/software https://www.notateslaapp.com/en/index Even without user […]

Tesla battery empty – What next?

Tesla battery empty

The feeling of driving an electric car with a battery running out of electricity discourages many people from being interested in electric mobility or Tesla. In fact, the Tesla battery can be run empty and then the vehicle stops. Traditionally, however, this is rather unlikely, as the Tesla’s onboard computer constantly monitors the battery and […]

Tesla sun visor retrofit for Model S

Tesla Model S Tesla sun visor

The sun visor in the Tesla Model S is unfortunately only delivered with illuminated make-up mirrors since spring 2018. User migselv has posted a great tutorial in the German TFF forum on how to replace the sun visors on older Model S. For the old vintages without autopilot it is even easier because the cables […]

Decode Tesla battery type number

Tesla battery type

This article explains how to find out which type of battery is installed in the Tesla. Tesla used to use the capacity of the battery in kWh for the Model S and Model X. For example, “S75D” stands for a Model S with 75 kilowatt hours (kWh) and four-wheel drive (D stands for Dual Motor). […]