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Tesla trunk shelf lift retrofit for Model S

Tesla Shelf Lift

Unfortunately, Tesla supplies a trunk shelf without lift function with its Model S. This means that when opening the trunk, the shelf has to be folded up manually each time and then folded down again manually before closing it, otherwise the view through the rear window is impaired. Fortunately, there are enough third-party manufacturers that […]

Tesla AP1 vs AP2 vs AP3 – Difference between Autopilot versions

Tesla Autopilot AP1 vs AP2 vs AP3

The combination of different driver assistance systems is also called autopilot by Tesla. Since the system is constantly being further developed, there are now several versions. The difference is the autopilot hardware installed in the Tesla vehicle, the activated software options and the resulting possible range of functions. Starting in October 2014, all Tesla vehicles […]

Tesla uncorking table for 75 kWh batteries

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Some Model S and Model X vehicles with production dates between approximately early 2016 and late 2017 are eligible for a free performance update. This subsequent increase in performance is also called “uncorking”. It concerns vehicles with an installed battery capacity of 75 kWh. Unfortunately, Tesla does not communicate which other technical requirements must be […]

Tesla parts catalog and data sheets

Tesla Parts Catalogue

Where can I find the Tesla parts catalog? In the past, Tesla had been rather reluctant to provide technical information and data sheets on vehicle parts and components. In November 2018, however, online access to the data sheets and parts catalogs was made possible. Tesla parts catalog The information is available and freely accessible on […]