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Is Tesla FSD worth it? Buy Full Self Driving or not?

The Tesla FSD “Full self-driving” option is a software package that Tesla sells for vehicles with Autopilot 2 hardware or higher. The option is also called FSD for short. This completely revised article describes the current status of functions and should help to find out whether the purchase of FSD is reasonable or whether the […]

Tesla Lane Departure Avoidance Feature

Tesla Lane Departure Avoidance

At the beginning of May 2019, Tesla announced in its Blog the new safety features “Lane Departure Avoidance” and “Emergency Lane Departure Avoidance”. The following article describes exactly which functions are involved and how the experiences with them are described in Internet forums and on Facebook. These two new functions are activated for the Model […]

Tesla charging time differences by model

Tesla price charging time

Not all Tesla models charge at the Supercharger with the same speed. The charging time differs in the battery capacity and the cell type used in the Tesla batteries. Tesla used to name its vehicle models after the corresponding battery capacity in kWh. Model S100D, for example, stood for a Model S with 100 kWh […]

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 […]

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). […]