With the latest expansion of the Supercharger network, Tesla is starting to finally build its long-awaited Trans-Canada Supercharger route to enable coast-to-coast travel in the great white north. expand full story
Tesla Supercharger Stories December 3
Tesla Supercharger Stories November 24
Thanksgiving is the busiest travel time in the US and it serves as a great stress test for electric vehicle charging architecture, like Tesla’s Supercharger network.
It is especially important this year with the rapid expansion of Tesla’s fleet due to Model 3, which is putting even more pressure on the network. expand full story
Tesla Supercharger Stories November 19
Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced another expansion of the Supercharger network in order to cover “95% to 100% of the population in all active markets.”
The automaker also plans to release Supercharger V3, a new version of the fast-charging station with a higher charge rate, next year. expand full story
Tesla Supercharger Stories November 12
As Tesla transitions from free Supercharging to a paid model, it looks like the automaker is still trying to tune its approach.
The company has now ended its free Supercharger credit program for Model S and Model X vehicles. expand full story
Tesla Supercharger Stories November 8
We’ve all been waiting for faster charging, because until now, Tesla’s been at the top of the heap with its ~120kW Superchargers which have pretty much plateaued since their debut 5 years ago. Porsche of course has been touting its 800V 350kW charging system for its Taycan and Mission E prototypes…
Tesla Supercharger Stories November 1
Nio is ramping up its electric vehicle infrastructure effort in China and it is building battery swap stations.
The startup even built one right next to a Tesla Supercharger – creating a little glimpse into the future. expand full story
Tesla Supercharger Stories September 19
Tesla doesn’t want cars sitting at Superchargers for too long once they are fully charged. It’s why the automaker introduced “idle fees” two years ago.
Now Tesla is increasing those fees to discourage the practice even more. expand full story
Tesla Supercharger Stories September 16
For the last 5 years, Tesla has been building up the Supercharger network, which most EV owners would agree is the best and most extensive fast-charging network in the world, and it has been making it available for free for the vast majority of its drivers.
After several false alarms over the past 2 years, Tesla is now finally ending the free unlimited Supercharging era today. expand full story
Tesla Supercharger Stories August 17
Bollinger Motors, a New York-based EV startup developing an all-electric utility truck, reached out to Tesla CEO Elon Musk to inquire about the possibility of them having access to Tesla’s Supercharger network. expand full story
Tesla Supercharger Stories August 13
Tesla has recently announced several milestones achieved by its Supercharger network, which has the goal to enable long-distance travel.
But the automaker also has a newer version called ‘Urban Supercharger’ to address the issue of urban EV ownership.
The company has now expanded its charging infrastructure in New York with the new ‘Urban Supercharger stations’. expand full story