Ford Electric Cars To Have Best Fast Charging In USA With Tesla Supercharging

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 26 May 2023 00:01:07 +0000

Ford and Tesla came out with a big announcement today. Starting in 2025, Ford will bring electric vehicles to market that will include Tesla’s Supercharging port — also now called the North American Charging Standard (NACS). That means Ford electric vehicles will have the best charging access in the United States, unless something changes, as […]

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Why Ford EVs Will Get Tesla NACS Charging Ports, Access To Superchargers

Credit to Author: Chris Boylan| Date: Thu, 25 May 2023 23:58:09 +0000

Tesla supercharger stationOn a Twitter spaces discussion earlier today, Ford CEO James Farley and Tesla CEO Elon Musk discussed a partnership whereby Ford EVs will gain access to Tesla’s extensive high-speed Supercharger network of over 12,000 high-speed chargers starting in 2024. Why does this matter? Tesla’s Supercharger network is widely recognized as being the most widespread and […]

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Tesla Pro Tip: How To Disengage The Supercharging Steering Lock

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2023 05:43:38 +0000

Tesla’s steering wheels go into a lock mode when you’re charging at a Supercharger, but what happens if you need to move the wheel without unplugging? To be sure, the steering wheel may need to be in a specific position to use certain aftermarket parts, but one simple trick will let drivers change the position […]

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Tesla Pro Tip: Increase Speeds at Superchargers, Decrease Costs

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2023 03:51:20 +0000

When it comes to charging, many owners charge their Teslas at home. But when you’re out on a road trip or you simply need to stop at Superchargers, there’s a way you can increase the speed of your charging experience, ultimately cutting down your costs for timed-use billing systems. No matter where you charge your […]

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Tesla Should Prioritize CCS Network Gaps With Magic Dock

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2023 11:01:28 +0000

A few weeks ago, I ran across a significant logistical challenge when planning a trip. I wanted to take my Bolt EUV (with only 200–250 miles of range) to Moab, and probably with a small trailer full of camping gear or an RV. Neither of those trailers ended up getting bought (more on that in […]

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Tesla Supercharger Network Will Be (Partially) Open To US Drivers By Next Year

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2023 01:11:55 +0000

Tesla SuperchargerTesla will permit other EV drivers in the US to use some of its Supercharger locations and double the size of its network by 2024.

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You Are Thinking That Your Next Car Might Be An EV, But … ?

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2023 19:40:31 +0000

A big portion of new car buyers are now buying fully electric cars. But more are buying non-electric cars. If you’ve been in the bigger, latter group, what’s keeping you from an EV as your next car? Here are some common responses: I would expect to have range anxiety. (Where will I refuel? How long […]

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Tesla Charging Up Sunshine Coast — Road Tripping Made Easy, But Still Some Hiccups

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2023 08:02:23 +0000

Mark Purcell and his family have just completed a holiday drive, travelling 8000 km from the Sunshine Coast in Queensland to Hobart in Tasmania and back, all the while myth busting about the capabilities of electric vehicles. He tells me that he visited 19 Tesla Superchargers with zero wait time at a total cost of […]

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Why I Don’t (& Won’t) Call Tesla’s Charging Plug “NACS”

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 03:00:40 +0000

For the last couple of months, something has really been grinding my gears, but I figured it was a fad that was going to go away. When Tesla renamed its charging connector and called it the “North American Charging Standard,” Tesla fans adopted the NACS acronym overnight. My initial reaction was that it was a bad […]

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