Our Tesla Model 3 Proves EVs Are Cheaper When Charged at Home

Tesla Model 3 Home Charging

We've averaged 5.5 cents per mile assuming all at-home charging, but using Tesla's Superchargers cost the equivalent of nearly $9 per gallon and roughly double the per-mile cost.Owning a Tesla Model 3 (or any electric car) can substantially reduce fuel costs compared to a gas-powered car, but only when it's charged at home.Tesla's Superchargers are fast but pricey, averaging the equivalent of nearly $9 per gallon.Based on the national average electricity cost and average cost of premium unleaded gas, we've spent roughly $1200 less powering our long-term Model 3 compared to our long-term BMW M340i test car.We've had a 2019 Tesla Model 3 Long Range in our long-term fleet for a little over a year to get the complete Tesla...

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Tesla Model S and Model X Charging

Tesla Model S and Model X Charging

Tesla Model S and Model X charging: everything you need to knowTesla Motors produces some of the most talked-about electric cars in the industry, the Model S and the Model X. Marketed as luxury electric vehicles (EVs), Tesla’s stylish products come with a long travel range and a price tag to match. Understanding your Tesla charging station options is an important part of electric car ownership.At home charging stations and Superchargers for Tesla carsIt can take anywhere from an hour to 12 hours to charge your Tesla. Your Tesla charge time is dependent on how full your car’s battery is and the type of charging station that you use.Every Tesla comes with some basic charging options. When you buy your...

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Tesla Super Charger Talk

Tesla Super Charger Talk

A Tesla Supercharger is a 480-volt direct current fast-charging technology built by American vehicle manufacturer Tesla, Inc. for their all-electric cars. The Supercharger network was introduced in 2012. As of November 8, 2020, Tesla operates over 20,000 Superchargers in over 2,016 stations worldwide (an average of 10 chargers per station). There are 1042 stations in North America, 559 in Europe, and 415 in the Asia/Pacific region. Supercharger stalls have a connector to supply electrical power at 72 kW, 150 kW or 250 kW.Tesla Model S was the first car to be able to use the network, followed by the Tesla Model X, Tesla Model 3, and Tesla Model Y. Some Tesla cars have free supercharging for life, some have 100-400...

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Tesla Charging At Home

Tesla Charging At Home

Tesla Charging At Home is mostly Tesla Owner to choose for charging. Because when they do Tesla Charging At Home, they can charge it at night at home, and don't need to go out for public charging.Tesla Charging Basics: What to Know & Why You CareEach level of charging delivers different charging speeds. Different Tesla configurations have a maximum charge power they can accept. Choosing the right Tesla charger minimizes hassle and installation costs. And maximizes your enjoyment of electric driving. Keep reading to make charging levels as easy as 1, 2, 3.First, an “EV Charger” Can Refer to Two Different ThingsInternal or “On-Board” ChargerThe on-board charger is a component inside the car. The OBC manages internal power flow to...

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Tesla Model 3 Charging Guide

Tesla Model 3 Charging Guide

Tesla’s Model 3 is the company’s popular compact saloon, sitting below the Model S in the line-up, but still promising long driving ranges. With prices competing against the established executive saloon competition of Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Lexus, and Mercedes Benz, the Model 3 looks set to prove a huge seller in the UK. Now showing you Tesla Model 3 Charging Guide:Available with a choice of ranges, the Model 3 will cover between 250 and 350 miles on a single charge, depending on model. The Model 3 qualifies for OLEV’s Category 1 Plug-in Car Grant, which takes £3,000 off the cost of a new model, but only for those models that cost less than the £50,000 threshold. Buyers are likely to...

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Electric Vehicle Charging station

electric vehicle charging station

An electric vehicle charging station, also called EV charging station, electric recharging point, charging point, charge point, electronic charging station (ECS), and electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), is an element in an infrastructure that supplies electric energy for the recharging of plug-in electric vehicles—including electric cars, neighborhood electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids.Some electric vehicles have converters on board that plug into a standard electrical outlet or a high-capacity appliance outlet. Others use a charging station that provides electrical conversion, monitoring, or safety functionality. These stations can support faster charging at higher voltages and currents than residential EVSEs.Charging stations provide a range of heavy duty or special connectors that conform to the variety of standards. For common DC rapid charging, multi-standard...

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BMW i3 Charging

BMW i3 Charging

The Guide to BMW i3 Charging from Home Charge.Already a highly successful and iconic electric car, BMW has revamped their compact i3 to add additional range. It's the bold styling, zippy performance and go-kart handling that make this car so fun and popular with its owners.BMW’s i3 is one of the most popular EVs in the UK and Europe, and the only one available as both pure-EV and range-extended BMW i3 REX. A battery upgrade in July 2016 improved the official range of the EV to 186 miles from the previous generation’s 118 miles, putting it among the best in its class in terms of distance capable on a single charge. On top of that, a styling refresh has seen...

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Audi E-tron Charging

Audi e-tron charging

Your Guide to Audi e-tron charging. Audi’s e-tron is a big contender in the premium EV SUV market. Having been launched as a one-variant model, Audi has quickly expanded the line-up to include different battery sizes, body styles, and performance models – rivalling everything from Mercedes Benz’s EQC to Jaguar’s I-Pace, and Tesla’s Model X.The e-tron SUV is Audi’s first all-electric EV, and it has a 95 kWh battery rated for 204 miles of range. Audi’s plug-in A3 Sportback e-tron has been on the market for a few years now, but the new all-electric e-tron SUV should be the first of many to be launching from the German automaker as the company has announced two new concept cars. With its...

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Tesla Model 3 Charging

Tesla Model 3 charging

How do you charge your Tesla Model 3 ? Here is your Tesla Model 3 Charging Guide.Tesla Model 3 is the company’s popular compact saloon, sitting below the Model S in the line-up, but still promising long driving ranges. With prices competing against the established executive saloon competition of Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Lexus, and Mercedes Benz, the Model 3 looks set to prove a huge seller in the world. Available with a choice of ranges, the Model 3 will cover between 250 and 350 miles on a single charge, depending on model.How to charge your Tesla Model 3?The Tesla Model 3 range uses the CCS Combo 2 charging standard, which consists of a combined AC and DC inlet port. The...

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