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    Yesterday, 03:25 PM
    No, that's a European Type2->Type1 cable - not applicable to North America where Type2 connectors are not used. Try here for what you are looking...
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    2014-10-28, 02:25 AM
    arg replied to a thread UK Home Charging in The UK
    I disagree. It is true that "dual chargers take several hours to fully charge", and that makes 22kW charging unattractive for ultra-long distance...
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    2014-10-16, 07:10 AM
    arg replied to a thread Charge cards in The UK
    OTOH, I just called PiM (saying that I already had SE card and asking what else I need to get), and they said: Source East roaming is no longer...
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    2014-10-16, 03:43 AM
    arg replied to a thread New Showroom and Service Centre in The UK
    The article doesn't actually say the Birmingham site is open now, merely that the Manchester site comes after Birmingham. The Birmingham site has...
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    2014-10-15, 02:20 AM
    Yes, that was my point - the extra weight of the P85D's bigger rear motor is a disadvantage for range. Not clear if the front motor actually is...
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    2014-10-14, 05:04 AM
    This is supposed to be one of the respects in which P85D will be superior to P85, due to the different gearing on the front motor and (assumed)...
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    2014-10-14, 02:00 AM
    I expect it to have more range for the case we mostly care about - cruising down the motorway at continuous high-ish speed. For lower speeds, the...
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    2014-10-13, 03:23 PM
    There is evidence from the Japan market that CHAdeMO only exists (or is planned to exist) - there, CHAdeMO is standard, but supercharger is still...
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    2014-10-13, 12:08 PM
    Maybe this is the source of Rluner's confusion. An electric motor's torque and efficiency curves are so much more flat than those of an ICE that we...
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    2014-10-13, 07:43 AM
    The one other data point we have is Elon/JB's statement from a year ago that the gains from dual motor were enough to overcome the aerodynamic...
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    2014-10-13, 07:11 AM
    Tesla's previous public statement (from European tour by Elon/JB about a year ago) was that the gain from dual motors was enough to more than offset...
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    2014-10-13, 06:49 AM
    This has been discussed here in the past (and mentioned by Tesla in the context of the Model X on a number of occasions). The main win from dual...
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    2014-10-10, 11:56 AM
    arg replied to a thread UK Supercharger speeds in The UK
    1. People are often quoting the MPH figure given by the car. This is an average over the charge session, so in the case of Supercharging where the...
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    2014-10-04, 04:52 AM
    Are you sure of that? If we're talking about the values shown on the trip counter screen ('since last charge', 'tripA' , 'tripB' with Wh/mile in...
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    2014-10-03, 08:30 AM
    They are certainly free at the moment. Ecotricity have hinted in the past that they might charge for the RFID cards for people who aren't...
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    2014-10-03, 03:31 AM
    But the real question is what the rest of the network is like. 3G is plenty fast enough for everything the car can do, if there is good 3G coverage....
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    2014-10-02, 06:27 AM
    arg replied to a thread Reading Supercharger in UK and Ireland
    Birmingham also sorted as England. All the superchargers opened before the referendum result are sorted as England, wheras those opened afterwards...
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