just talked to the scandinavian sales manager today
and Tesla's understanding of supporting 3 phase is not the same as oures
what I understod is that model S can connect to 3 phase but will not utilice all 3 phase
if we are lucky it can use 2 phases but not all 3
but where that is legal or will cause problem as there is no neutral I do not know
He thinks that just having a Type 2 connector is the same as having 3 phase support.
I however think that my letter made it clear to Tesla, so I´m still convinced we´ll get true three phase support with the Model S, we just have to be patient.
Interesting that Tesla has started delivery without resolving this issue first. That only tells me that it is not very important to them. So what would happen if, for example, VIN#10 was sold to Europe?
All deliveries now are USA only. The first EU cars should be delivered starting dec 2012, so there should be some time for Tesla to work out the 3-phase charging.
Tesla will not get the full homologation without a certified connector. There is no change to get mono phase with more then 20A.
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I still think Tesla exactly knows what 3-phase charging in the EU means and how they need to implement it.
Their motor is 3-phase powered, so there is knowledge about this matter inside Tesla.
I've also heard from multiple sources that they are working on true 3-phase charging, so I still think we're good.
The story about just connecting on of the three phases from the Scandinavian sales rep has been going around for over a year now.
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