So, You Want to Drive Your Tesla on a Holiday Weekend - Enjoy Waiting?

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    70lt1z28 Veteran Member Gold Member

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    Interesting that all the cars had their headlights on. Seems counterproductive. They are draining their batteries in line for no good reason so that it takes longer to charge once they get there which will in turn make the line longer.
    Must be a large electrical substation feeding that charging station.
     
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    It was a warm day - they all had the AC on too...;)

    You don't think these electric car owners really care about being "green" do you?
     
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    i am waiting to see the pics of a tesla on the side of the road.....with a small gas generator charging it up!!!....lol
     
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    I think you just posted what could be a million dollar idea for a new service.
     
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    Todd80Z28 Moderator Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    You’ve spun a good narrative here Champ. Nice edge case= complete failure story.
    Tell me about ATS sales vs Model 3.
     
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    Knuckle Dragger Mayor of Simpleton Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I was wondering when you were going to jump in and try and change the narrative. You disappointed me for taking so long...;)

    In a world that is dropping many sedans, Cadillac is bringing out two new one's. The CT4 is replacing the ATS and the CT5 is replacing the CTS.

    It's hard to believe that most Model 3's sold for tens of thousands more than my ATS4 did. I guess those door handle heaters are really expensive.

    At least GM will sell an electric (or ICE) car at the price they promise, unlike your good buddy (pedoguy - I'm not saying he's a pedophile, it's just a common insult - said no one ever) Elon...:eek:
     
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    Not a Tesla But, Green Logic.jpg
     
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    Congrats to Cadillac. They'll sell hundreds, I'm sure.:rolleyes: As to price- they've put nearly 400k Model 3 out there, and there's still no inventory sitting around. Those lines on the busiest traveling day of the year look like success to me. I suppose you could have used a Bolt instead and charged up using GM's vast Supercharger network... oh wait...

    I've never been dumb enough to run out of gas, so I don't particularly worry about running out of charge on a car with ~250-300 miles of range. As to sitting with lights on- I probably wouldn't, but then again, I shut my car off while waiting for freight trains and sometimes long traffic lights near my house. BUT, consider all car lights probably add up to ~250watts, let's suppose you sit for ~1hr waiting, that's 250watt-hours, and at 150kw charge rate, it will take an extra SIX seconds to put that back into the battery.
     
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