Why Your Tesla Can’t Charge At a Supercharger & How to Fix This

A charging equipment not ready error from Tesla

Tesla owners are doubly lucky in that they typically drive cars with a longer single-charge range than most other EVs out there, but also because they have access to the Tesla Supercharger network, something not yet available to all EVs — although that development is supposedly on the way. Currently, in the US, there are … Read more

Fixing “Unable to Charge” or “Charge Port” Tesla Errors

Two Tesla charging errors including the infamous Unable to Charge error

It seems that quite a few Tesla owners have had negative experiences with being unable to charge their vehicles because of the emergence of strange and somewhat unhelpful error messages. Common ones include variations on “Unable to Charge – Service Required” or “Charge Port Requires Service.” There are actually many variations on these kinds of … Read more

Who Makes EV Chargers For Tesla? (Does Anyone Know?!)

A Tesla supercharger near Cardiff Wales

Tesla and its founder are big fans of showing off their technology and innovations to others. They’re quite like Apple back in the days of Steve Jobs who just couldn’t wait to show you that mouse or those cool click-on icons he’d apparently invented and added to his new personal computer. In fact, Steve Jobs … Read more

Does Supercharging Reduce Tesla Battery Life?

Telsa Model S charging at Delaware Welcome Center, thanks to Wikipedia.org

In the world of electric vehicles, the issue of charging is among the most discussed. Whether it’s concerns over home charging setups, charging speeds, recommended charging levels, use and availability of public charging infrastructure, the topic is never far away from the lips of a current or aspiring EV owner. Tesla and Supercharging One company … Read more

Tesla Supercharger Network: With All The Latest Info

Telsa Model S charging at Delaware Welcome Center, thanks to Wikipedia.org

In addition to their innovative cars, a big advantage with Tesla is access to their electric car supercharger network. Right now, Tesla have 1,441 supercharger stations around the World – with 12,888 actual superchargers. Their fairly exclusive charging network allows Tesla owners to easily charge up their car, instead of battling with all other EV … Read more

Electric Car Charge Plugs/Types: An Easy-To-Understand Guide

An EVSE charging station with a CHAdeMo plug

If you have looked around for information on electric car charging stations and plugs, you might have come across a range of different terms: level 1, level 2, type 1, type 2, level 3 and 4… CHAdeMO, CCS, Commando, GB/T, Combo 2, Combo 1… fast charge, slow charge, rapid charge, supercharger… confused? I was too! … Read more