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Author Archives: Kyle Field

Could Buses Be The Perfect Vehicle-to-Grid Mobile Battery For Cities?

May 24th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Vehicle-to-grid technology has been the ever-elusive golden egg for many renewable energy advocates, but always seems to get stuck because, among other things, it's expected the average buyer of a personal vehicle won't want to pay for it — which means manufacturers won't have an incentive to build the tech into their cars

Fully Charged Gets Up Close & Personal With Custom Model S Wagon

May 22nd, 2018 | by Kyle Field

The Fully Charged crew recently met up with the guys at QWest who have developed a custom Tesla Model S Shooting-brake, which is more commonly known as a wagon on this side of the pond. It is perhaps the only Tesla out there where people spend more time looking at the rear end than the usual juicy bits like the touchscreen

Tesla Steps Up Its Service Offerings As Model 3 Deliveries Continue To Ramp

May 21st, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Tesla established itself as the leader in quality of service from its service centers prior to the Model 3 launch, but many people were concerned about Tesla's ability to scale its service offerings up while maintaining the high levels of quality it had delivered to Model S and X buyers. More and more Model 3s are making it into the hands of eager customers, which invariably means more service calls for issues small and large ... and even some small ones that come with large repair bills

Tesla Model 3 Production Hits 4,290 Per Week, 638 In 24 Hours (Rumor)

May 16th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

A contributor over at the Tesla Motors Club forum by the name of Lbkmxp100d dropped some specific details about Tesla's Model 3 production numbers on Sunday that are allegedly straight from Tesla's Fremont factory. Those numbers put Model 3 production for the 7 days prior at 4,

Viriciti Releases New Battery Stress Report to Help Electric Bus Fleet Managers Avoid Battery Failure

May 15th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Viriciti has taken its solution to the next level this year with the introduction of a new battery stress level evaluation report. The report was developed in collaboration with the prestigious Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI and aims to put a finger on the pulse of battery health and present it in a single dashboard for fleet managers.

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