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Tesla Road Trip Tips & Tricks

April 18th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

We do love Tesla Electric Road Trip stories, especially when they’re spiced with practical charging tips. A recent addition to the genre, from Brad Templeton, posted on Forbes goes beyond the usual travel log of sights seen and charging difficulties overcome. Templeton’s account of a weeklong trip from San Francisco to the southern California desert to enjoy the spectacular springtime poppy bloom includes some interesting insights about how driving electric changes the overall traveling experience


Tesla’s Navigation Eliminates The Need To Plan Charging Stops On Road Trips

March 26th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla posted a new video to its YouTube account that shows yet another perfect family in their perfectly clean Tesla Model S taking a road trip to a ski resort in Austria for vacation. My Tesla Model 3 never seems to be clean, with random crayons, papers, books, and toy parts in every crevice, but that's another story. The quick video (below) made me reflect on one of the huge benefits of Tesla's navigation system compared to the ones from other automakers: automatic charging stop integration


Road Tripping Across The US In An Electric Car (Infographic)

March 18th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

What’s more American than a road trip? Immortalized in songs (Route 66) and literature (On The Road), the Cross-Country Road Trip is a staple of our culture. The Electric Road Trip adds a couple of new dimensions to the adventure


Tesla Road Trip Tales From 48 States

February 28th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Driving both an older Model S and new Model 3, Steve went on an epic 48-state road trip visiting 107 Tesla stores, meeting over 500 Tesla employees, and uncovering helpful road trip hacks. Here, Steve recounts some highlights from his trip


Which Tesla Is Better For Road Trips, Model 3 Or Model S?

February 23rd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Driving both an older Model S and new Model 3, Steve went on an epic 48 state road trip visiting 107 Tesla stores, meeting over 500 Tesla employees, and uncovering some helpful Tesla road trip hacks. Here, Steve compares both Tesla sedans, Model S vs. Model 3, during his remarkable road trip adventures


Tesla Road Trip Hacks I Learned Driving Through 48 States

February 19th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Driving both an older Model S and new Model 3, Steve went on an epic 48-state road trip visiting 107 Tesla stores and meeting over 500 Tesla employees. Here, Steve recounts some tips, tricks, and hacks he learned along the way (and at home). Stay tuned for upcoming posts on Steve's craziest road trip tales and a comparison of traveling such long distances in a Model S vs. a Model


How Tesla Model 3 Compares To Tesla Model S On 2,400 Mile Road Trip

December 22nd, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Back in 2015, we bought a 2013 Tesla Model S and purposely purchased it from the Tesla Service Center in Columbus, Ohio, even though we live in California. It wasn't the closest location to our home in Ventura, but it gave me the opportunity to see how the car and Tesla's Supercharger network stacked up to the hype when put to the test


Denver To Zion National Park In Tesla Model X

October 16th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Tesla road trips are becoming a popular genre of travel videos. The adventure magazine Outside recently sent writer and filmmaker Brendan Leonard and his girlfriend Hilary on a wonderful western road trip in a Model X. Over the course of five days, they traveled from Denver to Zion National Park, stopping along the way to ski at A-Basin, climb in Telluride, and camp in Monument Valley


8 Keys To Eliminating EV Range Anxiety On Long Road Trips (Part 3)

September 29th, 2018 | by Loren McDonald

Road trips are a make or break factor for mass adoption of electric vehicles in the US. Unlike much of Europe and many other parts of the world, the US does not have a train system that connects most cities in the country (Amtrak in the Northeast being an exception). As such, most Americans either fly or rely on their cars when they go on vacation to Disneyland or Disney World, to visit relatives a few states away, or to take their child to college hundreds of miles away


70-Year-Old Goes On Australia Road Trip In Her Tesla Model S

September 22nd, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Electric vehicles aren’t just for young Silicon Valley hipsters. The latest to join the ranks of EV pioneers is septuagenarian retired farmer Sylvia Wilson, who recently drove a Tesla Model S all the way around the Australian coast — a trip of 20,396 km that consumed a mere $150.90 worth of electricity


96-Year Old Auto Mechanic & Racing Legend: Tesla Model 3 Favorite Car Ever

May 30th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

We loved reading the inspirational story about Wesley, age 83, driving his silver metallic Model 3 from California to Florida. My dad Walt Mordenti, age 96, lives in San Francisco. He picked up his red Model 3 (VIN 001388) at the Tesla Factory on December 23, 2017, which possibly makes him the oldest Model 3 owner


Epic Energy Usage In Our Tesla Model S In Albania

May 19th, 2018 | by Jacek Fior

Here we come with the final stage of our CleanTechnica Tesla Shuttle Adventure. Our previous entries attracted a lot of attention in the countries we visited and the photo of the Polish tourist in Macedonia was a Twitter hit. We also received emails from concerned EV enthusiasts from Hungary, who were sorry to hear  about our difficulties in Debrecen


Why This Chevy Bolt Owner Decided It Was Time For A Tesla Instead

May 19th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Last year, EV driver Jay Lucas of Alexandria, Virginia, contributed an account of a road trip in a Chevy Bolt to Green Car Reports. However, he’s now driving a used Tesla Model S, and he wrote a follow-up piece for GCR, explaining why he finds the Tesla to be a superior choice for long-distance driving


EV Adventurers Come From Poland Too

April 29th, 2018 | by Jacek Fior

Electric vehicle enthusiasts join various races, challenges, and events all over the world. They are great ways to publicize electric vehicles (EVs). Ever since Poland joined the rEVolution, there have been many such efforts, big and small — including Tesla Shuttle and CleanTechnica's attempt at a single-charge driving distance record (which we couldn't set) and our upcoming exploration through 12 Central and Eastern European countries


Poland To Paris — Tesla Model S 85D Road Trip

October 18th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Jakub Stechły and I are a little more than halfway (~9 hours) through our drive from Wrocław, Poland, to Paris, France. We've taken a few photos of our erratic driving patterns and average Wh/km. More or less, we've driven with the flow of traffic, but have at times driven at extreme speeds (more on that at the bottom) and at other times slowed down a bit to not cut our battery range too close



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