Tesla Changes Policy to Deliver Every Vehicle with a Mobile Charging Cable

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Tesla is an American multinational company that designs, manufactures, and sells electric cars, electric vehicle powertrain components, and battery products. Tesla was founded in 2003. It designs, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and electric vehicle powertrain components. Elon Musk is a South African-born Canadian-American business magnate, investor, engineer, inventor, and philanthropist who founded SpaceX in 2002. He is the CEO of both Tesla Motors and SpaceX.

In 2015, Tesla announced that it would produce a more affordable EV for the mass market. The Model 3 was unveiled in March 2016 and production started in July 2017. Tesla is a company that has been making headlines for its electric cars. They are in the news for their innovative and sustainable designs in the automotive industry. The company was founded by Elon Musk and JB Straubel.

Tesla has been a company that has been at the forefront of electric cars and their adoption. This has led them to change up their long-standing policy of not including a mobile charging cable with every vehicle. The company is now including a mobile charging cable with every vehicle because they have seen the need for it in order to make sure that people can charge their car on the go, especially since most people don’t have access to home charging stations.
Tesla has discontinued the sale of charging equipment for its electric vehicles. This implies Tesla EV owners won’t be able to charge their vehicles at home anymore. Tesla CEO Elon Musk stated on Twitter that the new method was implemented since home charging equipment utilization data were extremely low.

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Tesla used to include a charging cable with both a NEMA 14-50 (level 2) connector and a connector for a regular outlet (Level 1). Later, the manufacturer opted to remove the NEMA 14-50 connector from the bundle, leaving only the NEMA 5-15 adaptor for ordinary outlets. The Level 2 connector can be purchased separately. Tesla has now taken it a step further by deciding not to provide any charging cables with its new automobiles.

Musk acknowledged that the Gen 2 mobile connector will no longer be included with new car orders in response to a user’s reaction to the issue. “Usage statistics were super low, so seemed wasteful,” Musk explained, adding that Tesla “will be including more plug adapters with the mobile connector kit” in the future. When the kit is released, it’s unknown which adapters Tesla will include.

Musk offered another update a few hours later, claiming that Tesla will reduce the price of the mobile connector to $200 “based on user feedback.” He also stated that Tesla will “make it easy” to order the mobile connector when purchasing a car and that owners should install a wall charger “well before” their car arrives.

Apple, Inc. made a similar decision in 2020 when it discontinued including a power charger and headphones with its iPhone. According to reports, the corporation saved $6.5 billion as a result of the move. Tesla’s choice, on the other hand, was met with criticism, with users venting their displeasure on Twitter. If you have a Tesla wall connector or plan to use Superchargers, Musk says the mobile connector is unnecessary. Before the ordered car arrives, he suggests installing a Tesla wall hook-up.

Also, though most customers don’t use the mobile cords very often, keeping them in the car for a worst-case situation or early in the ownership experience before you can get a home charging station installed could be incredibly handy. The fact that both of Tesla’s mobile connectors are labeled as “out of stock” on its website adds to the worry. People who receive new Tesla automobiles without the supplied connector will have to look for a substitute somewhere else.

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