Total Cost of Ownership: Tesla Model S vs. ICE car

Introduction and context For most potential Model S buyers, understanding the relative costs of ownership compared to those of alternative vehicles is a significant factor in the decision to purchase. Even those who want to buy a Tesla primarily for its fantastic...

Selling your Tesla Model S in the UK

This article describes options for UK owners wishing to sell their Tesla Model S in the UK. Introduction and context To provide some context for the article I think that it is worth mentioning that I am a long time car enthusiast and have owned a variety of high...

Charging Basics

This guide is intended to contain all the information an ordinary driver needs to know about charging. Links to deeper technical information are also provided. When do we charge? Charging an EV is quite different from fuelling a conventional (Internal combustion...

Charging terminology

There’s a number of terms that you need to be familiar with in order to understand your charging options.¬†This article gives more detailed, technical descriptions than those in ‘Charging Basics’. kWh (“kilowatt-hours”) A kWh is a unit of...

Understanding Model S Software Versions

The Tesla Model S is practically unique amongst production cars in that after you buy your car it continues to gain new features as it ages; this helps to keep it relatively up to date in comparison with newer models. The software that runs all the car’s systems...

Common minor issues and known bugs

The Model S is an extremely capable, reliable, and well-built car, but inevitably there are always minor issues that arise shortly after manufacture, as well as shortcomings or bugs that Tesla is known to be working to remedy. This article lists commonly experienced...