Let's say despite all your planning you do run out of power, and you're not near an outlet. Admittedly it seems unlikely for anyone other than a NYTimes reporter, but hey, stuff happens. What happens then?
First, am I correct in assuming that there's no equivalent of a "spare tire," a portable battery source that would get you a few extra miles? I assume that it's either technically or economically infeasible.
Next, are there any options for getting a roadside recharge? (I'm in NY state, so that's in particular what I'd be concerned about.) I've seen something about a AAA pilot program in CA, but that's all I've seen so far.
Finally, am I correct in assuming that Tesla or its "service rangers" would not be the ones to call in such emergency roadside assistance situations?
Seems like any solution would have to give you enough power to get you to a nearby charging station, not simply an electrical outlet which could take days to charge you sufficiently to finish your trip. Maybe a tow is just easier at that point...?