Submitted by alexftsl on March 16, 2019
First , I have to say the supercharger network is awesome, I’ve had the chance to use it on long (~3k mi) trips and there’s not much of an issue. Longer trips up north went well too.
When not on main highways or near a major city (particularly away from home), things get a bit trickier however . I’ve noticed that it’s not rare to have networks supporting DCFC nearby but what’s available to me is a j1772 charge (quite slow and when prepping to head out on long stretches it can add a day easily). Having CCS or CHAdeMO compatibility would be awesome (particularly with muni efforts in most cities targeting as broad a user base as posiible - like NY subsidies for chargers ).
Seeing as the EU version or model 3 is CCS, does anyone know if a retrofit might be possible to handle it in North America ? I’ve read that an adapter can be tricky given the protocol but CCS could be handled onboard , no?