Did you see the July 5 video when Model 3 is driving in what appears to be California roads and the roof is covered with a white cover? What could be hiding there?
Picture and video https://www.torquenews.com/1/july-5-photo-shows-tesla-could-be-hiding-on...
Sunroof? Solar? Mix of both?
I really wish it were solar panels or a solar roof but considering that Musk has already dismissed the idea as not being able to produce enough energy to be worth it, I doubt it is that. I think the most conservative guess is a panoramic roof or a glass roof.
WHAT'S IN THE BOX
step one - cut a hole in the box
Hoping for solar... even if it's not "significant", every bit of charge helps - especially when May cars are parked outside for much of the day. It adds up...
Well, not just May cars... June cars also get their time in the sun... so do, well, most other month's cars...
So why don't we go with "Many" and stop discriminating against cars produced outside the merry merry month of May
I agree that every bit of charge helps. May be it's another reason Model 3 can go that far. I mean the range because they get some charge for radio and other entertainment systems from solar?
The navigation software can help you avoid tunnels, underpasses, and shaded roads that interfere with solar charging.
It's hiding the metal roof which will be standard.
The solar roof to charge the cigarette lighter!
And of course you should take a route with the best southern exposure around noontime. More easterly in the AM and distinctly westerly in the PM and early evening. After dark you can resume normal heading and course navigation.
What struck me was how far back on the car that the cover went. It seems to extend to the back of the rear seats where the rear glass is supposed to be