The S and X have (maybe had - not sure about the latest redesigns) dedicated battery heaters. The 3/Y capture heat from the motor. While acknowledged it is wasteful, Tesla can generate heat from the motor without it turning to help warm the battery.Didn’t even know this was a thing. There are coolant lines for the max tow. Perhaps the same system could be used to run heat to the battery?
There is a workaround that I used in our 2013 Tesla before preconditioning feature was added (yes, Tesla even provided this feature update for very old old cars like ours a few years ago!).Some of us will be on freezing conditions. I am FAR more likely to DCFC when it is 5F than when 100F, though when that cold
Brings visions of my wife and her death grip when I punch it..... LOLPassengers hate the SH^T out of this method, but it absolutely works in cold weather.
My wife almost puked when I floored the truck last night (First time in the new lightning). Not hearing the engine noise messed her up.Brings visions of my wife and her death grip when I punch it..... LOL
Some people have reported the artificial engine sound cuts down on the car-sickness issues for passengers in Mustang Mach Es by providing them with some input on acceleration/decelleration.My wife almost puked when I floored the truck last night (First time in the new lightning). Not hearing the engine noise messed her up.