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The adapter is included with the car at no cost
Posted by vvk (more from vvk) on Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:39:35

In Reply to: Tesla does not follow industry standards, MI-Roger [Profile/Gallery] , Tue, 18 Jul 2017 05:26:42
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> Tesla prices their adapter cable, which will allow their cars to be
> recharged at non-Tesla charging stations, at $1,500 each! For an eight
> foot long length of electrical cord! This was their cost to Tesla
> customers the one time I checked.

I cannot begin to imagine what you are referring to. The SAE J1772 adapter is included with the car at no additional cost, so I can charge my Tesla at any public level 2 charger.

As far as not following the industry standard, there are good reasons for that. The industry standard is deficient, I am glad they do not follow it. The Tesla connector is slick, small and universal. It is extremely easy to use and very convenient. The industry standard connectors are the opposite of that.

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