I agree - I've wanted transparancy for years and one of the reasons I built the website was to try and fill in the gaps left by Teslas silence on lots of matters and how that void was filled by lots of Tesla fans. Sounds like the perfect nightmare scenario: being stranded hours away from home with a car that won’t go anywhere and the kids going crazy. One of our competitors wrote an article about the new policy on the same day, but after we sent the email. Supercharging) at some point, and any DC charging you get before that happens is bonus. The brand-tied superchargers aren't really a factor here when the car manufacturer is disabling the fast charging features at the car level. Once repaired, the Tesla was working as it should according to the owner, receiving over-the-air updates and being able to charge at the company’s Superchargers network. Audi Sport Launches Dedicated OTT Channel With Motorsport.tv, 2021 Hyundai i30 N Debuts With Sharper Exterior And Eight-Speed DCT, 2021 Hyundai Sonata gears up with N Line performance trim, Mk8 Golf GTI Starts at Same Price as Higher-Performance Mk7 GTI in UK, The Peugeot 508 Sport Engineered Is A 355bhp Hybrid, Tesla: Significant Range Increase (30%) Possible Without New Chemistry, The Land Rover Defender Hard Top Is a British Take on the Panel Van, The Updated 2021 Bentley Bentayga Looks a Lot Better, Watch Official Onboard Video of the New BMW M3 Blasting Around the Nürburgring. It’s a garbage policy that just has no basis in reality. Hopefully this helps those other charging brands like ionity and electrify america. not all DMV's report back Salvage Numbers and VIN's to Tesla. Oh, your car is salvaged? (Superchargiong may be disabled for other reasons relating to accident damage but thats another point). “There is no legitimate safety concern with this. Nothing mechanical or electrical was damaged. I wouldn’t be surprised to see Tesla put speed governors on the vehicles in the future. They are of many kinds. There’s a simple answer - on the test drive visit a Supercharger. This complaint was received from Rich Rebuilds, a YouTube channel about rebuilding cars like the Tesla Model S. The car, which is not specified if it’s a Model S or Model X, was bought from a salvage auction with a damaged door and fender. They develop products across the complete energy life cycle, from solar production and battery storage, to … Home » Electric Cars » Is It Ok For Tesla To Disable 3rd-Party Fast Charging In Salvage Cars? The family left that weekend to head to California, but after six hours into the trip the car stopped showing the location of Tesla’s Superchargers.