15 Jul '13, 11pm

Survey: Tesla Roadster Batteries Last Longer Than Projected

Survey: Tesla Roadster Batteries Last Longer Than Projected

According to what may be the most comprehensive real-world electric vehicle battery capacity study to date, the Tesla Roadster’s battery has been projected to retain an average 80-85 percent of its charge holding capacity after 100,000 miles. This data on the 2008-2012 electric car model that’s been in production the longest in this current era of EVs was presented by Plug In America on Saturday at the Teslive event in Milpitas, Calif., and it beats expectations originally set by Tesla. Projections Tesla made in 2006 were that the car would retain just 70 percent after 5 years of driving 10,000 miles per year, or an average of 50,000 miles. While the average was shown to be positive, Plug In America’s projections also indicate a considerable degree of variability between vehicles and cautioned against surmising that every Roadster will meet the higher benchmark. The result...

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