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Life With Tesla Model S: Even After Update, Vampire Draw Remains

Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2013 Tesla Model S electric sport sedan [photo by owner David Noland] Enlarge Photo The Tesla Model S, for all its technical and design artistry, has a dirty little secret: the car has a substantial appetite for kilowatt-hours even when turned off and parked. Since the Model S was introduced in 2012, this "vampire" power drain from the cars sold so far has consumed roughly 15 gigawatt-hours of electric energy, nearly a day's output for a mid-size nuclear power plant. It's enough wasted energy to drive the cars 50 million miles. 2013 Tesla Model S electric sport sedan [photo by owner David Noland] Enlarge Photo After nine months of promises to fix it, Tesla finally sent out a software update a week ago to the Model S fleet that it claims "significantly reduces power usage when (the car is) shut down." But based on a week's wor...

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