23 Jan 2023, 18:01 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / A comparative test shows how much range a Tesla loses in cold weather when equipped with a heat pump versus resistive heating
20 Jan 2023, 10:25 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Tesla has shared a video explaining how it redesigned the heat pump installed in its vehicles to be more compact and efficient
26 Aug 2022, 09:33 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Pointed as a major competitive advantage, it may be what led the EV maker to present so many quality problems and safety concerns.
26 Apr 2022, 08:19 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / GM has baked in a heat pump-based energy recovery feature in its Ultium platform to help improve range, performance, and charging times
11 Mar 2022, 10:46 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / RJ Scaringe said that when at the company’s earnings call while also giving bad news: it lost $2.46 billion in the last quarter of 2021.
8 Mar 2022, 16:36 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / New cases keep popping up, and even physical repairs are not managing to put the heating in affected Teslas back to work
3 Mar 2022, 13:44 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Unfortunately, the company did not reveal how the electric pickup truck did regarding heating capabilities and if door handles work as they should
18 Feb 2022, 13:08 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The remedy is the same one the company proposed in the U.S.: an OTA update. The reason for the recall is also the windshield defrosting system
9 Feb 2022, 19:22 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / It used the fact that it would not defrost the windshield as the excuse and plans to fix the problem with an OTA update, which may not be enough.
17 Jan 2022, 17:09 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Software issues may not be the only reason for the heating to fail in cold-weather regions worldwide: it seems the heat pumps also have defects
12 Jan 2022, 23:58 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Canada’s transportation department said it has received nine complaints about issues with heating and opened an Issue Assessment Investigation
11 Jan 2022, 20:33 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The message exchange was shared on a Facebook group and reveals that Tesla knew the firmware problem at least since December 29
10 Jan 2022, 23:52 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Reports are coming from many owners in cold areas in which the lack of proper heating could have made them and their families freeze to death.
29 Jun 2021, 09:01 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Dr. Joachim Doerr is the project lead for the Premium Platform Electric architecture – also known as PPE – but he talked about the MEB.
2 Jun 2021, 20:59 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Instead of €1,250, the optional heat pump in the ID.3 hatchback and ID.4 crossover now costs €990 in VW's home market of Germany
8 Apr 2020, 20:33 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / The Model Y is the first-ever Tesla with a heat pump for thermal management, a solution that EVs such as the Nissan Leaf feature since aeons ago