New evidence suggests bigger 100 kWh battery for Tesla Model S and Model X

New evidence has emerged that Tesla is preparing to release a 100 kWh battery option for its Model S and Model X cars. Both vehicles currently offer 90 kWh batteries as their largest capacity, and the increased size would boost their ranges — perhaps to as much as 380 miles for the Model S.

Dutch blog Kenteken.TV reports that RDW, the Dutch regulator that certifies Tesla’s vehicles for use in the European Union, recently published listings of a number of new Tesla variants. This certification is necessary for the cars to be sold in the EU. Kenteken notes that RDW’s public database now includes entries for a Tesla “100D” and “100X” — variant titles that follow Tesla’s current naming system based on battery capacity. The listing for the…

Continue reading…

Go to Source
Author: James Vincent

Powered by WPeMatico