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Charging unit in The US and Europe

Charging unit in The US and Europe

Hi,
I would like to know whether the supercharging plugs in US and Norway are different. I was thinking of importing a Tesla from the US. Could anyone from Tesla Motors answer me if it is possible to use a Tesla's supercharger in Norway to charge a Tesla bought in the US.
Regards Mathew

trones.mittet | September 15, 2013

They are the same.

ian t.wa.us | September 15, 2013

Wrong. They are completely different. The European Teslas use a Mennekes connector.

http://www.mennekes.com/

Cheers!

ian t.wa.us | September 15, 2013

Check post number 19 in this thread for photographic proof:

http://www.teslamotorsclub.com/showthread.php/20533-Official-opening-of-...

Cheers!

Mathewsa | September 15, 2013

So if we import a Tesla from the US to Norway we wont be able to use the superchargers here? How about for model X?

ian t.wa.us | September 16, 2013

@Mathewsa - No you will not. Unless they make an adapter. Which I think is unlikely.

Thanks Brian! I tried doing that but couldn't make it work. I was trying on a first gen iPad though. ;-)

Cheers!

ian t.wa.us | September 16, 2013

Here's the US version for comparison:

http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/the-tesla-motors-inc-90kw-s...

Sorry. On the iPhone now and can't seem to link a photo directly. Maybe Brian would be so kind as to post directly again for us. ;-)

Cheers!

Brian H | September 17, 2013

<img src="URL" width="600"> (column max)

ian t.wa.us | September 17, 2013

Thanks Brian!

Yup. I've saved the HTML code now but can't seem to be able to copy and paste the URL using my iPhone or iPad.

Cheers!

Brian H | September 17, 2013

It's not copy-paste, exactly. Rt-click and select "Copy image location", and use that in the HTML.

ian t.wa.us | September 18, 2013

Right click on an iPhone or iPad? You might have to show me that in person. ;-)

Brian H | September 19, 2013

Context menu. If you can manage it.