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  • Phong Vo

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    08/05/2023 at 16:05

    The primary reason that people have chargers installed on an exterior of the house because of the fear of potential fire hazard which is common with EVs but the failure rate is exponential small and I mean very, very small. Poor quality battery system integration, and thermal escape can lead to high leakage that would generate a significant amount of heat and put the system in overload protection. I do own a Model 3 and a Vinfirst reservation and have never once charged the car outside regardless of times of the day or seasonal dependence. That’s not to say that M3 doesn’t get hot because it does but Tesla has mastered the heat management system to the point that it’s no longer an inconvenience for owners.