Tesla app to 'Charge Stats': Historical charging data and where you charged

Implemented on Jan 28, 2022 (42 days)
Implemented
By Nuno Cristovao

Tesla has been rapidly developing its phone app. Tesla released version 4.0 just four months ago, and since then Tesla has released 12 app updates.

New Tesla app to all you to view historical charging data
New Tesla app to all you to view historical charging data
Tesmanian

Many of these updates have added new features such as the ability to turn on the HVAC system, without waiting for the car to wake up.

Other features include the ability to turn on Bioweapon Defense Mode and Cabin Overheat Protection directly from the app.

Tesla has even added the ability to manage when your vehicle charges by letting you adjust Scheduled Departure and Scheduled Charging times right in the app.

Other improvements have included widget support, customizable quick actions, live streaming from the car’s cameras and more.

Needless to say, the app has been completely transformed in just a few months and app updates have become just as exciting as car updates.

Historical Charging Statistics

In version 4.4 of the app, Tesla added the ability to view how many miles or kWhs your car has charged in a recent charging session.

Tesla app now shows you how much you have charged
Tesla app now shows you how much you have charged

According to Tesmanian, Tesla will further expand the charging statistics they show, allowing you to view a detailed history of how much your car was charged.

The app update is currently being tested by employees and is expected to become available in the near future.

The app will allow you to view a day-by-day breakdown of how much you charged your car. It appears that it will also show you where you charged your car, whether you charged it at home, a Supercharger or other location.

Besides giving owners more transparency into how much energy their Tesla is using, charging data is also helpful for any owners who use their car to run a business.

This new historical data does not appear to be tied to a Powerwall and it will likely become available for all owners.

Hopefully Tesla keeps historical data beyond the current month or allows owners to export their data.

The current Tesla app already shows you how many kWhs were used to charge the car during the last charging session, so we don’t expect this app update to require newer car firmware like some other app updates have recently.

Since this feature is already being tested by employees we expect it to be released to everyone soon.

Update: The new Charging Stats has been added to the Tesla app in version 4.5.1.

Tesla will now automatically reroute you to less busy Superchargers in 2022.16

By Gabe Rodriguez Morrison
Tesla will now reroute you to less busy Superchargers
Tesla will now reroute you to less busy Superchargers
@cybrtrkguy/Twitter (Edited by NATA)

If you don't have enough range to reach your destination, Tesla’s in-car navigation system will automatically calculate where you should stop in order to charge.

If the Supercharger you’re set to arrive at is suddenly too busy, Tesla's navigation will now reroute you to another Supercharger location that's within range.

This was first noticed in the 2022.16 update by @greentheonly, but owners are now seeing it in action.

According to a recent tweet by @cybrtrkguy, which shows a picture of their trip planner and the message, “Rerouting to a less busy Supercharger” in Sheffield, Ohio.

Tesla drivers will now know when a Supercharge station is congested and will have the option to change their route to reduce their total travel time.

Not only does Tesla know exactly how many vehicles are charging at each location. It also knows the charge level of each vehicle and it could estimate the wait time for a Supercharger based on how many Teslas are nearby with a low state of charge.

Based on all of this information Tesla can come up with great suggestions on the best place to charge to reduce your overall trip time.

Tesla’s Supercharger rerouting feature will be useful, especially as Tesla starts opening its Supercharger sites to non-Tesla vehicles.

Tesla recently chose to open up the Supercharger network to other car brands, which could add additional Supercharger congestion.

Update 2022.16.2

Installed on 26% of cars
564 install(s) today
Last updated: Jun 29, 11:46 pm

In fact, Tesla now plans to add CCS (Combined Charging System) plugs to US-based Superchargers in order to make them even more compatible with other EV manufacturers.

With over 30,000 Superchargers (3,500 stations) reported at the end of 2021, Tesla undoubtedly operates the largest and most successful fast-charging networks.

While Tesla plans to solve Supercharger congestion by tripling the size of its network in the next few years, this new navigation feature will certainly help alleviate some Supercharger congestion.

This isn’t the only recent change to how Tesla calculates your route. In the 2022.16.2 software update, Tesla added forecasted crosswind, headwind, humidity and ambient temperature to improve its range calculations even further.

Tesla Model 3 lands in the Top 10 best sellers globally

By Lennon Cihak
Tesla Model 3 is in the Top 10 best selling cars of 2021
Tesla Model 3 is in the Top 10 best selling cars of 2021

Tesla’s Model 3 has landed a spot as the ninth best-selling car in the world for 2021, which is up 40% from 2020, according to Fiat Group World. The Model 3 accounted for 508,000 unit sales in 2021.

According to the data provided by Fiat Group World, the Toyota RAV4/Wildlander came in at number one, which is up from the second spot in 2020. The Ford F-150 pickup truck landed at number seven, down from the number 6 spot in 2020.

Toyota and Honda have four vehicles in the top 11 spots, while Nissan, Ford, and Tesla only have one spot.

Fiat Group World notes that the Tesla Model 3 continues to rise within the list and is expected to rank in the top five by the end of this year.

Additionally, the author adds that the Model Y is expected to outsell the Model 3 by the end of 2022, which means both the Model 3 and Model Y would both sit in the top five spots. The Model Y currently sits at the 19th spot on the list, which means the Model Y accounted for 392,000 sales in 2021. It rose from the 262nd spot, or 412%, from 2020.

It’s worth noting that the Model Y began its deliveries in 2020, which explains the significant jump in 2021. Earlier this year, it won U.S. News’ Best Luxury Electric SUV award.

Of the 110 vehicles included, the Model S and Model X did not make the cut. This is most likely due to their higher price tag.

With this data available and Fiat Group World’s insights, it’s entirely possible for the Model Y to overtake the Model 3 this year. And with Tesla constantly adding new features and bringing back ‘Enhanced Autopilot,’ consumers will likely jump on-board.

Tesla brought back Enhanced Autopilot to the US and Canada last week for $6,000 (USD), half of what Full Self-Driving does.

The Model 3 and Model Y may soon get a rear display for entertainment. A tweet from Tesla enthusiast and software developer @greentheonly discovered that Model 3s and Model Ys with the new AMD processors have the bandwidth for a second display, like the new refreshed Model S and Model Xs have.

Tesla is currently battling global supply chain restraints, and Musk said at Bloomberg’s Qatar Economic Forum that these restraints are a bigger issue than competition from other competitive automakers.

“Our constraints are much. More in raw materials and being able to scale up productions,” Musk says.

View All Upcoming Features

Upcoming Release

View the release notes for the upcoming version 2022.16.2.

Tesla News

Confirmed by Elon

Take a look at features that Elon Musk has said will be coming soon.

Days Until Next Release

0

We expect version 2022.20 to be released imminently.

Subscribe to be notified when new software is released.

Subscribe

Subscribe to be notified when new software is released.

Sponsors

Find out how to become a sponsor and have your site listed here.

Although we share official Tesla release notes, we are not affiliated with Tesla Motors. We are Tesla fans and supporters.

Tesla News

Upcoming Release

View the release notes for the upcoming version 2022.16.2.

Confirmed by Elon

Take a look at features that Elon Musk has said will be coming soon.

Days Until Next Release

0

We expect version 2022.20 to be released imminently.

Subscribe to be notified when new software is released.

Subscribe

Subscribe to be notified when new software is released.