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Tesla will limit charging to 80% at busy supercharger stations

Tesla will limit charging to 80% at busy supercharger stations

Tesla has instituted charging limitations at some busy Supercharger stations that will cap the electric vehicles at an 80% state of charge. The news comes from an internal memo that was leaked to Electrek, and it reportedly applies to about 17% of the automaker's Supercharger stations – 8% will have the limits enforced at all times, while another 9% will be limited on holidays and will adjust based on usage. According to Tesla's Supercharger website, "Superchargers deliver energy rapidly, and gradually slow down as the battery fills.