Plugging your electric powered automobile into its charger together with your very own arms is so 2013. So, it is an amazing component Tesla cars is constructing a robot so that it will plug your automobile in for you.
final week, the business enterprise launched a video on its YouTube channel that suggests a snakelike robot slithering in the direction of the charging port of Tesla's version S electric automobile. The bot seems to connect to the port without any assist from human beings and, probably, stays there till the automobile is absolutely charged before slithering away .
Tesla hasn't launched any additional records about this helpful piece of equipment, however the company's CEO, Elon Musk, hinted again in Dec. 2014 that some thing love it might be inside the works. The billionaire entrepreneur tweeted to over 2 million fans that Tesla is working on a "charger that mechanically actions out from the wall [and] connects like a solid metal snake."
and that is precisely the form of charger you'll see in the company's new YouTube video. There isn't any notice yet about while this futuristic charger may be ready for current Tesla drivers.
4right now, model S owners can both plug their motors in at domestic (or everywhere else they may have the right device set up), or they can use one of the employer's "supercharger" stations. these loose charging stations are positioned in approximately 500 unique locations around the arena, and they may be designed to assist Tesla drivers take long-distance journeys without the steady fear of a useless battery.
The corporation did not monitor whether its supercharging stations would quickly be upgraded to encompass slithering, independent chargers.