It does appear to be a pretty futile act of resistance, given you can still charge an electric car, you know, at an electric power point.
Still, one Tesla Model X owner and blogger, Patrick Lawson, has decided to see if he can 'de-ice' Supercharger stations with the help of a tow rope, an admittedly dodgy-looking towball and a length of tie-down strap.
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In one corner is the Telsa Model X of unknown model designation, which can tow 2250kg of braked trailer, and in the other is a Chevrolet Silverado 1500 dual-cab, which weighs between 2300 and 2400kg.
Here's what happens...
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