I Wasn’t Sure Whether To Get Tesla “Full Self Driving” & White Seats — 1 Year Later

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2020 08:07:33 +0000

Last year, when I decided to buy a Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus, the two biggest questions I had were whether to get the Full Self-Driving package and whether to get the white seats. One year and a couple months on from that, I thought I’d share how I feel about those decisions now

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Tesla Software Updates Much Different From Apple Updates

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 03:13:10 +0000

People often compare Tesla software updates to software updates you get on an iPhone or computer. They are actually much different from those

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My Quest For Net Zero & Beyond With Tesla Model 3 — Part 5

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 06:02:12 +0000

I have now crossed the 30,000 miles (49,000 km) milestone in my 2019 Tesla Model 3, in just over 16 months, and in October I reached one full year on a set of Michelin CrossClimate+ tires, which will give some precise range data, so this is a perfect time for an update

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Tesla Tire Costs 10× Battery Cost, & My Plan To Deflate Tire Costs 90%

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 08:09:21 +0000

When I saw Tesla’s Battery Day, I was impressed with both the breadth and the depth of the plan they presented. It covered all the parts of the battery, but also how the battery is placed in the car. The one question it raised was: “Did they put their considerable engineering talent into solving the right problem?”

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Tesla To Bring Waypoints To Navigation! And What About Weather Radar? Alternate Routes?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 07:00:44 +0000

One of the top feature requests from Tesla owners has long been waypoints in the navigation system. In case you’re unclear what waypoints are, this is where you enter multiple destinations on one trip in a navigation system

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1 Year With Tesla Model 3 SR+, $0 Charging

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 06:09:33 +0000

It is now one year since we got our Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus (SR+), so it seemed like a good time for another review of the car

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7 New Tesla Software Updates Show Why Owners Love ❤️ Tesla

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 04:41:53 +0000

There are many things about Tesla ownership that are different from conventional car ownership, and even different from ownership of other electric cars. However, I think one is both particularly special and also hard to convey effectively to non-owners

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Volvo 240 vs Tesla Model 3 — The Ultimate Daily Drivers Of Past & Present

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2020 03:00:22 +0000

When I placed my reservation for the Tesla Model 3 back in April 2016, I had not imagined I would have to wait that long for the car. During the wait, after having leased a few other EVs, I happened to buy an old bricked (as in, dead engine) and brick-shaped Volvo 240 out of sheer desperation. The idea was to ditch the internal combustion engine that had stalled back in 2012 due to a faulty thermostat and left to rot, and replace it with a nice electric kit

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My Tesla Model 3 Got A Boo Boo, Part Deux: An “Exotic” Experience

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sun, 10 May 2020 03:51:23 +0000

About a month ago I wrote an article about how my wife accidentally backed our Tesla Model 3 into our home’s garage door. In that article, it looked like the repair was going to be fast and reasonable in price, similar to repairs I’ve done to Honda and Toyota cars I’ve owned in the past

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Tesla Autostopping — 7 Notes On New Autopilot Feature

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 03:17:05 +0000

There were some things that surprised me about this new “Autostopping” (as I am calling it) feature, and some aspects of it worth highlighting. Below are top notes from my first day (first drive) with the updated Autopilot capabilities

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