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What is Tesla Raven? In April 2019 Tesla introduced new versions of both Model S and Model X- codenamed as 'Raven'- which included a new adaptative suspension system and an overall increase in range.
If you’ve just got delivery of your Model 3 and are looking for some of the best accessories to consider buying, you’ve reached the right place. Also, congratulations on your new Model 3! The following are products that we recommend because we really like them.
Today I had my first experience at a Tesla Service Center (in Berkeley, CA) and I have to say that I am really impressed with Tesla’s customer service. Want to know why? Keep reading.
Tesla’s Media Control Unit or MCU is the main screen in the car and it determines some of the new features your car can get. Since we have a Model S that we purchased in 2017, we have MCU1. In this blog post, we will try to answer the following questions:
For us leaving outside Europe, the Spotify integration for Tesla has finally arrived with V10. We’re big fans of Spotify and have been Premium users for about ten years now, so we’d like to share a trick or two.
Last week Tesla started rolling out V10 to its fleet, but there are still quite a few Tesla owners who don’t have it. I’m seeing and getting quite a few questions about what upgrades you get if you have Media Control Unit version 1 (MCU 1), so I decided to summarize what I know in this blog post. If you have unanswered questions, please let me know and I’ll add them here. Here we go.
I've had access to a few videos of a Model 3 running 2019.28.3.11 - an Early Access only release. As always, I want to share what I think is interesting in these videos with you. These new videos showcase a few features that I expect will be released to the general public under the version 10 of the firmware, hopefully in a couple of months.
Sentry Mode is great and it’s already proving its high value by recording accidents that wouldn’t otherwise have been available. Here’s a recent example...
Last Tuesday I was able to attend the Tesla Shareholders Meeting for the first time. It was an incredible experience and I feel blessed I got to meet so many great folks in real life.
Hitting a pole with our Tesla Model S ended up costing around $5,800. The two quotes that we got were very different: from our insurance company ($2,600) and from a Tesla certified body shop ($6,200).
Last Saturday our family spent a really nice morning attending the Earth Day EV Ride & Drive in Palo Alto. I heard about it through the Tesla Owners Silicon Valley group and decided to volunteer some of my time to share with people the wonders of having an electric vehicle.
As Tesla fans, we sometimes find ourselves having to remember what are all those acronyms people reference in the forums and in social media. Here is a list of the most popular ones which you can find in our issues.
This day (March 29th) exactly one year ago we sent out our first issue to 21 recipients. It's been a year since that and the experience has been amazing.
To say goodbye to 2018, which has been our first year of life, we've put together a recap with some of our favorite articles, pictures, and videos of this year. Special thanks to verygreen/greentheonly, BigD0g, dennis_d, the Tesla Motors Club community, and r/teslamotors/ . without whom the Tesletter wouldn't be possible. Thank you for sharing so much amazing content with the community.
Our friend placed an order online last Friday at 8.30 pm, showed up at the Model 3 delivery event on Saturday, and got his Model 3 Performance by 1.18 pm.
Tesla started rolling their own navigation. What it's not so clear is who's getting the new maps and who's not. For now, all we know is it's being rolled out in the United States and Mexico only. Tesla is telling people that they started rolling it out only in California but several people from other states have reported receiving it.