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Issue 312 - FSD (Supervised) Tutorial


200 stall Supercharger Mega Site coming to Florida

Tesla is gearing up to establish the world’s largest Supercharger site in Yeehaw Junction, featuring 200 stalls, including 160 PSU and 40 standalone stalls, plus 8 dedicated for trailers. This ‘Mega Site’ at Exit 193 on the Florida Turnpike will undoubtedly be a game-changer for EV travel in the region. One can only hope they build a lounge as in Kettleman City, but that isn’t at least listed in the plans they filed for the permit.

New and used cars

Tesla offering free FSD transfers on new vehicle deliveries

Tesla is sweetening the deal for its buyers by allowing free FSD transfers to new Model 3, Model Y, Model S, and Model X vehicles, extending what they’ve offered the last two quarters, wondering if this incentive is here to stay or not, but as Sawyer said in his tweet, I also think they should.

Filter for US federal tax credit qualified inventory Teslas

Tesla just introduced a new filter for their online shopping experience, making it a bit more convenient. This new filter allows customers to see only inventory vehicles by their eligibility for the US federal tax credit.


Cybertruck pack teardown shows lots of extra space

A recent teardown of the Cybertruck’s pack by Sandy Munro reveals an intriguing surplus of vertical space, fueling rumors of a ‘double-stacked’ battery configuration capability. This potential design choice could dramatically increase power and range, aligning with earlier speculations about enhanced battery capacity in Tesla’s new electric truck. In response, a Lead Engineer for the Cybertruck mentioned on X, “I’d say it’s half full,” although I wonder how that would work, as it will add a ton of weight to the truck.

Cybertruck to get faster charging curve via OTA

Drew Baglino, SVP of Powertrain and Energy Engineering at Tesla, confirmed that the Cybertruck’s charging capabilities are set to improve with an OTA update later this quarter, promising up to 154 miles recovered in a swift 15 minutes. Many Cybertruck owners have experienced what seems to be artificially limited charging, which hopefully will keep improving even further as Tesla learns more from Cybertrucks out in the real world.


Best FSD videos that you’d show to someone who hasn’t experienced V12 yet

With this tweet, Tesla just asked owners with FSD to share videos that show experiences that weren’t possible before v12, the thread has many, I especially like the one where FSD 12.3 demonstrates its polite driving by smoothly allowing another car to join the road while exiting a parking lot. Worth taking a look at the entire thread!

Surface is drivable or not is all contextual

Tesla’s AI is becoming adept at contextual driving, like understanding when to drive on typically non-preferred surfaces such as dirt if the main road is closed. FSD 12.3’s intelligence is highlighted as it can now navigate obstacles and off-road conditions while prioritizing safety, as a human driver would.

FSD (Supervised) Tutorial

Official Tesla video tutorial about FSD (Supervised) also known as FSD v12.


Elon on X: Tesla Robotaxi unveil on 8/8

Elon Musk has announced the official Robotaxi unveil date set for August 8th. Right now, there is only speculation about what will be announced, but we expect it to be a smaller, cheaper car (probably the same or similar to the smaller version that folks are waiting on). When Tesla expects their cars to have full autonomy is also unclear. Elon has been too optimistic many times in the past, but at least v12 seems to be making progress at a fast pace.

Free upgrade surprise: HW2.5 to HW3 at no cost

In an unexpected turn, a Tesla owner got a delightful surprise when the bill to upgrade from Hardware 2.5 to Hardware 3 (HW3) came out to be $0, despite an initial estimate of $1,000. If this was just a mistake on their Service Center or something that Tesla is doing across the board, it’s unclear to us.

🤓 What the acronym?

As Tesla fan I find myself sometimes having to remember what are all those acronyms, here is a list of the ones you can find in this issue.

  • ECU: Paint Protection Film
  • FSD: Full Self-Driving

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