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Issue 4 - Neural Networks explained by jimmy_d

But really, where are the new Tesla maps being rolled out first?

As you may already know, Tesla is currently rolling out its new navigation. What it’s not so clear is who’s getting the new maps and who’s not. In an effort to collect all places where fellow Tesla owners are getting the new maps, we’ve put together this map which shows cases reported to us.

Help us improve it, add yourself to the map.

New Tesla Maps

Read more: Tesletter.com

Model S battery degradation data

According to data published by Marteen Steinburg the degradation rate is 1% / 50.000km and on average, the batteries have 91% remaining at 270.000 km (170,000 miles).

Read more: Blog post

jimmy_d sheds some more light to existing Neural Networks

jimmy_d has recently found out new neural networks for which there’s no metadata but complete execution code, network weights an so forth. It looks like these neural networks have been in the car for a long time. “There’s lots of stuff that I don’t know yet. It’s unlikely that all these networks are used in all cars because some of them are redundant.”- he says.

Read more: TMC Forums

Tesla stops doing cosmetic refurbishments to its CPO cars

They keep their mechanical inspection but - in anticipation of their first batch of leased Model S ending- they have changed their CPO program and now don’t do cosmetic refurbishments.

Read more: InsideEVs.com

How (non)-linear is the pedal-acceleration relationship in Teslas?

Join the conversation about the relationship between acceleration and pedal travel. Which mode is your favorite “Chill, Sport, Ludicrous”?

Read more: Reddit

Blackvue DR900S 4k UHD is now available for pre-order

One of Tesla owners’ favorite dash cams is releasing its 4k version and it is now available to pre-order. Expected shipping date: April 24.

Read more: Blackvue.com

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.

  • AP - Autopilot
  • AP1 - Autopilot hardware released after late September 2014 and before October 2016
  • AP2 - Autopilot hardware released after October 2016 and before August 2017
  • EV - Electric Vehicle
  • CPO - Certified Pre-Owned

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