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Issue 72 - Music to my ears

The waltz of merging traffic - Navigate on Autopilot

I’ve noticed that lately NoA is performing better than before, Tesla keeps improving it with every software release. A couple of months ago I left confirmation on for NoA, but after a few interactions, I turned it off. I’m now thinking in enabling it again, since most of the lane change suggestions are just on point. This video shows NoA merging into crazy heavy traffic almost as well as a person would.

Why is the sound system in Model 3 the best we've ever tested fitted to a car?

According to Paul Maric, Tesla hired ex-engineers from Bang and Olufsen and gave them the task to design and source the best speakers and amplifiers on the market. The result is the system that is in the Model 3.

Read more: Twitter

Tesla Model 3 all-weather floor liners

Tesla has released their all-weather floor liners manufactured by Weathertech. It is interesting that these mats are 100% recyclable and free of cadmium, lead, latex, and PVC. If you don’t have all-weather floor mats for your Model 3 yet, these are probably a good option.

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More teasers about v10

Elon recently shared on Twitter a couple of new pieces of info about the upcoming v10:

Can’t wait to know everything that will come in v10!


Tesla Smart Summon takes on speed bumps and shadows in run up to v10 release

Smart Summon keeps improving, this video shows it dealing with speed bumps (and pretty well, I’d say).

An inside look at the components that go into a Tesla solar roof installation

I have to say that Tesla’s solar roof looks amazing, I hope Tesla can speed up the testing. Here is an interesting article about the components of one of Teslaโ€™s solar roofs.

Read more: CleanTechnica

Tesla has finally released a paint touchup kit for Pearl White

If you have small chips and needed this kit, you can now get it directly from Tesla.

Read more: Reddit

Tesla EAP price will keep increasing

This isn’t new information but, according to recent tweets from Elon, he expects the price of FSD to climb every 2 to 4 months depending on how much progress Tesla makes.

BTW, he also mentioned that early FSD buyers will get into the early access list and in general any FSD buyer will get priority in the upload queue.

Read more: Twitter

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.

  • NoA - Navigate on Autopilot
  • EAP - Enhanced Autopilot
  • FSD - Full Self-Driving

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