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Issue 87 - Cyber Week

Tesla accessories deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019

We’ve partnered with a few brands and are bringing you exclusive Black Friday and Cyber Monday discounts for Tesletter subscribers when purchasing all sorts of different accessories for your Tesla. If you’re looking for any specific item, now it’s the time and I’m sure you’ll find a good deal in here.

14 brands to choose the best of the best accesories from. Gear up!

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How does Tesla's Smart Summon work?

Smart Summon will avoid construction pylons, get trapped if you surround the car with traffic cones, and smash solo cups. After seeing hundreds of videos of Smart Summon I thought this one had something unique.

Tesla Cybertruck: Specs, interior, and first-hand impressions

Vanessa was fortunate enough to attend to the unveiling of the Cybertruck and she put her thoughts together. If you have to read one article about the Cybetruck, read this one. Thanks to all the folks who attended (I know a bunch of you are subscribers :)) you made the event even more special.

Read more: Tesletter

Tesla Mate

Some people like the idea of logging information about their car but they don’t want to install 3rd party apps that they don’t control. If that is your case, you should try Tesla Mate. The downside is that it requires some tech chops and for you to host the code.

See more: GitHub

Tesla app v3.10.2 released, shows a new range estimate while setting charge limit

As you move the slider of the charging limit, now the Tesla mobile app shows an estimate of how many miles that translates to.

REad more: Reddit

Cybertruck AP repeater camera

A lot of folks were saying that the Cybertruck didn’t have any Autopilot cameras but Robert from Talking Tesla snapped a picture of them.

Read more: Twitter

He Said, She Said - Tesla Model 3 Users Guide

A Writer and a Software Engineer buy a Tesla Model 3…now there’s a User’s Guide! This is a fun and easy read for Model 3 owners and anyone thinking of getting a Tesla. I like that it covers the most common questions about owning/driving a Tesla but also discusses real-life examples.

See more: Amazon

Small lock hole on 'circuit electrique' plugs

Nice idea to avoid strangers to unplug cars from L2 chargers. I just wish it would be less complicated (you need to have a lock with you) and not that easy to mess with the charger (lock it when not in use, lock it when plugged in someone else’s car, etc.).

Read more: Facebook

I held 'the ball' and talked to an SRE for 30 minutes about the broken glass incident

Interesting post about a guy who attended the Cybertruck unveiling and talked to a Tesla engineer about the “ball incident”. Elon confirmed later on that the impact of the Sledgehammer on the door cracked the base of the glass, but this is still an interesting read.

Read more: Reddit

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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
  • SRE - Software Reliability Engineer

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