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Issue 89 - Tesla on Tour 2019

Tesla on Tour 2019 T-shirt

We’ve designed a t-shirt with all the new features and awesomeness released by Tesla in 2019. It’s going to be available till mid-January, get yours now! We hope you like it :)

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Interesting thread by 'greentheonly' testing how AP avoids obstacles and pedestrians

The car did well in some of the experiments, not so much in others. Interesting thread!

Tesla changed the release dates for the most and least expensive versions of the Cybertruck by a year

The tri-motor will be coming on 2021 instead of 2022 and the single-motor, rear-wheel-drive Cybertruck will be postponed to 2022 instead of the initial 2021 date given in the order page. Honestly, given the percentages that Elon first announced - 41% ordered the tri-motor vs only 17% ordered the single motor version - and the fact that Tesla will definitely make more money from the most expensive trim, it all makes sense.

Read more: Business Insider

Tesla China 🇨🇳 received the green light to sell and deliver a ‘Made in China’ Model 3

We should be really close to the first deliveries of the ‘Made in China’ Model 3. Actually, this week we’ve seen pictures of freight carriers loaded with Model 3s in China.

Read more: Tesmanian

Tesla Cybertruck doesn’t fit in the average garage!

Good video from Raj! More importantly, this video and an article from Teslarati got Elon’s attention and this is when he said: “We can probably reduce the width by an inch and maybe reduce length by 6+ inches without losing on utility or esthetics”.

Collision repair is now available at Tesla Service Centers

Great news! We got this notification in our inbox in the Tesla app. This should alleviate some of the small repairs that body shops take too long to repair, as well as to bring the price down. If you have any experience with the service center taking care of small collisions please share your experience with us!

Read more: Twitter

New streaming services coming to Tesla Theater

We know that the Tesla browser supports a lot of different services but it’s always good to have a separate app to access them directly instead of having to use the workaround. Greentheonly has found a bunch of icons in the new software that hint that more services will be added. The icons found are Comedy Central, Crunchyroll, Twitch, HBO, Mixer, and Youku.

Read more: Twitter

Tesla configurator shows the new Model S seats

This is not a big change visually, but a few folks said that they removed the ability to adjust the headrest 😞

Read more: Reddit

Disney+ on your Tesla

Do you want to see Disney+ on your Tesla? Nate shows us how in this short video. Note: Disney+ didn’t work on Tesla’s right after the service was released.

3D assets for stop signs and traffic lights

‘Greentheonly’ has found new 3D assets in the Tesla’s firmware (of course he has!). The two new assets are a stop sign and a traffic light:

Read more: Twitter

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