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Tesla blind-spot warning

February 4, 2020

A common question amongst new Tesla owners is how does the blind-spot warning work. Most new cars these days have a light and an audible warning right on the side mirrors. This is not something you can find in a Tesla.

New Tesla owner orientation guide (PDF)

December 10, 2019

With the aim of helping new Tesla owners get started driving their brand new cars, we’ve put together this guide with some of the more popular questions and answers.

Top accessories for your Model X

November 4, 2019

If you just got delivery of your Model X you may be asking yourself what are the best accessories to get for your Tesla. I am going to share some of my favorite accessories for the Tesla Model X.

Top accessories for your Model S

October 29, 2019

If you just got delivery of your Model S you may be asking yourself what are the best accessories to get for your Tesla. As a Model S owner, I’m going to share the most useful accessories to get you started with.

5 things to know before buying a Tesla

October 23, 2019

When I took delivery of my Model S, the very friendly and knowledgeable person who walked us through the ins and outs of the car told us 'Remember, a Tesla is still a car'. Every time I talk to someone new to Tesla I use that piece of advice. This post is about things that are fundamentally different in a Tesla car from any other car. Things about both the car and the experience of buying one.

Top accessories for your Model 3

October 17, 2019

If you’ve just got delivery of your Model 3 and are looking for some of the best accessories to consider buying, you’ve reached the right place. Also, congratulations on your new Model 3! The following are products that we recommend because we really like them.

Past Tesletter articles

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.

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From issue #87

New Tesla owner orientation guide (PDF)

We have been wanting to put this guide together since we helped with the deliveries in Q3. We thought that it would be super awesome to be able to hand these to new owners at the delivery hub. Unfortunately, I didn’t think about it with enough time to have it ready by then, but we made sure we had it for the rush time in Q4. Feedback always welcome 🙂

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From issue #91

Tesla is starting to try out Owner's Orientation

Ahead of the end-of-year delivery madness, Tesla San Diego is organizing some events to go through the features of the car since during delivery there won’t be a lot of time. Personally, I think this is a very good move. Tesla’s current situation is that at the beginning of each quarter most of the cars the company manufactures are for Europe or China and only halfway through the quarter they start producing cars for North America, this results in some frantic weeks at the end of each quarter, even more so at the end of the year.

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From issue #86

Tesla owner shares $35k Model 3 Standard Range complete buying guide

Are you interested in the $35k Model 3 Standard Range (US only)? If so, here’s a first-hand experience on how to order it.

To be honest, I would probably go for the SR+, for me the Autopilot is pretty important and I wouldn’t get a Tesla without it. The cost of adding Autopilot to the SR is $3k that puts it only $1,990 from the SR+. Having said that, a good reason to go for the SR would be if it qualifies for State incentives but your SR+ doesn’t.

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From issue #96