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Sheryl Crow broke my Tesla

Back on April 3rd Sheryl Crow tweeted Elon Musk to complain she was stuck in a parking lot with a black screen. It turned out the screen brightness at night was turned down too low to see. Elon promised a … Continue reading

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Rare sighting of (Original) Plug-in Prius.

Toyota’s Prius is a popular Hybrid vehicle. In March 2012 Toyota started selling the Plug-in Prius, affectionately called the PiP. After April 2014, (much to the frustration of potential buyers) Toyota began restricting manufacturing volume of the vehicle and the … Continue reading

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Whole Foods offer $100 in compensation for Parking Lot Ding

I am pleased that Whole Foods have decided to compensate me for the parking lot ding I received a several weeks ago.  Sentry Mode on my Tesla recorded how my car was hit by a rogue shopping cart. I reached … Continue reading

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Warm weather has brought amazing efficiency

Over the winter the efficiency of the Model 3 was nothing to write home about. The resistance heater while effective uses a lot of electricity. Now the weather has warmed up the more efficient air conditioner is being used and … Continue reading

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Outcome of Tesla Paint Repair Kit

Following a ding in a parking lot I purchased Tesla’s paint repair kit to touch up rather than go through a body repair for what was a small ding. I am pleased with the results, the ding is much less … Continue reading

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Trio of Volts

I spot the Chevy Volt several times a week in the Nashville area. Never before have I seen three Volts lined up charging at the same time. Shame GM have cancelled this car, it has a very loyal following and … Continue reading

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Bizarre Parking Lot Ding at Whole Foods Parking lot

Parking lot dings are a hazard when we park in public. The ding I picked up on Thursday 11th April 2019 was rather bizarre and actually quite funny. You have to laugh or you’d cry. View from Front of Car … Continue reading

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