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Tesla delivers five days early using “Tesla Direct” service

My Model 3 delivery date was set for 6:30 PM October 30th several weeks ago. and then I got this text at 9:33 am on October 25th. Five and half hours later Jonathon of Tesla arrived with my new Model … Continue reading

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Good luck getting your Tesla charged at the Brentwood TN Supercharger

With increased delivery activity surrounding the Model 3, Tesla at Brentwood Tennessee are using all 6 supercharger bays to charge up vehicles prior to delivery. This means that if you want to get a charge you will need to go … Continue reading

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Tesla Model 3 AWD – Obtained!!

Within hours of posting a blog post (and cross posting on Twitter) detailing the unending wait for a Tesla Model 3 AWD I  received “The Call” from Tesla Las Vegas setting up delivery for October 30th. A coincidence? Maybe. This … Continue reading

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Tesla Model 3 AWD – Unobtainium?

Order Placed On June 30th 2018 I placed a firm order for a Tesla Model 3 AWD. At that time the AWD version of the Model 3 was just being launched on the market, when I heard the price of … Continue reading

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Weird glitch with LEAF while driving – No fault found

I was driving home recently with the family from Texas Roadhouse when the LEAF made a beeping noise and I noticed warning lamps on the dash. One warning lamp was the EV System Warning Lamp. In addition to the warning … Continue reading

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Not glad to see this Tesla Model 3 blocking a charging space.

In Tennessee a Tesla Model 3 is still quite a rare sight, I’ve only seen three in the wild in the last year. You’d think I’d be glad to see another today. Not so much, the Model 3 owner thinks … Continue reading

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Tesla’s route planner “gas savings” strongly biased towards Model S and X vehicles.

A few months ago Tesla released a route planner to assist prospective owners determine which vehicle would best meet their needs. Having played around with the planner using various vehicle types it seemed the Model S and X vehicles have … Continue reading

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