There are several FAQ’s for the Model 3, but this one is my own and I think it’s the best one. Trust me, I’m not biased. Your mileage may vary, as they say. A few items were adapted or partly borrowed from this older FAQ on Facebook. Table 1. Tesla Model 3 FAQ Question Answer What is the Model 3?
I love my Model 3. I really do. But just as you can love someone while wishing they’d change certain habits or style, there are a few things I don’t like about my car. One or two of these may be "things I have missed", but most are verified problems. The list is organized into these sections: Recently Fixed General Issues Spousal Test Failures (formerly known as "the wife test"; things my non-techie spouse dislikes)
The 2019.40.50 software update (end of year, 2019) introduced a large number of new (some would say overdue) voice commands. This list began with a Facebook post by Stacy Gildersleeve. I was playing around tonight with the new voice commands just to see what would/wouldn’t work. Here’s what I found: Additions/comments by your obd’t servant and others, now including things that worked before the update. While Tesla’s current voice commands are not at the level of Siri/Alexa/GoogAh, there is some flexibility, e.
Tesla largely started the electric vehicle revolution (rEVolution). Here are links to much more information on Tesla. Tesla Main Site Tesla offers several models. In order of release date: Original Roadster, very limited production; Model S, the full-size sedan, the car that made Tesla popular; Model X, the full-sized SUV with the funky gull-wing doors; Model 3, the US' best-selling midsize sedan (and what I drive);
Trucks: Pickups Tesla CyberTruck - the pickup truck completely re-imagined. GM have announced the return of the Hummer brand as all-electric. Ford have announced an all-electric version of the best-selling F-150 pickup. Rivian have announced an all-electric pickup with 400 mile range. Bollinger pre-announces a 200-mile range minimalistic 4-seater truck that can carry 72 sheets of 4x8 drywall. Pricing not announced yet.
NDB Technologies claims to be able to encapsulate nuclear waste in solid diamond containers to create batteries that will self-recharge from the continuous breakdown of the nuclear waste and last for years - up to ninety years in a large car battery, up to nine years in a smartphone, up to infinity in small satellites. Well, actually they "only" claim 28,000 years, but that is close enough to infinity when compared with the entire lifespan of industrial civilization.
I have set up a YouTube channel to be able to talk out loud and show things about EVs that make more sense visually. I also plan to interview owners of existing EVs to see how the cars fare with the owners. Right now the channel has this ugly URL: https://youtube.com/channel/UCdHAnni3LE_VjENUfNvDQiA. Once I get to a hundred subscribers I can get a URL like youtube.com/IanOnEVs, so please do check it out and subscribe - help me reach that magic first hundred subscribers!