Right now Tesla is contracting LTE from Telecom providers. But SpaceX is launching satellites for Internet. Most likely Tesla will switch contracts to SpaceX instead of Telecom providers. If SpaceX gives Tesla a break on the fees they would otherwise pay, it would be win-win for Tesla and SpaceX. Tesla gets a better deal and […]
In this corner, you have Elon Musk on Twitter, Tesla Stores, Massive Battery Installations, 42,000+ Employees, the Freemont Factory (tent and all), Gigafactory 1 in Nevada, Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo, Tesla’s Seat Factory, Model X & Owners, Model S & Owners, Model 3 & Owners, Additional Fan-base, some Billionaire Analysts, Self Driving Capabilities already deployed, […]
Thank you. Really. Thank you all so much. I get that it can be annoying when the work you do is credited to somebody else. But understand that as consumers, we are so happy with our products that we want to thank you and shake your hand, but we don’t know you exist. To the […]
Brain dump. Tesla would likely provide in house developed control pad. Or you could use the Tesla app.
Last week Tesla revealed their Full Self Driving computer to shareholders. In that speech, they talked about the cost savings vs. their old computer. They stated that the cost of the new unit would be 80% of the cost of their old unit from NVIDIA. According to NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit the cost […]
Yesterday Tesla reported Q1 earnings and today the stock plummets to 52 week low. They were negative over $700 million. Going back a couple quarters Elon stated that he thought they would be profitable in all future quarters, with perhaps the exception of this quarter. This quarter they had a bond debt to pay. $920M. […]
I wondered many of times… will Tesla leverage their knowledge of vehicle safety to start their own insurance program? Why not give Tesla the premiums? They can provide rangers parts immediately upon claims. When Tesla does something, they remove all the friction they can to ensure users have the best experience possible. Shopping around for […]
Even if you watched the almost full 4 hours of video for Tesla Autonomy Day, you may have missed the 10 second slide that explains one very important thing. [Edit April 24] As it turns out, there are several mentions of this in the video. I timed the slide, wrote the sentence and now I […]