Hater’s gonna hate

This article from The Drive does well to draw parallels from industry envy and how leaders suffer from envy in the industries they disrupt. He points out that he loves his car and Tesla is way ahead. He points fingers at all other car dealers and accuses them of not stepping it up. And points […]


Starlink could bridge Tesla Camera + AR/VR to Make Driving 30 cars from home a Reality

Tesla has made and kept many promises. Some they have not kept may be because puzzle pieces were missing. With the addition of Starlink satellites, high bandwidth becomes very achievable especially when they have no load on the system. You have a brand new high capacity network with no user traffic. If Starlink is going […]


Tesla Robo-Taxi Audit

2 days ago, Inside EV’s released the article Is Leasing A Tesla Model 3 A $200,000 Mistake? This article comments on a video from the owner of Tesloop – Haydn Sonnad. Very few authorities hold a candle to Tesloop in this regard because Tesloop is a Tesla-centric taxi service having already operated many years and […]


Will cars drive you home drunk?

Of course, it is illegal to be in a driver’s seat hammered, or at least it should be. But, what if the car was 100x safer to drive than a human even with a pissed drunk at the wheel? If autonomous cars can drive around with nobody in them, I don’t see why it couldn’t […]


The Tesla Battle Ground

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, […]


But how can we drive a Tesla with no steering wheel or pedals?

Brain dump. Tesla would likely provide in house developed control pad. Or you could use the Tesla app.


Tesla could save $200M from one car part.

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 […]


Tesla saving money by switching to FSD.

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 […]


NVIDIA disputes Tesla’s TOPS

A good article from Electric NVIDIA disputes some of Tesla’s FSD computer claims, but they miss the main point nicely points out the importance of power consumption in this debate. I have some more opinions on the matter. What makes a fair comparison? Is it fair to compare a product in mass production to a […]