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The Tesla Diaries: 9. The Future

(This post is part of a blog series. In case you haven’t read it, here’s the first post.) We are living in an amazing time for technology. As I write this, I’m still glowing from watching the successful test launch … Continue reading

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The Tesla Diaries: 8. Collision

(This post is part of a blog series. In case you haven’t read it, here’s the first post.) We were running errands on a Saturday. I was in the passenger seat. One sharp, percussive “bam” changed the whole game.

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The Tesla Diaries: 7. Maintenance

(This post is part of a blog series. In case you haven’t read it, here’s the first post.) An ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) car requires a lot of maintenance. Oil changes, spark plugs, belts, lubing, etc., etc. Usually three or … Continue reading

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The Tesla Diaries: 6. Autopilot

(This post is part of a blog series. In case you haven’t read it, here’s the first post.) We’re technophiles. Of course we said “yes” to the free trial of Autopilot. We figured we’d check it out, have a little … Continue reading

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The Tesla Diaries: 5. Range Anxiety

(This post is part of a blog series. In case you haven’t read it, here’s the first post.) When you first get your Tesla, the touchscreen asks you to enter its name. We had entered Nikola, so having that for … Continue reading

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The Tesla Diaries: 4. Adapting

(This post is part of a blog series. In case you haven’t read it, here’s the first post.) Saturday morning, we woke to snow. We took photos of the truck (now banished from the garage) to advertise it for sale. … Continue reading

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The Tesla Diaries: 3. Anticipation

(This post is part of a blog series. In case you haven’t read it, here’s the first post.) The first thing Tesla did when we placed our order was inform us they were giving us a few days to change … Continue reading

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The Tesla Diaries: 2. The Plunge

(This post is part of a blog series. In case you haven’t read it, here’s the first post.) We now got serious about the design studio. We had long discussions about which options we had to have (“D” package, AKA … Continue reading

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The Tesla Diaries: 1. Dreaming

When I first became aware of the existence of Tesla Motors and their goal of making electric cars that everyone could afford, I went out and bought some Tesla stock. I did that because I couldn’t afford to buy a … Continue reading

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