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    Giant Cybertruck silhouette starting to appear on GigaTexas factory facade

    Might as well just close out this thread....this isn't the design on the building.
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    Image of new Cybertruck with a polished stainless steel finish?

    In my haste to post initially, I didn't finish my thought. The finish of that front bumper is actually of most interest from what I've seen on other pictures. Also, not sure if it's due to the angle, but I don't see door handles...
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    Image of new Cybertruck with a polished stainless steel finish?

    The finish appears different... Just thought I would share for others to pick apart. Image from someone's Linkedin account.
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    Charging stations.

    Im not saying they would make all existing trailers obsolete, that wouldnt make any sense. I am talking about technology that allows for anyone driving with a trailer to be a trailering expert like you, apparently. If you havent noticed, Tesla loves to throw technology at problems that other...
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    Charging stations.

    IMO, and I admittedly have nothing to back this up...but I think the trailering system will be so advanced that it wont be much of an inconvenience to remove the trailer, charge, and then re-trailer. Tesla's are some, if not the most advanced cars out there. There is no reason to think they...
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    Engine braking without an engine

    Great explanation @ajdelange , one thing to add is that in my Tesla today, even when not towing, while going downhill or completely releasing the accelerator pedal, many times the max charge you can put back into the battery is reached immediately and then tapers off as you slow. I suspect...
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    Cybertruck takeaways from AI Day: coming in about a year & getting upgraded AI hardware for FSD

    I am around 4200 and will gladly take mine right away, even if it has the older HW. I also currently have one of the first 20k model S vehicles they built. I trust Tesla will put out a solid product, as that car, with 111k miles, still has fewer rattles and creaks than any other car I've ever...
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    Tesla Cybertruck Design Patent Awarded

    Yes, you just missed them :) On the first page, bottom left, the 'references cited'.....those are the vehicles in the electrek article....
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    Tesla Cybertruck Design Patent Awarded

    The Cybertruck Design Patent was granted today...look at all those vehicles used for inspiration! Additional info on referenced patents here: https://electrek.co/2021/07/27/tesla-cybertruck-design-influences-new-patent/
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    Q2 Earnings: Whats coming

    I'm with you Dids, they are 90% of the way there, they just need to iron out the efficiency/scale bottlenecks. This means in theory (and hopefully practice), every day, they are making batteries and stockpiling them for when production starts. They will have these problems ironed out by the time...
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    Q2 Earnings: Whats coming

    this... +1 And people dont like Tesla's service? Just wait....
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    Wisconsin

    Rodgers is BACK! (for at least this season!?) that is all....
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    Q2 Earnings: Whats coming

    I think we will get a general "Giga Texas starting production in Q3" knowing damn well that it could slip to q4" . I would still say we would be incredibly lucky to get a CT update....but no news is good news.
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    Anti yoke folk.. you have a fallback option.

    The S doesnt have a stalk for turn signals/controls, so im assuming this still wouldnt be an option until someone makes one that could have those controls integrates as well.
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    Anti yoke folk.. you have a fallback option.

    you may not have a fallback option....i tend to think that if they wont give S drivers the choice the CT would be no different.
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