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  1. Kamin

    Tesla, Rivian, Lucid & Others Form ZETA, an Industry Group to Advocate EVs

    For things that all the public uses and which you are forced to buy from your providing monopoly such as electricity, internet, water and sewer yes. Chattanooga built a municipal internet that outperformed all the cable companies. That freaked out the cable industry to where they bribed...
  2. Kamin

    Tesla, Rivian, Lucid & Others Form ZETA, an Industry Group to Advocate EVs

    I used to work for one of those utilities and they are backing it for the profit that expanded electrical use will generate. Electricity is a traded commodity that by having the market dictate the wholesale price was supposed to increase efficiency and lower cost. Wholesale prices did come way...
  3. Kamin

    Cybertruck depreciation concern

    The Cybertruck met my goals for last vehicle I need to buy criteria when I saw the stainless design on that November opening weekend. I ordered immediately and am still like 150k in line. Depreciation means nothing to me when I have no plans to sell. The frame design is so much more likely to...
  4. Kamin

    Top 15 Cybertruck Features/Accessories Power Ranking (Video)

    I agree that my most important item is the pass through. All the features I want were listed in the video and the most important are climate control for the bed and an integrated way to trailer more batteries. It is such a no brainer that having an electric vehicle with the towing capacity of...
  5. Kamin

    Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster just whizzed past Mars

    Radiant heat transfer rate varies with a delta-t to the 4th power so while radiant transfer is slow it ramps up quickly as the temperature difference increases. Still way slower than the movies would have you believe.
  6. Kamin

    Driving the Cybertruck

    Has anyone compared how much regen a Tesla on autopilot uses with manual control of the one pedal driving?
  7. Kamin

    Will the CyberTruck be your First Tesla and/or Electric Vehicle?

    I used to have a pickup when I moved around in college and right after. I couldn't justify the cost of operation after settling down but have missed the utility. I have waited many years for an electric vehicle that drives itself and the moment I saw the cybertruck I knew it was what I was...
  8. Kamin

    FSD / Autopilot safety vs liberty

    Tesla's current self driving tech is still all based on visual data. The ever improving algorithms for this will enable FSD to work better than humans in general it lacks the true safety improvements that will come once the cars are networked together and a traffic system helps to coordinate...
  9. Kamin

    Pre-Order test drive?

    Living in a state that Tesla currently doesn't sell in (New Mexico) I knew when I ordered the Cybertruck that I would be counting on all of you here to give me detailed reviews once the truck is out there. I knew I wanted it the moment it was shown back in November. The only thing that would...
  10. Kamin

    Hridge 2020 brought up facial recognition...Elon listen to me.

    They did a great job with Picard. Times such as we live in having Star Trek is needed. Each Trek show has evolved with the times to be relevant to the current time the show was on. Picard was made to be accessible to people who were not star trek fans before as well as nods to us old timers...
  11. Kamin

    We're Giving Away Some Cybertruck Keychains (Contest Inside) [Winners Announced]

    I have been waiting years for a vehicle that is all electric, drives itself, and has all the capability I need. Cybertruck is the first that meets everything.
  12. Kamin

    Post your Cybertruck preorder reservation number!

    Ordered the tri motor, solar, self drive option the weekend it rolled out on November 24th YOUR CYBERTRUCK Tri Motor AWD Full Self-Driving Capability ORDER NUMBER RN112936137