His follow on replies mention other countries, so you may be onto something.
I see it as a another source of revenue for Tesla that they will likely maximize. Could cause short term congestion, but likely will stabilize in the long run.
Not a fan of no door handles. For a vehicle that boasts offroading and rugged durability, this is a concern.
However, there must be a reason for it. I’m thinking it has to do with securing the structural integrity of the doorframe and glass. Also cheaper to produce single steel sheets than to...