What is useful to buyers is not a priority in my post. I tend not to frame my thinking on “what about me” or “what’s in it for me”.
My priority is centred on a liveable planet. I want to encourage Tesla to be optimally efficient in their planning for manufacturing. Tossing out the chaff of...
I think the discussion on tax avoidance is really missing the point.
I too believe the reservation should be made non-refundable by the end of the year in order to get an accurate gauge of how many people actually want one.
Like Hydrogen for passenger vehicles against BEV, fusion has been used as a stalling tactic against renewables for almost as long. On the surface it looks like a solution for utopia but the devil is in the details. Our fusion reactor in the sky is a much more equitable resource.
The frameless doors on model,S,3,Y make life easier if that shimmy is unavoidable. If you wind down the window you can open the door just far enough to lean over the door, squeeze your bum out, with your hand on the side of the door to stop the door ding.
Another good reason to back in is, it saves you blindly backing out, traffic has to stop while you back in, but are under no obligation to when you’re trying to leave.
And another is if it’s a tight space you can put your passenger side door to the adjacent passenger door. Park on the line and...
There is zero chance of losing the frunk. The space available is enormous; what would be in that space if not storage? The advancement of electric architecture greatly improves the packaging efficiency.
About the yoke, there’s going to be a market for steering wheel swaps between Cybertruck and...
You bring up the main obstacle for DIY, needing to get the OEM to reinitialise the vehicle. The system should be robust enough to not require that sort of intervention.
Love your idea about colour coded parts.
This was the whole point of the OP, how much should we be encouraging Tesla to make components repairable.
From the look of the Monroe Live tear down it appears that the structural battery pack is recycleable but not intended to be repairable or reconfigurable.
Other parts like the seats, the...
Yes, they aren’t necessarily mutually exclusive though. I was inspired to start this thread from the discussion “Cybertruck was designed to be built”.
When considering things like the physical simplicity of components, What sort of skill set and equipment would be required to perform non...
Tesla has been reticent to supply parts to individual consumers in some situations.
Where do we (as consumers) see the balance between Tesla protecting IP, and public liability and the perceived needs of third party repairers and DIYers?
There could be a great safety resource through companies...
I really do hope that Tesla lean a little closer towards the right to repair movement, it will enable significantly more sustainability. From simple repair all the way to reinvigorating old ICE vehicles.