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  1. JBee

    Slipstreaming EV's - A viable pathway to extending range via OTA?

    There was some discussion on various threads about using slipstreaming or drafting to extend EV range. This is when vehicles follow each other closely to minimize aerodynamic drag and therefore reduces energy consumption. I thought it would be interesting to discuss this in more detail, and...
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    New Starlink terminal solution for Cybertruck?

    EM recently tweeted that they now have a 280kmh (174mph) wind rated Starlink dish that is optimized for moving marine applications. The new device is 575mm (22") x 511mm (20") but now is mounted with an angled bracket and no longer needs to track or be mounted on a pole, meaning it would be...
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    Will the Cybertruck only come in a Quad Motor Variant - Pros and Cons

    There has been various discussions through this forum about which motor variations will be released first and in particular why people think so. I have been trying to get the message across to people that unlike a ICE vehicle, adding a extra motor to the CT isn't actually quite such a big deal...
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    Starlink v2 and T-Mobile to offer global coverage to existing mobiles!

    Space X and T-Mobile announced a few hours ago that they will launch a new mobile phone service that will be compatible with most existing mobile phones, by emulating a cell tower in space on a v2 Starlink satellite. This means worldwide coverage using Starlink v2 and your existing mobile! Key...
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    Australian Model Y Orders are NOW OPEN! - Get a MY instead of a Cybertruck while you wait

    As of this morning you can now order a Tesla Model Y in Australia (Yay!): Model Y Rear Wheel Drive with 455km range - $77,821 Model Y Performance Dual Motor 514km range - $110,026 for delivery between November 2022 - February 2023 in Australia here...
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    New TED interviews with Elon Musk about future developments

    The first one is mostly about the effects of Optimus on earth and Mars, and SpaceX going to Mars. An interesting comment is that "1 minute" of Elon's time can be worth up to a million when doing things for Tesla. Is that video donation of time worth $60million? The dimensions of operation are...
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    Elon puts in an offer to buy ALL of Twitter. [LOCKED DUE TO POLITICS]

    Looks like EM has gone nuclear and has filed to the SEC to buy all of Twitter’s shares for $54.20 each – a total of $41.4bn based on 763.58m shares outstanding. EM said: “I invested in Twitter as I believe in its potential to be the platform for free speech around the globe, and I believe...
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