That would be a strange assumption, but maybe?
We're pretty sure there's not more than a million or so pre-orders... The estimates are having trouble with all the other products that have been pre-sold since, so it'll be more and more difficult to figure out when.
If you're in the top 40k of...
Sometimes the bump is cool. It was relevant this time, even.
I hate sites that kill threads just because they're old, that doesn't mean they're not still being updated. See also, the reservation number thread.
It doesn't side-step the problem of carrying the battery like cargo, losing space to the larger battery you're not carrying around, and dealing with the cooling loop like CyberGus pointed out.
And then you have the problem of needing alot more batteries for the same number of vehicles on the...
No, they can't, and no, it hasn't.
Production cannot start until after the pre-production, production-intent units have completed certification.
Mass production is when weekly output goes over 3k/week.
This is the terminology that Tesla and other car producers use. Any other definition is...
Santa Cruz, here.
Nice sunny morning from Capitola last year. Probably wouldn't take it there, but piling friends into it for a beach day wouldn't be a bad idea ^-^
Also, modular units cap your peak power output because of load balancing issues from im-balanced cell age.
You'd have a heavier, weaker truck carrying the packs around as cargo, either leaving you with weird gaps in you chassis or taking up cargo space. And how would you move 300 lb battery...
Ahh, yes, those rules that let unearned income get taxed at a lower rate than labor.
Anyhow, you still only get charged on the margin; if you're not already making alot of money, you won't pay much tax.