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I wonder if Tesla even considered an integrated inverter.
And, if so, what is the additional cost?
If Tesla has examined the F-150 Hybrid / Lightning marketing materials, they've considered adding a 110V / 220V wall-power inverter for the convenience of the owner.

Upgrading from the 2kW inverter to the 7kW inverter comes with an option package that costs around $3k-$5k, if I remember correctly.

I don't know what Tesla decided. Toyota isn't doing an inverter on their hybrid truck, and they say their customers don't care -- but it sounds to me like someone at Toyota's trying to save face after being out-innovated. What will Tesla decide to do here?

I personally find the inverter a pretty compelling feature, but not compelling enough to get me to swap my $10k 2010 GMC Sierra Hybrid for a $60k F150 Hybrid -- neither one is a "forever truck" for me, and neither one has a plug.
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All Cybertrucks come with an integrated inverter at no additional cost. Have you been hiding under a rock?
Are we talking about th 3-phase AC traction motor inverters (necessary for the operation of the vehicle)?

Or are we talking about a conveince 110V / 220V wall-power-style inverter (necessary to compete with Ford)?
 
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Are we talking about th 3-phase AC traction motor inverters (necessary for the operation of the vehicle)

Or are we talking about a conveince 110V / 220V wall-power-style inverter (necessary to compete with Ford)?
I am talking about the 110/220 outlets like in my Lightning . They are very handy.
 

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I am talking about the 110/220 outlets like in my Lightning . They are very handy.
From my reading so far, I haven't seen public confirmation of a 110/220 inverter (or even a V2L system) on any Tesla vehicle.

I agree that it's an obvious feature for this type of vehicle. I'd love to be wrong about the lack of confirmation.

P.S. A V2L system that attaches to the charge port would also be OK for my use-case.
 

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she’s back to driving the mazda 6 she’s had since we met. She loves the car, its a really pretty red, dead reliable and we’ve kept it around for the the same kids referenced above to drive once they are of age.

This is the intended replacement

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Your GF sounds interesting. She loves the Ford Mach-e, she loves the Mazda 6 and she is an early adopter of Fisker products. If I was not allowed to drive EV's, I would probably get a Mazda 6. But it's pretty easy to get my hands on excellent EV's. Did she reserve the Fisker One, the release version? IMO, very risky move since they are selling the car far, far below the cost to produce and releasing it without even basic features activated like cruise control. Most people I know who are familiar with the auto industry have already written Fisker off, let's hope they pull off a miracle!

She sounds like a very trusting person! I see massive technological and financial risk. I hope she's super-rich, can afford a long and frustrating experience, and keeps the Mazda 6 for backup transportation!
 


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From my reading so far, I haven't seen public confirmation of a 110/220 inverter (or even a V2L system) on any Tesla vehicle.

I agree that it's an obvious feature for this type of vehicle. I'd love to be wrong about the lack of confirmation.

P.S. A V2L system that attaches to the charge port would also be OK for my use-case.
Tesla announced the Cybertruck would have 120V/240V power onboard back in 2019, before the Ford Lightning. Nothing has changed since then.
 

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Hey, to anyone wondering about inductive phone chargers... found them!

Cybertruck 💬 Cybertruck production starting next week (month of June) confirmed by Tesla manufacturing engineer at Automate trade show 1685033797625


I'm at work without any real graphic program so forgive my VERY crude arrows. If I'm not mistaken, my arrows point to the same inductive charger pair that is used by the Model Y. Directly aft of those two are two typical cup holders. I suspect the armrest lifts to present a large storage cubby.
 

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But, what is this little white square on the door?

Cybertruck 💬 Cybertruck production starting next week (month of June) confirmed by Tesla manufacturing engineer at Automate trade show 1685034088021
 

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Okay... last one... the square panels on the A-pillars... Mirror hardware access for removal? Potential place for "side view camera monitors"?

Cybertruck 💬 Cybertruck production starting next week (month of June) confirmed by Tesla manufacturing engineer at Automate trade show 1685034193624
 

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Hey, to anyone wondering about inductive phone chargers... found them!

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I'm at work without any real graphic program so forgive my VERY crude arrows. If I'm not mistaken, my arrows point to the same inductive charger pair that is used by the Model Y. Directly aft of those two are two typical cup holders. I suspect the armrest lifts to present a large storage cubby.
yeahh i was going to remark on that.. lets place our iphones DIRECTLY in front of our drinks.. what could POSSIBLY go wrong there.
 


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Okay... last one... the square panels on the A-pillars... Mirror hardware access for removal? Potential place for "side view camera monitors"?

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@greggertruck mentioned they are speakers. Sideview with Tesla is on center screen. You can set up where on the screen you want them to display pretty easy
 

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Your GF sounds interesting. She loves the Ford Mach-e, she loves the Mazda 6 and she is an early adopter of Fisker products. If I was not allowed to drive EV's, I would probably get a Mazda 6. But it's pretty easy to get my hands on excellent EV's. Did she reserve the Fisker One, the release version? IMO, very risky move since they are selling the car far, far below the cost to produce and releasing it without even basic features activated like cruise control. Most people I know who are familiar with the auto industry have already written Fisker off, let's hope they pull off a miracle!

She sounds like a very trusting person! I see massive technological and financial risk. I hope she's super-rich, can afford a long and frustrating experience, and keeps the Mazda 6 for backup transportation!
I ordered the fisker. She bought the mach e after the model Y I ordered for her was plagued with issues and was traded in for the mustang. We both found it was superior to the Y in ride quality. She doesn’t like the sickening feel of a fast ev so the fact that its a little slower than a comparable Y didn’t matter at all to her.
tbh ive ordered so many evs at this point that I dont remember the trim I opted for. Msrp was in the $60k range IIRC.
other stuff I have deposits on with her in mind:
Lucid Air Pure although I should cancel that as we finally sat in one at a showroom and she didn’t like how long it was and I had to tilt my head getting in which I can’t stand.

Chevy Blazer. This is the one she finds most attractive and I kinda like it myself.

My belief is that by 2030 most any ev sold today will seem obsolete so its not like we’re picking out a forever car for her at this point.

her favorite thing about the mazda is that its not been to a shop since new for anything other than the most basic of services, it handles much better than the typical midsize sedan, isnt nearly as common as a camry, accord or tesla quite frankly and the heads up display is perfect for the way she sits in it.

the vehicle she wishes she had was the Rivian R1S. I reserved an R1T basically the moment I came across a display of the frame and drive units at some conference. I took delivery at the original price but they had jacked the prices up so much on them that i felt compelled to flip it. She was astounded by the quality of the interior, I was in love with the handling and performance. Had I ordered the R1S instead, she wouldn’t even consider getting something else. Two of our friends have them now and she sends me pics but im not paying that much for one and she likely wouldn’t want to. If I went and did it without her permission anyway, I know she wouldn’t turn it down lol
 
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yeahh i was going to remark on that.. lets place our iphones DIRECTLY in front of our drinks.. what could POSSIBLY go wrong there.
My Pixel is water resistant enough that it can handle a splash... LOL I haven't spilled a drink in a vehicle in probably 30 years so I don't mind. I don't pick up my phone while driving so it doesn't really matter where it is in the vehicle to me.
 

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Okay... last one... the square panels on the A-pillars... Mirror hardware access for removal? Potential place for "side view camera monitors"?

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Air bags. Also a second one above the window. Take a look at any modern car pillars and you will see smaller plastic covers for air bags in the same spots.
 


 


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