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When Elon says stuff like "in about a year" I get worried.. remember when he said "in a month or so" o_O
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I have a Ford reserved just in case my current truck dies before the CT is available. Prefer the CT but I need a truck for work.
Man... that sucks... it might be a good truck but after hearing about the debacle with the Mach E software I'd be nervous about Ford's software.

Is there any possibility of a short term lease? Enterprise does long term rentals, but an F150 is like $1300 a month. Ouch. Maybe Turo?
 

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A general question about all the cameras for self driving. Maybe it has been answered before and I missed it. What happens when you get behind a truck on the highway throwing up mud when it first starts to rain? I can turn on my washer and wipers for the windshield. if I am in self-driving mode, does it disengage, scream out a warning, or crash into the truck ahead of me?😳
 

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I ordered a CT DM on Dec 3rd, 2019. I expected it would be at least 3 years before I took delivery so I leased a Model Y LR in June. The MY is a great vehicle and it makes waiting for the Cybertruck much easier.

In the meantime, the wife is getting a Model 3 SR and we have ordered Tesla Solar (12.4kW panels+ 2 Power Walls) for the house. We have level 2 charging at home via a Wall Charger and if Tesla builds an HVAC system for the the home, we will likely get that too.

I guess you could say we are all in for Tesla and it's transportation and energy companies. Tesla is clearly the best and brightest of the US based companies. They have created many good paying manufacturing jobs here in the US and we feel this kind of innovation, smart energy creation and utilization deserves our support.

The CyberTruck will come and it will be another successful product for Tesla. Hang in there folks, it will be worth the wait.
 

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A general question about all the cameras for self driving. Maybe it has been answered before and I missed it. What happens when you get behind a truck on the highway throwing up mud when it first starts to rain? I can turn on my washer and wipers for the windshield. if I am in self-driving mode, does it disengage, scream out a warning, or crash into the truck ahead of me?😳
Well, it turns on the wipers, for one, slows down for two, and yells at you for three.

https://www.cybertruckownersclub.co...me-theyre-wasting-everybodys-time.3681/page-4

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The billionaire entrepreneur tweeted that the Full Self-Driving Beta version 9.2 is "actually not great imo (in my opinion), but Autopilot/AI team is rallying to improve as fast as possible."
Don’t believe this is what Musk said.

I believe he was referring to the released version, not the beta.
 

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Don’t believe this is what Musk said.

I believe he was referring to the released version, not the beta.

Yes, but his next reply on that was
"Just drove FSD Beta 9.3 from Pasadena to LAX. Much improved!"

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I wouldn't necessarily stack those two statements, except to say that pretty much every Cybertruck will have the then-latest FSD hardware. Tesla doesn't build a lot of vehicles with designs it has left behind. This could mean that an early trimotor has a different FSD hardware suite than a later one.
Batteries, I think, will remain the key dependency. Oh, yeah, and how do you manufacture that stainless steel origami thing at scale...
I really think people overthink the stainless body. Vehicle manufacturing has always used various shapes of steel panels bonded together in various structural ways. Looking at the patent images for the door panels it seems like out of all the ways you could make a door assembly the bent stainless sheet clad to an interior panel is likely the simplest. I think keeping the stainless clean and scratch free through the manufacturing process will be the tough part. I almost wonder if the car will show up to your door with those peel off protective sheets on all the stainless like a refrigerator comes with.
 

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So what I got out of that:
1. Cybertruck is probably coming out 1 year from now or maybe a bit later.
2. Cybertruck will be getting the first upgraded AI hardware for FSD.
3. Upgraded AI hardware will be about 4 times more capable than the current AI hardware.
Tesla needs to get rid of the gimmick robot and focus on the Semi that’s few years late on its scheduled release and the CT keeps being pushed off too? Year 2043 and wait for it, wait for it, the better CT? In my state it’s a truck owners state, and my M3 with its 60 series tires is like driving on no wheels at all, Tesla is a great vehicle but it’s only for the city with smooth seamless concrete paved roads . Rural folk need their truck now. Lol. Give me a base model Work CT without all the hype and bells. Give us old batteries and AI, it all get upgrades later anyways!

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Tesla needs to get rid of the gimmick robot and focus on the Semi that’s few years late on its scheduled release and the CT keeps being pushed off too? Year 2043 and wait for it, wait for it, the better CT? In my state it’s a truck owners state, and my M3 with its 60 series tires is like driving on no wheels at all, Tesla is a great vehicle but it’s only for the city with smooth seamless concrete paved roads . Rural folk need their truck now. Lol. Give me a base model Work CT without all the hype and bells. Give us old batteries and AI, it all get upgrades later anyways!

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There is no way that the Tesla Bot is a gimmick, AI day was to recruit the best minds in the world to work on it. Tesla is not going to pull employees off the Semi line to work on the Bot. There are already new job postings.

Whenever I start to become impatient waiting for my CT, I think back to the 18 months I waited for my Model 3 with the never-ending delays from production hell and how it felt that Tesla would never release the M3 and maybe I should just buy a Bolt instead.... Today, over three years later I barely can remember that time waiting and I'm so thankful that I did find the patience to wait it out because of how amazing the M3 turned out to be.

How cool is it going to be seeing these Tesla Bots working on Mars, building my future retirement home?

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There is no way that the Tesla Bot is a gimmick, AI day was to recruit the best minds in the world to work on it. Tesla is not going to pull employees off the Semi line to work on the Bot. There are already new job postings.

Whenever I start to become impatient waiting for my CT, I think back to the 18 months I waited for my Model 3 with the never-ending delays from production hell and how it felt that Tesla would never release the M3 and maybe I should just buy a Bolt instead.... Today, over three years later I barely can remember that time waiting and I'm so thankful that I did find the patience to wait it out because of how amazing the M3 turned out to be.

How cool is it going to be seeing these Tesla Bots working on Mars, building my future retirement home?

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Thank you for your thoughts I was not referring to the bot as actual gimmick, I was being rhetorical. Innovation is great but focus on one project at a time and stop pushing back delivery dates. Just a concerned consumer who thinks Tesla could do better.
 

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Tesla needs to get rid of the gimmick robot and focus on the Semi that’s few years late on its scheduled release and the CT keeps being pushed off too? Year 2043 and wait for it, wait for it, the better CT? In my state it’s a truck owners state, and my M3 with its 60 series tires is like driving on no wheels at all, Tesla is a great vehicle but it’s only for the city with smooth seamless concrete paved roads . Rural folk need their truck now. Lol. Give me a base model Work CT without all the hype and bells. Give us old batteries and AI, it all get upgrades later anyways!
The semi needs 4680 cells. Throwing more engineers at the 4680 project at this point is only going to slow things down.
 

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