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// SHORT – Elon at National Governors Association


  • 2 to 3 gigafactories in the US over next several years, a couple overseas (54:47)

  • “If we’ve accelerated the transition by 10 years that’s a great success” re: how to measure Tesla success

-No big announcements, really scared of AI, suggested we regulate ahead of the tech

// New Tesla Charging Calculator

// LONG – Tesla Service Upgrades (https://www.tesla.com/service)

  • 100 New service centers

  • 350+ New Mobile Units

  • 1400 New Technicians

  • 3x worldwide capacity

// Volvo going all “electric” by 2019 (https://www.theatlantic.com/news/archive/2017/07/volvos-electric-future/532659/)

  • Not fully electric

  • Big move from Volvo

  • Signalling a shift by a big manufacturer

“This announcement marks the end of the solely combustion engine-powered car,” Håkan Samuelsson, Volvo’s president and chief executive, said in a statement.

Volvo said Wednesday that starting in two years, its cars will be electric, plug-in hybrids or mild hybrids. Between 2019 and 2021, Volvo will launch three fully electric cars and two high-performance electric cars from Polestar, which will be spun off into a separate premium car company. Volvo said these five cars “will be supplemented by a range of petrol and diesel plug in hybrid and mild hybrid 48 volt options on all models.”

“This means that there will in future be no Volvo cars without an electric motor, as pure ICE cars are gradually phased out and replaced by ICE cars that are enhanced with electrified options,” the company’s statement said.

// Model 3 is HERE!

// What’s Inside Tesla Video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=goTojvhwrdc&t=1s)

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// My Tire Blew!

  • Was going low for a while

  • Tires sit off-camber so they wear more on the inside

  • Currently in the shop, waiting to hear back..

// Next Gen Roadster Prize! (http://www.teslarati.com/tesla-founders-series-next-gen-roadster-secret-level-referral-program-prize/)

// COOL – Happy Birthday Nikola Tesla! (July 10th, 1856)

  • Would be 161

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