The Tesla Slow Ride to Mindfulness Relaxation and Meditation at 4K

In stressful times I seek out ways to relax and let my mind drift away. It might not be traditional meditation, but it works for me and it can work for you. I best achieve this by flying an airplane, where my mind is continuously occupied with tasks and duties or just driving. I discovered…… Continue reading The Tesla Slow Ride to Mindfulness Relaxation and Meditation at 4K

How to Submit a Tesla Bug Report While Driving

I’m always amazed by the small features of the Tesla operating system and software. There is always something new to learn. During a recent visit service visit at home from a Tesla technician to install Homelink, I learned about the ability to submit a bug report if something quirky happens. Recently I had an issue…… Continue reading How to Submit a Tesla Bug Report While Driving

Tesla Model 3 Delivery Day – Stressful But Exciting

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Well, after some rescheduling, actually a lot of rescheduling, the day finally came for delivery of our Tesla Model 3 SR+. Ironically, my wife was running an errand that took her near the Tesla dealer when she spotted a car carrier with Tesla’s on it that was behind her in traffic. She pulled into a…… Continue reading Tesla Model 3 Delivery Day – Stressful But Exciting

What is Your Tesla Electric Car Charging Personality?

Deciding to purchase a Tesla or any other electric vehicle means you have to start thinking about external and internal charging solutions so you can keep your vehicle ready to roll. External networks are growing fast, and apps for ChargePoint, PlugShare, or ChargeHub can help you find a wide variety of slow to fast charger…… Continue reading What is Your Tesla Electric Car Charging Personality?

Use This EV Charging Station Map to Find Juice

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The U.S. Department of Energy has a great online tool to locate charging stations for electric vehicles. The tool allows you to locate specific types of chargers and connector types: J1772, CCS, CHAdeMO, and Tesla. You can view the tool below or click here. Loading alternative fueling station locator…window.afdcStationsOptions = {“country”:”all”,”localeCountry”:”US”,”path”:”/find/nearest”,”query”:{“fuel”:[“ELEC”],”ev_levels”:[“dc_fast”]}}Please enable JavaScript to view…… Continue reading Use This EV Charging Station Map to Find Juice

The Tesla Car Buying Experience

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Buying a Tesla has to be among the strangest experiences in my car purchase life. When I placed my order, I had not seen the car in person or driven one. I talked to some current Tesla owners and researched the heck out of the vehicle. Mike, another firefighter, has owned a Model 3 for…… Continue reading The Tesla Car Buying Experience

How to Clean Your Tesla of Covid and Coronavirus for Delivery

Delivery day is fast approaching for our new Model 3 Tesla, and while the delivery may be contactless, you might still have some concerns about how to make sure your car is clean of coronavirus. After all, when was someone in your car last, and did they leave a big sneeze behind that settled on…… Continue reading How to Clean Your Tesla of Covid and Coronavirus for Delivery

Should I Buy a Tesla Model 3? I Just Did and Here is Why.

I really hate parting with money for cars. Most new cars are just an asset worth significantly less when you drive them off the lot. Then they lose a lot of value every year. So much so that many owe more on their cars than they are worth. For many years, I’ve recommended to people…… Continue reading Should I Buy a Tesla Model 3? I Just Did and Here is Why.