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  1. A single digit Holiday

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    Last year, my wife and I drove her sensible Ford Focus to Lombard, IL for the Thanksgiving holiday, from our home in Plymouth, MN. No matter what, I knew we were returning there in our Model S in 2013. I was pleased to see the Rockford, IL supercharger come online in September, and anxious about something in Wisconsin for the middle, but I knew Livewire could make it. After my summer camping trip to Wildcat Mountain State Park, I had acquainted myself with ...

    Updated 12-17-2013 at 09:41 AM by Vexar (grammar error.)

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    Model S , Roadtrip , Featured
  2. A spooky Halloween in Fargo

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    Shortly after my family and I completed our trip to Wildcat Mountain State Park, which was just past the rated range of our 60kWh Model S, I decided that seeing my close friend in Fargo was a realistic 227 mile drive from Plymouth, MN. For those of you who live a safe distance from Fargo, it is a cold and windy place, which makes range a lot harder to judge. After a few false starts for planning recreational activities that did not involve driving, ...

    Updated 11-06-2013 at 01:21 PM by Vexar (Raven wanted a bit of privacy.)

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    Model S , Roadtrip , Featured
  3. Cinematechs' Delivery

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    Well, It's been 3 Days since I've taken delivery. I can honestly say that, as excruciating as the wait was, it simply magnified my Tesla experience. The entire process from order to delivery has been excellent. Sure, there were a few bumps in the road that I would probably attest to TM being a fairly new company, but overall, it's been great. My favorite part of the purchase process was (aside from the car) the fact that I didn't have to deal with a typical ...
  4. Elon's Model S Fire Blog: Dazzling Display of Awesome

    04 October 2013

    As a longtime car nut, engineer, and Tesla fanatic, I've come to have the highest admiration for that Elon dude. He does it again here--decimating Tesla fire hysteria with machine gun bursts of awesome, yet via a sonorous symphony of scientific literacy-driven evidence and logic.

    The 30Sep2013 Tesla Fire video, posted 01Oct2013. 2,341,519 views as of 04Oct2013 11:43PM PDT:



    Elon's Model ...

    Updated 10-07-2013 at 12:52 AM by stainlesssteel

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    Tesla News , Model S
  5. Two holidays with a Model S

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    This summer, I took two road trips with my Model S. Both were a lot of fun and full of learning experiences.

    Trip 1: North and East
    My wife is an adoring and faithful fan of some Canadian Celtic band called Great Big Sea. We went to their concert in Saint Paul in March, and then, apparently, her big moment as a fan came. My wife works in theater. It's been her life-long dream to meet this band. So, when news of their show in Bayfield, ...

    Updated 08-29-2013 at 05:00 PM by Vexar

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    Model S , Roadtrip , Featured
  6. ABC's Nightline asks if Tesla is the Car of the Future.

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    Betty Liu, better known for her role as a host and editor-at-large for Bloomberg Television, spoke with Elon Musk about the Model S and Tesla's fight against the auto dealerships. The segment also includes some comments from Bill Wolters, the president of the Texas Automobile Dealers Association, who perhaps comes off as just a tad smarmy.

    Watch the video below and be sure to leave us your comments.
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  7. Supercharger Fun - Walnut Creek to Gilroy to Atascadero July 10, 2013

    Our previous travels in Tess were completely unplanned except for always significantly overcharging for our planned miles. This was our second road trip with 60 KWH Tess. Our big "aha" moment is the change in mileage between the Supercharger list under places, and the actual navigation mileage. You should always select "navigate" before setting your plans in place. It appears the places listing for superchargers is as the crow flies, and not the navigation mileage.
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    Updated 08-21-2013 at 08:29 PM by alisongmz

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    Model S , Ownership Experience , Roadtrip
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