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Tesla Roadster Rocket Thrusters Explained By Tesla Patent

During the annual Tesla shareholder meeting, CEO Elon Musk announced that Roadster 2020 would have a SpaceX option package that will include rocket thrusters. Later, Musk tweeted a few more details: the thrusters won’t actually combust; instead, they will expel high-pressure air to give the Tesla an extra boost of acceleration. Industry experts and the …
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Moats: Why Tesla Can Do What Other Car Companies Only Dream About

In modern business parlance, a moat is something that protects a business from competition or gives it an advantage. A moat could be a trade secret, patented product or process, or an asset that represents a significant capital investment. A moat could be a partnership, an exclusive license, a government granted limited-monopoly, or any barrier to a …
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The Model 3 Needed New AP Hardware, But Not For The Reason Everyone Thinks

The following is speculation based on the author’s experience, the known Model 3 feature set, and Tesla’s plans and recent statements. Summary The Model 3 reportedly contains Autopilot hardware dubbed “v2.5“ News outlets have yet to fully explore the meaning and purpose Tesla isn’t providing a full explanation because they don’t want to tip their …