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Fremont spitting out cars!

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by iwannam3, Jul 3, 2018.

  1. iwannam3

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    This video is amazing!
     
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    The shorts will say that they are just moving the same 200 cars in and out of the shot.
     
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    Yeah a lot of them looked very similar!
     
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    Almost as if they're all one of 7 colors and 2 wheel variations.
     
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  6. jelloslug

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    And one bag color!
     
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    And they are winning ... :eek:

    TSLA -24.21 (-7.23%)
     
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    That is very cool....based on what ISA told me, one of those for that week was likely mine.
     
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    The IPO was $17 less than 10 years ago. I would not be so sure about claiming victory yet.
     
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    $25 swing in TSLA? Must be a Tuesday. ;)

    Keep in mind there are other forces at work in the market, that have been weighing on automobile stocks in general. *cough*tariffs*cough*
     
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    Why are some cars bagged/wrapped and others are not?
     
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    It sounds like they don't bother wrap them for short hauls.
     
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    Distance to be traveled.
     
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    I can confirm this. My car was definitely not wrapped when they drove it from the Fremont factory to my house for delivery. Apparently 12 miles didn't warrant protection.
     
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    So cal wasn’t wrapped either. Sheesh
     
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    the video of this lot alone justifies Tesla's push for FSD - just imagine building a car, releasing it for it to just drive off to the customer.

    Save a fortune, no storage lot required, transit dings and scrapes to sort out, heck it could even video itself from "coming alive" in the factory to your front door and let you track it on the app.

    One day maybe, but not this day..
     
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    I sure hope not.

    Imagine you live on the other side of the country. Would you want your new car to have 1000's of km/miles on it?

    What about road debrise?

    Ill stick with how things are ty very much
     
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    to be fair it would only work for local deliveries for sure.
     
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    I would happily pocket the usual $1,000 delivery charge to have the car self-deliver in exchange for some miles on the odometer when it arrives (especially with EVs life expectancy over 500,000 miles). I guess if the delivery truck is FSD then the delivery charge could be a lot less anyway. I’m expecting the self-charging snake will have to be in the story too for the remote customers.
     
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    @nigwill - you got it - FSD trucks could take the brunt of the mileage (and road debris), with cars self unloading in the local area to drive to your door

    If Elon really had his way, the cars would exit the factory into a hyperloop tunnel to your nearest city, hop into a lower speed tunnel, exit for the final few miles to you door, and to answer thje legit concern about road debris, perhaps it could be supplied with a temporary shroud for protection. Just not quite there yet.

    The real future will likely (sadly?) be less car ownership altogether though as car sharing takes off.

    Not parting with my P100D in a hurry though.
     

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