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Information Gleaned from Teslive

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  1. ZestyChicken

    ZestyChicken Member

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    For those of us who didn't have the opportunity to attend, can anyone summarize anything learned regarding future plans for the company and especially for the Model S?

    Obviously most interested in future retrofits and the SC network roll-out.

    ...or was there not much in the way of inside info shared?

    :biggrin: Thanks
     
  2. mknox

    mknox Well-Known Member

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    The Tesla folks on-hand were very concerned about making any kind of "forward-looking statements" and would constantly check themselves before answering any questions like this.

    There were a few tid-bits:

    - Valet Mode
    - Maps that orient in the car's direction (rather than always North up)

    ...help me out... what else?
     
  3. Jgdixon

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    WiFi and tethering soon.
    Using the onboard memory to help cache for Google Maps to reduce blank tiles
     
  4. ElSupreme

    ElSupreme Model S 03182

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    Tesla is long/medium term production limited by battery cell production. More battery cell capacity is required for increased car sales.

    (I think Elon eluded to or said more than ~30-40k a year production would require greater battery cell production capacity. But I could have just convinced myself of that number.)
     
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    Elon said that they (ie 'panasonic' currently) would need to build a few factories just to support the demand that Tesla will have (or has but hasn't been tapped yet) for battery cells.
     
  6. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    If you had followed Jerome out to his car it has all the new improvements in it. (i was busy)

    See the pictures of the Model X.
     

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