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Model S (driver) lifesaver in Germany

Discussion in 'Model S' started by AustinPowers, Feb 15, 2017.

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  1. AustinPowers

    AustinPowers Total Smeghead

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    Didn't find this here yet, so I thought I'd post this interesting bit of news from yesterday, where a Tesla driver on an Autobahn near Munich in Germany pulled a stunt - during rush hour! - to save the life of another driver who had lost control of his VW Passat due to a medical emergency.

    Sorry it's in German, but I guess Google translate wil be your friend :)

    Mutiger Tesla-Fahrer: „Für mich gab es keine Alternative“
     
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    Pretty cool story.

    What I find hilarious is I tried google translate, and the last section translated as:

    It is sausage
    Around 2000 euro damage was incurred, the report says. "Of course I tried to slow it down as much as possible, but that did make a little dach," Manfred Kick said about the crucial seconds of his rescue operation.

    He had only a few thoughts about the scratches on his car: "This was my first sausage," says the hero from Garching, "metal is replaceable." (Ba)
     
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    AustinPowers Total Smeghead

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    "Ist mir Wurst" literally translates as "is me sausage", which of course doesn't make sense. But "Ist mir Wurst" actually means "I don't care".
     
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    @elonmusk: In appreciation, Tesla is providing all repair costs free of charge and expedited. https://t.co/D68HNJcCoQ
     
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    Wow, what an amazing story.
     
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    Model S M.D. Ludicrous Radiologist

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    Well done EM and Tesla! Awesome Tesla driver hero and awesome company! The Model S is fast, sturdy and heavy, all of which helped save that guy's life.
     
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    This guys deserves a fully loaded 100DL and unlimited supply of beer, do it Elon
     
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    Akikiki A'-Lo-HA ! y'all

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    Thank you Mr. Musk. That's so like you, but still impressive and surprising to see someone willing to do. Wonderful gesture on your part. Thank you again.
     
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    Tesla is awesome. Great free press too!
     

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