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National Geographic Tesla Model S Megafactory

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  1. ToddRLockwood

    ToddRLockwood Active Member

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    #1 ToddRLockwood, Nov 23, 2012
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  2. dailydriver

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    Cool - thanks for posting.
     
  3. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    It says "three minute teaser". Does that mean there is a longer version someplace (as the video ends abruptly)?
     
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    It's a 1h documentary
    Was on tv yesterday in belgium and the netherlands
     
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    Very cool documentary. You get an amazing amount of details.
     
  7. jstoneman

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    This is like an hour-long commercial! I almost got weepy-eyed near the end. These guys are changing our planet. I also enjoyed the huge amount of detail about the factory. I had no idea that they were only using about 20% of the space. Seems like x and bluestar will have plenty of space to be born as well.
     
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    PopSmith Saving for a Model 3

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    Well put together documentary. I've also learned a thing or two. I agree that Tesla has build a place in history.
     
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    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Yes, thank you very much for the link.
     
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    DaveT Searcher of green pastures

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    Thanks for the link. I just watched the video and it's excellent. Gives a real close-up look at the factory and entire build process. It's like a long Tesla commercial and sure to win over some people. :)
     
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    Man that was great. Like smoking crack with the choir. Who paid who for that film? What a blast. Thanks! Man I want one. Wait, almost forgot about that reservation 40 (yep, forty) months ago...guess my day will come...soon!
     
  13. Norbert

    Norbert TSLA will win

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    45 minutes of first class video!
     
  14. shokunin

    shokunin P85 & S40

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    That was awesome!! feels like I already had a factory tour, probably more in-depth too. But nothing will compare to seeing hundreds of Model S.. coming down the line one after another!
     
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    Extraordinary video. Made me very proud to be a soon-to-be Tesla owner.
     
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    around 16:10 plus you see a minivan and what looks like one of the Acura crossovers...must be the model x competitors
     
  17. Mayhemm

    Mayhemm Model S P85+ "Lola"

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    All in all, a pretty good video. Any publicity is good publicity, as they say.

    There was some disappointing semantic spin happening though, such as at 22:15 where it's stated that you can get 100km of charge from a regular power outlet. While it is possible to get 100km/hr of range and it is possible to charge from a regular outlet, you cannot do both at the same time (110V plugs get less than 5km/hr).

    I don't know if this was the show taking liberties or whether Tesla was on board with it. Tesla already has a great case, they don't need to stretch the truth.
     
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    Pride is an understatement.

    While this documentary is certainly not manufacturer agnostic, it is added to my list of must sees along with "Who Killed" and "Revenge".

    And Carbon Nation, and Crude Awakening.
     
  19. Beastly

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    Excellent Video - Thank You!
     
  20. Plug Me In

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    Just watched it with both my boys. The youngest (6) is chanting "I want a Model S!" . I'm still keeping the reservation a secret from them and neither has questioned how I know so much about the Model S. We'll see how long the secret will last - I have a long way to go (P14,971)...
     

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