This (August 21) post is backdated to the date it happened. Today we drove out to see Hoover Dam. We stopped to have breakfast. Steve melted in the parking lot. All that remains is his hat to shield his little bald head from getting sunburned. We drove over the dam, but for security reasons, cars […]
Like most people, sometimes I see what’s coming, but sometimes I don’t. This piece is a shot in the dark: what I suspect is coming to our rather-near future. It just seems to make sense to me as various indicators point in the same direction. In our hyper-connected society, more and more teenagers are choosing […]
I think it’s time for another update on what it has been like to own our Tesla Model S. We bought ours in 2014. And I’ve written periodic updates. Driving Experience I must say that driving the Tesla is still a thrilling experience. The car handles flawlessly. We just have the regular Model S, without […]
I’ve mentioned before that when I lived in Atlanta 8 years ago, I drove like the proverbial bat: insanely fast. However, I never tailgated, weaved in and out of traffic, nor did I text or email while driving. I may have squeezed through a light or a few. Driving in Atlanta today is like driving […]
I’ve grown accustomed to the massive amount of torque of the EV’s electric motor, which which makes the car accelerate exceptionally smoothly! No matter what your speed, no matter how steep the hill, if you need to accelerate, there is no hesitation at all, just beautiful, smooth, perfectly controlled acceleration.
This was first class service. This level of personal attention was completely over the top! Not only did Tesla read my satisfaction survey, the company went out of its way to make sure I was more than satisfied with my service experience. I’m just very, very impressed! Tesla totally rocks! Gotta love this company! Totally love this car!
We took our first road trip in Nick—driving to Martinez for a bit of business1. We then decided to head up to Vacaville for lunch. We wanted to visit the Vacaville supercharger station. We really didn’t need to charge, but the whole idea was to try it out. This was our first supercharger experience. It’s free. It’s blazing fast. […]
I was inspired by Kim Leuenberger’s awesome macro photography series: Traveling Cars Adventures. So today, with my little tin car in hand, I headed to Rodeo Beach to shoot some traveling car adventures myself. The wind was completely out of control!
Today I unexpectedly heard back from Tesla, thanking me for taking the time to provide them with information about my Tesla service experience, addressing some of my specific concerns, and also thanking me for my thoughts and ideas about how Tesla can improve their customer service experience generally.
I really enjoy hearing what smart people think, what they say. This week Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, was interviewed on All in with Chris Hayes—two very bright young men making a positive difference in our world.