Tesla Service Nailed It

After posting (and complaining a bit) about my first Tesla service experience, I feel compelled to post about the second one. Tesla brought a Volvo rental car to the house, picked up our Tesla for its follow up service visit, and the assistant service manager returned it to us, and took away the rental car. When he arrived at the… Continue reading

Tesla Road Trip: Vacaville Supercharger

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. You… Continue reading

Tesla Model S Arrives with Style!

This month, Xm satellite radio has been running a special Billy Joel channel. That guy wrote and performed some absolutely amazing music! But I want to update the lyrics to one of his last century songs: Traded in his Lexus for a Te-sa-la-la-la-la-la-la; You oughta know by now.” Yes, we picked up the Tesla Model S yesterday. The weirdest thing… Continue reading

The Deep Backwoods of the Republican State of NC

So, to support free market capitalism, the Republicans in the state of North Carolina are working a bill through the state that bans the purchase of the Tesla Model S. The car is wildly popular out here. I’m reading it’s a sensation on the east coast as well. Tesla is the only auto maker that has repaid every dime of… Continue reading

Busted!

I’ve been seeing a lot of Tesla Model S’s on the road around Sausalito and Marin County. Sharp looking cars! As a huge proponent of EVs (electric vehicles), this, of course makes me very happy. Less oil. The less the better! I don’t know what the motivation was for John Broder’s, @NYTimes, review that appears to have flat out lied… Continue reading