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Differences between Tesla Autopilot 1, Autopilot 2, HW2.5 & Autopilot 3 (also known as HW2.5 and HW3) – Which MCU do I have?

AP1 now discontinued on new cars (but still great) – Lane keep with centering– TACC (Traffic Aware Cruise Control)– Emergency collision avoidance and various warnings (more advanced AEB basically)– Can tell the difference between a lorry, car, motorbike and even a person– Lane change with indicator/signal movement– AutoPark with Self parallel parking + parking space detection– Automatic…

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How to save money when buying a Tesla in the UK (& worldwide)

First of all, it’s important to introduce myself, my name is William Fealey and I’m a Tesla owner, Tesla advocate & Tesla Critic. I’ve spoken & hopefully excited thousands of potential electric car owners across the world with the prospect of sustainable and smart electric transport, I’m also the president of Tesla Owners UK where I’ve had…

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My emergency car kit

Just to be clear I probably carry 80% of this all the time, the rest: spade, both puncture kits, ice tracks etc are only put in the frunk for longer trips/certain times of the year. It may appear at first like a lot but as you can see from the above photo it fills the…

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Step-by-Step method to clean your Tesla

First of all this process can be used on any car. Things you will need: Two bucket technique set with a Grit guard (possibly cheaper via Amazon) or just buy two cheap buckets locally and be extremely careful that no stones/dirt get trapped in your mitt A decent Wash mitt (or this one) A pressure washer – Nilfisk…

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What is TeslaLog?

Short answer: Data Logging for your Tesla Long answer: Trip stats (MPH / SOC / Elev / WH/MILE / Temp / Current / Range / Level) Acceleration Graphs (Start Speed / Stop Speed / Max Power / Peak HP / Duration / Wh) Charge stats (Minute intervals showing Amps / Volts / kW / Rate...

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Gaydon Tesla Meetup Charging Notes (Will Fealey + Mark Toor)

Plugshare (web and phone app) The best app to find chargers (photos, check-ins etc) Adding your charger (home/business etc) Open to all, public database Teslow Juice (Model S charging network) 344 charging locations Private Network (Emergency use only) Ranges from 3.5kw – 22kw Free to use, ideally offer £10 ish if doing a full charge…

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Tesla UK Glossary / Acronyms

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-6265785442487308", enable_page_level_ads: true }); Forums and Facebook are superb places for us to discuss our cars but often abbreviations, acronyms and slang usage means some users are completely lost or frantically Googling to keep up. This glossary relates to Tesla and the UK EV (Electric Vehicle) market, anything I've missed...

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