Between no internet and traveling for the 4th I didn't get a show done last week. BUT, I had a great time while my buddy did a 24 hour test drive on a Model S in Seattle!
Here she is! Model 3 Serial Number 1
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 9, 2017
TSLA stock: OUCH!
Are you going to use this (temporary) crash as an opportunity to buy?
Read the hit piece, er, story at CNBC
Model S fails to get a good score on an IIHS crash test. That keeps it from being a "Top Safety Pick."
Read more at Wired
Tesla is building the world's largest lithium-ion battery in Australia. It will be charged with wind power and can provide power for 30,000 homes.
Read more at the BBC
A new EV Cannonball Run record as a Model S beats out a Model S by over three hours. Check out the great video!
France is outlawing petrol and diesel cars by 2040.
Read the story at Electrek
In Norway last month 42% of vehicles sold were EVs! That is an insane number, driven by VW e-Golf and Model X sales.
Read more at Electrek
Tip of the Week
Joining my buddy on his extended test drive reminded me: you may not know you can take a Tesla overnight!
Want to see how it fits in your garage? What's it like to Supercharge? Will your child's car seat fit?
After your test drive, ask if you can get an extended test drive. I know Denver let me and Seattle let him so I assume it's available everywhere. If not, tell them I said it's OK!
Pearly McPearl charging in Arlington, WA
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