My Car Quest

May 21, 2024

Steve Wozniak Gives Elon Musk and Tesla an Earful

A Way Out for Elon... by Wallace Wyss - An editorial on a site called Futurism.com quotes another wunderkind of the Silicon Valley Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. This website quotes Wozniak arguing that "the Elon Musk-led company's … [Read more...]

The Big Changeover: How Robotaxis Will Change the Car Industry Forever

by Wallace Wyss - Elon Musk, even as we speak, is fighting for the validity of "full self driving" in court. That's the name of the option he sells on Teslas, though, to my knowledge, it hasn't been approved for use in all states and even where … [Read more...]

Pondering the Folly of Flippery of the Annual Model Change

A matter of philosophy. by Wallace Wyss - In pondering the (sales) success of Tesla (Never no mind the inexplicable down-in-the-dumps stock price) I always come back to one of its core secrets that is so obvious you wonder how can the rest … [Read more...]

Tesla Battery Day: A Highly Energized Whatcha Got Show

Produced by Elon Musk. by Wallace Wyss - Tesla will finally unveil a planned expansion of its "Battery Day" but in their press releases it's “Investor Day” set for March 1st at the Gigafactory Texas, a separate event from the annual … [Read more...]

Tesla’s Accident Repair Cost Learning Curve

by Mike Gulett - One of the advantages of being an established car manufacturer like General Motors, Ford or Mercedes-Benz (and many others) is that they know how to build in lowering the cost of repair and thus reduced insurance premiums into … [Read more...]

The Politics of Cold Weather and Electric Vehicles

by Wallace Wyss - I am watching the TV commercials showing electric trucks powering through Colorado or Idaho, snow no problem. But then I go to this YouTube series called Now you Know, admittedly 100% Tesla fans, but on this episode they bought … [Read more...]