How to remove the cover under the hood. More details about the mechanicals and how the car actually works (drive train, not Sync 4a). I am also oddly interested in road trip videos.So... As one of those YouTuber types... I have to ask. What type of videos would you want to watch now? Now that the previews are done and the reviews are done, I'm making a list of videos to do next. I've thought of range tests (different conditions and weather), charging tests, road trips, how-tos and tips. Any others? Or none of the above?
Then do you think there should be a corresponding comparison of available service centers?Hop onto any Tesla board and you'll find at least one thread griping about all the praise being heaped on the MME. Personally, I've only seen a couple of reviews where the people seemed biased toward Tesla.
I also think it is fair to mention the MME's underdeveloped charging network. Public charging is very important to some shoppers. I don't know how you can separate "the car itself" from the ability to fuel it. Any honest evaluation should acknowledge that Tesla's Supercharger network, and Tesla charging in general, is currently superior. And if enough reviewers talk about it, maybe it will pressure Ford.
With no mention of Ford service centers?I don't think the Tesla Supercharger network can or should be separated from the vehicle.
Superchargers are built by Tesla, at Tesla's expense, funded by the sale of Tesla cars, owned, operated, and maintained by Tesla, and use a proprietary Tesla Connector that ensures they can only be used by Teslas.
When you buy a Tesla, you are buying the Supercharger network - you're literally paying for it. It should be mentioned as a selling point.
Superchargers are as much a part of a Tesla vehicle as the seat is.
Ford (and GM, and everyone else) had the option to spend the billions to build their own network to rival it - they did not. That's not saying it's good or bad, or the right decision or the wrong decision, but it was a decision.
Something you guys might not be aware of: Ford may have deliberately throttled back performance of the first generation Ford Fusion Hybrid battery. I own one. Many owners noticed that battery performance fell off a cliff after 8-9 years. Then an intrepid owner discovered a setting buried in the service menus where you can reset the age of the battery to 0 and immediately restore full performance. All it takes is a laptop connected to the OBDIi port.Yes but if Apple produced a car, after 2 years it would be limited to 30 mph, "to deliver the best experience for its customers".
Therein lies the issue. Only hope it improves. The non uniformity of high speed charging stations is a problem. It's going to be a little frustrating to travel for a while. Not so frustrating that I would switch to a Teal though. But I can see the draw on that front.I also think it is fair to mention the MME's underdeveloped charging network. Public charging is very important to some shoppers. I don't know how you can separate "the car itself" from the ability to fuel it.
Which is fair, but I was discussing the charging element so it confused me as to why dealers are related to charging.I think his point is that if you are being comprehensive and talking about more than just the car, it seems like service centers should also be mentioned.