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Overview of Tesla pre-owned car inventory sources (CPO)

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You can find a pre-owned Tesla car also in the official inventory. These are sold by Tesla after a check as so-called CPO (Certified Pre-Owned) vehicles with a limited warranty. In addition, so-called “inventory new cars” are usually also on offer. These are exhibition vehicles or cars produced “on stock” with frequently sold configurations. Tesla […]

Tesla trunk shelf lift retrofit for Model S

Tesla Shelf Lift

Unfortunately, Tesla supplies a trunk shelf without lift function with its Model S. This means that when opening the trunk, the shelf has to be folded up manually each time and then folded down again manually before closing it, otherwise the view through the rear window is impaired. Fortunately, there are enough third-party manufacturers that […]

Tesla abbreviations and terms explained

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Please do not hesitate to contact me if some Tesla abbreviations are still missing on this list. A list of Tesla abbreviations ACC Adaptive Cruise Control AP Autopilot = Assistance system for driver support (e.g. lane assistant, steering assistant, acceleration and braking assistant). Is gradually being developed by Tesla towards more and more autonomous driving. AP1 […]

Tesla AP1 vs AP2 vs AP3 – Difference between Autopilot versions

Tesla Autopilot AP1 vs AP2 vs AP3

The combination of different driver assistance systems is also called autopilot by Tesla. Since the system is constantly being further developed, there are now several versions. The difference is the autopilot hardware installed in the Tesla vehicle, the activated software options and the resulting possible range of functions. Starting in October 2014, all Tesla vehicles […]