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Reviewed: Tesla Model S part 9: Safety and post-crash follow-up

This is one part of the review I was not expecting to write, yet events would have it another way. Back in April, while on our way to kindergarten and work, a pedestrian suddenly stepped into the street (just ahead of an SUV on my left). With one bad option, and the other significantly worse, I opted for the bad one, and veered right, ending with the front end planted into a lamp-post. My quick reaction resulted in no serious damage to anyone, though the front end did suffer more than a little:

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Tesla Model S: On add-ons and upgrades

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For most people, to even start considering the purchase of a Model S is a daunting prospect. Even with incentive programs, they are not cheap. They also come with a fairly large list of optional add-ons and extras. Which ones to pick, and which one to leave by the wayside? I believe this comes down to answering two questions:

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Tesla: All our patents are belong to you

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In a move that is at once impressive and baffling to many commentators, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk recently announced that they are applying the open source philosophy to their portfolio of patents. While a great publicity stunt, there seems to be more to it than that. Musk said:

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