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After Model S Explosion, Gruber Motors Breaks Down the Price of Its Battery Pack
After Model S Explosion, Gruber Motors Breaks Down the Price of Its Battery Pack

30 Dec 2021, 18:51 UTC / Pete Gruber wanted to show Tesla is probably selling battery packs at cost. Sadly, that adds very little to the fundamental discussion these prices bring

 
Rich Rebuilds Answers Accusations Related to $22K Battery Pack Repair
Rich Rebuilds Answers Accusations Related to $22K Battery Pack Repair

20 Sep 2021, 14:20 UTC / The discussion goes much further than just that: Rich Benoit and Louis Rossman also talked about greenwashing and the backlash Tesla fans can create.

 
Tesla Hacker Says Replacing Battery Pack Modules in Model S Doesn’t Work
Tesla Hacker Says Replacing Battery Pack Modules in Model S Doesn’t Work

15 Sep 2021, 11:46 UTC / Jason Hughes told autoevolution he has tried that multiple times and his best shot lasted only one year. He now uses a different repair method.

 
Tesla Owner Receives $22K Battery Repair Estimate, Electrified Garage Fixes It for $5,750
Tesla Owner Receives $22K Battery Repair Estimate, Electrified Garage Fixes It for $5,750

13 Sep 2021, 10:46 UTC / This is another example of how the Right to Repair can keep EVs running instead of turning them into junkyard material for a single component.

 
What's Inside a Tesla Model S Plaid: Rich Rebuilds Follows Sandy Munro
What's Inside a Tesla Model S Plaid: Rich Rebuilds Follows Sandy Munro

23 Aug 2021, 12:30 UTC / The youtuber got a Tesla Model S Plaid and dismantled it to show us what makes this EV unique. Disclaimer: it is quite different from a regular Model S.

 
YouTuber Demonstrates Main Issue With EVs In a Single Tweet: Repairability
YouTuber Demonstrates Main Issue With EVs In a Single Tweet: Repairability

30 Jun 2021, 08:30 UTC / Rich Benoit – from the Rich Rebuilds YouTube channel – showed how a simple issue might turn an EV into a salvaged vehicle