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Sometime around 2017 or so, when the Tesla Model 3 was starting to show up on the streets, there was something about the idea of going electric that I found intriguing. But more than going electric, it was about the software and the idea that a car doesn’t have to be a static piece of equipment but something that can evolve with updates.

But at that time, I did not need a new car, my 2008 Pathfinder was in great shape in there was no logical justification to try and buy something that I wanted but didn’t need. Fast forward to after writing a book, saving diligently for nearly 3 years, and having a transmission that was about to fail, the timing was right…and then a pandemic.

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