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  1. texasraider

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    What constitutes a 300 person recruitment team? Like what do they do
     
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  2. NineteenNine

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    Recruit. And stuff. Come on man.
     
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  3. Where Eagles Dare

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    300 does seem like a lot. But I don't really know

    I'm not sure why people are freaking out over employee cuts. There have been many examples of re-orgs and employee cuts from F100 companies recently and it isn't necessarily a sign of the company collapsing.
     
  4. Gallant Knight

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    Tesla is a growth company cutting sales staff
     
  5. Where Eagles Dare

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    They are cutting recruiters and ended up only closing a handful of stores :idk:

    Just b/c a company is growing doesn't mean they can't have excess employees
     
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  6. ksim14

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    Funny you say that, from today:

    Y I K E S



    It’s less relevant when put it in perspective with Tesla’s hiring overall. People in this thread disregard they hired like crazy last year even with layoffs.

    https://electrek.co/2018/10/15/tesla-45000-employees-elon-musk/
     
  7. ksim14

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    Or excess stores, just look at LA or Bay Area there’s a lot of redundancy. It’s good Tesla is focused on costs rather than spending on things they don’t need.
     
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    Hm doesn’t show the gif.
     
  9. Cottonseed

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    It's called volume adjusting.
     
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  11. dblplay1212

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    They only closed a handful bc they didntd even look into the cost of breaking leases before they announced they were closing almost all stores.
     
  12. ksim14

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    That was my guess last week.
     
  13. ksim14

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    They've closed 30, they will do another 10-20% in the coming months.
     
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    Anyone hear the new album?

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  15. Where Eagles Dare

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    Is this shit not out yet??? It's 845PST
     
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  16. dblplay1212

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    Right, a far cry from what they said before they realized it wasnt that easy.
     
  17. Where Eagles Dare

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    Musk sarcastically saying Tesla will be on Mars in 10 years.

    I'm guessing $tsla people will be all over that
     
  18. Where Eagles Dare

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    I need to see the Y and the 3 side-by-side. They look damn near similar, maybe more of hatch back.

    It seems like it might look a little better than the 3.
     
  19. Where Eagles Dare

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    Fall 2020 LR 300 mile model Y @ $45,000.

    Spring 2021 230 mile @ $39,000.

    Elon is such a nerd
     
  20. dblplay1212

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    Looks like a Prius. :dislike:
     
  21. ksim14

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    100%
     
  22. Where Eagles Dare

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    I need to see better pics of it, but it looks better than a prius. I don't hate the 3 tho, so maybe different tastes

    Kinda looks like a smaller bmw X6 w/ the sloped back vs a normal looking SUV
     
  23. dblplay1212

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    3 isn't bad. Not a hatchback fan.
     
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  24. ksim14

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    Yea havent seen good photos yet, the 3 looks good when not with aero wheels.

    Its like the porsche macan style CUV's, they arent my cup of tea but CUV's sell.
     
  25. Where Eagles Dare

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    I don't think it looked like it had a hatch back/vertical rear window. They could have done a 360 view during the release vs the awkward clown car drive in and make 19 people get out of it
     
  26. ksim14

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  27. Where Eagles Dare

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    I can't tell if I kind of like it. I'd like to see it next to the X and the 3.

    Almost reminds me of GTs....kinda
     
  28. stangd

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    Not that bad
     
  29. Where Eagles Dare

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    I think it looks pretty good from the side. I see where dblplay1212 gets a hatchback vibe a little bit

    [​IMG]
     
  30. ksim14

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    Whats it go up against? The Nissan Rogue? (which apparently sells 400,000 a year in the US who knew.)
     
  31. Where Eagles Dare

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    :idk:

    Doesn't really go up against anything, does it? Do they compare the 3 to corolla (for GK).?
     
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  32. Handcuffed

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    it looks like a 3
     
  33. ksim14

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    Haha, I thought it was a mazda.

    Yea I just don't follow the CUV market not my type of car so was curious what others looked like.
     
  34. Gallant Knight

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    more like model why lmao
     
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  35. Gallant Knight

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    Would love to see how 7 people fit in that “suv”
     
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  36. Where Eagles Dare

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    They actually did that last night as part of the demonstration. They had seven people in the car when they drove it on stage.
     
  37. dblplay1212

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    Link? I looked for video and cant find it. I dont see how 7 people can fit in there. 5 max imo.
     
  38. ButchCassidy

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    i hate the nose design. just like the 3.
     
  39. Where Eagles Dare

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    It was on the livestream last night. I'm guessing it's on YouTube Somewhere? I was kind of surprised when people kept getting out of the car and there were seven people inside. I agree that the back seat has to be absurdly tiny
     
  40. dblplay1212

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    I searched Twitter and couldnt find it. TheresT no chance 7 people can comfortably fit in that car. 7 college kids on the way home from the bar sitting on top of each other? Sure. 7 people comfortably for more than a 20 minute ride? No.
     
  41. Where Eagles Dare

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    Yeah, IDK. These were grown adults, mix of men/women. :idk:

    I haven't been in many, if any, 3rd row seats that were comfortable
     
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  42. dblplay1212

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    Never been in a Tahoe?
     
  43. Where Eagles Dare

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    No.

    But clearly you can't compare an XL Tahoe to a small SUV or CUV
     
  44. dblplay1212

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    I'm comparing a real 7 passenger to a "7 passenger." It's not just a Model Y issue, lots of cars claim X amount of passengers when it's laughable to think that many people actually fit in the car. I know the Rogue says 7 passengers but it's a much bigger SUV than the Y.
     
  45. Where Eagles Dare

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    Seems like just finding a reason to bitch, no??

    I'd say all 3rd rows in non Full Size or XL SUVs are trash.
     
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  46. HuskerInMiami

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    Companies with large fleets run almost entirely on Rogues. That's why their sales are so high.
     
  47. HuskerInMiami

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    3rd row in a Tahoe is still miserable.
     
  48. REGGNECK

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    Bought my daughter a rogue, probably buy myself a used Tesla soon . Cool story
     
  49. Where Eagles Dare

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    So dblplay1212

    Not a lot of specs but Google tells mea Rouge has 61 cubic feet of cargo space and the Y has 66. That's a decent bit more room. Not sure how it all is configured inside but :idk: maybe the two are comparable
     
  50. Gallant Knight

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    Tesla down 4% after the model why “reveal”
     
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