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Old 05-20-2019, 06:46 AM   #61
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That is fucking embarrassing. I guess that's what happens when the marketing folks need something to show at the last minute
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:15 PM   #62
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Not well, it seems.

"Correcting Audi: Tesla Model 3 Charges Over 2 Times Faster Than Audi e-tron"

https://cleantechnica.com/2019/05/17...n-audi-e-tron/
My eyes glazed over trying to read that article.

Sounds like an inept PR person misread (and plagiarized) some charging speed comparison data from Twitter?

I mean, sure, it's not good. But the breathless tone of the article was a little much considering how often Elon Musk lies and exaggerates.
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:34 PM   #63
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My eyes glazed over trying to read that article.

Sounds like an inept PR person misread (and plagiarized) some charging speed comparison data from Twitter?

I mean, sure, it's not good. But the breathless tone of the article was a little much considering how often Elon Musk lies and exaggerates.
Glazed over here, too, but I read enough to get that there was some significant willful misrepresentation. It would be hard to pin it on the company rather than the individual in most cases, but it was done at a a major industry event. More than enough senior eyes should have seen it before he presented it and no one flagged it.

Kinda shocked the Audi comms guy was as open as he was about what his colleague did rather than give a flack like answer. Either he doesn't know what he's doing or Audi knows it's a big deal.
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