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Tesla Slams Other Auto Companies For Slow Innovation: Sends Free Guide to 48-Volt Architecture To Its Competitors

Tesla is shipping a free guide on 48-volt architecture for EVs to all its competitors in a slam and challenge to the CEO of every other car company to hopefully get its competitors to step it up in their EV manufacturing.

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Jim Farley, CEO of Ford says he got the document of the 48-volt architecture.

In a groundbreaking move that has sent shockwaves through the electric vehicle (EV) industry, Tesla is now offering a free guide on the implementation of 48-volt architecture for EVs and has sent it to the CEO of all other auto companies. This unexpected strategic move not only showcases Tesla's commitment to innovation but also serves as a potent challenge to other EV manufacturers.

Unveiling the 48-Volt Revolution

Tesla, renowned for its trailblazing advancements in the EV realm, has lifted the curtain on a comprehensive guide detailing the intricacies of 48-volt architecture, which is used for "steer-by-wire" 4-wheel steering. Auto companies have been stuck at 12-volt for decades, and Tesla had had enough of it.

This cutting-edge technology involves the use of a 48-volt electrical system in vehicles, providing a multitude of benefits, including enhanced energy efficiency, faster charging capabilities, and improved overall performance.

Tip: Enabled only by 48-volt architecture, the Cybertruck has smooth 4-wheel steering to make handling incredibly easy.

The guide delves into the nitty-gritty of implementing a 48-volt architecture, from the essential components to the potential impact on range and power delivery. This move by Tesla not only empowers current Tesla owners but also positions the company as a thought leader in the EV landscape.

A Strategic Slam Against Competitors

While many EV manufacturers have been racing to keep up with Tesla's technological prowess, the release of this free guide amplifies Tesla's competitive edge. Tesla is worth more than all other automakers for a reason.

Here's why Tesla's move is a game-changer and a strategic slam against its competitors.

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Democratizing Knowledge

By making this guide freely accessible, Tesla is not just pushing the boundaries of innovation, but also democratizing knowledge. Other automakers often guard their technological advancements as proprietary secrets.

However, Tesla's decision to share insights into 48-volt architecture signifies a commitment to advancing the entire EV industry rather than merely securing a competitive advantage.

Fostering Collaboration

Tesla's open-handed approach encourages collaboration within the EV community. As more manufacturers adopt 48-volt architecture, a standardized approach may emerge, leading to a more cohesive and interoperable EV ecosystem. This collaborative spirit stands in stark contrast to the traditional competitive dynamics in the automotive industry.

Raising the Bar for EV Performance

The guide underscores Tesla's dedication to pushing the boundaries of EV performance. By openly sharing insights on 48-volt architecture, Tesla challenges other automakers to elevate their game. This move forces competitors to reassess their own technological roadmaps and strive for advancements that can match or surpass Tesla's offerings.

Strengthening Brand Loyalty

Tesla's decision to provide a free guide not only benefits the broader EV community but also enhances brand loyalty among Tesla owners. It reinforces the perception that Tesla is not just a car manufacturer, but a company committed to advancing sustainable transportation. This goodwill can translate into stronger customer loyalty and potentially attract new customers to the Tesla fold.

The Road Ahead

As Tesla continues to disrupt the automotive industry, the release of this free guide on 48-volt architecture signals a new era of transparency and collaboration within the EV space. While Tesla has set a high bar, the challenge now rests with other manufacturers to rise to the occasion and contribute to the collective progress of electric vehicles.

In the rapidly evolving world of EVs, Tesla's move is a reminder that true innovation goes beyond individual success—it's about propelling the entire industry forward. The question now is not just how other manufacturers will respond to this challenge, but how this collaborative spirit will shape the future of electric mobility.

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My Conclusion

Tesla wants its competitors to innovate and keep up with making EVs. Then those EVs will use Tesla's Supercharging technology and license its FSD software.

Tesla is also sending a message and flexing its technological muscles by sending this free 48-volt architecture guide. Tesla is in a position of strength in EVs.

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What do you think about Tesla sending a 48-volt guide to all other CEO leaders of auto companies? Is this a strategic move or a slam against other automakers?

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Bala (not verified)    December 12, 2023 - 11:37AM

48V is already a known & well established power network architecture in Hybrids. Definitely will give more insights into Tesla way of approach but won't accelerate innovation. Publishing of high voltage tech like 800V would truly benefit the industry