Submitted by shop on September 29, 2013
So my wife gets all the kids ready to go the football game ... into her SUV instead of my Tesla "because it's bigger" (Infiniti QX56). I offer to drive it out of a sudden masochistic urge. It took me a while to get used to riding the brake all the time. And if you're in a hurry, you're constantly flipping back and forth between the gas pedal and the brake pedal. On the freeway, I tried once to slip into a spot - gave it gas, nothing happened. Gave it more gas, nothing happened. Gave it even more, the transmission finally kicked down a gear, and the car grudgingly moved forward. Meanwhile I had cut off the guy behind me (Sorry!). We got near the game and ended up in a 1.5 hour traffic jam. That's when I noticed we had very little gas left in the tank. We did make it, but I had to gas up on the way back ($100, gotta love CA pricing!). Getting back to the car, I was thinking how nice it would have been to turn on the AC before I got into the car in the hot parking lot.