9 episodes

Supercharged is an investigative series exploring power, conflict, and the people who are driving change. Season one examines the electric vehicle market and how Tesla is forcing the entire automotive industry to adapt and rapidly embrace an electric future.

Supercharged Lawson Media

    • Technology
    • 4.1 • 34 Ratings

Supercharged is an investigative series exploring power, conflict, and the people who are driving change. Season one examines the electric vehicle market and how Tesla is forcing the entire automotive industry to adapt and rapidly embrace an electric future.

    Introducing Gameplay

    Introducing Gameplay

    Gameplay is a podcast about video games and the virtual worlds that power culture and community. It's a documentary show, using long form storytelling to explore a variety of narratives from the world of games. Gameplay speaks to the ability of games to create immersive experiences and social connection. Episodes are released every two weeks.

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    • 3 min
    An Update

    An Update

    We're working on an update for Supercharged, but in the meantime we thought you might enjoy some of the other podcasts we produce at Lawson Media.

    Building A Unicorn: https://podfollow.com/buildingaunicorn
    Moonshot: https://podfollow.com/moonshot
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    • 1 min
    Mission Critical

    Mission Critical

    Elon Musk’s vision of a sustainable future is an inspiring one, and it’s not unachievable. But if they’re going to help get us there, Tesla must become a sustainable company. So what does the future hold for Tesla?

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    • 48 min
    Insane Mode

    Insane Mode

    Elon Musk has been compared to Ironman’s Tony Stark, and he’s perhaps the most prominent leader and public figure of all car companies today. But how did Elon become the person he is today, and how has his personality shaped Tesla as a company?

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    • 38 min
    Autopilot

    Autopilot

    The rise of electric vehicles is set to go hand in hand with the introduction of autonomous technology. Whilst most manufacturers are holding off on releasing self-driving features in their cars, Tesla is enabling their cars now so they can make them fully autonomous via a software update. So, is Tesla’s consumer-first approach the right path to true autonomous driving?

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    • 47 min
    Production Hell

    Production Hell

    Since the original Roadster, Tesla has struggled to produce enough cars to meet the demand from customers. Building a car manufacturer from scratch is hard, and if there was any car to highlight that difficulty it was the popular Model 3. As Elon would say, 'Welcome to Production Hell'.

    Lora Kolodny's CNBC Investigation into GA4: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/15/tesla-workers-in-ga4-tent-describe-pressure-to-make-model-3-goals.html
    Reveal's 'Tesla and Beyond': https://www.revealnews.org/episodes/tesla-and-beyond-hidden-problems-of-silicon-valley/
    The City Podcast 'West World': https://www.thecitypodcast.com/podcast_episode/the-city-podcast-season-2-episode-4/

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    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

BecMac79 ,

Good listen

Not into cars or anything but this was interesting

robo Tech ,

EXTREME

LOVE 💓 IT

Nikola1943 ,

What started as good story telling quickly turned into poor research and selective arguments

What started as a praise of Tesla quickly turned into a criticism after episode 1 for the rest of the season. Bloomberg, CNBC, and many “experts”/sources that were used are known for their negative bias against the company. I was initially excited to see a well reported Australian podcast but was let down by the typical criticism and old outdated arguments against Tesla.

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