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A weekly podcast tracking the transition from fossil fuel transportation to electric and the surrounding clean ecosystems. Hosted by Electrek’s Frederic Lambert and Seth Weintraub.

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A weekly podcast tracking the transition from fossil fuel transportation to electric and the surrounding clean ecosystems. Hosted by Electrek’s Frederic Lambert and Seth Weintraub.

    Tesla 110 kWh battery pack, LFP batteries, Porsche Taycan fire

    Tesla 110 kWh battery pack, LFP batteries, Porsche Taycan fire

    This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including a Tesla 110 kWh battery pack, Tesla possibly using LFP batteries, a Porsche Taycan fire, and more.


    The Electrek Podcast is me, Fred Lambert, editor-in-chief of Electrek, and Seth Weintraub, founder and publisher of Electrek and the 9to5 network, discussing all our top stories of the week while taking questions from our readers and highlighting the most insightful comments on the site.
    The show is back live every Friday at 4 p.m. ET on Electrek’s YouTube channel. As a reminder we’ll have an accompanying post, like this one, on the site with an embedded link to the live stream. Head to the YouTube channel to get your questions and comments in.
    After the show ends at around 5 p.m. ET, the video will be archived on YouTube and the audio on all your favorite podcast apps through our RSS feed: https://electrek.co/podcastRSS. Grab the quick link to Apple Podcasts here.
    We now have a Patreon if you want to help us to avoid more ads and invest more in our content. We have some awesome gifts for our Patreons, and more coming.
    Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:

    Tesla releases ‘Long Range Plus’ Model S/X with 390/351 mile range, new wheels
    Tesla is working on new ~110 kWh battery pack for more than 400 miles of range
    Tesla is looking to use cheaper cobalt-free Chinese lithium iron phosphate batteries, report says
    Tesla has a giant new building next to Giga Nevada and we might know what it’s for
    Tesla firmware hints at integration of Powerwall and vehicle charging
    Tesla loses one of its most senior executives and Gigafactory builder
    Tesla closes stock offering with $2.3 billion, stock price soars to $917
    Tesla Model 3 leads industry in value retention, barely loses any value after a year
    Porsche Taycan caught on fire — burning down a garage in Florida

    Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4:00pm ET (or the video after 5 p.m. ET):
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtWVhH3uumE&feature=youtu.be
     

    • 50 min
    TSLA goes back to market, Tesla making battery cells, The Boring Company,

    TSLA goes back to market, Tesla making battery cells, The Boring Company,

    This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including a discussion about Tesla going back to the market in order to raise capital, Tesla making its own battery cells, The Boring Company, and more.


    The Electrek Podcast is me, Fred Lambert, editor-in-chief of Electrek, and Seth Weintraub, founder and publisher of Electrek and the 9to5 network, discussing all our top stories of the week while taking questions from our readers and highlighting the most insightful comments on the site.
    The show is back live every Friday at 4 p.m. ET on Electrek’s YouTube channel. As a reminder we’ll have an accompanying post, like this one, on the site with an embedded link to the live stream. Head to the YouTube channel to get your questions and comments in.
    After the show ends at around 5 p.m. ET, the video will be archived on YouTube and the audio on all your favorite podcast apps through our RSS feed: https://electrek.co/podcastRSS. Grab the quick link to Apple Podcasts here.
    We now have a Patreon if you want to help us to avoid more ads and invest more in our content. We have some awesome gifts for our Patreons, and more coming.
    Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:

    Tesla announces $2 billion capital raise right after Elon Musk said ‘it doesn’t make sense’

    Tesla announces 5% discounted TSLA stock offering price and shareholders don’t care


    Tesla is building a pilot battery cell manufacturing line in Fremont – getting into the cell business
    Elon Musk announces ‘Tesla April company talk’ to be held at Giga New York, will offer tours
    Tesla to soon announce solar roof tile expansion in Europe and China
    Tesla starts deforestation process at Gigafactory Berlin
    Tesla is starting to add third-party charging stations to its in-car navigation
    Tesla is going to make discontinued Model 3 Long Range RWD in China, already produced over 2,000 cars this year
    Tesla now disables Supercharging in salvaged vehicles
    Tesla gives deadline to force software updates on owners who have been resisting them
    Tesla issues voluntary recall for 15,000 Model X electric SUVs
    Tesla vehicles confirmed to be used in Elon Musk’s Boring Company Las Vegas Loop, watch breakthrough in real time
    Porsche delivers first Taycan 4S — the less expensive version of its first electric car
    Jaguar pauses I-Pace production due to battery shortages
    Hyundai will use Canoo’s EV skateboard for small electric cars

    Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4:00pm ET (or the video after 5 p.m. ET):
    https://youtu.be/dGkONJSMitA
     

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Tesla (TSLA) stock, Model Y EPA range, Lucid Motors

    Tesla (TSLA) stock, Model Y EPA range, Lucid Motors

    This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including a discussion about Tesla's (TSLA) stock, the Model Y EPA range, Lucid Motors, and more.
    Join the Patreon


    The Electrek Podcast is me, Fred Lambert, editor-in-chief of Electrek, and Seth Weintraub, founder and publisher of Electrek and the 9to5 network, discussing all our top stories of the week while taking questions from our readers and highlighting the most insightful comments on the site.
    The show is back live every Friday at 4 p.m. ET on Electrek’s YouTube channel. As a reminder we’ll have an accompanying post, like this one, on the site with an embedded link to the live stream. Head to the YouTube channel to get your questions and comments in.
    After the show ends at around 5 p.m. ET, the video will be archived on YouTube and the audio on all your favorite podcast apps through our RSS feed: https://electrek.co/podcastRSS. Grab the quick link to Apple Podcasts here.
    We now have a Patreon if you want to help us to avoid more ads and invest more in our content. We have some awesome gifts for our Patreons, and more coming.
    Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:

    Tesla (TSLA) stock jumps to $900 as short squeeze seems to be in full effect
    Tesla owns more than half the US market, keeps electric car sales growing
    Tesla Model Y gets official 315-mile EPA range, becomes most efficient SUV ever
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk teases possible new Texas gigafactory
    Tesla has a new high-tech steering wheel with touchscreens and haptic feedback
    Tesla invents new aluminum alloys for die casting electric car parts
    Lucid: Tesla hasn’t cracked it, we can take it to whole new level of range and efficiency
    Electrify America completes 400 EV charging stations — about twice as fast as Tesla Supercharger rollout
    Interview with Mary Nichols, California Air Resources Board chairwoman, at Bloomberg NEF

    Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4:00pm ET (or the video after 5 p.m. ET):
    https://youtu.be/aVSoTvnqjac

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Tesla (TSLA) earnings, Tesla Model Y, Porsche Taycan drive

    Tesla (TSLA) earnings, Tesla Model Y, Porsche Taycan drive

    This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla's (TSLA) Q4 earnings, a lot of Tesla Model Y, our first Porsche Taycan drive, and more.
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    The Electrek Podcast is me, Fred Lambert, editor-in-chief of Electrek, and Seth Weintraub, founder and publisher of Electrek and the 9to5 network, discussing all our top stories of the week while taking questions from our readers and highlighting the most insightful comments on the site.
    The show is back live every Friday at 4 p.m. ET on Electrek’s YouTube channel. As a reminder we’ll have an accompanying post, like this one, on the site with an embedded link to the live stream. Head to the YouTube channel to get your questions and comments in.
    After the show ends at around 5 p.m. ET, the video will be archived on YouTube and the audio on all your favorite podcast apps through our RSS feed: https://electrek.co/podcastRSS. Grab the quick link to Apple Podcasts here.
    We now have a Patreon if you want to help us to avoid more ads and invest more in our content. We have some awesome gifts for our Patreons, and more coming.
    Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:

    Tesla (TSLA) releases Q4 earnings: beats on revenue and earnings

    Tesla increases Model Y range to 315 miles, production begins now with deliveries in March
    Tesla will deliver 500k+ cars in 2020, 150k capacity in Shanghai already
    Elon Musk on Tesla Cybertruck: it’s better than people realize – there’s more to it
    Tesla Energy is back to growth, thanks to cheap solar subscriptions and Solarglass
    Tesla is close to having a 400-mile electric car, says Elon Musk
    Tesla releases first Model Y production picture, hints at body manufacturing breakthrough


    Tesla unveils new Model Y wheels: Überturbine and Induction wheels
    Tesla could focus Model Y deliveries in Canada to take advantage of incentives
    Tesla Model Y spotted in Canada as rumors of deliveries increase
    Listen to Trump’s dinner guests talk complete nonsense about Tesla and EVs
    First Drive: Taycan is the best Porsche ever and yet just the beginning
    Electric Mini Cooper SE review — lots of fun for not a lot of money
    GM confirms 1000HP, 3 sec 0-60 Hummer EV for fall 2021, Super Bowl video
    GM officially declares Detroit-Hamtramck its first all-EV plant, in the heart of Motor City
    Rivian will start under expected $69,000 price — Cybertruck effect in action?

    Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4:00pm ET (or the video after 5 p.m. ET):
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_T6dtJjH0DY&list=PL_Qf0A10763koTsUG-zvDxLPLis4jHeen
    Join the Patreon

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Tesla Cybertruck manufacturing, Maxwell acquisition, unintended acceleration

    Tesla Cybertruck manufacturing, Maxwell acquisition, unintended acceleration

    This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla Cybertruck manufacturing potential, Elon Musk comments on Tesla's Maxwell acquisition, Tesla being under scrutiny due to claims of unintended acceleration, and more.
    Join the Patreon


    The Electrek Podcast is me, Fred Lambert, editor-in-chief of Electrek, and Seth Weintraub, founder and publisher of Electrek and the 9to5 network, discussing all our top stories of the week while taking questions from our readers and highlighting the most insightful comments on the site.
    The show is back live every Friday at 4 p.m. ET on Electrek’s YouTube channel. As a reminder we’ll have an accompanying post, like this one, on the site with an embedded link to the live stream. Head to the YouTube channel to get your questions and comments in.
    After the show ends at around 5 p.m. ET, the video will be archived on YouTube and the audio on all your favorite podcast apps through our RSS feed: https://electrek.co/podcastRSS. Grab the quick link to Apple Podcasts here.
    We now have a Patreon if you want to help us to avoid more ads and invest more in our content. We have some awesome gifts for our Patreons, and more coming.
    Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:

    Tesla Cybertruck is ‘incredibly cheap’ to bring to production, says manufacturing expert
    Elon Musk: Tesla acquisition of Maxwell is going to have a very big impact on batteries
    Trump says Tesla is going to ‘build a very big plant in the US.’ What is he talking about?
    Tesla reduces price of solar products, adds new referral incentive
    Tesla defends against claims of ‘unintended acceleration,’ says TSLA short is behind it
    Tesla gets some official loopholes around stupid laws to sell direct in Michigan
    GM Cruise unveils self-driving electric car for ride sharing
    Mercedes-Benz gives preview of its EQS electric sedan with pre-production prototype [Gallery]
    Mercedes-Benz cuts EQC electric SUV production target in half due to battery shortage, report says
    Mercedes-Benz admits Tesla’s acquisition of automation firm affected its battery production
    A Subaru-Toyota co-developed electric SUV is targeted for (ahem) 2025

    Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4:00pm ET (or the video after 5 p.m. ET):
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4p-IikRgpB8&feature=youtu.be
     

    • 42 min
    Compact Tesla design drawing, Tesla Model Y news, new Wall Connector

    Compact Tesla design drawing, Tesla Model Y news, new Wall Connector

    This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including a possible new compact Tesla car, Model Y news, Tesla releasing a new Wall Connector, and more.
    Join the Patreon


    The Electrek Podcast is me, Fred Lambert, editor-in-chief of Electrek, and Seth Weintraub, founder and publisher of Electrek and the 9to5 network, discussing all our top stories of the week while taking questions from our readers and highlighting the most insightful comments on the site.
    The show is back live every Friday at 4 p.m. ET on Electrek’s YouTube channel. As a reminder we’ll have an accompanying post, like this one, on the site with an embedded link to the live stream. Head to the YouTube channel to get your questions and comments in.
    After the show ends at around 5 p.m. ET, the video will be archived on YouTube and the audio on all your favorite podcast apps through our RSS feed: https://electrek.co/podcastRSS. Grab the quick link to Apple Podcasts here.
    We now have a Patreon if you want to help us to avoid more ads and invest more in our content. We have some awesome gifts for our Patreons, and more coming.
    Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:

    Tesla releases new design drawing, announces design center to build ‘Chinese-style’ car
    Tesla Model Y gets CARB certification, hinting at deliveries and range
    Tesla Model Y VINs appear in NHTSA database ahead of deliveries
    Tesla launches new home charging station with Wi-Fi connection and new design
    Tesla releases new 85 kWh battery pack for Model S/X — not for sale yet
    Tesla updates Supercharger billing to add cost of electricity use for other than charging
    Tesla owners are unintentionally buying expensive software upgrades and not getting refunds, Musk says will address
    Tesla prepares massive solar roof expansion in many new markets
    Chevy is offering $10,000 lease discounts on Bolt EV
    Porsche Taycan Turbo S is new least-efficient EV: 68 MPGe, 192 miles EPA range
    Volvo building South Carolina battery plant to support all-electric XC90

    Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4:00pm ET (or the video after 5 p.m. ET):
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoqEQw7Pfng&feature=youtu.be
     

    • 58 min

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