368 episodes

Ride the Lightning: The Tesla Unofficial Podcast is the world's longest-running weekly Tesla show, made for Tesla fans and owners by Tesla community veteran Ryan McCaffrey. Each week we'll discuss and analyze everything happening with the Cybertruck, Model 3, Model S, Model X, Model Y, Roadster, and more!

Ride the Lightning: Tesla Motors Unofficial Podcast Ryan McCaffrey

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Ride the Lightning: The Tesla Unofficial Podcast is the world's longest-running weekly Tesla show, made for Tesla fans and owners by Tesla community veteran Ryan McCaffrey. Each week we'll discuss and analyze everything happening with the Cybertruck, Model 3, Model S, Model X, Model Y, Roadster, and more!

    Episode 366: Shareholder Meeting Recap and Analysis

    Episode 366: Shareholder Meeting Recap and Analysis

    Tesla held its annual shareholder meeting at Giga Texas, and I’ve got the highlights and analysis from Elon Musk’s presentation, along with the Q&A. Tesla’s CEO gave a Cybertruck pricing update, new Gigafactory news, and more!
    If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and that plus the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode at the $10 tier!
    And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752.
    P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. And if you're ordering a Jeda Wireless Charging Pad or USB Hub Console for Model 3/Y (coupon code RTL), please use my referral link: https://getjeda.com/ref/8/. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any of the four Teslas at https://everyamp.com/RTL/. Finally, pick up a 128gb or 256gb Sentry Mode/Dashcam kit at http://www.puretesla.com/rtl 

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Episode 365: Interview With a Former Tesla Engineer

    Episode 365: Interview With a Former Tesla Engineer

    A former Tesla engineer joins me to talk about life at Tesla during a critical time in the company’s history – the run-up to the Model 3 – and how his new company could be the answer to one of the biggest concerns about owning an EV: charging at an apartment complex. After the interview, check out Orange at www.orangecharger.com 
    If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge, which starts at just $5. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level!
    And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752.
    P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. And if you're ordering a Jeda Wireless Charging Pad or USB Hub Console for Model 3/Y (coupon code RTL), please use my referral link: https://getjeda.com/ref/8/. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any of the four Teslas at https://everyamp.com/RTL/. Finally, pick up a 128gb or 256gb Sentry Mode/Dashcam kit at http://www.puretesla.com/rtl 

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Episode 364: Q2 Earnings Call Recap, Highlights, and Analysis

    Episode 364: Q2 Earnings Call Recap, Highlights, and Analysis

    Tesla releases its Q2 financials and holds its quarterly earnings call. As always I’ve got highlight clips from Elon Musk and the Tesla executive team – including their comments on the Cybertruck, 4680 battery cells and more – plus my analysis of one of the strangest quarters in recent Tesla history.
    If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge, which starts at just $5. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level!
    And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752.
    P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. And if you're ordering a Jeda Wireless Charging Pad or USB Hub Console for Model 3/Y (coupon code RTL), please use my referral link: https://getjeda.com/ref/8/. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any of the four Teslas at https://everyamp.com/RTL/. Finally, pick up a 128gb or 256gb Sentry Mode/Dashcam kit at http://www.puretesla.com/rtl 

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Episode 363: First V4 Supercharger Details

    Episode 363: First V4 Supercharger Details

    We've learned the first interesting details about the V4 Superchargers. Plus: Tesla continues to gobble up more marketshare in the luxury space, new Model S and X owners get one less thing to take home at delivery, Tesla’s AI boss is leaving the company, and more!
    If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge, which starts at just $5. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level!
    And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752.
    P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. And if you're ordering a Jeda Wireless Charging Pad or USB Hub Console for Model 3/Y (coupon code RTL), please use my referral link: https://getjeda.com/ref/8/. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any of the four Teslas at https://everyamp.com/RTL/. Finally, pick up a 128gb or 256gb Sentry Mode/Dashcam kit at http://www.puretesla.com/rtl 

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Episode 362: Tesla Production Hangs Tough During Bumpy Q2

    Episode 362: Tesla Production Hangs Tough During Bumpy Q2

    Tesla’s production and delivery numbers for Q2 are in, and a surge in June helped stabilize a tough quarter. Plus: Giga Texas is already expanding, a modified Plaid Model S zooms past 200mph, Elon Musk wonders aloud about what Tesla should build next, and more!
    If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge, which starts at just $5. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level!
    And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752.
    P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. And if you're ordering a Jeda Wireless Charging Pad or USB hub for Model 3/Y (coupon code RTL), please use my referral link: https://getjeda.com/ref/8/. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any of the four Teslas at https://everyamp.com/RTL/. Finally, pick up a 128gb or 256gb Sentry Mode/Dashcam kit at http://www.puretesla.com/rtl 

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Episode 361: Tesla Preps Factories For MASSIVE Q4

    Episode 361: Tesla Preps Factories For MASSIVE Q4

    Tesla is preparing a massive production capability upgrade for Giga Shanghai as Giga Texas and Giga Berlin continue to ramp up, which should set up a huge finish to this year. Plus: it pays to drive a Tesla in Uber, the new head of NHTSA has his eye on Tesla Autopilot, and more!
    If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge, which starts at just $5. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level!
    And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752.
    P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any of the four Teslas at https://everyamp.com/RTL/. Finally, pick up a 128gb or 256gb Sentry Mode/Dashcam kit at http://www.puretesla.com/rtl 

    • 1 hr 9 min

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