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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.

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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.

    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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    • 46 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
    Tesla's Vision

    Tesla's Vision

    Nikola Tesla invented everything from the AC induction motor to the Tesla coil. He is one of the most underrated geniuses from history. Tesla's inventions completely changed the way we perceive the world, and 60 years after his death, inspired a small car company in California to name their entire business after him.




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    • 36 min
    The Apple of Cars

    The Apple of Cars

    Tesla inspires brand loyalty that other vehicle manufacturers can only dream of. Some are inspired by their performance, others are touting the green credentials. It's a loyalty that is somewhat similar to Apple. So is Tesla the Apple of the motoring world?




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    • 35 min

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