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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 Cybertruck first driving impressions, Kia EV3, Chevy Silverado EV RST and more

    Tesla Cybertruck first driving impressions, Kia EV3, Chevy Silverado EV RST and more

    On the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. In this week’s episode, we discuss Fred's Tesla Cybertruck first driving impressions, Kia EV3, Chevy Silverado EV RST and more.



    Today’s episode is sponsored by Momentum, a new brand of lifestyle e-bikes from Giant Group designed to deliver a full range of innovative electric, hybrid and city bikes with premium features, long assist ranges and sensor technologies that offer natural riding experiences that are both energy saving and fun.



    Sponsored by SplitVolt: The Splitvolt Splitter Switch automatically shares power from your existing 240V dryer socket with your Level 2 EV charger. Learn more here.











    The show is 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:




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    We now have a Patreon if you want to help us 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:




    Is this the interior of Tesla’s upcoming ‘Robotaxi’?



    Elon Musk confirms his threat: give me 25% of Tesla or you don’t get AI and robotics



    Tesla ends hiring freeze, but only for one department



    Tesla releases update to remove steering wheel nag, shuts down sunglasses loophole



    Tesla officially breaks ground at Megafactory in China



    Chevy Silverado EV RST first drive: Incredible range and power, but is it worth the hefty price? [Video]



    Kia reveals full specs and launch dates of incoming EV3 compact SUV, but will it come to the US?



    China threatens tariffs up to 25% on imports in retaliation for EU probe, US tariffs on EVs



    Lucid (LCID) cuts US workforce by 6% ahead of Gravity electric SUV launch



    Ford slashes 2024 Mustang Mach-E price with new 0% APR offer




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




    https://www.youtube.com/live/AKPmmWbMzfY

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Tesla getting close to FSD?, Equinox EV is here, Chinese EVs, and more

    Tesla getting close to FSD?, Equinox EV is here, Chinese EVs, and more

    On the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. In this week’s episode, we discuss Tesla getting close to Full Self-Driving, Equinox EV is here, Chinese EVs, and more.



    Sponsored by SplitVolt: The Splitvolt Splitter Switch automatically shares power from your existing 240V dryer socket with your Level 2 EV charger. Learn more here.











    The show is 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:




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    We now have a Patreon if you want to help us 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:




    Elon Musk claims Tesla’s next Full Self-Driving update drives ‘5 to 10x more miles per intervention’



    Tesla spotted testing prototype with new camera setup



    Tesla launches 0.99% financing on Model Y for limited time



    Tesla drops Steam gaming support inside its vehicles



    Chevy Equinox EV deliveries kick-off with $35,000 model coming soon



    Kia unveils the new EV6 with more range, updated features, and a sleek new design



    Biden quadruples tariffs on Chinese EVs, up from 25% to 100%



    NIO’s new low-cost Onvo L60 EV could boost sales to +20,000 per month




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




    https://www.youtube.com/live/Q14lQa_ke2U

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Tesla Supercharger update, is battery swap going to be a thing?, Ford goes back on BEV, and more

    Tesla Supercharger update, is battery swap going to be a thing?, Ford goes back on BEV, and more

    On the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. In this week’s episode, we discuss what's happening with the Tesla Supercharger network, is battery swap going to be a thing?, Ford goes back on BEV, and more.



    Sponsored by SplitVolt: The Splitvolt Splitter Switch automatically shares power from your existing 240V dryer socket with your Level 2 EV charger. Learn more here.











    The show is 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:




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    We now have a Patreon if you want to help us 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:




    Elon Musk reveals Tesla software-locked cheapest Model Y, offers 40-60 more miles of range



    Tesla (TSLA) launches another round of layoffs



    Elon Musk says Tesla is spending $500 million on Superchargers this year after firing entire team



    BP tells property owners left in the dark by Elon Musk firing Tesla charging team to call them



    Tesla loses another manager to layoffs – but this one quit due to morale



    Tesla is about to remove steering wheel nag with new Full Self-Driving update



    Elon Musk outlines upcoming Tesla Full Self-Driving updates



    Tesla is being probed by DOJ ‘securities or wire fraud’ over self-driving claims



    Trump reportedly told oil execs he’ll end electric car incentives for $1 billion in donations



    NIO signs a new agreement with GAC Group to co-develop battery standards, charging, and swaps



    Ford backtracks on BEV commitments in Europe and may sell ICE models beyond 2030



    Fisker files bankruptcy equivalent in Austria to gain ‘breathing room’ amid Ocean production halt



    Rivian (RIVN) Q1 results – revenue beat, earnings miss, Q4 profit reaffirmed



    Lucid (LCID) shares Q1 2024 numbers: Deliveries and revenue are up year-over-year




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




    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjG9L5tuGlY

    • 1 hr
    More Tesla layoffs, charging team all gone, what is going on? Let's talk about it

    More Tesla layoffs, charging team all gone, what is going on? Let's talk about it

    On the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. In this week’s episode, we discuss the additional Tesla layoffs, the entire charging team's departure, and more. Let's talk about it.



    Sponsored by SplitVolt: The Splitvolt Splitter Switch automatically shares power from your existing 240V dryer socket with your Level 2 EV charger. Learn more here.











    The show is 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:




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    We now have a Patreon if you want to help us 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:




    Tesla is already pulling back Supercharger plans after firing team



    Elon Musk is throwing his weight around Tesla, comes in like a wrecking ball



    Tesla (TSLA) surges on reports China is approving Full Self-Driving deployment



    Tesla unveils new Cybertruck off-roading features, Cybertent mode, and more



    Tesla Semi spotted being used by another customer



    Rivian gets $827m incentives to expand Normal, Illinois factory for R2



    Cadillac balks on plans to go all-EV by 2030, may still offer gas cars for ‘a number of years’



    NIO begins public trials of its 150 kWh semi-solid-state battery packs ahead of a full rollout




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




    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wj9yYf3C8sI

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Tesla earnings, Model 3 Performance, Mercedes-Benz electric G-Class, and more

    Tesla earnings, Model 3 Performance, Mercedes-Benz electric G-Class, and more

    On the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. In this week’s episode, we discuss all the news coming out of Tesla's earnings, Model 3 Performance, Mercedes-Benz electric G-Class, and more.



    Sponsored by SplitVolt: The Splitvolt Splitter Switch automatically shares power from your existing 240V dryer socket with your Level 2 EV charger. Learn more here.











    The show is 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:




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    We now have a Patreon if you want to help us 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:




    Tesla officially unveils new Model 3 Performance with 0-60 mph in 2.9 sec



    Tesla (TSLA) releases Q1 2024 results: missed expectations, loads release with news

    Tesla announces change of plans to build cheaper electric cars



    Tesla teases its upcoming Uber-like self-driving ride-hailing app



    Tesla expects its 4680 battery cells to be cheaper than suppliers by end of year



    Tesla gives update on Cybertruck, 1,000 in a week



    Tesla now plans electric semi truck volume production in ‘late 2025’



    Tesla is in talks with ‘one major automaker about licensing Full Self-Driving’



    Tesla may start selling its Optimus humanoid robot next year, says Elon Musk



    Tesla (TSLA) surges on Elon Musk trying to ride AI wave





    Tesla Autopilot is again under NHTSA investigation after doubts over recall remedy



    Tesla Cybertruck owner gets quoted over $30,000 for Powershare installation



    Tesla lowers price of ‘Full Self-Driving’ to $8,000, down from $12,000



    Mercedes unveils 2025 electric G-Class, with 4 motors and tank turns



    CATL unveils world’s first LFP battery with 4C ultra-fast charging for 370-mi in 10 mins




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




    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XBYNb7DUYg

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Tesla layoffs, all-in on Robotaxi, shareholders vote, and more

    Tesla layoffs, all-in on Robotaxi, shareholders vote, and more

    On the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. In this week’s episode, we discuss Tesla's massive round of layoffs, Elon Musk putting Tesla all-in on Robotaxi, important shareholders vote, and more.











    The show is 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:




    Apple Podcasts



    Spotify



    Overcast



    Pocket Casts



    Castro



    RSS




    We now have a Patreon if you want to help us 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:




    Tesla leaks new Model 3 Performance ‘Ludicrous’ details



    Tesla reveals big update with new UI, auto shift, Audible, new Spotify, and more



    Tesla recalls Cybertruck due to defective accelerator, confirms about 4,000 deliveries



    Tesla lays off ‘more than 10%’ of its global workforce



    Tesla Semi has been pushed ‘well beyond expectations’ by a new customer



    Tesla puts ‘$25,000 electric car’ codenamed NV9 on back burner despite what Elon Musk said



    Elon Musk is putting Tesla all-in on Robotaxi



    Tesla launches website to convince shareholders to vote for Elon’s $55 billion payday



    Tesla’s biggest retail shareholder is voting against Elon Musk’s $55 billion package



    You can power your home for 21 days with a Chevy Silverado EV and GM’s new bidirectional charger



    Lucid’s longest-range Air Grand Touring gets faster charging, 516 miles range at a lower price



    Lotus opens Eletre Hyper SUV orders in North America, shares pricing and delivery timelines



    GMC’s 2024 Sierra EV Denali Edition 1 is finally here – with a 440-mile range



    Maserati launches new tri-motor GranCabrio Folgore convertible that goes 0-100 km/h in 2.8 sec




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




    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbJ4o_Yj70E

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
419 Ratings

419 Ratings

JBH MD ,

Good content but significant technical glitches

Downloads on Apple days late, sometimes wrong episodes, surprising from a Mac affiliated company

Pdxer2011 ,

Balanced

This weekly covers a range of EV issues with a substantial covers of Tesla. I especially appreciate their takes on Elon maneuvers and industry information. Fresh every week. Keep up the good work.

DragosM ,

Tesla haters

Used to be my to go EV show, now I cannot stand them as all they do they criticize the only successful American electric car company!

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