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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 finally launches CCS adapter, Tesla Bot distraction, Hertz going with GM EVs, and more

    Tesla finally launches CCS adapter, Tesla Bot distraction, Hertz going with GM EVs, and more

    This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discussed Tesla finally launching its CCS adapter, Tesla Bot being a possible distraction, Hertz going with GM's EVs, and more.
    Sponsored by Recurrent: Get a free Range Score then monitor your EV battery performance with fresh insights each month. US listeners can get started by entering their VIN or license plate!


    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 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:

    Tesla launches CCS adapter for $250, enabling drivers to access public chargers
    Tesla’s (TSLA) sudden drop in wait times doesn’t mean demand for EVs is dropping
    Tesla expands its Full Self-Driving Beta to 60,000 more owners
    Tesla sends out invites for AI Day 2, teases Full Self-Driving, Tesla Bot, Dojo, and more
    Tesla plans ‘thousands of Humanoid Robots within factories’
    Tesla is borrowing Autopilot team for Optimus humanoid robot project
    Tesla significantly increases Supercharger prices across Europe
    Hertz places massive order of 175,000 electric vehicles with GM
    Kia will produce electric vehicles in the US in 2024 to get EV tax credit
    Mercedes-Benz unveils its longest-range electric truck yet: eActros LongHaul
    Review: 2023 Range Rover’s PHEVs double EV range to 50 miles, ahead of full BEV in 2024

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


    https://youtu.be/f7opx4LUFM4

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Podcast: Tesla Supercharger V4, Tesla FSD 10.69, Ford pressures dealers, more

    Podcast: Tesla Supercharger V4, Tesla FSD 10.69, Ford pressures dealers, more

    This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discussed Tesla Supercharger V4, Tesla FSD Beta 10.69, Ford putting pressure on dealers over EVs, and more.
    Sponsored by Recurrent: Get a free Range Score then monitor your EV battery performance with fresh insights each month. US listeners can get started by entering their VIN or license plate!


    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 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:

    Tesla’s first Supercharger V4 station with Megapack and solar gives a glimpse at the future
    Tesla has access to all the batteries it needs for the first time
    Tesla manages to squeeze a lot more energy in a single Megapack
    My Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta 10.69 first drive was a fail
    Tesla is now facing a class action lawsuit over ‘misleading’ claims about self-driving
    Tesla is rumored to host a visit from Canadian minister of industry amid factory talkse
    Ford sets new requirements for dealers to sell EVs, including mandatory fast chargers and non-negotiable pricing

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


    https://youtu.be/1MF1F_eEVvo

    • 1 hr
    VW ID.Buzz test drive, $30k Chevy Equinox EV, Tesla lithium refinery, and more

    VW ID.Buzz test drive, $30k Chevy Equinox EV, Tesla lithium refinery, and more

    This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discussed our VW ID Buzz test drive, the launch of the $30k Chevy Equinox EV, Tesla's potential lithium refinery, 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 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:

    VW ID Buzz test drive: an EV with character and utility
    Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup charges electric jet ski while driving
    EVs for everyone! GM wants its $30k Chevy Equinox EV to convert all SUV buyers to electric
    Rivian and Mercedes-Benz launch a joint venture to produce an electric van
    Donald Trump goes on nonsensical rant about electric cars: ‘We need to get rid of them’
    Tesla plans a ‘license to print money’ aka lithium refining factory in Texas
    Tesla Gigafactory Nevada output revealed by new leadership
    Tesla is going to let you vote on Supercharger locations
    Tesla ramps up hiring for Megafactory, aiming to produce 40 GWh per year

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


    https://youtu.be/3VU67YcJbjI

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Tesla Gigafactory Quebec?, Toyota changes its tune, Aptera reopens investments, and more

    Tesla Gigafactory Quebec?, Toyota changes its tune, Aptera reopens investments, and more

    This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discussed a potential Tesla Gigafactory in Quebec?, Toyota changing its tune on EVs (meaning they seem to actually want to build them instead of disparage them), Aptera the hyper aerodynamic solar car reopening investments, 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 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:

    Tesla looks to hire ‘high volume’ recruiters in Quebec as rumors of a factory ramp up
    Tesla visits graphite mine and factory in Quebec
    Tesla (TSLA) is facing ‘unprecedented demand’
    Tesla ramps up hiring for ‘Semi Service Program’ ahead of first electric truck deliveries
    Media goes nuts over Elon Musk calling for more oil and gas, but here’s the full quote
    Toyota changes tune on EV demand, triples funding for US battery plant
    Electric boat breaks new speed record at 109 mph with Vision Marine’s new outboard motor
    Aptera reopens investments to bring its 1,000-mile-range solar electric vehicle to production

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


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4OsZyKvBf0

    • 43 min
    Podcast: cheaper Tesla Model Y, FSD price hike, Kia EV9, and more

    Podcast: cheaper Tesla Model Y, FSD price hike, Kia EV9, and more

    This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, Tesla launching a cheaper Tesla Model Y in Europe, FSD getting a price hike, new Kia EV9 images, 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 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:

    Tesla (TSLA) launches cheaper Model Y in Europe
    Tesla releases new software update with cloud-based driver profiles and a bunch of goodies
    Tesla sends cease and desist to billionaire running smear campaign
    Tesla FSD 10.69 update rolls out with $3k price hike, but is it worth it?
    Elon Musk tells early Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta testers not to complain
    Tesla dominates charging experience satisfaction, and that’s a problem now that it’s going public
    Tesla is doubling Supercharger design team in Canada, pushing to build more charging stations
    Direct-to-satellite Starlink coming to Tesla vehicles, but not in the way you’d expect
    Kia teases new EV9 images, its answer to the Rivian R1S with AWD, 3rd row, and more
    Ford reopens Mach-e orderbank, pricing, colors, and range updates
    Mercedes-Benz rolls first EQS SUVs roll off US assembly line – will it still qualify for tax credits?

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


    https://youtu.be/wFmmgNotPvs

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta test, VPP event, Tesla Semi, and more

    Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta test, VPP event, Tesla Semi, and more

    This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discussed our Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta test, Tesla's first VPP event, Tesla Semi update, 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 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:

    We tested Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and it was scary
    Elon Musk slows down rollout of Tesla’s next ‘Full Self-Driving Beta’ update
    Tesla Semi reservations closed, new details released ahead of launch
    Tesla is preparing Supercharger membership for non-Tesla EV owners
    Tesla’s virtual power plant had its first event helping the grid – looks like the future
    Tesla (TSLA) confirms plan to launch electricity retail business in Texas
    Here are the cars eligible for the $7,500 EV tax credit in the Inflation Reduction Act
    Dodge shows ‘Banshee’ electric Charger concept – an EV with exhaust?
    VW ID Buzz electric van has received over 10,000 orders – almost selling out
    Polestar (PSNY) announces its O₂ roadster concept will enter production as the Polestar 6

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


    https://youtu.be/1DXOa0Kf-D0

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
317 Ratings

317 Ratings

evgrove ,

Great show but keep politics out

I do enjoy the show and listen to it frequently but I would prefer the few occasions you talk about it do yourself a favor and keep on topic.

torresinc ,

Great source of information about the EV industry

Electrek is a convenient, smart and enjoyable podcast to be listened as soon as a new episode is available. I normally listen to the shows while I am driving. I recommend this podcast to anyone who wants to be on top at the electric vehicles News

Tom Peaslee ,

Electrifying Transport & more

These two fellas keep up on the latest EV developments and provide invaluable details.

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