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Quick Charge is a recap podcast bringing you the latest in Tesla news and the top green energy stories every Monday through Friday.

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Quick Charge is a recap podcast bringing you the latest in Tesla news and the top green energy stories every Monday through Friday.

    Quick Charge Podcast: February 18, 2020

    Quick Charge Podcast: February 18, 2020

    Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.


    New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee new episodes are delivered as soon as they’re available.
    Stories we discuss in this episode (with links):

    Tesla is looking to use cheaper cobalt-free Chinese lithium iron phosphate batteries, report says
    Tesla Model 3 leads industry in value retention, barely loses any value after a year
    Motivated by Tesla’s rise, BMW stokes up dealer excitement about its upcoming EVs
    NYC will get curbside EV charging, but ConEd’s pricing will make people sad
    Largest public fast charging station in USA opens with help from Tesla
    Plug In America will fix the No. 1 EV adoption hurdle: car dealers
    Porsche Taycan caught on fire — burning down a garage in Florida
    US presidential candidates’ environmental report cards: the results
    EGEB: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos announces $10B Bezos Earth Fund
    Spanish electric motorcycle maker Pursang is actually beginning production

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    • 6 min
    Quick Charge Podcast: February 17, 2020

    Quick Charge Podcast: February 17, 2020

    Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.


    New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee new episodes are delivered as soon as they’re available.
    Stories we discuss in this episode (with links):

    Tesla is working on technology to revolutionize the electrical grid with distributed solar power
    Tesla has ‘6 years lead over Toyota and VW’ in electronics, says new Model 3 teardown
    Tesla Autopilot saved two families, say owners in freak accident where giant tree fell on two Model X SUVs
    Tesla Model Y gets dirty all the way to Quebec ahead of start of deliveries
    VW will fund dealers to wage local marketing campaigns for EVs
    EGEB: Britain sets a new daily record for wind energy with Storm Ciara
    The story of how one man designed the Segway Apex electric motorcycle by hand
    2020 RadRover Step-Thru review: Rad Power Bikes’ upgrades are better than ever

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    • 5 min
    Quick Charge Podcast: February 15, 2020

    Quick Charge Podcast: February 15, 2020

    Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.


    New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee new episodes are delivered as soon as they’re available.
    Stories we discuss in this episode (with links):

    First VW ID3 deliveries in the UK scheduled for late March, faster than expected
    Tesla starts selling rear-heated seats on Model 3 SR and SR Plus as $300 OTA upgrade
    Climate Crisis Weekly: The decline of the penguins
    Moped-style electric bikes are in this year — these are the hottest ones
    Tesla releases “Long Range Plus” Model S/X with 390/351 mile range, new wheels
    First drive: Volvo’s 24,500lb VNR electric truck drives better than it has any right to
    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
    EGEB: Delta Airlines spends $1 billion to purchase carbon offsets
    Tesla announces 5% discounted TSLA stock offering price and shareholders don’t care
    Tesla is starting to add third-party charging stations to its in-car navigation
    M2S unveils updated 28mph All Terrain R750 electric bike at best price yet
    Ford will use VR to train technicians to work on all-electric Mustang Mach-E
    Tesla gives deadline to force software updates on owners who have been resisting them

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    • 7 min
    Quick Charge Podcast: February 13, 2020

    Quick Charge Podcast: February 13, 2020

    Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.


    New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee new episodes are delivered as soon as they’re available.
    Stories we discuss in this episode (with links):

    Tesla starts deforestation process at Gigafactory Berlin
    Tesla wins Taiwan military contract for a fleet of 20 electric vehicles
    Tesla announces $2 billion capital raise right after Elon Musk said ‘it doesn’t make sense’
    Tesla owner says Model X saved his life after crash down a hill
    Tesla issues voluntary recall for 15,000 Model X electric SUVs
    Tesla is going to make discontinued Model 3 Long Range RWD in China, already produced over 2,000 cars this year
    The short list of EVs expected at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show
    Daimler struggles to meet European CO2 targets with EV production in question
    Volvo Trucks demonstrates all-electric VNR truck pilot program in California
    EGEB: How transparent solar panels could make greenhouses net zero
    US Army testing all terrain electric scooter for tactical use
    Review: Electra Vale Go! e-bike’s versatility outweighs its few shortcomings

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    • 6 min
    Quick Charge Podcast: February 12, 2020

    Quick Charge Podcast: February 12, 2020

    Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.


    New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee new episodes are delivered as soon as they’re available.
    Stories we discuss in this episode (with links):

    Tesla Model 3 with mods achieves competitive lap with McLaren F1 on famous racetrack
    Tesla Semi prototype spotted in Canada, likely for winter testing
    Tesla now disables Supercharging in salvaged vehicles
    Crazy Tesla owner turns Model 3 into tank with snow tracks
    Trump budget kills loan program sought by EV-maker Lordstown Motors
    Los Angeles City Fire Department buys ‘first electric fire truck in North America’
    Chinese electric mobility working to eradicate the coronavirus
    Hyundai will use Canoo’s EV skateboard for small electric cars
    Ford preps dealers to get ready for Mach-E, waiting lists likely thru 2021
    EGEB: BP says it will be net zero by 2050 (but won’t drop fossil fuels)
    Super73 quietly unveils the 2kW Super73-S2 e-bike, but it might be their best
    Unagi electric scooter review: Is it weird that I find this scooter so sexy?

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    • 6 min
    Quick Charge Podcast: February 11, 2020

    Quick Charge Podcast: February 11, 2020

    Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.


    New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee new episodes are delivered as soon as they’re available.
    Stories we discuss in this episode (with links):

    Tesla is building a pilot battery cell manufacturing line in Fremont – getting into the cell business
    How does a Tesla Model 3 perform in an Arctic Circle winter?
    Tesla is trying to secure over $100 million in subsidies for Giga Berlin factory
    Tesla Sentry Mode saves police $3,000 on new Model 3 electric cruiser
    Elon Musk announces ‘Tesla April company talk’ to be held at Giga New York, will offer tours
    Nissan uses combustion-engine sounds to create lullaby tracks for the Leaf EV
    Audi e-tron electric SUVs tell owners they need an oil change
    GM’s director of battery cell engineering: We’re nowhere near the bottom of the price curves
    Jaguar pauses I-Pace production due to battery shortages
    EGEB: Each of these Oregon homes will feature solar off-grid microgrids
    Watch electric Sur Ron race a 5x as powerful gas dirt bike and… place your bets
    M2S All Terrain M600 FS review: Full suspension e-bike that’s a torque glutton

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