My Tesla Podcast: News and stories for the expanding Tesla community
My Tesla Podcast: News and stories for the expanding Tesla community
Paul Dell
News and stories from the expanding Tesla community
Tesla Model Y details from March 14 unveiling
Pricing, Performance, Options, Timeline and more Thanks to our sponsor and your future lacrosse source, SportStop.com Sources: C|Net 13min video highlights from reveal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBWJgBjq-s8 Electrek summary article: https://electrek.co/2019/03/14/tesla-model-y-electric-suv-unveil/ Great summary by YouTuber Marques Brownlee: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQri1NdscR4
Mar 15, 2019
16 min
Tesla News: V3 Supercharger Details, Telsa alters plans for closing stores, Elon fights back with SEC and more
Episode 47: 3/13/2019 In the News: * V3 Supercharging Details * Tesla Alters plans for closing stores and will increase some prices soon * Elon fights back to SEC contempt charge Thanks to our sponsor and your future lacrosse source, SportStop.com Sources: Model 3 ships in Mexico: https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-3-launch-mexico/ Elon’s lawyers respond to SEC contempt charges: https://www.courtlistener.com/recap/gov.uscourts.nysd.501755/gov.uscourts.nysd.501755.27.0_1.pdf https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/11/18260339/elon-musk-sec-twitter-filing-contempt-response Tesla purchases $13.8M in car carriers with new stock issue https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/11/tesla-issues-13point8-million-in-stock-to-buy-trailers-to-transport-cars.html Tesla opens up Semi preorders again, why now? https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1121990_tesla-semi-opens-for-20000-reservations-no-update-on-arrival-date Mood inside Tesla factory vs Media coverage: https://cleantechnica.com/2019/03/10/the-world-inside-tesla-is-completely-different-from-the-medias-portrayal-of-tesla/ VW CEO expects software to make up 90% of auto industry innovation https://www.reuters.com/article/volkswagen-results-software/vw-ceo-expects-software-to-make-up-90-pct-of-auto-industry-innovation-idUSL8N20Z56V
Mar 13, 2019
32 min
046: TC: Arash with Scent Wedge  News: $35K, 500K, SC V3, Model Y, Buy Stores
In the News: * Tesla release $35K base model 3 and changes tons of options * Tesla changes retail strategy online and intends to close most stores worldwide * Model Y unveil date set Thanks to our sponsor and your future lacrosse source, SportStop.com Arash links: beach cleanup event: https://scentwedge.com/cleanocean free wallpapers: https://scentwedge.com/wallpapers tree planting organization: https://onetreeplanted.org/ purchase Scent Wedge: https://scentwedge.com/ Sources: Transcript of Elon Media call about $35K model 3: https://www.valuewalk.com/2019/03/tesla-conference-call-full-self-driving/ Electrek article on new model 3 options: https://electrek.co/2019/02/28/tesla-model-3-standard-battery-interior/
Mar 6, 2019
1 hr 1 min
45: TC: Ramin creator of app Stats: For Tesla Model S/X/3
From the Tesla Community meet Ramin the creator of a really neat app to give Tesla owners more information about their car and more control.   It picks up where the Tesla app stops. Thanks to our sponsor and your future lacrosse source, SportStop.com
Feb 27, 2019
35 min
044: Tesla Model 3s arrive in China and sales take off, Investors freak out about Gigafactory 3 permission slips
In the News: * Models 3s arrive in China and sales take off * European Deliveries continue with some difficulties at the port * Tesla removes timeline for Standard model 3 version from website so some people go NUTS Thanks to our sponsor and your future lacrosse source, SportStop.com Sources: https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-3-deliveries-china-cargo-shipment/ https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-3-orders-china/ https://electrek.co/2019/02/08/tesla-autopilot-standard-model-3-china/ https://electrek.co/2019/02/15/tesla-ends-contract-model-3-delivery-europe/ https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-3-demand-300k-vin/ https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-referral-program-winners-awards-by-february-28-deadline/ https://electrek.co/2019/02/18/tesla-standard-model-3-battery-website-fans-panic/ https://electrek.co/2019/02/19/tesla-sentry-mode-more-details/ https://cleantechnica.com/2019/02/09/tesla-model-3-ccs-charging-126-kw-higher-power-coming-soon/
Feb 20, 2019
27 min
043: TC: Brad from ID  News: Model 3 Most Loved Car, Tesla purchases Maxwell Tech, Model 3 ship arrives in Belgium
In the News: * Consumer Reports Survey has Model 3 as Most loved car in 2018 * Tesla buys energy tech company * First shipment of Model 3s arrive in Belgian port Thanks to our sponsor and your future lacrosse source, SportStop.com
Feb 6, 2019
47 min
B04: Tesla 2018 Q4 and full year results
2018 Q4 and Full Year Results Thanks to our sponsor SportStop.com Save on huge selection of sale lacrosse equipment Source: http://ir.tesla.com/events/event-details/tesla-inc-q4-2018-financial-results-and-qa-webcast
Jan 30, 2019
37 min
042: TC: Raj creator of Drop Lock  News: Tesla cuts 7% of staff, Supercharger Prices Raise then lower
In the News: * Tesla cuts 7% of workforce to trim costs of model 3 * Model 3 gets approval for sale in Europe * Supercharger pricing raised a lot then lowered a bit a few days later Thanks to our sponsor SportStop.com Save on huge selection of sale lacrosse equipment Sources: Bloomberg article that electric cars cleaner even with coal powered electricity https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-01-15/electric-cars-seen-getting-cleaner-even-where-grids-rely-on-coal Gigafactory 3 construction video: https://electrek.co/2019/01/17/tesla-gigafactory-3-site-alive-construction-work-video/ Supercharger pricing went up and no longer tied to each state.  Varies by location: https://electrek.co/2019/01/18/tesla-increases-supercharger-prices/ Tesla 7% job cut, blog post of email sent to employees: https://www.tesla.com/blog/tesla-company-update%20 Tesla 7% cuts, analysis by Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/panosmourdoukoutas/2019/01/20/teslas-job-cuts-the-official-and-the-unofficial-story-behind-it/#330466376f8a Tesla gets approval for model 3 sales in Europe https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-3-homologation-approval-european-regulators/ Survey shows why Tesla may have killed the referral program https://cleantechnica.com/2019/01/20/exclusive-survey-of-people-who-used-my-tesla-referral-code-explains-why-elon-killed-it/ Tesla securing battery sources in China https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/22/tesla-is-reportedly-in-talks-with-chinas-lishen-over-shanghai-battery-contract.html
Jan 23, 2019
1 hr 9 min
041: 75D discontinued, Hackers can win a Tesla model 3, VIN registrations soar
In the News: * Tesla discontinues 75D battery option from S & X * Hackers get a chance to win a model 3 * VIN registrations soar Looking to purchase a Tesla Model S, X or Performance Model 3.  Get 6 months unlimited supercharging with my referral code: https://ts.la/paul73599 Thanks to our sponsor SportStop.com Save on huge selection of sale lacrosse equipment Sources: Tesla discontinuing 75Kw pack: https://electrek.co/2019/01/09/tesla-discontinuing-75-kwh-battery-pack-model-s-model-x/ https://cleantechnica.com/2019/01/14/tesla-supercharger-v3-vs-taycan-charging-75d-retirement-suggests-battle-prep/ Advanced Summon timeline update: https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-advanced-summon-final-validation-early-access-release-date-regulators-elon-musk/ Gigafactory 3 funding – banks competing: https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-gigafactory-3-funding-chinese-banks-model-3-production-insider/ SpaceX lays off 10% of workforce: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-spacex-layoffs/spacex-to-lay-off-10-percent-of-workforce-idUSKCN1P6002 Hacking contest for model 3: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/01/a-contest-is-offering-900000-for-hacks-that-exploit-teslas/ Model 3 seat locks: https://cleantechnica.com/2019/01/15/innovative-tesla-model-3-seat-lock-aims-to-reduce-break-ins/ Powerwall subsidies now available in Australia: https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-powerwall-2-energy-south-australia-home-battery-subsidy-plan/ VIN update for January: https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-registers-28k-model-3-vins-3-days-20k-international-ramp/ https://twitter.com/model3vins?lang=en
Jan 16, 2019
19 min
040: Tesla News: Q4 Production and Deliveries, Gigafactory 3 Groundbreaking with Elon, Q4 Vehicle Safety Report
In the News: * Q4 preliminary production and delivery numbers * Elon goes to china for Gigafactory 3 groundbreaking * Q4 Tesla Vehicle Safety Report Looking to purchase a Tesla Model S, X or Performance Model 3.  Get 6 months unlimited supercharging with my referral code: https://ts.la/paul73599 Thanks to our sponsor SportStop.com Save on huge selection of sale lacrosse equipment Sources: Preliminary Q4 Tesla Production and Delivery Numbers: http://ir.tesla.com/news-releases/news-release-details/tesla-q4-2018-vehicle-production-deliveries-also-announcing-2000 Increased range for Mid-Range Model 3: https://electrek.co/2019/01/03/tesla-model-3-increases-range-mid-range/ HW3 details https://www.reddit.com/r/teslamotors/comments/acjdrt/tesla_autopilot_hw3_details/?st=JQIAPP9Y&sh=6e1abf4d Gigafactory 3 groundbreaking: https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-gigafactory-3-china-model-3-model-y-affordable-versions/ More Gigafacatory 3: https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-ceo-elon-musk-rapid-shanghai-gigafactory-3-construction/ Tesla Quarterly Vehicle Safety Reports: https://www.tesla.com/VehicleSafetyReport
Jan 9, 2019
21 min