Category Archives: Weekly Episodes

Regular Weekly Episodes of My Tesla Podcast

037: Tesla Community: Bob from VT Tesla News: Elon Musk on 60 Minutes, European model 3 ordering opens, Tesla opens 11 new stores THIS week



In the News:
  • Elon Musk interview on 60 Minutes
  • Tesla surprises European customers with model 3 test drives and opens up ordering
  • More Gigafactory 1 press tours
  • Elon Tweets there is still time to order a model 3 and get 7,500 tax credit
  • Tesla opens 11 new stores in the US in 1 week

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Articles from Bob on Clean Technica:
https://cleantechnica.com/author/borsh/

036: News: Did Tesla make 1,000 model 3s in a day?, Model Y with 3rd row seat?, 1 Billion miles on autopilot



In the News:
  • Tesla making progress to 1,000 model 3s/day
  • Model Y may have 3rd row seating and be built in Gigafactory 1
  • 1 Billion Miles driven on Autopilot
  • New easter eggs coming in Dec.

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035: Tesla News: China Sales Plummet?, Elon on Axios, GM Cutbacks



In the News:
  • Have Tesla sales plummeted in China?
  • GM closing assembly plants and firing workers – should Tesla buy a plant and hire the workers?
  • Panasonic is moving Tesla battery production from Japan to the US
  • In recent interview Elon Musk states that Tesla was weeks away from “near death”
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Sources:
Tesla roller coaster sales in china:
when Tesla lowered prices in china 6 months ago:
when Tesla raised prices in china 4 months ago:
Tesla lowers prices and absorbs some of the tariff impact:
GM closing plants and firing workers:
GM voluntary buyout offer:
Panasonic moving Tesla battery production to the US:
Cold weather improvements in 2018.44.2:

034: TC: Phillip from MA News: Model 3 deliveries speed up, model 3 orders in China, Tesla Solar



From the Tesla Community meet Phillip a recent model 3 owner from Massachusetts
In the News:
  • Tesla speeds up end of year deliveries of model 3 in the us
  • Ordering opens for model 3 in China
  • Solar getting some more attention from Tesla and Elon
and more

 

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Sources:
Tesla accepting model 3 orders in China:
Tesla Solar Gigafactory 2 tours:
Inside Gigafactory 2
Tesla lowers price of solar systems:
GM and EVs:
2018.44 software release:

033: TC: Deborah early model 3 owner from Texas News: New Chair of the Board, Track Mode, Price Changes, and Gigafactory tour



In the News:
  • Tesla names Robyn Denholm as new Chair of the Board
  • Track mode is released for Performance model 3 cars
  • Tesla changes options and pricing on S & X models
  • Model 3 reservation holders in Europe and Asia being invited to come see the model 3 in person
  • CNBC goes into the Gigafactory
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Sources:
Tesla’s new Chair of the Board
Tesla releases Track mode:
New larger warehouse in Lathrop CA
Model 3 on display in European and Asian stores
CNBC at Gigafactory 1

032: TC: Jesse from RI News: $6Billion for Gigafactories, Elon Interview, Autopilot upgrade pricing changes



In the News:
  • Tesla’s recent 10Q filing shows it is planning $5-$6Billion in Gigafactories 1,2,3
  • Elon grants another lengthly Podcast interview
  • Autopilot pricing changes post purchase.
  • Tesla filing patents on new car production ideas
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031: TC: Jimmy_d talking Neural Networks from TMC News: New Believers in Tesla, I-Pace vs X on autobahn



In the News:
  • Many new believers in Tesla as profitability hit
  • New Mid range model driving VIN registrations to new high in Oct
  • Model 3 Performance performance package gets $5K price drop.
  • Real world test of Model X vs Jaguar I-Pace demonstrates Tesla’s battery edge
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029: News: Judge approves SEC settlement, Tesla Drivetrain tested for 1,000,000 miles, VW copying Tesla distribution



News:

Judge approves SEC settlement
Tesla drivetrain tested for 1M miles and looks great
VIN registrations continue strong climb in Oct
Growth in headcount at Tesla
Elon says Gigafactory 1 headcount could eventually reach 20K
VW following in Tesla’s footsteps and will need to change dealer agreements
v9 rollout finally goes wide on model 3s
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Sources:
SEC settlement approved by judge:
1M miles on model 3 drivetrain:
Vin registrations continue strong climb
Early Q4 production rumors:
45K employees now at Tesla:
April Email to employees:
Gigafactory 1 employee count could reach 20,000:
VW copying Tesla with over the air updates and Internet sales:

028: TC: Joe from NJ  News: Tesla Model 3 Safest Car Ever



From the Tesla Community meet Joe, a Dual Motor Model 3 owner from NJ
in the news:
*Telsa model 3 is the safest car in the US
*VIN registrations ramp back up in Oct
*Referral program is updated
*Consumer Reports Automated Driving System rankings
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027: TC Michael after 6months in model 3 News: Q3 Production and Deliveries and the SEC sues then settles



 From the Tesla Community Michael joins us again after 6 months of model 3 ownership.
In the news:
-Tesla releases preliminary Q3 production and delivery numbers
-SEC sues Elon on Thursday and settles on Saturday giving the stock a wild ride
-Panasonic’s expansion of cell production at the Gigafactory is ahead of schedule
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Sources:
Tesla Preliminary Q3 production and delivery figures:
http://ir.tesla.com/news-releases/news-release-details/tesla-q3-2018-vehicle-production-and-deliveries
-SEC sues:
https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2018-219
https://www.wsj.com/articles/elon-musk-sued-by-the-sec-for-securities-fraud-1538079650
-SEC settles:
https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2018-226
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/29/business/tesla-musk-sec-settlement.html
Cell production expansion at Gigafactory:
-Cop pulls over model 3 owner
http://www.thedrive.com/news/23956/tesla-model-3-driver-pulled-over-for-having-computer-strapped-to-dashboar