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Ride the Lightning: The Tesla Unofficial Podcast is the world's longest-running weekly Tesla show, made for Tesla fans and owners by Tesla community veteran Ryan McCaffrey. Each week we'll discuss and analyze everything happening with the Cybertruck, Model 3, Model S, Model X, Model Y, Roadster, and more!

Ride the Lightning: The Tesla Unofficial Podcast is the world's longest-running weekly Tesla show, made for Tesla fans and owners by Tesla community veteran Ryan McCaffrey. Each week we'll discuss and analyze everything happening with the Cybertruck, Model 3, Model S, Model X, Model Y, Roadster, and more!

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San Francisco, CA

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Ride the Lightning: The Tesla Unofficial Podcast is the world's longest-running weekly Tesla show, made for Tesla fans and owners by Tesla community veteran Ryan McCaffrey. Each week we'll discuss and analyze everything happening with the Cybertruck, Model 3, Model S, Model X, Model Y, Roadster, and more!

Twitter:

@DMC_Ryan

Language:

English

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Episodes

Episode 337: Cybertruck (Reportedly) Delayed Again

1/16/2022
The Cybertruck appears to be delayed once again, but thankfully not for too much longer. Plus: we’ve got a date for Elon Musk’s product roadmap update, the Tesla Roadster is likely getting a price increase, Tesla secures a big deal for responsibly sourced nickel for its batteries, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps! And...

Duration:01:28:47

Episode 336: Tesla’s Huge 2021 (The Numbers Are In!)

1/9/2022
Tesla crushes expectations for both the fourth quarter of 2021 and the entire year, announcing some truly impressive year-over-year growth. Plus: Tesla is #1 in not one but two European countries for all of 2021, Model S Plaid gets a software update to increase its top speed, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps! And don't...

Duration:01:22:13

Episode 335: My 2022 Tesla Predictions

1/2/2022
A new year means it’s time for my annual new year’s "S3XY CARS" predictions for each Tesla vehicle. Plus: the new UI in software version 11 is generating a lot of criticism in the Tesla community, Elon Musk talks full self-driving in a new interview, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps! And don't forget to leave a message on...

Duration:01:36:23

Episode 334: Tesla’s Holiday Software Update Brings Cheer

12/26/2021
Tesla’s big holiday software update brings a new look as well as a ton of new features both practical and fun. Plus: Giga Texas gears up for its grand opening, the Tesla Semi gets another big order, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a...

Duration:01:19:18

Episode 333: Tesla Semi Production (Reportedly) Underway!

12/19/2021
A new report – with some drone-footage evidence to back it up – suggests that the Tesla Semi truck has entered initial limited production! Plus: Model 3 impresses another law enforcement agency as a police car, Tesla adds more crazy merch to their online shop, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps! And don't forget to leave a...

Duration:01:20:01

Episode 332: Upgrades Coming for Model 3 and Y in 2022

12/12/2021
A European regulatory agency publishes a list of changes and upgrades coming to the Model 3 and Model Y in 2022. Plus: a more production-ready version of the Cybertruck is spotted on the Fremont Factory test track, Elon Musk promises a big holiday software update for the fleet, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps! And don't...

Duration:01:13:43

Episode 331: Cybertruck Gets Quad-Motor Option!

12/5/2021
Elon Musk confirms that the Cybertruck will have a four-motor(!) option. Plus: Tesla puts a few crazy new accessories in the online Tesla shop, from a $50 stainless steel Cybertruck-shaped whistle to a $20,000 brake package for the Plaid Model S, the Model Y is dominating California car sales, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit...

Duration:01:27:03

Episode 330: Interview: Tesla Detailing With a Professional Detailer

11/28/2021
I sit down with professional car detailer Jeff McGoveran of Immaculate Reflections for a lengthy and detailed interview about taking the best care of your Tesla. From paint protection film to ceramic coating and more, there's a lot to learn. Your questions are answered here as well. I hope you enjoy it! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit...

Duration:01:10:19

Episode 329: Tesla Dominates Consumer Reports Owner Survey...Again

11/21/2021
Tesla once again dominates a Consumer Reports survey about owner satisfaction, Tesla’s eating the lunch of all of its luxury-market competitors, the base Model 3 adds some welcome new standard equipment, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a...

Duration:01:13:40

Episode 328: Tesla Semi Is Delivering...This Year??

11/14/2021
A big-name Tesla Semi buyer says his company expects delivery of Tesla’s 18-wheeler soon. Does he know something we don’t? Plus: Tesla is leading by example at its factories with regard to renewable energy, two popularly requested new software features get added to the fleet, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps! And don't...

Duration:01:15:25

Episode 327: Model 3 Gets Even Better for 2022

11/7/2021
Tesla details the range upgrades for the 2022 model-year cars, and one Model 3 in particular gets an impressive bump. Plus: Tesla buyers stand to get a substantial tax credit if the current US government’s proposed plan passes, Tesla signs a massive battery deal with a major supplier, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps! And...

Duration:01:38:00

Episode 326: Hertz Orders 100,000 Model 3’s

10/31/2021
Hertz makes the boldest move the rental car industry has seen in years by ordering 100,000 Tesla Model 3’s. Plus: not one but three new paint colors emerge for Giga Berlin, Model 3 is taking over all of Europe, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime...

Duration:01:18:43

Episode 325: Q3 Earnings Call Recap and Analysis

10/24/2021
Tesla holds its quarterly earnings call for the record Q3 it just completed. I’ve got all of the highlights from the Tesla executive team as well as a recap and analysis of the big news and highlights. Plus: deliveries of the new Model X have begun, some incredibly sad news to report in the original Roadster community, and more. If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be...

Duration:01:31:20

Episode 324: Elon Gives Key Updates From Giga Berlin

10/17/2021
Elon Musk drops some important new information while celebrating the about-to-open Giga Berlin at Giga Fest, Tesla co-founder JB Straubel gives a rare interview talking about the early days of Tesla, another toy Cybertruck has been announced, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps! And don't forget to leave a message on the...

Duration:01:20:37

Episode 323: Shareholder Meeting Recap and Analysis

10/10/2021
Tesla holds its annual shareholder’s meeting, and as usual there’s a lot to talk about. I’ve got the highlights, recap, and analysis from everything Elon Musk and the team presented. Plus: Tesla’s record-setting Q3 production and delivery numbers, a new dog-related accessory hits the online Tesla shop, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every...

Duration:01:18:59

Episode 322: The Cyberquad Is Back...Sort Of

10/3/2021
The Cyberquad resurfaces (but not like you think), Giga Shanghai ramps up production yet again, Elon Musk is confident that the chip shortage is almost over, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for...

Duration:01:14:47

Episode 321: Tesla Breaks Ground on the ‘Megafactory’

9/26/2021
Tesla officially starts building its first “Megafactory” while shooting down rumors of the next Gigafactory. Plus: the Tesla car referral program comes to an end after six years, Tesla Insurance looks to roll out in a couple more states soon, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps! And don't forget to leave a message on the...

Duration:01:10:44

Episode 320: FSD Button: The Final Countdown Begins

9/19/2021
Elon Musk gives some interesting updates on city-streets FSD Beta 10 as progress steadily continues – including a date for when “The Button” will be available. Plus: Tesla tops another JD Power owner satisfaction survey, the Tesla Glass team gives a peek behind the curtain, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps! And don't...

Duration:01:13:58

Episode 319: Model S Plaid Bests the ‘Ring

9/12/2021
Tesla sets a new EV record at the legendary Nurburgring race track in Germany, battery production at Giga Nevada hits a major milestone, Giga Berlin gets much-welcomed government support, the Supercharger network is poised for more massive growth, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps! And don't forget to leave a message on...

Duration:01:12:24

Episode 318: Roadster Delayed Again + FSD Finally Imminent

9/5/2021
The next-generation Tesla Roadster is now penciled in for 2023, with supply chain shortages to blame. Plus: “The Button” for the city-streets Full Self-Driving beta might finally be imminent, Elon Musk promises a bigger emphasis on opening more service centers, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. I'd be grateful. Every little bit helps! And don't forget to leave a...

Duration:01:13:10