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Tesla enthusiasts looking for a show about the latest news and analysis on the all-electric high-performance vehicle company need look no further. Ride the Lightning: Tesla Motors Unofficial Podcast is a weekly show made for Tesla fans and owners by Tesla community veteran Ryan McCaffrey. Each week we'll cover everything happening with the Model 3, Model S, Model X, Gigafactory, and more!

Tesla enthusiasts looking for a show about the latest news and analysis on the all-electric high-performance vehicle company need look no further. Ride the Lightning: Tesla Motors Unofficial Podcast is a weekly show made for Tesla fans and owners by Tesla community veteran Ryan McCaffrey. Each week we'll cover everything happening with the Model 3, Model S, Model X, Gigafactory, and more!

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San Francisco, CA

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Tesla enthusiasts looking for a show about the latest news and analysis on the all-electric high-performance vehicle company need look no further. Ride the Lightning: Tesla Motors Unofficial Podcast is a weekly show made for Tesla fans and owners by Tesla community veteran Ryan McCaffrey. Each week we'll cover everything happening with the Model 3, Model S, Model X, Gigafactory, and more!

Twitter:

@DMC_Ryan

Language:

English

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Episodes

Episode 269: Battery Day Recap and Analysis

9/27/2020
I was lucky enough to attend Battery Day, and I want to tell you all about it. Stay tuned for all of the news and analysis from the big event, plus a recap of the annual shareholder’s meeting as well! 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,...

Duration:01:49:21

Episode 268: 7 Rumored Model 3 Changes

9/20/2020
It looks like the Model 3 has a number of interesting changes coming into production very soon. Plus: Tesla’s biggest Supercharger in the United States so far is under construction, Elon Musk squashes any hope for a Tesla smartwatch app, 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...

Duration:01:07:41

Episode 267: Small Cybertruck Update + Westport’s Model 3 Police Car

9/13/2020
Tesla offers a small update on the Texas Gigafactory that also includes a possible signpost about Cybertruck production. Plus, Westport, Connecticut gets a Model 3 police car, Giga Shanghai moves closer to starting its own Model Y production, 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:01:16:10

Episode 266: Tesla Telepathy + Randy Pobst Interview

9/6/2020
Elon Musk is working on the ability to let you summon your Tesla with your mind, the Model S gets an option change in the Design Studio, Target and Tesla are expanding their Supercharger partnership, I’ve got an interview with professional race car driver Randy Pobst about his experience with a modified Model 3 at Pike’s Peak and helping Tesla develop the Track Mode software, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my Patreon at...

Duration:01:16:29

Episode 265: Model 3 Ditching Chrome Trim?

8/30/2020
A new filing by Tesla China suggests that the Model Y’s black trim/chrome-free look might be coming to the Model 3. Plus: did Elon Musk just hint at the possibility of a Tesla jet? Also, a list of cool new features coming to your car any moment now, 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:01:13:18

Episode 264: Autopilot Hardware 4 Rumors Swirl

8/23/2020
Tesla might already have a concrete timeline for their next-generation Hardware 4 Autopilot computer, the Model Y is getting a taillight change, Elon Musk jokes about the new Tesla Roadster’s wheels, 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:01:11:59

Episode 263: Tesla Readying Next-Gen Autopilot

8/16/2020
Tesla’s Autopilot rewrite is coming along nicely, Tesla stock becomes more affordable (but for a great reason), Elon Musk possibly hints at what Tesla might show off at next month’s Battery Day, a Model 3 Performance wins a rally race in Western Australia, 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:01:05:58

Episode 262: Elon Talks Cybertruck, Paint Quality, and More

8/9/2020
Elon Musk has a lot to say in a new podcast interview from Automotive News, Tesla releases its Q2 2020 vehicle safety report, made-in-China Model 3’s get recognized for their pristine build quality, 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:01:10:30

Episode 261: The Model 3 Turns 3

8/2/2020
The Model 3 celebrates its third birthday while also doing exceptionally well in new markets, Elon Musk gives an update on construction at the Berlin Gigafactory, your in-car display will soon be getting a bit more fun, 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...

Duration:01:05:04

Episode 260: Q2 Earnings Call Highlights and Analysis

7/26/2020
Tesla’s pivotal Q2 earnings call has arrived, bringing with it plenty of big news about the future of the company. I’ve got all the highlight clips and analysis for you. There's a lot to talk about! 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,...

Duration:01:14:18

Episode 259: Major Model Y News

7/19/2020
Major Model Y news breaks that might disappoint some folks but should please a lot of others. Plus: Austin steps up their efforts to land the Cybertruck Gigafactory, Model 3’s are maintaining a very high resale value, 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...

Duration:01:10:01

Episode 258: Tesla Breaks Website With...Short Shorts??

7/12/2020
Elon Musk’s online troll of short sellers becomes gloriously real, Tesla owners in one Norweigan city are being asked to help solve a crime, Elon’s got big plans for Tesla’s upcoming Berlin Gigafactory, 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:01:05:56

Episode 257: Tesla’s Surprising Q2 Deliveries

7/5/2020
Tesla’s shutdown-slowed Q2 finishes strong and paves the way for an incredibly bright future in more ways than one. Plus: Tesla’s in-house battery project might be a key ingredient in the Plaid Model S, federal tax incentives could come back for Teslas in a new federal bill proposal, 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:01:23:20

Episode 256: Tesla’s Next Battery Frontier

6/28/2020
Elon Musk gives a surprisingly revelatory update about the upcoming Battery Day, Autopilot upgrades are on sale for a very limited time, Jay Leno reviews the Model Y, 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...

Duration:01:11:00

Episode 255: Tesla, Texas Nearing Cybertruck Gigafactory Deal

6/21/2020
Austin appears to be in the final stages of Gigafactory 5 negotiations with Tesla, a handful of welcome customer-requested new software features are rolling out shortly, your chance to see the Cybertruck on display right now, 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...

Duration:01:12:17

Episode 254: Tesla Semi and Model Y Go Full Speed Ahead

6/14/2020
Two leaked emails from Elon Musk detail the present-day focus on the Model Y and the imminent focus on the Tesla Semi. Plus: Tesla releases its annual environmental impact report, 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...

Duration:01:04:42

Episode 253: Model Y’s New Winter Upgrades + A Tesla Van?

6/7/2020
A YouTuber takes a Model Y to Alaska and we learn about a couple of subtle but welcome winter weather upgrades in the process. Plus: Motor Trend reviews the Model Y, the Model 3 gets a new upgrade package in the Tesla online shop, Tesla might be cooking up a van, 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...

Duration:01:04:24

Episode 252: Jay Leno Drives Cybertruck + My Sandy Munro Interview

5/31/2020
Sandy Munro (youtube.com/munrolive) stops by to talk Cybertruck, Model Y, and more; Jay Leno stops by Tesla’s Design Studio in Hawthorne to drive the Cybertruck, Tesla reduces their prices, 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,...

Duration:01:17:06

Episode 251: Is Full Self-Driving Worth $100,000?

5/24/2020
Elon Musk confirms an imminent price increase on Autopilot’s Full Self-Driving package, Sandy Munro gives his final takeaways after completing his Model Y teardown, Tulsa makes a grand symbolic gesture in its attempt to woo the Cybertruck Gigafactory to Oklahoma, 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...

Duration:01:08:12

Episode 250: Tesla vs. California

5/17/2020
Tesla and Elon Musk go to battle with the state of California over the ability to reopen the Tesla Factory in Fremont, SpaceX puts the Model X to pretty cool use, Reuters gives us a sneak preview of what to expect at Tesla’s Battery Day, 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...

Duration:01:17:16