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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!

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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 447: Cybertruck’s ‘Rust’ Is Just FUD

2/25/2024
The Cybertruck’s so-called “rust” issue has been explained and solved. Plus: Cybertruck gets more official customization options, LG gets ready to start adding to Tesla’s 4680 battery cell supply, 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Get your tickets to the imminent Climate XChange raffle – where you can win a fully-loaded Tesla of your choice without any taxes or fees afterwards – by going to https://carbonraffle.org/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=ridethelightning Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL).

Duration:01:16:37

Episode 446: My Cybertruck Review

2/18/2024
I give you my full review of the Cybertruck after living with it for three days. Plus: the last big domino falls in the quest for universal NACS adoption, the new largest Tesla Supercharger in the world is under construction in California, 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Get your tickets to the upcoming Climate XChange raffle – where you can win a fully-loaded Tesla of your choice – by going to https://carbonraffle.org/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=ridethelightning Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL).

Duration:01:46:55

Episode 445: FSD Transfer AND Lifetime Supercharging Transfer Return!

2/11/2024
Tesla brings back FSD transfer as well as lifetime Supercharging transfer in an effort to drive demand in the historically slow first quarter of the year. Plus: Giga Berlin hits another major production milestone, the Cybertruck fleet got its first software update, 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Get your tickets to the upcoming Climate XChange raffle – where you can win a fully-loaded Tesla of your choice – by going to https://carbonraffle.org/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=ridethelightning Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL).

Duration:01:20:28

Episode 444: Interview With a Cybertruck Owner

2/4/2024
A Foundation Series Cybertruck owner joins me to discuss his thoughts on the stainless steel beast so far, the new Model 3 Performance has a reported production window, Elon Musk’s shareholder-approved compensation package gets retroactively rejected by a Delaware judge, 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL). Get the best Dashcam/Sentry Mode microSD-based USB drive for your Tesla at www.puretesla.com/rtl.

Duration:01:50:04

Episode 443: Q4 Earnings Call Recap, Highlights, and Analysis

1/28/2024
Tesla held its quarterly earnings call for Q4 2023, and as always I’ve got highlight clips from Elon Musk and the Tesla executive team as well as analysis of what everything on the call means. Plus: the new Model 3 Performance is coming 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL). Get the best Dashcam/Sentry Mode microSD-based USB drive for your Tesla at www.puretesla.com/rtl.

Duration:01:54:18

Episode 442: Cybertruck Is Getting Better Already

1/21/2024
Cybertruck has a big physical improvement coming soon via an over-the-air software update. Plus: Panasonic is cooking up improvements to Tesla’s stalwart 2170 battery cells used in the Model 3 and Model Y, the paint colors on the Model S and Model X are no longer free, 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL). Get the best Dashcam/Sentry Mode microSD-based USB drive for your Tesla at www.puretesla.com/rtl and download NetSuite’s popular KPI Checklist at www.netsuite.com/lightning.

Duration:01:13:18

Episode 441: New Model 3 (aka Highland) Arrives in North America

1/14/2024
The new Model 3, formerly codenamed Project Highland, has now officially launched in North America. Plus: new builds of Model S and Model X get a welcome improvement, Foundation Series Cybertrucks started getting delivered to regular, non-Tesla-employee customers, 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL). Get the best Dashcam/Sentry Mode microSD-based USB drive for your Tesla at www.puretesla.com/rtl.

Duration:01:21:08

Episode 440: Analyzing Tesla’s Q4 Production and Delivery Numbers

1/7/2024
Tesla posted its Q4 production and delivery numbers – and thus its overall 2023 figures – and I’ve got reactions and analysis to the data. Plus: New paint colors for the Model Y, our first piece of information on Autopilot Hardware 5, 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL). Get the best Dashcam/Sentry Mode microSD-based USB drive for your Tesla at www.puretesla.com/rtl.

Duration:01:15:16

Episode 439: My 10 Tesla Predictions for 2024

12/31/2023
A new year means it’s time for my annual tradition of making a bunch of Tesla predictions for 2024 – and I’ll see how I did last year while I’m at it. Plus: a new report on Model Y’s upcoming Project Juniper refresh, an update on FSD Beta version 12, 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL). Get the best Dashcam/Sentry Mode microSD-based USB drive for your Tesla at www.puretesla.com/rtl.

Duration:01:21:31

Episode 438: New Cybertruck Details From Franz and Lars with Jay Leno

12/24/2023
Tesla Design Chief Franz von Holzhausen and Engineering VP Lars Moravy spend an hour sharing insights and previously unknown features of the Cybertruck with Jay Leno. Plus: one of the last major dominoes falls in the quest to standardize Tesla’s NACS charge port, Cybershoes might be on the way 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL). Get the best Dashcam/Sentry Mode microSD-based USB drive for your Tesla at www.puretesla.com/rtl.

Duration:01:16:27

Episode 437: Cybertruck Engineering Tidbits from Tesla Leadership

12/17/2023
A group of Tesla executives discusses some new features and innovations of the Cybertruck in a video with Sandy Munro. Plus: there’s bad news about the future of the Model 3’s federal tax credit eligibility, Giga Mexico is officially ready to break ground, 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL). Get the best Dashcam/Sentry Mode microSD-based USB drive for your Tesla at www.puretesla.com/rtl.

Duration:01:16:48

Episode 436: Cybertruck Customer Configurations Begin…Sort Of

12/10/2023
Cybertruck reservation holders have begun getting invitations to purchase their trucks…but there’s a bit of a catch. Plus: Tesla clarifies the federal tax credit expectation for 2024 Model 3’s, the Cybertruck might be able to swim a little bit after all, 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL). Get the best Dashcam/Sentry Mode microSD-based USB drive for your Tesla at www.puretesla.com/rtl.

Duration:01:18:16

Episode 435: Cybertruck Delivery Event Analysis: Price, Specs, and More!

12/3/2023
Tesla held its long-awaited Cybertruck Delivery Event and I was lucky enough to be there! I’ll recap all of the new information we learned about Tesla’s stainless steel pickup truck, give you my impressions of the event, and so much 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL). Get the best Dashcam/Sentry Mode microSD-based USB drive for your Tesla at www.puretesla.com/rtl. Watch Marques "MKBHD" Brownlee's Cybertruck First Impressions here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxOh12Uhg08 Watch Top Gear's Cybertruck First Impressions here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uefydJUbRhc Watch Jason Cammisa's Cybertruck episode of ICONS by Hagerty here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6WDq0V5oBg

Duration:02:02:00

Episode 434: Learning About EV Tires With a Michelin Tire Engineer

11/26/2023
Special guest Russell Shepherd, who is Michelin’s Technical Communications Director, joins me to talk about how EVs are changing the tire world, the evolution of tire technology brought on by the likes of Tesla and others in the EV space, 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL). Get the best Dashcam/Sentry Mode microSD-based USB drive for your Tesla at www.puretesla.com/rtl.

Duration:01:17:30

Episode 433: More Cybertruck Tidbits Trickle In

11/19/2023
More Cybertruck nuggets of information roll in as the official launch nears, from the configuration of the pedals to the size of the Dual Motor version’s battery pack. Plus: the Cyberquad for Kids is back, the DeLorean’s designer gives his blessing to the Cybertruck, 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL). Get the best Dashcam/Sentry Mode microSD-based USB drive for your Tesla at www.puretesla.com/rtl.

Duration:01:17:45

Episode 432: Matte Black Cybertruck and Tailgate Power Outlets Revealed!

11/12/2023
It’s a Cybertruck-tastic week as not only did we learn how many power outlets and what type are on board, but Tesla Chief Designer Franz von Holzhausen was spotted driving a matte black-wrapped one around. Plus: I had another close encounter with a very clean build, 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL). Get the best Dashcam/Sentry Mode microSD-based USB drive for your Tesla at www.puretesla.com/rtl and download NetSuite’s popular KPI Checklist at www.netsuite.com/lightning.

Duration:01:28:02

Episode 431: New Paint Color, New Seats, and the Cybertruck’s New ‘Crab Walk’

11/5/2023
Tesla's Stealth Gray paint color introduced at Giga Shanghai for the Highland Model 3 has made it to the United States, but only on the Model S and X for now. Plus: speaking of Highland, the Model 3 Ludicrous is one of a couple of Teslas that has some seat-related news this week, the Cybertruck is spotted “crab-walking,” 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL). Get the best Dashcam/Sentry Mode microSD-based USB drive for your Tesla at www.puretesla.com/rtl and download NetSuite’s popular KPI Checklist at www.netsuite.com/lightning.

Duration:01:28:09

Episode 430: Dual Motor and Tri-Motor Cybertrucks Confirmed for 2024

10/29/2023
We now know which versions of the Cybertruck will be built in the first year, courtesy of the US government. Plus: Tesla pulls a demand lever they’ve never pulled before, the Highland Model 3 Performance looks like it’ll be getting a new name and/or a speed boost, 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL). Get the best Dashcam/Sentry Mode microSD-based USB drive for your Tesla at www.puretesla.com/rtl.

Duration:01:18:34

Episode 429: Cybertruck Launch Date Confirmed + Q3 Earnings Call Highlights

10/22/2023
Tesla finally announced the launch date for the Cybertruck! Plus: highlight clips and analysis from everything Elon Musk and the Tesla executive team had to say on this week’s Q3 earnings call, 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL). Get the best Dashcam/Sentry Mode microSD-based USB drive for your Tesla at www.puretesla.com/rtl and download NetSuite’s popular KPI Checklist at www.netsuite.com/lightning.

Duration:01:50:34

Episode 428: Tesla Finally Offers More Car Colors…Sort Of

10/15/2023
Tesla has finally begun offering a bunch of new colors on the Model 3 and Model Y…kind of. Plus: CyberBeer is on tap for North American Tesla fans, Tesla livestreamed an off-road test of the Cybertruck in some famously difficult conditions, 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 monthly pledge. Every little bit helps and there are stacking bonuses in it for you at each pledge level, like early access to each episode at the $5 tier and the weekly Lightning Round bonus mini-episode (AND the early access!) at the $10 tier! And don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number to call or Skype is 1-888-989-8752. Go to xcelerateauto.com/xcare to find the extended warranty policy that's right for you and your Tesla, and don’t forget to use the discount code “Lightning” for $100 off your purchase. P.S. Get 15% off your first order of awesome aftermarket Tesla accessories at AbstractOcean.com by using the code RTLpodcast at checkout. Grab the SnapPlate front license plate bracket for any Tesla at https://everyamp.com/RTL/ (don't forget the coupon code RTL). Get the best Dashcam/Sentry Mode microSD-based USB drive for your Tesla at www.puretesla.com/rtl and download NetSuite’s popular KPI Checklist at www.netsuite.com/lightning.

Duration:01:37:29