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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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8889898752


Episodes

Episode 297: World-Record 98-Stall Supercharger Is Coming

4/11/2021
Supercharger stations are getting bigger and bigger (including a world-record upgrade at an existing station), Supercharger rates in California see a strategic decrease, a bit of new info on the Tesla Semi, 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...

Duration:01:12:36

Episode 296: Tesla Crushes Q1 Delivery Expectations

4/4/2021
Tesla didn’t just have a great first quarter – they set another all-time company record for most deliveries in a quarter. Plus: Autopilot boss Andrej Karpathy talks FSD in a new interview, Elon Musk sets an ambitious production goal for 2021, 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:01:07:33

Episode 295: Cybertruck Won’t Have Door Handles?!

3/28/2021
The new Model S finally starts to get out into the wild, and we now know more about Tesla’s next-gen “Smart Shifter” feature. Plus: I reminisce about the five-year anniversary of the Model 3’s unveiling, Elon Musk says something interesting about the Cybertruck’s doors, you can now purchase a Tesla using Bitcoin, 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....

Duration:01:06:34

Episode 294: One Step Closer to Cybertruck Factory Deliveries

3/21/2021
Texas takes its first formal step towards legalizing the direct sales of Tesla vehicles -- and thus also allowing factory deliveries of Cybertrucks from Giga Texas. Plus: Tesla Tequila comes back in stock...but only for a brief moment, Elon Musk has a new title at Tesla, 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...

Duration:01:15:34

Episode 293: FSD Beta Program Excitement Continues

3/14/2021
The FSD beta continues its crazy rollout as Tesla announces a new plan to bring willing new testers into the program. Plus: Elon gives an update on when we might see the final design tweaks to the Cybertruck, Model S Plaid+ gets a price increase AND a delay, 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:01:14:57

Episode 292: FSD’s Release Window Narrows

3/7/2021
Elon Musk gives an update on when we should finally see the rollout of the city-streets Full Self-Driving package as well as the subscription option. Plus: Tesla draws up plans for a new largest Supercharger in North America, an important service bulletin goes out for all 2020 and 2021 Model 3 and 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...

Duration:01:13:59

Episode 291: Standard Range Model Y Discontinued

2/28/2021
Tesla surprises everyone by taking the brand-new Standard Range Model Y off the menu just a month after it was added. Plus: Tesla has insane EV market share in 2020, your in-car preferences may soon follow you to any other Teslas you happen to drive, 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:01:07:07

Episode 290: Elon Talks Cybertruck, Roadster, and More

2/21/2021
Elon Musk shares some interesting new details on the Cybertruck and Roadster on the Joe Rogan Podcast, Tesla may have its next Gigafactory location picked out, the Tesla community helps out the local animal population at one of the world’s biggest Supercharger sites, 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...

Duration:01:18:23

Episode 289: The $25k Tesla Will Be Revealed...This Year!?

2/14/2021
The so-called “Model 2”, aka the $25,000 Tesla, could be revealed even sooner than we thought. Plus: the new United States presidential administration wants to go electric in a big way, Enhanced Autopilot is back on the menu...in 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...

Duration:01:35:03

Episode 288: Special Guest: Marques ‘MKBHD’ Brownlee

2/7/2021
Top tech YouTuber and Model S owner Marques Brownlee, aka MKBHD, stops by to talk about his Tesla life as well as the recent Plaid Model S news. The interview starts at the 28:53 mark. Plus: automotive teardown expert Sandy Munro sits down with Elon Musk, a new Tesla Semi prototype is spotted in the wild, 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:01:09:38

Episode 287: Model S & X Refresh Is Official + Q4 Earnings Call Recap

1/31/2021
Tesla holds their Q4 earnings call, and I’ve got all the big news and analysis from what they reported -- including, yes, the long-awaited refresh of the Model S and Model X. There are some big surprises to discuss! 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...

Duration:01:44:02

Episode 286: Is This Long-Awaited Model 3 Feature Finally Imminent?

1/24/2021
Tesla extends its agreement with world-renowned battery researcher Dr. Jeff Dahn, Sandy Munro has mixed reactions to a teardown of a brand-new 2021 Model 3, some great news for owners of older Model S’s and X’s, a long-awaited option might finally be on the way to Model 3, 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:01:03:21

Episode 285: Tesla: Where 5-Star Safety Is S3XY

1/17/2021
The Model Y becomes the latest Tesla to ace its crash test in every category, a FUD-fueled attempt to drag Tesla’s reputation and stock price down comes up empty, more Tesla models finally get a heated steering wheel, 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:01:07:19

Episode 284: Model Y Gets Unexpected Surprise + Expected 7-Seater

1/10/2021
The Model Y gets more affordable in the form of a Standard Range version and finally gets its 7-seater option. Plus: Tesla annihilates its previous record for vehicle deliveries in a quarter -- and a year, a new nugget of info about the Tesla Semi’s Autopilot hardware setup, China takes back the record for biggest Supercharger in the world, 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...

Duration:01:09:55

Episode 283: Even More Model 3 and Model Y Changes

1/3/2021
Made-in-China Model 3’s and Y’s get some new design tweaks, a few high-profile music services appear to be on the way soon, more cities are adding Teslas to their police fleets, my thoughts on the new in-car UI, 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:01:17:38

Episode 282: My 2021 Tesla Predictions

12/27/2020
It’s time for my annual Tesla New Year’s predictions of what I think will happen with each Tesla vehicle in the coming year. Plus: good news for those of you interested in the Full Self-Driving software package but not so interested in the $10k price tag, Jay Leno talks up Tesla on CNBC, the holiday software update rolls out 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...

Duration:01:13:57

Episode 281: A Hint of the Model S and X Refresh?

12/20/2020
Could a planned shutdown of the Model S and X line in Fremont hint at the long-awaited refresh of Tesla’s two flagship cars? Plus: good news for those of you taking delivery on a new Tesla before the end of the year, England makes a pitch for a Tesla factory, 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:01:17:50

Episode 280: Two More Cool New Features Coming Soon

12/13/2020
Elon Musk discusses Tesla’s latest capital raise and more in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Japan just became the latest country to set a ban on the sale of new ICE vehicles, Giga Shanghai shines again, 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:01:09:37

Episode 279: Where Is the 7-Seat Model Y?

12/6/2020
Elon Musk talks Tesla as he accepts an award in Germany. Plus: the Model Y gets closer to reality in China but the 7-seat Model Y is MIA in America, more evidence that 5G connections might show up in new Teslas soon, and much more in a crazy-busy news week! 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:01:15:53

Episode 278: Model S Gets Better...Again

11/29/2020
The Model S improves its range across the board yet again, the Tesla Semi is aiming even higher for its final top-end range, the mystery of which future Tesla vehicle Giga Berlin will be building is resolved, 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:01:14:31