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A weekly recap of Tesla news and analysis from a Tesla enthusiast's point of view. Tesla Motors 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 cover everything happening with the Model S, Model X, Model 3, Gigafactory, and more!

A weekly recap of Tesla news and analysis from a Tesla enthusiast's point of view. Tesla Motors 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 cover everything happening with the Model S, Model X, Model 3, Gigafactory, and more!
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A weekly recap of Tesla news and analysis from a Tesla enthusiast's point of view. Tesla Motors 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 cover everything happening with the Model S, Model X, Model 3, Gigafactory, and more!

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@DMC_Ryan

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Episodes

Episode 163: Tesla Eliminates 2 Paint Colors

9/16/2018
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Tesla takes two paint colors off the menu. Can you guess which two? Plus: another Dual Motor Model 3 price increase, executive team changes at Tesla, a new way to buy Model 3 for a select group of reservation holders, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! Don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question,...

Duration:01:27:48

Episode 162: Joe Rogan Interviews Elon + V9 Software Preview

9/9/2018
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Elon Musk did a two-and-a-half hour interview on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast. I’ve got all the Tesla-relevant highlights. Plus: good news for Tesla owners who didn’t order Enhanced Autopilot with their cars, a sneak preview of Tesla’s version-9 software, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! Don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the...

Duration:01:22:56

Episode 161: Tesla Defeats (Doug) Ford

9/2/2018
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Tesla wins a legal battle against the Ontario government in Canada, another case brought by Tesla shareholders gets thrown away, Tesla has a new product they’re selling, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! 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!...

Duration:01:15:51

Episode 160: Tesla Stays Public + Jay Leno’s Roadster Ride

8/26/2018
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Tesla decides to remain a public company, it also sues the Canadian province of Ontario over the abrupt cancellation of the electric vehicle rebate program, Franz von Holzhausen gives Jay Leno a ride in the new Roadster, Gigafactory 1 is getting bigger, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! Don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning...

Duration:01:22:08

Episode 159: Jason Calacanis Interview + Elon Musk’s Busy Week

8/19/2018
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I interview angel investor Jason Calacanis to discuss his long history with Tesla and Elon Musk. Plus: highlights from Elon’s two big interviews this week, an update on Elon’s efforts to make Tesla a private company again, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! Don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question,...

Duration:01:28:58

Episode 158: Elon’s Private Tesla Plan

8/12/2018
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Elon Musk drops an absolute bombshell, announcing his intention to try and return Tesla to being a private company. Plus: Road and Track hits the track – with Track Mode – in a P3D, price increases hit Tesla vehicles across the board, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! Don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a...

Duration:01:18:39

Episode 157: Q2 Earnings Call Recap and Analysis

8/5/2018
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Tesla just held what was perhaps its most important earnings call ever. I’ve got clips of all the best quotes from Elon Musk and the Tesla executive team, plus lots of analysis, as well as news of an interior refresh for Model S and X, and much more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! Don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a...

Duration:01:45:17

Special Bonus Episode: Delivery Day!

7/30/2018
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Delivery day of my Model 3 finally happened! I took the suggestion of several listeners and decided to do an "emergency" bonus episode to tell you all about my big day yesterday. This way you can hear about it sooner, ignore it if you only want to hear about Tesla news and not my story, and it still paves the way for a big earnings-call episode at the usual time this Sunday. Thanks so much to ALL of you for your support in these first three years of Ride the Lightning! Year Four is off to an...

Duration:00:59:31

Episode 156: “Hi, My Name Is VIN. I Have a DELIVERY For You”

7/29/2018
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I've got first impressions of the Jeda Wireless Charging Pad for Model 3, Model S and X get a price and features adjustment, white interior is no longer exclusive the Performance Model 3, Tesla is working on addressing their bottlenecks in the service department, and much more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! Don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the...

Duration:01:19:54

Episode 155: Model 3 Profitability + P3D Test Drive Impressions

7/22/2018
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A few new nitty-gritty details about the Performance Model 3, the Wall Street Journal gets the first test drive and reports their impressions, Sandy Munro, in his words, “eats crow” about the Model 3’s profitability potential, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! Don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question,...

Duration:01:29:36

Episode 154: US Federal Tax Credit Phase-Out Begins

7/15/2018
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The US federal tax credit situation has been finalized. I’ll give you all the details on how much longer it’ll last. Plus: Tesla officially names Shanghai as the site of its third Gigafactory, Elon Musk gives me an update on Performance Model 3 deliveries, select Model X 100Ds get a free performance boost, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! Don't forget...

Duration:01:23:14

Episode 153: 7,000 Teslas in 7 Days!

7/8/2018
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Tesla reaches their big goal of producing 5,000 Model 3s in one week, a new bill could restore the $7500 federal EV tax credit for the next decade, UK Tesla fans get their first official chance to check out the Model 3, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! Don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or...

Duration:01:08:17

Episode 152: Cheaper Performance Model 3 + Tesla Pickup Details

7/1/2018
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The Performance Model 3 gets a surprising and substantial price drop. Whoa! Plus: Tesla’s always-on cellular connection will no longer be free for new buyers, Gigafactory hits a major production milestone, first details on the Tesla Pickup, and much more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! Don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime...

Duration:01:22:27

Episode 151: The First Performance Model 3 Is Born

6/24/2018
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Elon Musk posts a picture of the first-ever Performance Model 3, and it looks a lot like mine! Plus: Tesla zeroes in on a location for its future European Gigafactory, Model 3 gets a couple of long-awaited new features via a software update, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! Don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a...

Duration:01:04:31

Episode 150: Roadster’s SpaceX Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

6/17/2018
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Tesla makes the difficult choice to lay off 9% of its workforce, Elon Musk details the next-gen Roadster’s unbelievable SpaceX option package, Immaculate Reflections’ Jeff McGoveran stops by to talk about detailing and paint protection, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! Don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a...

Duration:01:09:21

Episode 149: Shareholder Meeting Recap and Analysis

6/10/2018
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Elon Musk answers many interesting questions at Tesla’s annual shareholders meeting. Plus: tons of Elon tweets and more on a huge show! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! 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...

Duration:01:49:39

Episode 148: Consumer Reports Affects Positive Change for Model 3

6/3/2018
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Consumer Reports helps affect positive change for all Model 3 owners, Model 3 may get an optional key fob a la Model S and X, the Performance Model 3 gets an upgrade before it’s even released, and much more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! Don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment, or discussion topic for...

Duration:01:16:23

Episode 147: Elon’s Latest Tweetstorm: Model Y, Superchargers + More!

5/27/2018
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Elon Musk drops a ton of new info on Twitter about a bunch of different things, including an upgrade to the Performance Model 3, a big update to Tesla’s remote Ranger service, v3 of the Superchargers, the Model Y reveal, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! Don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with a question, comment,...

Duration:01:32:24

Episode 146: Model 3 Performance Price and Specs Revealed!

5/20/2018
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Pricing and specifications for the Dual Motor and Performance Model 3 are here!!! Plus: Model 3’s first big safety rating comes in, production is ramping up nicely, the P100D S and X get cooler, Tesla wins a dealership battle in another state, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! Don't forget to leave a message on the Ride the Lightning hotline anytime with...

Duration:01:28:00

Episode 145: Performance Model 3 Release Date Confirmed!

5/13/2018
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Elon Musk finally reveals availability timing for the Performance Model 3, Tesla becomes part of the storyline on another HBO comedy, Model S and X get a new interior option, and much more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please check out my Patreon at www.patreon.com/teslapodcast and consider a pledge. Every little bit helps! 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!...

Duration:01:23:46