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Episode 75: Diamonds and Dumpster Fires

Sabatoge and threats at Gigafactory, AP nags could be reduced and a review of the Jaguar I-Pace Tip of the Week Find out how clean your EV is based on model and where you live.


Episode 74: Massive Tesla Layoffs

Tesla lays off 9 percent of its workforce in an aim to become profitable, Porsche makes a funny noise and 10 tips for good Supercharger etiquette. Tip of the Week


Episode 73: Rocket Powered Roadster

Tip of the Week When you’re visiting a resort or shopping area that has high parking prices check the PlugShare app for chargers nearby. Most are free to use and you can charge while you enjoy the free parking!


Episode 72: 600 Miles On One Charge

We have the first interview with Sean Mitchell, one of the guys who drove a Model 3 over 600 miles on one charge. He explains what hypermiling is, why they didn’t get the full battery capacity and why the car wouldn’t charge after they ran it completely down.


Episode 71: 3 Day Weekend

Happy Memorial Day! If you’re road tripping this weekend travel safe! The cool Model 3 wheels shown at the reveal will become available later this year as an accessory. Tip of the Week Before you head out on a road trip download the ChargePoint and PlugShare apps! Don’t want to find yourself somewhere with no juice!


Episode 70: Model 3D… P?

An Elon Musk tweetstorm tells us all we need to know about all wheel drive and performance Model 3. Think you can tip over a Model X? Not likely! Here’s that Motor Trend article we talked about. Good, balanced look at the EV competition. Tip of the Week Wanna really clean your brake pedal? It comes off. Take it in the house and show it some love!


Episode 69: Model 3, eh?

Congrats to the first Canadians getting a Model 3! Tip of the Week A great weekly Tesla newsletter. Good, curated content! Get Tesletter


Episode 68: Q1 Earnings Call

Here’s the full audio of the Tesla Q1 Earnings Call. Kinda fun to hear Elon come unhinged. Here’s the video of the Model 3 teardown. It’s long, but if you have the time there’s some good info here. Tip of the Week If you’re looking for a solution for attaching a tablet to the seat backs this may work for you. For you Facebook haters, here’s the Amazon link -


Episode 67: Walk Out Of That Meeting

The Tesla referral program continues for another quarter. Pretty much the same rewards. Elon sends an all staff memo and it is quite interesting Tesla is the top selling luxury car in the US Tesla gets a failing grade from the BBB Tip of the Week DON’T count on the app to start your car! Always carry the fob in case you lose service or the server g [...]


Episode 66 - Model 3 Delivery

SO excited that Gretchen & Bob let me tag along for their Model 3 delivery!! It was so awesome. I have a full report on this episode. Elon was featured on CBS This Morning. It was a great profile. Here’s the video… Tip of the Week The top 5 apps you need as a Tesla owner


Episode 65 - Model 3 Top Selling EV!

In the March results more Model 3 were sold than ANY OTHER EV! #2 was Model S and #3 was Model X! A sweep for Tesla! WELCOME to our new sponsor Wunder Capital. If you’ve been looking for a way to invest in clean energy check them out! Tip of the Week How do you get a darn Model 3 into neutral?? It’s not as simple as you’d think. Check out our tip here


Episode 64 - Gloom and Doom

Wow, what a week for Tesla. Autopilot criticism from the fatal crash, the largest recall in the company’s history, tumbling stock price and Elon announced the company is bankrupt! Actually “bankwupt.” And that one was on April Fool’s Day. Good to see he still has his sense of humor! Justin Riley joins as a permanent co-host. Welcome Justin! You can reach him at Here’s that video with one possible explanation for why Autopilot crashed into the median And here’s...


Episode 63 - Delivery!

My buddy Justin got his Model X! We get his thoughts on the delivery process and a few glitches he’s already had with the car. Wired had a couple of days with a Model 3 and they loved it! Read the story here Road & Track got a Model X P100D to drive during the latest winter storm. They loved it! Read the story here Tip of the Week Manage your expectations on Tesla delivery day. There are a lot of moving pieces and tech you don’t have in a normal car. Be prepared to return to the...


Episode 62 - X-less in Seattle

Came to Seattle for my friend Justin’s Model X delivey. That didn’t work out as planned. Cadillac threw some shade at Tesla in their commercial for their cruise control. A lot of reports of the latest update making Autopilot MUCH better. Check out the videos here Tip of the Week Taking deliver of a new Tesla? Download a checklist and make sure you don’t miss anything! Model X Checklist Model 3 Checklist


Episode 61 - Divine Intervention

So I found out while texting while driving (don’t do that!) that my non-AP Model S WILL steer to avoid an accident!


Episode 60 - Eyes On Geneva

Lots to look forward to at this week’s Geneva Auto Show, including pricing for the new Jaguar EV! Tip of the Week Wireless charging for your Model 3 (X and S coming soon!) Tesla Wireless Pad


Episode 59 - Take That Mercedes!

THANK YOU to my first-week Patrons! I really appreciate your support News Tesla is opening up Model 3 orders to non-employees Big delays with Model X and Model S orders Is a mini-Model 3 the “something special” for early orders? Tesla is beating Mercedes, BMW and Audi in European sales for the first time Tesla introduced its Workplace Charger program. Want to get one at your work? Sign up here DHL says the Tesla Semi may save them even more money than promised Tip of the...


Episode 58 - How Many Model 3s?

We launched a Patreon campaign for this podcast this week. If you enjoy the show and would like to help with our production and hosting costs please do so here. THANK YOU! News A horrific Model 3 crash and minimal injuries. The owner praises how safe these cars are. Check out the photos here Want to see where Spaceman and the Roadster are in space? Check out this cool website Tip of the Week How many Model 3s are being made each week? No one knows for sure b [...]


Episode 57 - Roadster Launched!

Did you see the Falcon Heavy launch? Whoa! And those rockets landing? INSANE! News The Tesla app has been updated to add features like warming up the car and defrosting while you stay toasty in the house. Update yours now! Remember that LA to NY trip where the Tesla would completely drive itself? Elon says it could be happening sooner than later with new data collected for Enhanced Autopilot. Tesla is now using Mobile Service vehicles for 30% of its service calls. This will help as...


Episode 56 - I Want My Flamethrower!

Here’s that CNBC article Tesla responded to: CNBC Here is Russel Wong’s LONG comparison between his Model 3 and Model S: Facebook Post Tip of the Week A LONG post about how to get the most range in cold weather: Tesla Motors Club