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Episode 134: Non-Owner Model 3 Invites Arrive!

2/25/2018
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Non-owners finally start getting invited to configure their Model 3s, we get a good look at a white-interior Model 3, how you can win a Musk-owned Model 3 by donating to a charity, 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 discussion topic for next week's show!...

Duration:01:11:39

Episode 133: More Model 3 Driving Impressions

2/18/2018
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More Model 3 driving impressions for you this week after I got some additional time behind the wheel of the in-demand vehicle. Plus: the Model 3 design studio gets a minor update, a New Mexico lawmaker wants to legalize Tesla in his state, 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:01:15:51

Episode 132: Model 3 Delayed Again + Q4 Earnings Call Analysis

2/11/2018
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Model 3 is delayed again for *almost* everyone. Plus: a deep-dive into Tesla’s Q4 earnings call, including all of the best sound bites from Elon Musk and the Tesla executive team. 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...

Duration:01:29:28

Episode 131: Rethinking the Performance Model 3

2/4/2018
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The referral program continues for another quarter but with an interesting twist, I’ve got some new thoughts on the Performance Model 3, Tesla’s autonomous driving progress is being questioned after a new California DMV report, Europeans may get a chance to see the Model 3 soon, 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...

Duration:01:03:57

Episode 130: Elon Musk’s Next Decade

1/28/2018
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A notable Tesla name turns up at an LA Supercharger driving what may be a Performance Model 3, non-Tesla-owning Model 3 reservation holders continue to wait for their invitation to configure, Elon Musk gets a fascinating new compensation package from Tesla, 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...

Duration:00:59:15

Episode 129: Model 3 Gets More Efficient + New Model S Wheels

1/21/2018
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Model 3 quietly gets a higher efficiency rating from the EPA, Model S gets a new wheel option, more Model 3 display cars hit Tesla showrooms on the coasts, 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 discussion topic for next week's show! The toll-free number...

Duration:01:10:04

Episode 128: Model 3’s Not-So-Premium Upgrade Package

1/14/2018
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Some brand-new Model 3 owners are not happy about an uncommunicated change to the Model 3’s premium interior package, Elon has big plans for at least one LA Supercharger, the next-gen Roadster goes out for a public spin, 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:01:08:50

Episode 127: Production Hell Continues

1/7/2018
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Tesla reports their Q4 delivery numbers and updates us on the Model 3 production ramp, East Coast invitations begin going out to Tesla-owning Model 3 reservation holders, a fun Model 3 Easter egg is discovered, 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:00:57:55

Episode 126: Tesla Pickup Confirmed + 2018 Predictions

12/31/2017
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Elon Musk goes on a holiday tweetstorm and reveals some interesting new information, including confirmation of a Tesla pickup truck complete with a big new idea. Plus: my predictions for Tesla in 2018, an Easter egg that existing Tesla owners won’t want to miss, 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...

Duration:01:05:47

Episode 125: Model 3 Warranty Details Revealed

12/24/2017
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Details on the Model 3’s warranty are revealed, the federal electric vehicle tax credit is safe, Elon Musk teases some big new software updates coming soon, Tesla owners remain extremely happy with their vehicles, 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:00:57:26

Episode 124: Model 3 Production Boost + Good EV Tax Credit News

12/17/2017
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Model 3 production may be about to go WAY up, another wheel option looks highly likely for Model 3, good news about the federal tax credit on electric vehicles, 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! The...

Duration:00:55:13

Episode 123: Federal EV Tax Incentive Update + Ben Sullins (TeslaCon) Interview

12/10/2017
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An update on the federal electric vehicle tax credit situation, Tesla wins a big dealer battle in Missouri, an interview with TeslaCon organizer and 2020 Tesla Roadster prize winner Ben Sullins, 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 discussion topic for...

Duration:01:17:22

Episode 122: Model 3 DOESN’T Win Motor Trend Car of the Year

12/3/2017
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Model 3 is a finalist for Motor Trend’s coveted Car of the Year award but does not win – though we do get some good news out of it. Plus: a couple new Tesla Semi updates, good news on the Model 3 battery production front, news on TeslaCon, 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:01:03:22

Episode 121: Model 3 Non-Employee Invitations Begin + My Pre-Delivery Suggestions

11/26/2017
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The first non-Tesla employees get their invitations to configure their Model 3s in the Design Studio, I’ve got some pre-delivery suggestions for soon-to-be Model 3 owners, follow ups on both the 2020 Tesla Roadster and Tesla Semi, 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:01:16:38

Episode 120: New Roadster and Semi Revealed, aka Elon Musk Drops the Mic

11/19/2017
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On this week’s episode of Ride the Lightning: The Tesla Unofficial Podcast, Tesla finally unveils their Semi Truck and then blows everyone’s minds with the next-gen Roadster. Plus: more on my Model 3 test drive. Huge show this week! 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:01:05:47

Episode 119: I Drove the Model 3!

11/12/2017
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I spent an hour driving the Model 3 and I want to tell you all about it. Plus: Tesla buys another company, a new software update lets you voluntarily slow down your Tesla if you want to, an update on the US federal EV tax credit situation, 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:01:10:46

Episode 118: Model 3 Deliveries Delayed + Q3 Earnings Analysis

11/5/2017
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A Gigafactory bottleneck causes delays for most Model 3 reservations, the $7500 federal tax credit may be running out sooner than any of us would have guessed, Elon’s comments from the Q3 earnings call, 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...

Duration:01:19:14

Episode 117: “Uncorking” the 75Ds + Model 3’s Long(er) Range Battery

10/29/2017
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Many 75D Model S and X owners are getting a full second shaved off of their cars’ 0-60 times for free, fired Tesla workers protest at the factory in Fremont, the Model 3 Long Range battery may be even better than advertised, 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:01:03:06

Episode 116: No Free (Supercharged) Rides in Model 3

10/22/2017
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Model 3s won’t be getting any free Supercharging credits, Larry David uses a Tesla for comedic effect, some Tesla owners may be getting substantial performance upgrades for free, an interview with Cannonball Run Tesla driver Alex Roy, 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:01:24:35

Episode 115: Model 3 Scalpers, Tesla Sells Car Insurance + More!

10/15/2017
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A few early Model 3 owners are trying their luck at selling their cars for a huge profit, an update on the improvements being made to Model 3 as production ramps up, Tesla starts selling their own car insurance, 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...

Duration:00:55:36

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