TALKING TESLA

TALKING TESLA

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Every month Mel Herbert, Tom Wolfson and Robert Rosenbloom get together to talk about the cars, the batteries, the superchargers, the rumours, the stock price, anything and everything Tesla.Plus ‘Elon Daily’ - Mel’s daily review of all things Elon M


COVID-19 Update no. 2
Mar 20 • 64 min
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COVID-19 Special Edition
Mar 13 • 53 min
Mel reproduces an interview he did on Wednesday night with an infectious disease expert on COVID-19. Link to youtube video version here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hp29gmsJJ4A
TT 170: Mel’s Still Waiting, Robert’s Gone 3
Mar 9 • 89 min
Y, 3, GM and Batteries, Mel waiting for Y, Robert getting a 3, X with over 400,000 miles, Tom Ranting - all good stuff!
March 6th 2020
Mar 6 • 19 min
Joel Sapp and Dirt batteries! Solar and Storage in the home - is it worth it. More Y insights.The Dirt Battery Guy from MIT: short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRpQL1vFWLglonger video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiRrvxjrJ1U
Feb 28th 2020
Feb 28 • 11 min
A letter about Battery Day! Some Y news and Corona virus…
Feb 24th 2020
Feb 24 • 9 min
110 kWH battery, Y Frunk, 700 mile plus Roadster 2
Feb 20th 2020
Feb 20 • 9 min
Starlink Carbon footprint, letter and NO COBOLT!
Feb 18th 2019
Feb 18 • 12 min
Mel dives deep into Starlink.
Feb 13th 2020
Feb 13 • 8 min
Y folding seats!! Solar glass ramping. Solar the cheapest by far. Supercheap batteries coming?
Feb 10th 2020
Feb 10 • 15 min
Oscar, Charging Infrastructure musings, Model Y, Name Change
Feb 7th 2020
Feb 6 • 9 min
Letter on 18650 v. 2170, Model Y when and how big?
Feb 5th 2020
Feb 5 • 10 min
Mel is back, Ozzy fires, How many kWH to drive to Sydney, stock price overblown, model Y love, new show format?
TT 168 - $650 going to $7000?!?
Feb 3 • 64 min
Jet lagged Mel bows out, leaving Tom and Robert to discuss the latest Tesla earnings call.
Jan 30th 2020
Jan 30 • 11 min
Robert’s back with Starlink launch and recoveries, Tesla earnings call highlights and this day in history.
Jan 29th 2020
Jan 29 • 10 min
Robert covers SpaceX, Mars ambitions, previews Tesla Earnings call, and it’s a special day for the actor who played Popeye Doyle (who?)
January 28, 2020
Jan 28 • 12 min
Today Tom talks about GM’s electric future and the Cruise Origin autonomous taxi!
January 27, 2020
Jan 27 • 18 min
Elon Tweets and the Tesla nation tweets back
Jan 24th 2020
Jan 24 • 9 min
Robert is back with a Giga-download and there are big Bombs and protests, no Teslaquila, but for flavor he lays down some SpaceX news.
January 23, 2020
Jan 23 • 7 min
100 Billion $$ and Counting, Australia bring another Huge Tesla Battery online
January 22, 2020
Jan 22 • 6 min
Michigan allows Tesla sales…225 Billion of investment in EV’s! Will we buy them?
Jan 21st 2020
Jan 21 • 10 min
Lots of Y, a 10th Tesla & CYBRTRK
Jan 20th 2020
Jan 20 • 9 min
Tesla & SpaceX Soaring
Jan 17th 2020
Jan 17 • 7 min
Boring company, Car sales, and a Mel Rant!
Jan 15th 2020
Jan 15 • 8 min
We CAN do this…anyone got 73 trillion to spare?
Jan 14th 2020
Jan 14 • 7 min
Roberts totaled Model S, Ozzy Superchargers, Mel’s Trip home and Koalas
January 13th 2020
Jan 13 • 10 min
Patreon teaser. Use Code Robert3177.
Model 3 NO run flat tires.
Jan 10 • 1 min
James Staub notes I was so wrong - no run flat tires on Model 3!
January 10th 2020
Jan 10 • 8 min
Model Y already in production! Elon the world richest man! Vehicle to home energy! What is going on…
January 9th 2020
Jan 9 • 16 min
Letters and how to reduce invest in other peoples solar.
January 8th 2020
Jan 8 • 9 min
Good news stories, Elon at Gig 3, New Y Tech?
January 7th 2020
Jan 7 • 8 min
Letters, Model Y in China, Ozzy Fires…
January 6th 2020
Jan 6 • 7 min
Notes from Cambria
TT 166 Part 2
Jan 3 • 56 min
More silliness from the boys about 2020. EXPLICIT - not for the kids.
TT 166 Part 1 - Airing of Grievances - 2020 predictions - EXPLICIT
Jan 2 • 55 min
TT 166 Part 1 - Airing of Grievances - 2020 predictions - EXPLICIT
January 1st 2020
Jan 1 • 13 min
More 2020 predictions, app asks and a voice ma
December 31st 2019
Dec 31, 2019 • 19 min
Year end letters ad thoughts and thanks!
December 30th 2019
Dec 30, 2019 • 11 min
Mels new 3 and why 3 and not S and lots of love and a few gripes! Use Code Mel9983 this month.
December 24th 2019
Dec 24, 2019 • 7 min
Over the air updates galore, Wind Turbines and carbon footprint. use code Mel9983 this month.
December 23rd 2019
Dec 23, 2019 • 7 min
Autopilot love, 400 plus mile model 3, Starlink, over the air firmware upgrades really work! Use Code Mel9983 this month.
December 20th 2019
Dec 20, 2019 • 8 min
Interesting Trucks, Gig 4, New Battery Tech, 70’s music and use code Mel9983 this month.
December 19th 2019
Dec 19, 2019 • 9 min
FORD investing but how much in EV, Missed the Fairing, Model 3 Acceleration BOOST, Rivians says it has the best cooling, NO US EV Tax credit extension :( Use mode Mel9983 this month.
December 18th 2019 - AGAIN
Dec 18, 2019 • 4 min
Oops second time lucky
December 17th 2019
Dec 17, 2019 • 9 min
Solar Roof installation, Kona EV, Tesla on a TEAR. use code Mel9983 this month.
TT 165 - Not a Family Show
Dec 16, 2019 • 116 min
Mel, Tom and Robert get together to talk Tesla, trying out a new topic format for a “mid” sized show… This episode focuses on the battery road map and energy storage.
December 13th 2019
Dec 13, 2019 • 6 min
Tesla super charger fire - by an ICE car, Greta!, F150 vs Model X, Truck and and Buses need to be EV’s! Use code: Mel 9983 this month
December 12th 2019
Dec 12, 2019 • 12 min
100k X 100k solar array, Meat, SUPERFAST charging at home. Use code mel9983 if getting a TESLA.
December 11th 2019
Dec 11, 2019 • 8 min
Starlink in black, Greenland is melting at 7X, Solar roof instillations are happening, an expensive Model 3 or a Mac Pro your call.
December 10th 2019
Dec 10, 2019 • 7 min
Elon “crashes” the Cybertruck, Gia 3 has hundreds of cars ready to sell,new visualizations coming soon, S gets new seats. Use code: mel9983 if you order a Tesla this month.
December 9th 2019
Dec 9, 2019 • 11 min
Cyberquad, JB recycling batteries, Ozzy fires and science denying getting better.
December 6th 2019
Dec 6, 2019 • 8 min
Model Y Q1!, Lidar and Fog, Space X Sticks the landing.
December 5th 2019
Dec 5, 2019 • 5 min
Vegas, autopilot and V3 Supercharging!
December 4th 2019
Dec 4, 2019 • 8 min
Amazon, Apple and more trying to make a mark. https://www.unitedforparisagreement.com/ , chargepoint flex a well reviewed EV charger…
December 3rd 2019
Dec 3, 2019 • 7 min
Another Model Y, Cybertrucks for everyone, Road Trip V3, GIG 3 battery factory.
December 2nd 2019
Dec 2, 2019 • 8 min
SUPERCHARGERS!!!! and visitors!
November 28th
Nov 28, 2019 • 6 min
Tom’s truck thoughts, Roberts battery thoughts, Model Y coming SOON!!
November 27th 2019
Nov 27, 2019 • 13 min
New battery tech in 2020?, Truck pulling wars, Roberts thoughts on CyberTruck. use Code Laini9300 this month.
November 26th 2019
Nov 26, 2019 • 11 min
Letters and Truck and Portable Solar. Use code Laini9300 this month.
November 23rd 2019
Nov 25, 2019 • 9 min
Truck! Sentry Mode Bogey! Use Ocde Laini 9300 this month.
November 21st 2019
Nov 21, 2019 • 6 min
Truck Reveal Tonight. We will cover it live at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKbDEprVG5dZPBe5tCHFEgA
November 20th 2019
Nov 20, 2019 • 8 min
Starlink screwing up night sky, FORd E Mustang, Cybertruck, FSD for Mel? Use Code Laini9300 this month.
November 19th 2019
Nov 19, 2019 • 5 min
Should I stay with AAA. Use code Laini9300 this month
November 18th 2019
Nov 18, 2019 • 9 min
Mel goes on a stream of consciousness about building superchargers…he has got some issues…use code Laini9300 this month.
November 15th 2019
Nov 15, 2019 • 8 min
SUV’s killing the world, Model 3 wins more awards, Gig 4 love, Gig 3 17,000 M3 by year end! Fool me twice :( use Code Laini9300 this for Tom!
November 14th 2019
Nov 14, 2019 • 8 min
Giga 4, V3 Superchargers are finally coming! Private Supercharging? use code Laini9300 this month if you get a Tesla.
November 13th 2019
Nov 12, 2019 • 6 min
Starlink is FAST, Model Y HUGE order, Gig 4! Use code Laini9300 this month for TOM
November 12th 2019
Nov 12, 2019 • 9 min
FSD branch, 310 again?, S 450 miles vs 3 again!, one pedal driving is cool!
TT 163 - It’s Burps Not Farts
Nov 11, 2019 • 109 min
Mel, Tom and Robert get together to talk all things Tesla.
November 8th 2019
Nov 8, 2019 • 7 min
Model 3 and Y in China, S 450 miles vs 3 with 322, Truck, and Apple and being green Use Code Laini9300
November 7th 2019
Nov 7, 2019 • 8 min
Y sighing? Truck reveal! Bigger batteries for S and X. Use code Laini9300 this month
November 6th 2019
Nov 6, 2019 • 6 min
People LOVE model 3, Space X launch Nov 11th, Use code Laini9300 this month.
November 5th . 2019
Nov 5, 2019 • 7 min
Taycan V S again, Model Y every where, TURBO wheels, Cones I see Cones! Use code Laini9300 it you get a Tesla this month.
November 4th 2019
Nov 4, 2019 • 8 min
Gig 3 starting at 3000 a week! One pedal driving. Demand is NOT a problem in US and Elon is pretty liquid!
November 1st 2019
Nov 1, 2019 • 9 min
ICE cars are as clean as EV’s…really!
October 31st 2019
Oct 31, 2019 • 7 min
Tesla US sales YUGE drop, Ford following Tesla, Model 3 Taxis. Use code Robert3177 this month
October 28th 2019
Oct 28, 2019 • 4 min
Much love to the Patrons and the such…and some music…use code Robert3177 this month
October 25th 2019
Oct 25, 2019 • 5 min
Model 3 with 150,000 miles, Solar Roof reveal today. Letters, use code Robert3177 this month when ordering a model 3
October 24th 2019
Oct 24, 2019 • 8 min
Q3 Earning call review. Use code Robert3177
October 23rd 2019
Oct 23, 2019 • 8 min
Solar pays, Vegas is getting Boring, Attribution science. Buying a tesla use code Robert3177
October 22nd 2019
Oct 22, 2019 • 8 min
100,000 mile Model 3, Pedestrian warning system not good. Use Code Robert3177 this month if getting a Tesla.
October 21st 2019
Oct 21, 2019 • 8 min
Y so many Y’s, Cheap Tycan, 2170 in S and X? use code Robert3177 this month is you buy a Tesla
October 17th 2019
Oct 17, 2019 • 4 min
More model Y news, Plaid S, 42,000 starlinks! Use code Robert3177 this month if you get a Tesla.
October 16th 2019
Oct 16, 2019 • 7 min
Model Y next quarter!! 2170 in X and S? Get patreon feed into your podcast app
October 15th 2019
Oct 15, 2019 • 5 min
GIG 3 production begins, Nobel prize for lithium, Salton Sea for lithium, BioDefense mode is cool. use code Robert3177 this month if you get a Tesla.
TT 161 - Free Fallin’
Oct 15, 2019 • 109 min
Mel, Tom and Robert get together to talk all things Tesla. Show Notes:“We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”Smoke blankets L.A. as Saddleridge fire brings unhealthful air, pollution https://www.latimes.com/cali…
October 11th 2019
Oct 11, 2019 • 9 min
Mel wrecked yesterday’s story, Tesla powerwall Storm Mode, Elon double down on renewable Superchargers. Use code Robert3177 this month if you get a tesla.
October 10th 2019
Oct 10, 2019 • 8 min
Tesla Powerwall storm watch mode bug? The end of gas stations. Letters. Use code Robert3177 this month if you get a Tesla.
October 9th 2019
Oct 9, 2019 • 9 min
Fart noises, best Ev for trailers, US cleanest cities, autopilot and trucks, Kipchoge is the GOAT! Use code Robert3177 this month is you but a Tesla.
October 8th 2019
Oct 8, 2019 • 9 min
Greta and ABBA, Giga 3 more updates, Polstar 2, so many adapters, use code Robert3177 this month.
October 7th 2019
Oct 7, 2019 • 8 min
Chargers everywhere, New Battery tech, Amazon getting cleaner. Use code Robert3177 this month is you buy a Tesla.
October 4th 2019
Oct 4, 2019 • 14 min
Letter M3 v. S again, China “hyperloop” next year, Cali. v. Uber, Big Oil’s new nemesis Getting a Tesla this month use code ROBERT3177
October 3rd 2019
Oct 3, 2019 • 9 min
Q3 Deliveries, Fire, Faster charging?, GIANT wind farm. Use code Robert3177 this month is you are buying a Tesla.
October 2nd 2019
Oct 2, 2019 • 10 min
Gig 3 yet again! Carbon offsets Letters Sales up, revenue down. Use Code ROBERT3177 this months is you are buying a tesla
October 1st 2019
Oct 1, 2019 • 6 min
Another short from Patreon episode because Mel did not get his act together!
September 30th 2019
Sep 30, 2019 • 9 min
A little sample from the Patreon edition. Sing up for the full episode.
September 27th 2019
Sep 27, 2019 • 6 min
A faster Porsche, 2 MW charing, V10 Software, GIg 3 Oct production. Use code Mel9983 this month is you get a Tesla.
September 26th 2019
Sep 26, 2019 • 8 min
NIC 8:1:1 and GIG 3, NACOO, Goldman Sachs getting hot and heavy. Buying a Tesla use code: Mel9983
September 25th 2019
Sep 25, 2019 • 7 min
NIO be in trouble, EXXON digs coal, Vegas getting a hole. use Code Mel9983 this month is you order a Tesla.
September 24th 2019
Sep 24, 2019 • 8 min
V3 Supercharger coming to Florida. UN Climate summit.
September 23rd 2019
Sep 23, 2019 • 14 min
Climate strike, Porsche beats itself, letter, UN secretary general has hope. use code Mel9983 this month when getting a Tesla.
September 20th 2019
Sep 20, 2019 • 3 min
Go listen the yesterday BIG show and Daimler all in on EV’s! Use code Mel9983 this month if you buy a Tesla.
TT 159 - Rye Whiskey and Flu
Sep 19, 2019 • 97 min
Tom, Robert and a flu-ridden Mel get together to talk all things Tesla.
September 19th 2019
Sep 19, 2019 • 8 min
Gretta, Service, Virus, Enhanced summon on 2.0 hardware, Some Tesla Bullas. Use code Mel993 this month if you snag a Tesla.
September 18th 2019
Sep 18, 2019 • 10 min
Tesla Plaid 7 Seater, FAST! Gig 3 again, 18650 and 2170 short review. And fever! USecode Mel9983 this month is you buy a Tesla
September 17th 2019
Sep 17, 2019 • 6 min
Viruses are stupid, Raven S v. Model 3 letter, service MAX SPEED. Use coe Mel9983 if you order a Tesla this month
September 16th 2019
Sep 16, 2019 • 9 min
Tesla wants to be Amazon, 3 better than S in lots of ways - is that a problem?
September 13th 2019
Sep 13, 2019 • 7 min
A new S, faster and 7 seats? FSD installs occurring. Chrysler and Tesla merger? Buying a Tesla use code Mel9983
September 12 2019
Sep 12, 2019 • 9 min
Dual motors again, Tesla and Porsche weeing match, 800 plus volt eel. Buting a Tesla this month use code: Mel9983
September 11th 2019
Sep 11, 2019 • 11 min
Do EV’s need gas? Letters and Cricket! Buying a Tesla use code Mel9983
September 10th 2019
Sep 10, 2019 • 10 min
Your Model 3 stink (again), GigFactory 2 new build out! Use mode Mel9983 this month is you buy a Tesla
September 9th 2019
Sep 9, 2019 • 9 min
1.5 and 12
September 6th 2019
Sep 6, 2019 • 6 min
Follow up on the deab motor and a letter. Porsche disappoints. The Pale Blue Dot.
September 5th 2019
Sep 5, 2019 • 11 min
Mel’s excellent adventure - so need to hear this one! Use code Mel9983 this month if ordering a TESLA.
September 4th 2019
Sep 4, 2019 • 7 min
MEGA chargers a letter from TeslaXCanada, autonomous truck in Arizona, the Brink again. Buying a tesla use codeMel9983 this month
Sept 3rd 2019
Sep 2, 2019 • 11 min
Hurricane safety, Amazon giant solar array, Vegan 3 and ABBA.
September 2 2019
Sep 2, 2019 • 4 min
Just a quick note and a bit of the patreon show for you on this fine American holiday! Use code Mel8300
Augut 30th 2019
Aug 30, 2019 • 7 min
Tesla Insurance, not so fast! Elon and Ma debate. Stock price rising. HUGE rockets coming from Space X. Use code Laini9300 this month.
August 29th 2019
Aug 29, 2019 • 11 min
Model 3 charging rate, Air suspension, Raven updates, Tesla buying experience is excellent! Use code Laini9300 this month.
August 28th 2019
Aug 28, 2019 • 11 min
HOP TEST!!! Gas car parity, Amazon and Tesla fires, Toyota getting EV serious? use code Laini9300 this month.
August 27th 2019
Aug 27, 2019 • 8 min
Model 3 stink! Giga 3 inside shots, sinking cities, no hop test. Use code Laini 9300 this month
August 26th 2019
Aug 26, 2019 • 8 min
Visualizations are getting better, Europe loves wind, solar catamaran, ASMR and carbon offsets. Use code laini9300 this month for your Tesla.
August 23 rd 2019
Aug 23, 2019 • 7 min
Tesla not selling, Hop test coming, Powerwall letter, failed solar road, no ABBA. Use code Laini9300 this month for your Tesla.
August 22 2019
Aug 22, 2019 • 8 min
Japan likes Model 3, Big green perpetual motion machine, 100% solar airport and Tesla Solar fires at Walmart and ABBA. Use Tom code Laini9300 this month.
August 21 2019
Aug 21, 2019 • 9 min
Air suspension updates, how to differentiate S and X from 3, Gigafactory 3 still rolling, advanced auto summon delay. Use Tom’s code this month Laini9300
August 20th 2019
Aug 20, 2019 • 9 min
Efficiency v. increased battery size. Maxwell special sauce. X is killing Jag and Audi.
TT 157 - Whispering Tom
Aug 19, 2019 • 108 min
Mel, Tom and Robert get together to talk all things Tesla… SpaceX, climate concerns, EV competitors, Tesla prices and issues with service centers.
August 16th 2019
Aug 16, 2019 • 8 min
Rivians glass roof, Tesla Semi at 600 mile range, Letters. Use Laini9300 as your code for buying a Tesla this month.
August 15th 2019
Aug 15, 2019 • 7 min
Model 3 sound system is the bomb, Star Hopper Friday, Electric bikes, use Laini9300 this month for your Tesla referral code.
August 14th 2019
Aug 14, 2019 • 7 min
RFID inserted in arm! Mini EV Coup, New Tesla app. Buying a Tesla use Tom’s code Laini3900.
August 13th 2019
Aug 13, 2019 • 8 min
Model 3 and 31 launches, Model 3 crash and Fire, Space X and startlink. Use code Laimi9300 for your Tesla this month.
August 12 2019
Aug 11, 2019 • 9 min
The ABBA episode
August 9th 2019
Aug 9, 2019 • 10 min
Apple Card, Oil is dead even at $10 a barrel, Class action lawsuit, letters
August 8th 2019
Aug 8, 2019 • 8 min
The End of the World and the Moon! Buy a Tesla use Laini9300
August 7th 2019
Aug 7, 2019 • 9 min
FSD price drop, but good luck finding how to pay for it. Elon wants to write a book. use Tom’s code this month to buy a Tesla laini9300
August 6th 2019
Aug 6, 2019 • 10 min
Letters, Autopilot almost doesn’t suck, Dojo is teaching the machine!
August 5th 2019
Aug 5, 2019 • 10 min
Indy, Impala, Dog Mode, China Boring Company, Stolen S and X and free supercharging again, really, again…
August 1st 2019
Aug 1, 2019 • 10 min
Powerwall letter, Cannon Ball EV run, FSD computer in the wild
July 31st 2019
Jul 31, 2019 • 7 min
MegaPac, Ozzie model 3 safe!, Solar tiles are coming, use code Robert3177 for a Tesla this month.
July 30th 2019
Jul 30, 2019 • 10 min
Letters, China sales, Ultimate Driving Experience…model 3. Use code Robert3177 if you buy a Tesla this month :)
July 29 2019
Jul 29, 2019 • 7 min
The Moot cannot be broke!
July 26th 2019
Jul 26, 2019 • 10 min
Terawatts of battery, Utilities and insurance companies are planning for climate change, Mode 3 inside camera and GREAT letters. Buying a TESLA us Robert3177
July 25th 2019
Jul 25, 2019 • 8 min
Q2 2019 Earnings call
TT 155 - Neuralinked
Jul 25, 2019 • 122 min
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing, Mel, Tom and Robert get together to talk all things Tesla…
July 24 2019
Jul 24, 2019 • 9 min
Solar roof in another EV, Space X flight tomorrow is all recycled, New York wants Teslas Superchargers
July 23rd 2019
Jul 23, 2019 • 10 min
Greta, 333 Europe, Model Y use Roberts code: Robert3177
July 19 2019
Jul 19, 2019 • 10 min
Woz gets some power walls, FSD going up in price, Gig 3 November, Tigers back :( use Robert’s code: Robert3177 this month if you get a car :)
July 18th 2019
Jul 18, 2019 • 9 min
Neuralink Updates, more price changes, Tesla killer not killing it!
July 17th 2019
Jul 17, 2019 • 10 min
Model 3 16% of of EV battery capacity, S and X standard range now gone, Rich people got some work to do…Buying a Tesla use code Robert3177
July 16th 2019
Jul 16, 2019 • 8 min
Neurolink reveal today, Hop Tests, Gig 3 to run on Renewables? Sydney in 20 minutes please. Getting a Tesla use Roberts Code this month: Robert3177
July 15th 2019
Jul 15, 2019 • 10 min
Mel gets all ranty and philosophical: Climate change, what is the increase in production, how to differentiate S and X from Y and 3, the age of driving is soon over, next year might be the last year to buy a Tesla!
July 12 2019
Jul 12, 2019 • 9 min
Mini terrible range, Model 3 Dual motor also safe!, Letter from Rhea, LG Che making more batteries. Getting a Tesla use Roberts code: Robert3177
July 11th 2019
Jul 11, 2019 • 9 min
Car of the century, the BIG production mystery, Prius trials solar panel on the car, Spotify coming soon? Getting a Tesla use Roberts code this month Robert3177
July 10th 2019
Jul 10, 2019 • 9 min
No S and X refresh, you can sort of keep buying Teslas, Autopilot/Sentry mode bug, destination suggestions. Getting a Tesla use code Robert3177
July 9th 2019
Jul 9, 2019 • 10 min
TED, FSD, No Tesla left!
July 8th 2019
Jul 8, 2019 • 6 min
Elon CEO or not? Model 3 CRUSHING the EV market!
July 5th 2019
Jul 5, 2019 • 10 min
Q2 deliveries, Maxwell, 2nd Half of year HUGE
TT 153 - Shareholder Meeting Recap
Jun 23, 2019 • 114 min
Tom and Robert get together in Mel’s absence to discuss the Tesla shareholder meeting.
June 14th 2019
Jun 14, 2019 • 5 min
Last Vandenburg Launch for the Year, Correction V3 not V2, more games in the Tesla, Tesla service cars, last Elon Daily (probably) for a few weeks. Coming Back July 3rd
June 13th 2019
Jun 13, 2019 • 12 min
Space X launch and landing, Mel cannot speak, 152 kW, Jacking up the house, Solar Roof V3
June 12th 2019
Jun 12, 2019 • 12 min
New record for charging, Storm watch and Power Walls, The Investor meeting
June 11th 2019
Jun 11, 2019 • 11 min
Thorium, Norway!, Hydrogen
June 10th 2019
Jun 10, 2019 • 14 min
Avocado toast, Letters, Rate of charing and a new record
June 7th 2019
Jun 7, 2019 • 9 min
147 kW, New VW EV Van, 400 mile S, When to charge
June 6th 2019
Jun 6, 2019 • 7 min
146 kW!, Japanese car vending machine, FSD BS
June 5th 2019
Jun 5, 2019 • 9 min
China Gig 3, MAC Pro 1.4 kW, Gates and Nukes, Politics
June 4th 2019
Jun 4, 2019 • 10 min
Elon on Ride the Lightening, Y updates, Pick-up vs. F150
TT 151 - 4th Year Anniversary Show!
Jun 3, 2019 • 111 min
Mel, Tom and Robert get together to talk all things Tesla… Supercharging, gigafactories, SpaceX and The Boring Company all feature in the 4 year anniversary of the show.
May 31 2019
May 31, 2019 • 8 min
Visualizations, S refresh good or bad, CHINA to the rescue
May 30th 2019
May 30, 2019 • 6 min
Sstarlink visible from earth?, Model Y in Fremont, Chinese surprise, 2 million dollar medical therapy
May 29th 2019
May 29, 2019 • 8 min
Starlink in North America in 2019!, S and X Price Drop, Best EV for a rental company is…
May 28th 2019
May 28, 2019 • 9 min
Secret China reveal, New supercharger “fines”, Ozzy Solar, 1 million Tesla’s a year!
May 27th 2019
May 27, 2019 • 10 min
Memorial Day, Rivian, Boring Holes
May 24th 2019
May 24, 2019 • 10 min
Giga 3, Mower, Starlink!
May 23rd 2019
May 23, 2019 • 8 min
Free supercharging, Sentry mode updates, Electric mowers and blowers
May 22nd 2019
May 22, 2019 • 7 min
Apple and Tesla, V3 in Texas, Starship v. Starship
May 21st 2019
May 21, 2019 • 8 min
GiaFactory 3!, Advanced Summon, GM and OTA, Rivian camper mode
May 20th 2019
May 20, 2019 • 9 min
TT150 Teaser, Gigafactory 2 and V3, other Tesla Podcasts
May 17th 2019
May 17, 2019 • 10 min
Autopilot death, Honda electric car, Maxwell, Space X launch
May 16th 2019
May 16, 2019 • 11 min
Starlink Q and A, Solar Tiles, Chinese demand, Tesla financial woes
May 15th
May 15, 2019 • 7 min
Vandals, VW and batteries, Space X launch tonight, Panasonic “loves” Tesla
May 14th 2019
May 14, 2019 • 8 min
$10,000 bet again Elon and FSD, Space X May 15th, 415!
May 10th 2019
May 13, 2019 • 10 min
Model 3 5 star review, Teslas and water, audi etron issues, Space X hoping
May 13th 2019
May 13, 2019 • 9 min
Starlink, Peak Oil, Rabbits and autopilot.
May 9th 2019
May 9, 2019 • 11 min
Starlink may 15th, Powerwall Update, 2.7 billion!
May 8th 2019
May 8, 2019 • 9 min
Canadian incentives again, Enhanced summon, improved visualizations
May 7th 2019
May 7, 2019 • 7 min
Moving the goal posts, insurance, Space Poop
May 6th 2019
May 6, 2019 • 9 min
2.4 billion
May 3rd 2019
May 3, 2019 • 9 min
150 kW
May 2nd 2019
May 2, 2019 • 7 min
RHD, Canadian Cheap 3, GM and EV Truck
May 1st 2019
May 1, 2019 • 7 min
Bulls, Starlink, Cheap Solar
April 30th 2019
Apr 30, 2019 • 5 min
Build issues, mic issues, Coal issues
April 29 2019
Apr 29, 2019 • 9 min
Y, Dubai, Truck
TT 149 - Q1 Earnings Call
Apr 28, 2019 • 107 min
Mel, Tom and Robert get together and discuss the Q1 earnings call, range, autonomy, robo-taxis, SpaceX and more…
April 26th 2019 - Elon Daily
Apr 26, 2019 • 10 min
E Bikes, 2170 cells in S and X, Autopilot again
Ep 147 - Talking Tesla Not Weekly
Mar 31, 2019 • 98 min
Mel, Tom and Robert get together to talk all things Telsa. Powerwalls to Sentry-Mode, Model 3 deliveries to SpaceX launches, the boys geek out on all their favorite topics.
Ep 145 - The Big Reveal…
Feb 28, 2019 • 75 min
Mel, Tom and Robert discuss all things “Elon”, from twitter missteps to autopilot promises, SpaceX and everything in between.
Ep 143 - Q4 Earnings Call
Feb 1, 2019 • 96 min
Mel, Tom and Robert get together to discuss the Tesla earnings call.
Ep 142 - TWEENER - Elon’s Scary Letter
Jan 22, 2019 • 8 min
Mel talks about Elon’s letter and the 7% reduction in staff, it is making him anxious!
Ep 140 - TWEENER - Q4 and 2019 Preview
Jan 5, 2019 • 10 min
Mel reviews the latest news, Giga Factory 3, Q 4 results and previews 2019.
Ep 139 - The Big Hole
Dec 28, 2018 • 115 min
Mel, Tom and Robert discuss their experience at the Boring Company event. Also, they talk about Mel’s new X, and the usual array of Tesla news and banter.
Ep 138 - TWEENER - Preview of a Boring Event
Dec 24, 2018 • 12 min
Mel talks about the Boring Company event and the Tesla Powerwall.
Ep 136 - Solar - From Lab To Rooftop (TWEENER)
Dec 7, 2018 • 10 min
Mel talks with Barry Cinnamon (of Cinnamon Solar) about the latest solar panel technology.
Ep 135 - 12 Years!
Nov 29, 2018 • 86 min
Mel, Tom and Robert get together to discuss all things Tesla. Superchargers, rival EVs, Model 3 iPhone connectivity issues, BFR’s and Mars…Is Elon the most important person alive today? Perhaps, according to Neil deGrasse Tyson. He certainly is doing a…
TWEENER - Superchargers Again!
Nov 23, 2018 • 10 min
Happy Thanksgiving! A little Tweener from Mel for the holidays.
Ep 128 - Short This!
Nov 1, 2018 • 126 min
Mel brings us an interview with Barry Cinnamon of The Energy Show. Mel, Tom and Robert talk about version 9 of the software, the earnings call. Tesla is PROFITABLE - can it stay that way? Mel is enraged by the idea of opening up Tesla superchargers to…
Ep 127 - SEC Smackdown
Oct 1, 2018 • 99 min
Talking Tesla Nation! Another episode is here. Just for a change, Mel rants about superchargers. Tom discusses his recent trip to Oregon. They discuss Autopilot and V 9.0. They talk Model 3 safety, and the 7 degree rise in temperature. Also Q3 sales and…
Ep 126 - Supercharge This!
Sep 3, 2018 • 129 min
Amid Mel’s rants about charging the guys manage to get into a lot of juicy topics this episode. Lots of Tesla and Elon discussions and plenty of solar and gigafactory chats. Also they get into some hyperloop, SpaceX, Tesla SEMI, Tesla pick-up-truck and…
TWEENER - Elon’s Privates
Aug 15, 2018 • 63 min
Talking Tesla Tweener! This is our second “Tweener”. Usually we would send out an interview or tell a Tesla story - but not this month. There has been SO much happening it the Tesla universe, that all three of the guys got together to discuss the news.…
Ep 125 - Cease and Desist
Aug 1, 2018 • 123 min
The guys begin this episode by calling out a certain podcast that has appeared with an awkwardly similar name! Robert tells the details of his recent car accident. Luckily, he was driving his Model S! The guys discuss. How long will it take to fix his S?…
TWEENER - The Ultimate Tesla Road Trippers
Jul 11, 2018 • 55 min
In this, our first “Talking Tesla Tweener”, Robert Rosenbloom interviews Nico Nevolo & Rob Jones about extreme road tripping in a Tesla!
Ep 124 - The Return With No S
Jun 22, 2018 • 127 min
Talking Tesla is BACK! And the guys are excited! This first episode of Season 3 the guys hit on some of the bigger news that when down while they were off the air, but mainly they focus on the recent Tesla “Earnings” Call.
SEASON 3!
Jun 11, 2018 • 2 min
Talking Tesla is BACK! Mel, Tom and Robert are all getting ready to return for Season 3. Send them messages so they know you are all still out there. [email protected]
Ep 123 - Over And Out
Jan 30, 2018 • 14 min
The Talking Tesla team are going on hiatus. After two and a half years of bringing all of the news and stories of EV land to the Tesla nation, it is time for the team to take a well deserved break. We will be back soon to crush Tom’s ICE car, and you will…
Ep 122 - Model 3: Users Interfacing
Jan 23, 2018 • 103 min
Tom and Robert bring you this weeks Talking Tesla news! This week’s show focuses on the Model 3 user interface. They walk us through the Model 3 screen interface and explain the centre screen in detail. They have also just returned from the Los Angeles…
Ep 121 - 2018: A Space X Odyssey
Jan 16, 2018 • 88 min
Mel joins the guys for a quick conversation this week. Then much discussion ensues about the dubious rumors in articles this week about the fate of a top-secret spacecraft, known as Zuma. The guys talk about truckers and the future of automation- after…
Ep 120 - Model 3 QC?
Jan 9, 2018 • 109 min
Tom gives us a first hand report on his Model 3! What has his experience been thus far? Also, the Tesla Model 3 Easter Egg, Tesla news, Robert’s big Supercharger report, and Space X news.
Ep 119 - The Year Of The 3 Begins!
Jan 3, 2018 • 111 min
A huge week in Talking Tesla nation! Happy 2018! Mel has his MODEL 3! Robert and Tom are surely not far behind!? Tom and Robert bring you all of the news of Tesla nation.
Ep 118 - For A Good Time Call Elon!
Dec 26, 2017 • 79 min
Happy Holidays to everyone! Lots of fun to report this week. Tom and Robert return from their big adventure up to Vandenberg for the Space X Falcon 9 launch with stories to tell. Elon Musk accidentally tweeted out his personal phone number! Lots of…
Ep 117 - Space Out With Robert And Tom
Dec 19, 2017 • 87 min
Robert and Tom talk Model 3 Deliveries, including the delivery of Model 3s to non-Tesla employees! Big news for EV’s in China this week, apparently by the end of 2017, Shenzhen’s entire fleet of 16,000 buses will have shifted to electric. Also another big…
Ep 116 - Model 2 Out Of 3 Ain’t Bad
Dec 13, 2017 • 97 min
Both Tom and Mel have configured their Model 3s! Alas, Robert is still awaiting his email. This week Tom and Robert bring you all of the tesla news, including some exciting Boring Company plans. News about VW, the US Postal service, and London Black Cabs.…
Ep 115 - Much Ado About Batteries
Dec 5, 2017 • 97 min
Tom and Robert bring the Tesla news to Tesla nation this week. Lots of focus on batteries, with switching on of South Australia’s new Tesla lithium battery, the Hornsdale Power Reserve. In other exciting news, the reported total orders of the Tesla Semi…
Ep 114 - Manual Leakage
Nov 28, 2017 • 65 min
Mel is back in the studio this week! He and Tom talk the Model 3. This week the Model 3 Owners Manual was leaked in full, and Tesla has also now opened up Model 3 orders to regular reservation holders to configure! Exciting times. They also speculate…
Ep 113 - Semi vs. Roadster
Nov 21, 2017 • 116 min
THE SEMI EVENT! Tom and Robert have so much to report this week…and they have a special guest in the studio: Dr Mel Herbert! The team are back together and they are talking Trucks and fast cars.
Ep 112 - Reveal This
Nov 14, 2017 • 80 min
Tom and Robert are in the studio and they are gearing up for the big Tesla Semi Truck event later this week. In the mean time they bring us all of this week’s EV, Tesla, Solar, Space X, and supercharger news. Mel chimes in about charging infrastructure,…
Ep 111 - Elon’s Inferno
Nov 7, 2017 • 102 min
This week Robert and Tom focus on the Tesla Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Call. In this 2017 third quarter, Tesla delivered the 250,000th Tesla, and they experienced an order of magnitude increase in five years. Elon said they were experiencing a “mad…
Ep 110 - Model 3 Deep Dive
Oct 31, 2017 • 81 min
This week Mel and Robert go deep into the Model 3. They have a friend, Carl Gustave-Rydberg, standing in for Tom this week. Much discussion about the Model 3 trunk, the cupholders, the seats and the screen ensue! Also, they talk about Tesla installing…
Ep 109 - A Lot Of Hats
Oct 25, 2017 • 78 min
Thanks to a sale of some 4,000 hats, The Boring Company has raised an additional $80,000 in funding! Tesla is launching new all-electric service vehicles, used to replace service vans next year. They also plan to build a manufacturing plant in China.…
Ep 108 - 1 Trillion Dollar Idea
Oct 17, 2017 • 93 min
This week the guys speculate on the financial potential of Space X’s broadband constellation plan, based on Gwynne Shotwell’s talk “The Road to Mars”. They also discuss the 11,000 recalls of Model X, Hyperloop One - now called Virgin Hyperloop, due to The…
Ep 107 - Model 3 Misfire
Oct 10, 2017 • 91 min
This weeks episode focuses on the Model 3 production schedule. It seems that Tesla has missed production by 85%, according to the goals for delivered vehicles by September. The guys discuss what this means, and why this happened. Level 5 autonomy is also…
EP 106 - Elon’s BFR
Oct 3, 2017 • 104 min
This week’s episode focuses on the big Mars and Earth news from Elon’s presentation at the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia. Specifically, Elon announces Space X’s ‘BFR’, the largest rocket ever! Also, Talking Tesla has…
Ep 105 - A Lot Of Junk In The Model 3 Trunk
Sep 26, 2017 • 125 min
The Model 3 configurator is coming! Tesla has released a configurator for employees, so the guys discuss whats next. There is much talk about how Tesla is expected to introduce more options for the vehicle, like the non-premium interior and the standard…
Ep 104 - Baby Driver
Sep 19, 2017 • 122 min
Much discussion of the effects of climate change on coffee. And of course, some Emmy’s talk. But there is plenty of actual EV discussion to follow! Nissan, Renault ad Mitsubishi are all ganging up to make EV’s. Elon has been tweeting about the Tesla Pick…
Ep 103 - Superchargers And Powerwalls For Everyone
Sep 12, 2017 • 127 min
It has been quite a week in Tesla land, with Tesla turning on more range for cars in Florida, to help out during the storm. Plenty of climate change discussion after Former FEMA chief advocates rebuilding infrastructure in a way that mitigates storm…
Ep 102 - Needed: Half Price Model 3
Sep 5, 2017 • 119 min
All the guys are in the studio and ready to talk Teslas today! Lots to get through. Discussion about Dual Motor and Air Suspensio, Tesloop is now the first to drive 300,000 miles in a Model S, SONO unveils a solar powered car, Cummins unveils an electric…
Ep 101 - 5 Million Teslas
Aug 29, 2017 • 106 min
Tom returns from Eclipse hunting, with tales of his travels. Mel and Tom discuss their Model 3 delivery estimate, the Tesla Semi, T Tunes, the model 3 battery, and Model Y! Also Autonomous driving discussions, The Boring Company and Robert sends us some…
Ep 100 - Eclipsing 100!
Aug 22, 2017 • 111 min
100! 100! 100! Our One-hundredth episode of Talking Tesla! Thank you for your support over the years, Talking Tesla Nation. We have loved all of your letters and your gifts, and your messages. We bring you the usual discussion with Mel, Tom and Robert,…
Ep 99 - Hardware 2.5, really?
Aug 15, 2017 • 120 min
So much talk this week in Talking Tesla Nation about the confirmed existence of Hardware 2.5! As you can imagine, the guys have some thoughts. Also discussions about how Tesla sold $1.8 billion of eight-year unsecured bonds at a yield of 5.30 percent.…
Ep 98 - Burning Cash For 3 And Y
Aug 8, 2017 • 139 min
This week is all about the Tesla 2017 2Q Earnings Call. Mel, Tom and Robert unpack all that was said. There is also some more discussion about who is placing their orders for the Model 3, and we received an anonymous letter from a Tesla employee,…
Ep 97 - All Model 3, All The Time
Aug 1, 2017 • 140 min
Join Mel, Tom and Robert as they talk through every detail of the Model 3. After the big Model 3 there is a lot to unpack. This week the guys take you through Elon’s presentation and then discuss all of the aspects of the Model 3. Who in the Talking Tesla…
Ep 96 - Model 3 Launch: T Minus 3 Days And Counting
Jul 25, 2017 • 113 min
The week has finally arrived! Model 3 Launch this Friday and the guys are seriously excited. Lots of news this week, including Smart Air Suspension now being standard in all Tesla Models S & X! Lots of other Tesla, EV, renewable,supercharger, Tunnel and…
Ep 95 - Elon’s AI-nxiety
Jul 18, 2017 • 99 min
Saturday in Rhode Island at the National Governors Association meeting, Elon Musk described artificial intelligence as “the greatest risk we face as a civilization” & said that regulators must reign in AI developers. The guys unpack the meeting in d…
Ep 94 - Any Color, As Long As It’s Black
Jul 11, 2017 • 108 min
A huge week in Talking Tesla Nation! The Model 3! SN1 arrived on Saturday, Tesla board member Ira Ehrenpreis was in line to receive the first car, but passed its rights to Elon Musk as a 46th birthday present. Other big EV news is that Volvo announced t…
Ep 93 - Model 3 Has Arrived
Jul 4, 2017 • 87 min
The Model 3 has arrived and Mel is back in town! Its a big week for EV’s with Elon’s very exciting tweets on Sunday about the Model 3 production schedule, also Tesla introduces new performance enhancements to the Model S and X, Porsche plans 50% of its …
Ep 92 - Elon’s Double Double
Jun 27, 2017 • 90 min
Tom Wolfson and Robert Rosenbloom bring you all of this weeks Tesla Nation news! Before they get to the exciting double header Space X news, they bring you some encouraging EV and renewable news from around the planet. There are some new Model 3 photos …
Ep 91 - Crash That X
Jun 20, 2017 • 104 min
Another news filled week in Tesla Nation.The happy Tesla news this week is that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) awarded the Model X a 5-star safety rating in every category and sub-category, making it the first SUV ever to ear…
Ep 90 - Who Needs Mel?
Jun 13, 2017 • 94 min
Tom and Robert are in the studio, holding down the fort and bringing you all of the Tesla Nation news from the past week. Lots to talk about this week, Tesla Surpasses BMW to Become the 4th Most Valuable Car Company in the World, plenty of discussion ab…
Ep 89 - Robert’s Model 3 Encounter
Jun 6, 2017 • 99 min
Robert returns from his fourth Factory Tour, and has stories to tell! He went up to Fremont as a participant in the Tesla Owners Clubs Leadership forum. Obviously the guys address the news about the United States withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord…
Ep 88 - S vs. 3
May 30, 2017 • 112 min
Tom is BACK! Tesla came out with a Model 3 vs. Model S comparison chart, which brings up a lot of questions. Also lots of Model 3 sightings lately, which is ramping up the excitement in the studio. Lots of other autonomous driving, Space X, and renewabl…
Ep 87 - Robert Talks To Elon
May 23, 2017 • 86 min
News this week that existing owners can give free, unlimited Supercharging to up to five friends by sharing their referral code seems to have caused confusion, and mixed reactions. Meanwhile, our most exciting news this week is that Robert got into a li…
Ep 86 - Drag Racing Your Tesla Loaner Car
May 16, 2017 • 89 min
Robert and Mel are back this week, sans Tom, to discuss all of your Tesla news. Mel clears the air about his Model X’s Wavy lines, and they discuss the sad news this week involving the Gruber Motors fire and the loss of the TZero, a rare EV that inspire…
Ep 85 - Junk In The Frunk (Q1 Earnings Call)
May 9, 2017 • 101 min
The guys are all together. Kind of! Robert is trying out the new vocal booth for us in the new studio. There is a LOT to discuss about the earnings call, but also other Tesla, Space X and The Boring Company news from the week.
Ep 84 - Elon, Ted, Boring!
May 2, 2017 • 93 min
This week’s big focus is on Elon Musk and The Boring Company, after his conversation at the 2017 TED conference. So much to discuss! Tunnels! All three of the guys are back in the new studio this week. Lots of talk of the Semi-truck, Space X & Mars,…
Ep 83 - Superchargers For Everyone
Apr 25, 2017 • 85 min
Tom & Mel are in the studio this week, reporting on all things Tesla. Including the safety of the Model S, after a Californian Tesla driver was unhurt last week, after rolling down a 500 foot hill in his S! The guys discuss an infographic which show…
Ep 82 - The Trucks Are Coming
Apr 18, 2017 • 122 min
Also, they have a few complaints this week. Mel has another injury from the Falcon Wing doors, and Robert talks about his Autopilot, and all the things to be careful of when cruising in Autopilot. Meanwhile, the California DMV granted Apple clearance to…
Ep 81 - Model 3 Loaner Car
Apr 11, 2017 • 124 min
It seems Tesla have been listening! Mel got a call last week from the Tesla Service centre, suggesting all this talk of his wavy lines was getting embarrassing for them. So, he tells us how it all went down. Including his Tesla loaner. Meanwhile, Robert…
Ep 80 - Launch, Land, Repeat
Apr 4, 2017 • 119 min
This 80th episode is our first Talking Tesla recorded in the new studio! Mel talks about plans to go 100 % solar in the studio, and his ongoing efforts to “go zero”.This weeks excitement focuses mainly on the big Space X news! A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket w…
Ep 79 - TESLA gives you EVERYTHING
Mar 28, 2017 • 91 min
Elon’s big tweet storm this week gave us a lot to talk about! Much discussion ensues about the expectations of the Model 3, the Model Y, and the solar roof. Mel is also in great spirits as his Falcon Wing doors were fixed! He was also informed that the …
Ep 78 - 5 Minutes For Model 3 Delivery
Mar 21, 2017 • 119 min
Elon Musk wants the Model 3 delivery process to take 5 minutes! All the guys are back in the studio in LA to discuss.
Ep 77 - Beware Model 3 Tracker
Mar 14, 2017 • 106 min
Mel believes he may have stumbled across some kind of shady hacker site whilst trying to find the model 3 tracker. For the correct link go to our shownotes! Also, Mel’s S still has WAVY LINES! So things get off to a feisty start this week.
Ep 76 - What Do You Think, Mel?
Mar 7, 2017 • 130 min
Mel is away in Hawaii, so Robert and Tom are in charge. They talk about all the news this week, including the Space X announcement to fly passengers on a private trip around the moon in 2018. Tom has some strong opinions about that story. They tell us …
Ep 75 - Tesla “world’s biggest company”
Feb 28, 2017 • 119 min
The big focus this week is on the Tesla Earnings Call. Aside from the obvious financial discussions, the most exciting news (in Mel’s mind) is the announcement that Tesla plans to accelerate the expansion of the Supercharger network this year, starting …
Ep 74 - Space Poop
Feb 21, 2017 • 114 min
So much news! Another successful Space X launch and landing, Mel steers us away from the usual depressing start with a Tesla feel good story for the week involving a good samaritan Tesla owner.
Ep 73 - Tom’s Leaving
Feb 15, 2017 • 136 min
The big app update is here and the guys discuss. Tom gives us a report of the Lucid Motors event last weekend, with details about the canapés, the bar and the car! Robert continues the discussion about his issues with the P100D and the lack of Superchar…
Ep 72 - The Model 3’s Booty
Feb 8, 2017 • 138 min
Its Tom’s birthday and there are presents! Also some breaking news about production on the Model 3! The guys can all be happy once more. Except for the obvious trumpression. In the news this week, Tesla drops ‘Motors’ from name, becoming a diversified e…
Ep 71 - Who IS The Smartest?
Feb 1, 2017 • 112 min
As per usual its a feisty morning in the studio, as the guys discuss EVs, Model 3 rumors, autopilot, tech, renewable energy, news and thoughts. Not to mention Mel’s recent Netflix picks! They also have some guests in the studio this week: OK Google, Ama…
Ep 70 - The Alt Fact Episode
Jan 24, 2017 • 139 min
Another week in Talking Tesla land. This week Mel is ANGRY about the “Alternate Facts” statement. Robert is also angry, but mainly at his Model S windshield wipers for getting him wet! Expect all the usual discussions: stock price, new superchargers, an…
Ep 69 - Heads Up, Model 3 is Coming!
Jan 17, 2017 • 136 min
Robert had an exciting weekend, up in Vandenberg, for Space X’s successful Falcon 9 return-to-flight mission.
Ep 68 - The S**T Ton (Tonne) Episode
Jan 10, 2017 • 138 min
We are back, with the longest episode yet! Mel has returned from his journey to New Zealand, and he is ready to discuss all the news from the last couple of weeks. Its a heated episode this week.
Ep 67 - A Model S For The Holidays
Jan 2, 2017 • 35 min
Mel is in New Zealand on holidays, so this weeks Talking Tesla is a break in the usual programing. We take you on the journey of our friends Jess and Dave Mason going to pick up their new Model S! We’ll be back to the usual show next week. Happy New Yea…
Ep 66 - Santa Drives A Model S
Dec 27, 2016 • 98 min
Teslas for everyone….except Tom. This holiday season there is much excitement in the Talking Tesla studio. All three of the guys are in-studio, and they are feeling merry. Lots of news this week, not least of which is the secret code to make your Tesla …
Ep 65 - Elon’s Dreidel
Dec 20, 2016 • 95 min
Another week, so much to discuss! Robert is on a road trip in the south-west with his family, so he skips into the studio, and tells us about his trip.
Ep 64 - Mel’s Buying Model 3’s For Everyone
Dec 13, 2016 • 115 min
Mel is buying everyone a Model 3 - the day he becomes a billionaire. Meanwhile, the guys get into this weeks EV news, including news about the Chrysler Plug-in Hybrid Minivan, Samsung to make Tesla self-driving chips, Superchargers, and the Future Farad…
Ep 63 - Beware Of Wallabies
Dec 6, 2016 • 102 min
We bring you a much more upbeat Talking Tesla this week! Robert is fresh from the Tesla Motors Club LA brunch, and he comes bearing gifts. There is some great news this week in Tesla Nation - the Model X now has a 5 seat option - and they fold! Toyota h…
Ep 62 - Don’t F With My Supercharger
Nov 29, 2016 • 119 min
The guys do their best to get all of the bad news out of the way quickly this week, so they can move on to the good stuff. Unfortunately with the recent announcement of Myron Ebell heading the EPA transition team, the vandalized supercharger incident in…
Ep 61 - Should Have Bought NVIDIA
Nov 22, 2016 • 113 min
Another week of Tesla news & renewable energy discussions with the guys! This week they discuss the Tesla/Solar City merger. Elon had a lot to say about the effect of a potential pullback of subsidies.
Ep 60 - This Is Going To Be HUGE
Nov 15, 2016 • 88 min
The guys find themselves reeling from the past week. There is discussion about what the next administration could mean for energy and renewables, and specifically for Tesla.
Ep 59 - The Existential Crisis
Nov 8, 2016 • 112 min
Yesterday was Mel’s Birthday. And today is election day! Tom and Robert do their best to alleviate Mel’s concerns. They talk the Solarcity/Tesla merger call, the model 3’s big hole, the Bolt, Elon’s Twitter storm and so much more.
Ep 58 - Desperate Housewives Go Solar!
Nov 1, 2016 • 84 min
Following last week’s big Solarcity event, the guys get together and discuss their thoughts on the solar roof tiles.
Ep 57 - The Aftermath
Oct 25, 2016 • 130 min
Our longest episode yet! Mel, Tom and Robert discuss last week’s big announcement.
Ep 56 - Full Autonomy!
Oct 20, 2016 • 96 min
FULL AUTONOMY! We waited for Elon’s announcement today, and we are glad we did. Mel, Tom and Robert bring you the usual fun, plus their reactions to the big news.
Ep 55 - Going Zero
Oct 11, 2016 • 97 min
This weeks Talking Tesla comes to you directly from Mel’s studio - where all the guys are located! We bring you a new segment called “Going Zero”, in which Mel explores how much energy his company uses, and attempts to find a way to go carbon neutral.
Ep 54 - Mars, Here We Come!
Oct 4, 2016 • 101 min
Mel, Tom and Robert are all in back in LA in the studio this week and they are talking MARS. Much discussion ensues about Elon’s announcement of his plans to colonize Mars.
Ep 53 - 8.0 Has Landed
Sep 27, 2016 • 79 min
UPDATE 8.0 has landed and the guys are excited. They also talk autonomous driving, renewables and Space X.
Ep 52 - 8.0 Countdown
Sep 21, 2016 • 89 min
We are all waiting for 8.0 to land! Tom is away (again) this week - so he skypes in from Florida. It turns out, though, that perhaps Tom was right about some things last week!? Robert went to the Alt Car Expo - an EV and renewables event in Santa Monica…
Ep 51 - UFO Avoidance Mode
Sep 13, 2016 • 87 min
We are back to our usual programming. Mel, Tom and Robert are all in the studio this week and they have things to discuss!
Ep 50 - The Frankensteinian Episode
Sep 7, 2016 • 50 min
Mel and Tom just got back from a week in Chile. We did our best to pull together an episode for you this week - be prepared for a series of rants!
Ep 49 - Searching For Model 3 Surrogates
Aug 30, 2016 • 92 min
Another busy week in the Tesla nation. Mel, Tom and Robert discuss the implications of the 100D. The guys talk about the announcement that VW will have 300 mile car that charges in 15 minutes.
Ep 48 - Elon Groks Mel
Aug 23, 2016 • 86 min
This week Tom calls in from Chicago to join Mel and Robert in the weekly discussion. So many stories this week. Everything from how hard it is to steal a Tesla to the resurrection of the Fisker Karma to the Falcon Wing doors.
Ep 47 - All Energy is Solar
Aug 16, 2016 • 82 min
Another Space X launch and landing success! Is this getting boring yet? We think not. Robert is away this week so he Skypes in from Cape Cod to chat with Mel and Tom about all of this weeks stories and shenanigans.
Ep 46 - Alien Dreadnought v0.5
Aug 10, 2016 • 83 min
Warning! There is some language this episode. Mel, Tom and Robert discuss Tesla’s second quarter earnings call. They also cover a lot of ground (in between rants by Mel), ranging from Tesla losses, to the supercharger car wash.
Ep 45 - 50 Billion Hamsters
Aug 2, 2016 • 94 min
Robert returns from the Gigafactory event with many a story to tell.
Ep 44 - The Palindrome
Jul 25, 2016 • 61 min
Tom tells the sad story of his broken Rav4 EV. What will his next car be? Tom, Mel and Robert discuss the options.
Ep 43 - The Masterplan
Jul 21, 2016 • 70 min
Late last night, Tom Mel and Robert got together to discuss Elon’s Masterplan, Part Deux.
Ep 42 - The Tesla Master Plan
Jul 12, 2016 • 79 min
What is Elon’s “Top Secret Tesla Masterplan, Part 2”? The guys discuss the possibilities.They also discuss how to change a tyre. Or more importantly where to change the tires on your Tesla. Rob talks about the future of High-Speed transport. They get to…
Ep 41 - Elon’s RUD
Jul 6, 2016 • 87 min
Mel, Tom and Robert bring you the usual EV news and banter. The guys do an overview of EV sales. A discussion ensues about Space X and how they have managed to keep NASA happy, even after last years RUD (Rapid unexpected disassembly) of the resupply mis…
Ep 40 - The Little Phallus That Could
Jun 28, 2016 • 78 min
Bezos had a successful fathers day with launch, separation, landing of crew capsule and landing of the first stage of Blue Origin’s rocket.
Ep 39 - My Tesla Can Swim!
Jun 21, 2016 • 56 min
Mel and Robert Rosenbloom are talking Tesla this week, from the midst of this mega heat wave. The power companies probably aren’t complaining now about too much solar!
Ep 38 - The Accelerator is Not a Brake
Jun 14, 2016 • 56 min
There have been a lot of Tesla crashes in the news lately. Wasn’t anyone listening to our “Don’t Lie To Tesla” episode? Tom and Mel discuss many of the aspects related to this, including the media reactions to these stories.
Ep 37 - You Are Living In The Matrix
Jun 7, 2016 • 62 min
This week Mel, Tom and Robert discuss Elon Musk’s conversation at the Code Conference 2016.
Ep 36 - It’s Called Weather
May 31, 2016 • 60 min
Our second lengthy episode! Mel, Tom and Robert Rosenbloom cover the usual array of topics.
Ep 35 - Hydrogen Is For Losers
May 24, 2016 • 61 min
Mel and Tom are on a high after our big Space X tour on the weekend. But the mood is quickly altered, as the topic shifts to Tom’s favorite thing to hate: Hydrogen.
Ep 34 - Don’t Lie to Tesla!
May 18, 2016 • 44 min
Tom is back from Vegas and there is a lot to talk about!
Ep 33 - Elon’s Sleeping Bag
May 9, 2016 • 42 min
Tom is in Vegas, so Robert Rosenbloom has joined Mel for this week’s Talking Tesla. Mel and Robert take a minute to revel in the news that Elon has a desk and a sleeping bag at the end of the Model X production line, before covering a range of topics.
Ep 32 - Robot Wars and Too Much Solar
May 3, 2016 • 46 min
Mel can’t live without Autopilot. He may have to re-think previous comments about autopilot being stupid.
Ep 31 - The X has Arrived
Apr 26, 2016 • 36 min
Mel’s X is here! This week, a different format. An episode from inside the X! Mel takes Tom and Robert Rosenbloom for a spin in the new car.
Ep 30 - 12 Years of Kurzweil
Apr 19, 2016 • 40 min
Ray Kurzweil has boldly predicted that solar shall dominate the energy industry in 12 years!
Ep 29 - Elon Sticks The Landing
Apr 12, 2016 • 44 min
What a week Elon has had! Tom and Mel obviously discuss the Falcon 9 barge landing. They recap the Model 3 news, including the differences between the Tesla website information and Elon’s speech at the Model 3 launch.
Ep 28 - Model 3 Mania
Apr 5, 2016 • 38 min
The Model 3! Unlike Elon’s brief presentation, Mel and Tom have a LOT to say about the Model 3 launch event last week.
Ep 27 - The Model 3 And The Giant Bum
Mar 29, 2016 • 35 min
An early episode this week, in anticipation of the big Tesla Model 3 event on Thursday night!
Ep 26 - We Didn’t Want To Go Anyway
Mar 23, 2016 • 43 min
The upcoming Tesla Model 3 event? Mel and Tom didn’t want to go anyway.
Ep 25 - It’s Made out of Babies and Steel
Mar 16, 2016 • 38 min
Episode 25 deals with new levels of nonsense. Both Mel and Tom receive their invites to enter the draw for the Model 3 event.
Ep 24 - The Massive Electric Dingo
Mar 9, 2016 • 31 min
Electric bikes! Mel tells of his newest purchase - the Bolt Motorcycle electric bicycle.
Ep 23 - Elon Sends The Gun Ships
Mar 2, 2016 • 37 min
The start of weekly episodes! Mel and Tom talk Space X, the recent issues with a boat near the landing pad, and the deploying of parachutes for manned-capsules. T
Ep 22 - I Was Told There Would Be No Math
Feb 24, 2016 • 45 min
Talking Tesla is moving to weekly shows! This week Tom & Mel cover the new Radio Flyer Tesla, the Merchants of doubt amendment and the Koch brothers, Mel’s new solar panels and so much more.
Ep 21 - Tom Speaks To Light
Feb 10, 2016 • 37 min
TT is 21, which has implications. Lots of revelations. Tom gets his $5000 deposit back, upon cancelling his X reservation. But, unfortunately he does the math.
Ep 20 - Tom Drops A Bomb
Jan 27, 2016 • 37 min
Tom has some big, fast, exciting news…But first, Mel tells us about his Space X, “Falcon 9/Jason 3” launch adventure.
Ep 19 - The Falcon Has Landed
Jan 13, 2016 • 38 min
Our first episode of 2016! This week we talk about the Space X Launch and Landing of a first stage rocket that went into orbit. We are excited!
Ep 18 - 1000 Mile Battery
Dec 23, 2015 • 34 min
Our last episode for the year! Could we really have a 1000 mile battery?
Ep 17 - The Xciting Email
Dec 9, 2015 • 45 min
The X email arrived! Mel and Tom are very excited to configure Mel’s Model X!
Ep 16 - 87 % Wrong
Nov 25, 2015 • 33 min
Although they may indeed be wrong 87 % of the time, Mel and Tom do talk some sense this episode.
Ep 15 - Elon’s Riddle
Nov 11, 2015 • 37 min
All kinds of questions are raised in this, our fifteenth episode. Were Tom and Mel wrong about Auto-pilot?
Ep 14 - Autopilot of Death?
Oct 28, 2015 • 33 min
Tom and Mel discuss the 7.0 software upgrade that allows the Tesla to drive semi-autonomously. Is it safe?
Ep 13 - Motley Coup d’éTOM
Oct 14, 2015 • 46 min
Tom tries to take over the show. Kind of. They talk about Tom’s tesla-fied Rav 4, and Mel speaks to some experts.
Ep 12 - Model X Zombie Mode
Oct 2, 2015 • 31 min
Mel de-briefs “The Tom” on the Model X launch.
Ep 11 - Folding Waffle Seat
Sep 29, 2015 • 42 min
Mel and Tom are excited about the X. Do the founders editions have a soft serve machine behind the 3rd row?
Ep 10 - Safely Distracted
Sep 16, 2015 • 40 min
Tom and Mel talk vehicle safety, Tesla’s new relationship with Airbnb, and Tom’s decision about his next car. They also revisit the math on how much switching from gas to electric will really save you.
Ep 9 - Money Hunting
Sep 2, 2015 • 31 min
Tom and Mel participate in a Tesla Club LA scavenger hunt, they talk Tesla and money and Stocks, oh and Mel makes grand electric skateboard plans.
Ep 8 - The Autonomous Horse
Aug 19, 2015 • 33 min
Eric Bergerson tells us that autonomous technology is going to have a huge impact on the human race. Oh, and Mel and Tom discuss sugar vs saccharin.
Ep 7 - The Hindenburg of Vesting
Aug 5, 2015 • 32 min
Mel and Tom talk about the Hydrogen car, Elon Musk’s Stock Vesting and the perils of weekends in the wilderness with no spare tire.
Ep 6 - Mel and Tom’s Excellent Adventure - Part Two.
Jul 22, 2015 • 25 min
Part Two of Tom and Mel’s trip to the Tesla Motors Club Connect Conference.
SHORT - Ludicrous Breaking News
Jul 17, 2015 • 3 min
In TALKING TESLA’S first SHORT, Mel and Tom talk about todays Tesla’s Model S press conference and the new Ludicrous Speed.
Ep 5- Mel and Tom’s Excellent Adventure - Part One
Jul 15, 2015 • 35 min
Mel and Tom head north on the “5” towards the Tesla Motors Club “Connect” conference. Whilst dealing with range anxiety and a myriad of other issues, they meet and chat to fellow Tesla owners also driving north.
Ep 4 - A billion swaps are dead
Jul 8, 2015 • 39 min
In Episode 4, Mel and Tom discuss the short-lived Battery swap situation, they do some more math and they learn something about Batteries from an expert.
Ep 3 - What’s all the hype about hyperloop?
Jun 24, 2015 • 26 min
This episode Mel and Tom discuss the Hyperloop, the importance of great coffee in Space, and they give some perspective on government solar subsidies.
Ep 2 - Its basically a battery
Jun 6, 2015 • 21 min
Mel and Tom talk all things tesla. This episode they attend the Tesla Battery event and sample some tasty hor d’oeuvres. Mel does some math, and together they ponder the cost of energy.
Ep 1 - How do you start this thing?
Jun 6, 2015 • 32 min
Mel and Tom quickly launch into discussions about range anxiety, hyper milers and Tom’s tesla-fied Toyota.