Talking Tesla

Talking Tesla

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Mel Herbert, Tom Wolfson and Robert Rosenbloom talk all things Tesla.
147 - Talking Tesla Not Weekly
Mar 31 • 97 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.
145 - The Big Reveal…
Feb 28 • 75 min
Mel, Tom and Robert discuss all things “Elon”, from twitter missteps to autopilot promises, SpaceX and everything in between.
143 - Q4 Earnings Call
Feb 1 • 96 min
Mel, Tom and Robert get together to discuss the Tesla earnings call.
142 - TWEENER - Elon’s Scary Letter
Jan 22 • 8 min
Mel talks about Elon’s letter and the 7% reduction in staff, it is making him anxious!
140 - TWEENER - Q4 and 2019 Preview
Jan 5 • 10 min
Mel reviews the latest news, Giga Factory 3, Q 4 results and previews 2019.
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.
138 - TWEENER - Preview of a Boring Event
Dec 24, 2018 • 12 min
Mel talks about the Boring Company event and the Tesla Powerwall.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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.…
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!
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]
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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…
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…
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.…
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…
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…
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.
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,…
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…
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…
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.…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
103 - Superchargers And Powerwalls For Everyone
Sep 12, 2017 • 126 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…
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…
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…
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,…
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.…
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,…
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…
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…
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 that are smitten with competition.
94 - Any Color, As Long As It’s Black
Jul 11, 2017 • 108 min
A huge week in Talking Tesla Nation! The Model 3!
93 - Model 3 Has Arrived
Jul 4, 2017 • 87 min
The Model 3 has arrived and Mel is back in town!
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.
91 - Crash That X
Jun 20, 2017 • 104 min
Another news filled week in Tesla Nation.
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.
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.
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.
87 - Robert Talks To Elon
May 23, 2017 • 86 min
There is a lot to cover this week! Supercharging for all!? Again? Or not?
86 - Drag Racing Your Tesla Loaner Car
May 16, 2017 • 89 min
Mel tells of his Tesla Solar Roof plans, and talks real costs. Robert reports that the Tesla P100DL loaner program cars are limited to a top speed of 85 mph.
85 - Junk In The Frunk (Q1 Earnings Call)
May 9, 2017 • 101 min
Tesla’s Q1 earnings call is the main focus this week.
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.
83 - Superchargers For Everyone
Apr 25, 2017 • 85 min
Tom & Mel are in the studio this week, reporting on all things Tesla.
82 - The Trucks Are Coming
Apr 18, 2017 • 122 min
Last Thursday, Elon announced he is announcing a SEMI truck. The trucks are coming! Tom, Robert and Mel are back in the studio this week to discuss the possibilities, and what this could mean for the future.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
76 - What Do You Think, Mel?
Mar 7, 2017 • 130 min
Mel is away in Hawaii, so Robert and Tom are in charge!
75 - Tesla “world’s biggest company”
Feb 28, 2017 • 119 min
The big focus this week is on the Tesla Earnings Call.
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.
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!
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 en
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, Amazo
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, and
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 Faraday
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 hav
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 B
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.
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.
59 - The Existential Crisis
Nov 8, 2016 • 111 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.
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.
57 - The Aftermath
Oct 25, 2016 • 130 min
Our longest episode yet! Mel, Tom and Robert discuss last week’s big announcement.
56 - Full Autonomy!
Oct 20, 2016 • 96 min
FULL AUTONOMY!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
46 - Alien Dreadnought v0.5
Aug 10, 2016 • 82 min
Warning! There is some language this episode. Mel, Tom and Robert discuss Tesla’s second quarter earnings call.
45 - 50 Billion Hamsters
Aug 2, 2016 • 94 min
Robert returns from the Gigafactory event with many a story to tell.
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.
43 - The Masterplan
Jul 21, 2016 • 70 min
Late last night, Tom Mel and Robert got together to discuss Elon’s Masterplan, Part Deux.
42 - The Tesla Master Plan
Jul 12, 2016 • 78 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.
41 - Elon’s RUD
Jul 6, 2016 • 87 min
Mel, Tom and Robert bring you the usual EV news and banter.
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.
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.
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 ToTesla” episode? Tom and Mel discuss many of the aspects related to this, including the media reactions to these stories.
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.
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.
35 - Hydrogen Is For Losers
May 24, 2016 • 60 min
Mel and Tom are on a high after our big Space X tour on the weekend.
34 - Don’t Lie to Tesla!
May 18, 2016 • 44 min
Tom is back from Vegas and there is a lot to talk about!
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.
32 - Robot Wars and Too Much Solar
May 3, 2016 • 46 min
Mel can’t live without Autopilot.
31 - The X has Arrived
Apr 26, 2016 • 36 min
Mel’s X is here!
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!
29 - Elon Sticks The Landing
Apr 12, 2016 • 44 min
What a week Elon has had!
28 - Model 3 Mania
Apr 5, 2016 • 38 min
Unlike Elon’s brief presentation, Mel and Tom have a LOT to say about the Model 3 launch event last week.
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!
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.
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.
24 - The Massive Electric Dingo
Mar 9, 2016 • 31 min
Electric bikes!
23 - Elon Sends The Gun Ships
Mar 2, 2016 • 37 min
The start of weekly episodes!
22 - I Was Told There Would Be No Math
Feb 24, 2016 • 45 min
Talking Tesla is moving to weekly shows!
21 - Tom Speaks To Light
Feb 10, 2016 • 37 min
TT is 21, which has implications.
20 - Tom Drops A Bomb
Jan 27, 2016 • 37 min
Tom has some big, fast, exciting news…
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.
18 - 1000 Mile Battery
Dec 23, 2015 • 35 min
Mel and Tom share an interview with Dan Steingart on the truth of batteries. Could we really have a 1000 mile battery?
17 - The Xciting Email
Dec 9, 2015 • 45 min
The email arrived! Mel and Tom are very excited to configure Mel’s Model X!
16 - 87 % Wrong
Nov 25, 2015 • 33 min
Although they may be wrong 87 % of the time, Mel and Tom so talk a lot of sense this episode
15 - Elon’s Riddle
Nov 11, 2015 • 37 min
All kinds of questions are raised in this fifteenth episode. Were Tom and Mel wrong about Auto-pilot?
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?
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.
12 - Model X Zombie Mode
Oct 2, 2015 • 31 min
Mel de-briefs “The Tom” on the Model X launch.
11 - Folding Waffle Seat
Sep 29, 2015 • 42 min
Mel and Tom are really excited about the Model X.
10 - Safely Distracted
Sep 16, 2015 • 40 min
The guys revisit the idea of Autonomous vehicles with regard to vehicle safety.
9 - Money Hunting
Sep 2, 2015 • 31 min
The guys talk Tesla, money and stocks.
8 - The Autonomous Horse
Aug 19, 2015 • 33 min
Eric Bergenson 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.
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.
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
Talking Tesla’s first SHORT.
5- Mel and Tom’s Excellent Adventure - Part One
Jul 15, 2015 • 35 min
Mel and Tom roadtrip to the Tesla TMC Connect conference.
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.
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.
2 - Its basically a battery
Jun 6, 2015 • 21 min
Mel Herbert and Tom Wolfson talk all things Tesla.
1 - How do you start this thing?
Jun 6, 2015 • 32 min
Mel Herbert and Tom Wolfson talk all things Tesla.