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25 Sep 2020 | Model Y Acceleration Boost
Sep 24 • 25 min
Polestar Precept To Enter Production | XPeng Ships To Norway | Lordstown Endurance Electric Pickup Interior | Model Y Acceleration Boost | Amazon Device Works With Tesla Sentry Mode| Tesla “Pilot” Battery Factory = 13th Largest | Lynk & Co Zero Concept |…
24 Sep 2020 | The All New VW ID.4
Sep 24 • 24 min
The new @VW ID.4 Pro | VW Sells Out Of ID.4 1ST | Why the Volkswagen ID.4 is a Very Big Deal | Electrify Canada to install overhead canopies |Tesla’s new Model S tri-motor Plaid prototype | Tri-Motor Lucid Air | Pricing for Vauxhall/Opel mokka-e | MG5 EV…
23 Sep 2020 | Tesla Battery Day Review: What It Really Means
Sep 23 • 26 min
The 5 Steps To Becoming A Cell Maker | The $25000 Budget Tesla | Record Beating Tesla Model S Plaid with three motors
22 Sep 2020 | Battery Day Preview: Christmas Day Arrives for Tesla Fans
Sep 21 • 26 min
Elon Tweets To Calm Expectations | What To Expect At Tesla’s Battery Day | Elon Musk says ‘record deliveries possible’ in leaked employee email | SK Innovation Accelerates Hiring at Battery Site in Georgia | Nikola founder resigns as chairman amid…
21 Sep 2020 | Tesla Prepares For Self-Driving Subscription
Sep 20 • 19 min
Tesla is preparing to launch Full Self-Driving subscription | Buy the Only 220-MPH Rimac Concept One on the Market | UK Police & Fire services buy Peugeot electric vehicles | Accelerated electrode drying could reduce battery production cost | Tesla…
18 Sep 2020 | Ford Mustang Mach-E European Testing
Sep 17 • 25 min
Ford Mustang Mach-E Easily Goes 300+ Miles In Norway | Porsche Taycan Turbo Turned Into Safety Car| Lucid Air might have just beat Tesla’s Plaid Model S round Laguna Seca | First Tesla Megapack Deployed in UK to Help Keep the Lights On | Tesla…
17 Sep 2020 | VW Wants To Dominate With ID.4
Sep 16 • 24 min
VW plans to sell 500,000 ID.4 electric cars per year | Electrify America Introduces New Pricing Structure | Rimac to acquire Bugatti | Electric Ford F-150 Will Be Dual Motor | Tesla Will Soon Start HW3 Retrofit for Model 3 in Europe | Tesla is quietly…
16 Sep 2020 | Have We Seen Tesla’s New Battery Cell?
Sep 15 • 18 min
GM Will Build A Whole Family Of Electric Car Drive Systems In-House | Hyundai launches new Tucson with PHEV version | Kia previews the seven electric cars it plans to launch by 2027 | First look at Tesla’s new battery cell | Tesla Battery Day — Has Elon…
15 Sep 2020 | Hummer EV Has ‘Crab Mode’
Sep 15 • 15 min
Charity Sets New EV Record On John O’groats To Land’s End Trip | GM to reveal, start taking reservations for Hummer EV on October 20 | Maserati plans 6 EV offensive by 2025 to capitalize on ‘BEVolution’ | China’s Envision aims to build a new EV battery…
14 Sep 2020 | VW ID.3 Customer Deliveries Begin
Sep 13 • 20 min
On today’s podcast: VW hands over first ID.3 electric car in Germany MG5 Estate With 214 Mile Range Available In UK For Under £24,000 Tesla orders 450K heat pumps for Model 3 Tesla to update Model 3 center console, steering wheel Lexus opens online…
12 Sep 2020 | Saturday Special Interview - Solving The Charging Problem
Sep 11 • 34 min
Ben Lane from Zap-Map | Introducing Zap-Pay | Why EV charging can be frustrating | A new way to pay for charge sessions
11 Sep 2020 | Non-Tesla EVs Are Using Superchargers
Sep 10 • 25 min
Any car with CCS appears to be working on Tesla Superchargers in Europe | Tesla Model Y Gigacastings | Maserati Confirms EV SUV Launch In 2022 | Aldi to build 1,500 charging stations in Germany |A Hyundai and SK Innovation to lease EV batteries | Opel…
10 Sep 2020 | Lucid Air - Everything You Need To Know
Sep 9 • 28 min
Lucid Air unveiling – performance, stats and price.
09 Sep 2020 | GM To Engineer, Produce and Supply Parts For Nikola Badger
Sep 8 • 27 min
GM To Engineer, Produce and Supply Parts For Nikola Badger | Tesla completes $5 billion stock sale | Model 3 sales in China spike 7% in August | VW CEO Drives The Tesla Model Y | VW confirms ID.4 towing capacity | VW ID.6 SUV spied testing | Audi Q4…
08 Sep 2020 | Elon Musk Drives VW ID.3
Sep 7 • 19 min
Elon Musk Drives VW ID.3 | Tesla looking at becoming an electricity provider in Germany | Tesla developing Australia’s largest virtual power project | BMW may be planning electric 3 series | SK Innovation pushes for 3rd EV battery plant in Hungary | MG…
07 Sep 2020 | Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo Spied Testing
Sep 6 • 20 min
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo Spied Testing At The Ring | Porsche’s Future Panamera Plans Just Got Way More Interesting | New York Utilities, Enel X, & Uplight Launch Smart EV Charging Program | Bill Gates: Heavy-duty BEVs like the Tesla Semi won’t…
04 Sep 2020 | Tesla Denied S&P 500 Inclusion
Sep 3 • 16 min
Tesla Shares Fall After Stock Was Not Added To The S&P 500 | Elon Musk meets with VW CEO | Volkswagen ID.4 EV interior: screens and touch-sensitivity | UK In August – 9.75% Electric Vehicle Market Share | BMW i3 Production Will Be Increased In Order To…
03 Sep 2020 | Musk Says Berlin Gigafactory Will Make Revolutionary Model Y’s
Sep 2 • 23 min
Elon Musk Says Berlin Gigafactory Will Make Revolutionary Model Y’s | Tesla, BMW among August winners in German market down 20% | Lucid Motors reveals details about its drivetrain technology | GM and Honda are forming an alliance to share EV tech | NIO…
02 Sep 2020 | Lucid Air EV Breaks Speed Records At Drag Strip
Sep 1 • 22 min
Lucid Motors claims its first EV covers a quarter mile in 9.9 seconds | Nissan Delivered Its 500,000th LEAF | Tesla’s battery strategy has “no advantage,” Ford CEO says | Tesla (TSLA) announces $5 billion capital raise | New Volkswagen ID 3: first…
01 Sep 2020 | Skoda Enyaq iV electric revealed
Aug 31 • 17 min
Skoda Enyaq iV electric revealed | BMW iNext Electric SUV Spied Up Close Losing Some Cladding | Global Plug-In Electric Car Sales July 2020 | Tesla Giga Berlin shocks with near completion of drive unit facility’s roofing | 300 Volkswagen ID.3 Land In…
31 Aug 2020 | U.S. supply of VW ID4 expected to be limited
Aug 30 • 19 min
Tesla Model 3 Wins 1st & 2nd at Pikes Peak | U.S. supply of VW ID4 expected to be limited | Tesla software update lets cars’ cameras see speed limit signs | Electric Vehicles Deserve a New EPA Range Test | The Secret Adjustment Factor Tesla Uses to Get…
28 Aug 2020 | Tesla, The FBI and $1m Hack Attack
Aug 27 • 21 min
Tesla, The FBI and $1m Hack Attack | Lucid teases possible world record 1/4-mile with Air Dream Edition | Los Angeles Police Department Is Selling Its Fleet Of BMW i3 Vehicles | Amazon orders over 1,800 electric vans from Mercedes | Rimac Automobili…
27 Aug 2020 | Lucid Air Gets 517 Miles From 113 kWh Battery
Aug 26 • 22 min
Lucid Air Gets 517 Miles From 113 kWh Battery | VW Taking $100 Deposits for ID.4 | Xpeng shares jump 54% in NYSE debut | Castrol releases study trying to find the tipping pointor EV adoption | Byton to resume operations in September | 552 HP Porsche…
26 Aug 2020 | BMW i3 and VW e-Golf Still In Demand
Aug 25 • 14 min
GM offers first official 2022 Chevy Bolt EUV glimpse in teaser | Volvo XC40 T5 Recharge Long Ter Test | Renault launches E-Tech Captur and Megane PHEVs | Europe is moving at two speeds on EV adoption | European electric vehicle sales surpass China for…
25 Aug 2020 | Tesla Battery Day Could Feature Mysterious Nanowire Tech
Aug 24 • 20 min
How McLaren plans to go hybrid | ElectraMeccanica Ends Odd Gestation of the Solo EV | Tesla Battery Day Amping Up as Nanowire Tech Co Moves Next Door to “RoadRunner” Site | Tesla Model 3’s New Frunk Design Likely Means More Range Improvements | Record…
24 Aug 2020 | Tesla Fights Back Against Owners Modding Cars
Aug 23 • 21 min
Volkswagen introduces Golf eHybrid and Golf GTE plug-in hybrids | Chinese EV maker XPeng looks to raise up to $1.11 billion in U.S. IPO | Nio to expand to Europe in 2021 |Tesla fights back against owners hacking their cars to unlock performance boost |…
21 Aug 2020 | VW ID.4 Begins Series Production
Aug 20 • 24 min
Series production of Volkswagen ID.4 begins | Tesla is rolling out suspension update with real-time visualization | Tesla’s Autopilot to Benefit from UK Push for Autonomous Driving | Chinese EV maker Nio launches battery leasing service | Electric I-Pace…
20 Aug 2020 | Porsche Taycan Gets Downloadable Upgrades
Aug 19 • 20 min
Porsche Taycan to feature Plug&Charge and Downloadable Upgrades | Lucid Air Adds 300 Miles Of Range In 20 Minutes | Lucid Air Offers Vehicle To Grid Power | Panasonic to invest $100m in Tesla GigaNevada | Polestar Confirms First UK Space | Second plug-in…
19 Aug 2020 | Lucid SUV Spotted On A Filming Day
Aug 18 • 25 min
Lucid SUV Spotted | Genesis eG80 All-Electric Luxury Sedan Spied Near The Nurburgring | Bollinger Doubles Staff and Moves To Michigan | Tesla taps TSMC and Broadcom for 7nm HPC processor | Kandi America Announces Details On $10k EV for USA | New Tritium…
18 Aug 2020 | BMW iNEXT To Be A 600Hp Monster
Aug 18 • 19 min
BMW iNext Will Be Available In Three Versions: Up To 610 Horsepower | Tesla gets approval for next construction phase for Giga Berlin | Report: CATL aims to boost EV range with battery cells installed in vehicle frames | Renault Twingo ZE gets official…
17 Aug 2020 | Tesla brings in Model Y mega casting machine
Aug 16 • 16 min
Tesla brings in giant casting machines for Model Y | Ultra Fast, Battery-Boosted EV Charging At ampm Stores | Birmingham to install 394 rapid EV charge points | Peugeot e-2008 review: EV crossover driven in the UK | Digital Motors Wants to Bring Tesla’s…
15 Aug 2020 | The Future Of Buying And Selling EVs
Aug 14 • 51 min
Trey Woeste. VP of Beechmont Automotive Group | How dealers are getting match ready for selling EVs | What are the challenges for dealers? | Where do they see themselves in a world which in increasingly going online
14 Aug 2020 | Volkswagen to make electric car cells in U.S.
Aug 13 • 20 min
Volkswagen to make electric car cells, battery packs in U.S. | ID.3 Is A 4-Seater | ID.3 First Edition Ordering Window Extended | Porsche & Customcells consider battery factory in Germany | Ford Mustang Mach-E Range Figures Rumored To Increase Following…
13 Aug 2020 | Confirmed Deliveries for Polestar 2
Aug 12 • 22 min
Confirmed deliveries for Polestar 2 | Lucid CEO confirms SUV | Tesla Model Y LR AWD Efficiency Ratings Emerge | Tesla researchers show path to next-gen battery | Tesla Developing It’s Own Smart Watch | EV confidence targeted by new ‘Hyundai Promise’ |…
12 Aug 2020 | Huh?! Ford Mustang Mach-E Will Have V8 Sounds
Aug 11 • 20 min
2021 Skoda Enyaq iV Exterior Previewed | Enel X launches charging network in Bucharest | Ford Mustang Mach-E Will Sounds Like A V8 | Tesla is already hiring construction, HR workers in Austin | Vitesco Technologies Supplies Drive Control Unit for the…
11 Aug 2020 | Lucid Air Gets 517 miles range on estimated EPA
Aug 10 • 22 min
Lucid Air gets 517 miles of range in third-party testing | BMW Will Soon Introduce Its 545e xDrive PHEVge | BMW sets up eDrive zones in the UK | Tesla Giga Shanghai Phase 2 Construction Can Be Completed in 3-4 months | A Faraday Future prototype hits the…
10 Aug 2020 | Hyundai Launches Ioniq As Electric Car Sub-brand
Aug 9 • 18 min
EV Event On Thursday In Cincinnati | Hyundai launches Ioniq EV sub-brand | Lucid Air Teases Range Of 442 Miles | GigaBerlin Job Posting | Tesla paid almost $100 million for Gigafactory Texas land in Austin | BorgWarner builds power unit for Ford Mustang…
08 Aug 2020 | Saturday Special Interview: Lyft’s 100% Electric Future
Aug 7 • 22 min
Sam Arons, Director of Sustainability at Lyft | 100% electric vehicles on the Lyft platform by 2030 | How Lyft will help drivers get into EVs | Being a trailblazer for other Rideshare and delivery companies to follow
07 August 2020 | Cadillac LYRIQ Electric SUV Revealed
Aug 6 • 21 min
Cadillac LYRIQ Electric SUV Revealed: 300-Plus Miles Of Range, 33-Inch Screen | 2021 Audi E-Tron gets $8,800 price cut, plus more range | Tesla Launches Its Own Car Wrap Service | Ken Block To Make World Rx Return In Electric Ford Fiesta | What Car? Names…
06 August 2020 | Confusion Over Cybertruck and Rivian Pre-Orders
Aug 5 • 18 min
EVs outperform market in July 2020 | BMW iNext Spied In Detail, Showing Off Smooth Styling | Smaller Tesla Cybertruck Is “Highly Likely” | Cybertruck vs Rivian Orders | Tesla Cybertruck reservations lower than expected | Reservation Numbers Reveal Rivian…
05 August 2020 | Sony’s EV Hits Tokyo Streets For Testing
Aug 4 • 21 min
Lexus UX 300e order launch in Norway | Cadillac to unveil the Lyriq, its first all-electric model | LG Chem Becomes No. 1 EV Battery Supplier in H1 | BYD Brings Its Premium Han EV To Europe | Alibaba hikes stake in Xpeng before EV maker’s IPO | Germany…
04 August 2020 | Planes Are The New Drones For Spying On Tesla
Aug 3 • 21 min
Infrastructure for electric trucks | Polestar is Red Dot Brand of the Year | Mercedes EQE SUV with 430 miles range | Evergrande rolls out six new-energy vehicles | NIO Provides July 2020 Update | Russia looks to zero customs tariff to lift Tesla sales |…
03 August 2020 | Tesla Trials Production of Model Y Long Range
Aug 2 • 21 min
SK Innovation To Develop Next-Gen Batteries With Professor John Goodenough | FIA eRX2 Championship Unveiled | Ford launches geofence technology on Transit PHEV | BYD Buses Log U.S. Record 13 Million Zero-Emission Miles | Finland Hits 16% Share of Plugins…
02 August 2020 | PSA Group to launch new electric platform for larger vehicles
Aug 1 • 15 min
PSA Group to launch new electric platform for larger vehicles | Toyota to take 10% stake in electric drive maker BluE Nexus; new joint sales structure | Amazon building major EV charging park in Germany | French start-up emerges from stealth mode with…
01 August 2020 | Panasonic aims to boost energy density in Tesla batteries
Jul 31 • 11 min
Tesla Hiring Production Associates For New Pilot Battery Cell Line | Panasonic aims to boost energy density in Tesla batteries by 20% | GM will help EVgo triple its fast charger network in the US | Volta Trucks & DPD Bring Full-Electric Large Commercial…
31 July 2020 | Tesla releases Q2 2020 safety report
Jul 30 • 20 min
7,000 reservations for Fisker Ocean | Volkswagen Delays Deal To Supply A Powertrain For Fisker| Tesla releases Q2 2020 safety report | America’s cheapest electric vehicles are coming courtesy of Kandi | Audi Sport To Electrify Every Future RS Model |…
30 July 2020 | First European Polestar 2 Customer Car Delivered In Sweden
Jul 29 • 20 min
First European Polestar 2 Customer Car Delivered In Sweden | European BEV sales in H1 2020 | WM Motor plans 3 new models before the end of 202 | GM shares progress update on new battery cell factory in pictures | China Is *Crushing* USA In Electric Bus…
29 July 2020 | Rimac Says Single Speed EVs Are The Best Option
Jul 28 • 18 min
BMW 3 Series Electric Spied Unable To Hide Its Missing Tailpipes | VW says that the pandemic has made EVs “more inevitable” | First German buyers of ID.3 EV are young ‘techie’ males | Tesla Model Y Review By Marques Brownlee | China now accounts for…
28 July 2020 | BMW Confirms Electric iX1, 5 Series and 7 Series
Jul 27 • 23 min
BMW iX1 electric SUV, 5 Series EV and 7 Series EV confirmed | Electric Mercedes-Benz T-Class van-based MPV | Lucid Air luxury EV will feature DreamDrive ADAS | Chevrolet Bolt EUV First GM EV With Super Cruise | MG 5 EV estate heading to the UK | Shanghai…
27 July 2020 | Bugatti introduces the Baby II electric roadster
Jul 26 • 18 min
ABB Builds New $30 Million EV Charger Plant In Italy | 300,000 Renault Electric Vehicles Sold In Europe | Tesla will manufacture battery cells in Brandenburg | Tesla Cybertruck’s steel body can be heated to get different colors | Tesla to install 800 MWh…
24 July 2020 | NIO Launches EC6 Electric Coupe
Jul 26 • 22 min
NIO Launches EC6 Electric Coupe | Start of Sales for the new Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer Mercedes-Benz EQS drops camo | VW ID.4 electric crossover due for deliveries in late 2020 | Audi CEO Duesmann claims e-tron battery issues solved | Musk Says New…
23 July 2020 | Tesla’s Profitable Year And Future Plans – My Take
Jul 22 • 19 min
Tesla’s Fourth Quarter Of Profit | Cybertruck Heading For Austin | Tesla’s Giga Texas In Austin, Texas, Will Build Cybertruck, Semi, Model 3 & Y | Tesla Solar Roof Triples Installations | Tesla Invites Actuaries to Help It Create a ‘Revolutionary’…
22 July 2020 | VW ID.3 available to order in GB
Jul 21 • 21 min
VW ID.3 available to order for pre-bookers | BMW shuts down factory for over a month to prepare for i4 electric car production | Audi is researching bidirectional charging technology | Renault marks major EV sharing order from the UK | Skoda Enyaq iV:…
21 July 2020 | Mustang Mach-E Tire-Killing Machine Teased By Ford Performance
Jul 20 • 17 min
Tesla’s massive Model Y stamping machine | Tesla Model 3 & Model Y Will Get “Universal” Battery Pack “Soon” | Tesla secret project Palladium: new Model S and Model X are coming | Cadillac Lyriq EV Will Have Enormous 33-Inch Dash Display | Crazy Mustang…
20 July 2020 | Mercedes EQS Electric Gets Over 435 Miles Of Range
Jul 19 • 18 min
Xpeng raises $500 million | Tesla Will Lease You A Model Y For $499 Per Month | CATL Will Soon Be Shipping LFP Batteries for Tesla China Model 3s | Tesla Semi Pilot Line “Coming Together” — Employee Leak | UK’S FIRST BATTERY GIGAPLANT MOVES A STEP CLOSER…
19 July 2020 | Should More Car Makers Launch Proprietary Networks?
Jul 18 • 25 min
Audi: Proprietary charging network coming? | Korea to extend subsidies for EVs l | STARD launches world’s first electric motorsport customer programme with the Ford | First VW Dieselgate Settlement-Funded Fast Charger In North Dakota | Tesla slashes solar…
18 July 2020 | 4,500 Porsche Taycans Sold So Far This Year
Jul 17 • 19 min
New York to invest $750 million to expand EV infrastructure | Renault Zoe van with 245-mile range | UK could ban non-electric new car sales by 2030, says Shell | DS to focus on BEV & PHEV as of 2025| Italy’s BEV Sales Doubled In 2020 | Porsche delivered…
17 July 2020 | 100,000 Electric Konas
Jul 16 • 17 min
Hyundai Kona Electric Sales Reach Milestone Of 100,000 | New Look Inside Tesla Gigafactory Nevada | Study Shows Impressive Resale Value for Model 3 | Volkswagen Trademarks e-Beetle And Other Classic e-VW Names | Volkswagen Group of America opens next-gen…
16 July 2020 | 2020 Audi e-tron Sportback now on sale
Jul 15 • 24 min
2020 Audi e-tron Sportback on sale now | Tesla teases first look at its European Gigafactory | Tesla to set up “tent” to make more Model Y | Fjords Takes Delivery Of All-Electric Passenger Ship | BMW Group signs agreement for battery cells with Northvolt…
15 July 2020 | Nissan Ariya EV Revealed
Jul 14 • 24 min
Nissan Ariya Revealed | Nissan Transitions To CCS For US And Europe | Jaguar XJ electric sedan debut pushed to late 2021 | Biden Plans Massive Electric Car Push | Skoda Enyaq Electric SUV Spied Wearing Deceptive Camouflage