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Tom is back from Vegas and there is a lot to talk about!Support the show (
Robert returns from the Gigafactory event with many a story to tell. Support the show (
Tom tells the sad story of his broken Rav4 EV. What will his next car be? Tom, Mel and Robert discuss the options.Support the show (
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. Support the show (
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 mission, known as CRS-7. Support the show (
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.Support the show (
The X email arrived! Mel and Tom are very excited to configure Mel's Model X! Support the show (
Although they may indeed be wrong 87 % of the time, Mel and Tom do talk some sense this episode. Support the show (
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.Support the show (
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.Support the show (
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. Support the show (
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.Support the show (
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 Barstow, and the disinformation campaigns about Elon Musk, it takes a little longer than planned.Support the show (
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 have made announcements which sound like they are about to get real with EV’s. Model S Beats the RANGE Gauge, Mercedes is planning an $11 billion investment for in EV's, and there are reasons to believe that Apple is making an Autonomous car?!Support the show (
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. Support the show (
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. Support the show (
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 firmware update which could fix the wavy lines is only a week away. Tom is away this week, so its just Robert and Mel in the studio, covering all this week's news, including Space X, Gigafactory, Supercharger updates, and kids suing to save the climate!Support the show (
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 dance!Support the show (
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 renewable energy news to talk about. Also, we have been receiving some lovely gifts from listeners lately. Keep up the letters, we love hearing from our listeners. Support the show (
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 growth rate”. This being said, there was also discussion about the Battery issue, and the Model 3 delays. The guys deep dive, and unpack the earnings call.Support the show (
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 trucks including WalMart, Loblaws, Ryder & J.B Hunt is up to around 200! The guys cover the ePrix, Elon's Roadster in space, the supercharger update, and the wonderful letters from our listeners.Support the show (
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 week of Supercharger announcements, and Robert and Tom invite you to come meet up with them at the Vandenberg SpaceX Launch!Support the show (
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 opened up Model 3 orders for regular reservation holders to configure! Exciting times. They also speculate about the Tesla Semi and its cost, batteries and more. Robert reports from NYC about this week's Supercharger updates.Support the show (
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.Support the show (
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. Support the show (
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Jun 6th, 2015
Latest Episode
Feb 18th, 2020
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