This week on the Electrek Podcast, we are discussing the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including a review of Tesla’s Q4 earnings, Model 3 delivery timelines being updated, Elon Musk’s Falcon Heavy launch and Roadster publicity stunt, and more.
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The Electrek Podcast is me, Fred Lambert, editor-in-chief of Electrek, and Seth Weintraub, founder and publisher of Electrek and the 9to5 network, discussing all our top stories of the week while taking questions from our readers and highlighting the most insightful comments on the site.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Tesla (TSLA) announces Q4 2017 earnings: record revenue of ~$3.3 billion and wide losses
- Tesla updates Model 3 delivery window for reservation holders, pushes standard battery pack to ‘late 2018’
- Tesla gives update on Model 3 production: on track for 2,500 per week by next month
- Tesla Roadster successfully launched into space on SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket
- Elon Musk’s 10-year old Roadster might have turned into the best publicity stunt for Tesla
- Tesla is installing Powerwalls and solar power on 50,000 homes to create biggest virtual power plant in the world
- Tesla Model Y production plans to be unveiled in 3-6 months, capital investment starting this year, says Elon Musk
- First look at Ionity ‘ultra-fast’ charging network map of planned stations
- Polestar 2 will ‘not be a Tesla Model 3 killer’ and start ~$50,000, says CEO
Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4pm ET (or the video after 5pm ET):