This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla finally opening Model 3 orders to non-owners, an important Autopilot update is coming, we get to see more electric trucks, and more.
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 opens Model 3 orders to non-owners with reservations
- Tesla Model 3 impresses German automaker after being reverse-engineered
- Elon Musk’s brother is giving away the Tesla Model 3 #6 for a good cause
- Tesla extends delay on new Model S and Model X orders, says high demand is creating a backlog
- Tesla vehicles now dominates luxury segment in Europe, outselling flagship gas-powered German cars
- Tesla made over $2 billion in China last year, doubled sales and expanded retail/charging presence
- Tesla starts beta-testing new Autopilot update with new feature and more advanced neural net
- Tesla Semi defies laws of physics and is passing us by if true, says Daimler’s head of trucks
- A first look at Mercedes-Benz’s latest all-electric truck: the eActros
- Watch the Tesla-powered Honda Accord ‘Teslonda’ launch from 0 to 60 mph in 2.7 seconds
Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4pm ET (or the video after 5pm ET):