This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including a new big Tesla Autopilot software update, a Tesla Semi prototype goes on a road trip, electric vehicles get cleaner thanks to a greener grid, and more.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Tesla’s latest Autopilot update brings some significant improvements to Autosteer and more
- Watch Tesla’s latest Autopilot update at work in first drive videos
- GM announces $100 million investment to start making production version of its self-driving Chevy Bolt EV
- Tesla Semi electric truck spotted all the way in St-Louis at a Supercharger station
- A closer look at a Tesla Semi electric truck prototype and its electric motors
- Tesla Semi prototype spotted apparently broken down makes naysayers rejoice, but there’s a twist
- Electric cars are becoming increasingly greener in the US thanks to a cleaner electric grid
- There’s a new effort to remove the EV tax credit cap just as Tesla and GM are about to hit it
- Tesla Model 3 production picks up again after a 4-day stoppage to update the lines
- Tesla Model 3 vehicles start showing up for sale in Europe on the gray market
- Tesla’s new drive-in restaurant with Supercharger station gets a possible location as company applies for permits
Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4pm ET (or the video after 5pm ET):