This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla making progress with the Model 3 production ramp up, Elon Musk releasing more details about the Boring Company, and more.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Tesla Model 3 production to ‘likely exceed’ 500 cars per day this week, says Elon Musk
- First Tesla Model 3 safety test results released, IIHS says ‘superior rating for front crash prevention’
- Tesla brings back ventilated seats and makes new black Arachnid wheels available
- Tesla has thousands of Supercharger stations in construction/permit phase with new map coming, says Elon Musk
- Elon Musk announces ‘a thorough reorganization’ at Tesla, will be ‘flattening the management structure’
- Tesla contributed ‘more than $5 billion’ to California’s economy and supported over 51,000 jobs last year, says report
- Tesla sets up new company in Shanghai’s Free-Trade Zone ahead of Chinese Gigafactory announcement
- Geely’s Volvo electric vehicles are using Korean batteries made in China and the competition isn’t happy
- Elon Musk’s Boring Company announces ‘partnership’ with LA Metro for its tunnel network under Los Angeles
- Elon Musk releases more details about the Boring Company’s plan: $1 fare personalized mass transit
- Electric vehicles reduce stress for drivers, says new brain monitoring study
Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4pm ET (or the video after 5pm ET):