This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla Model 3 arrives in a big way in Canada, Elon Musk says the cost of Model 3 could fall to $28,000, the oil industry starts to feel the pressure in Norway, and more.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Tesla starts large scale Model 3 deliveries in Canada
- Tesla Model 3 international expansion is pushed to early and mid 2019, says Elon Musk
- Tesla Model 3 teardown points to only $28,000 in potential material and production cost
- Tesla is building up in-house insurance as Model S tops list of most expensive cars to insure
- Tesla announces a flurry of new executive hires from Apple, Amazon, and more
- Tesla hires new head of Energy operations from Amazon and head of Tesla Europe from BMW
- Tesla tries to justify position of 3 board members ahead of shareholders meeting and after pushbacks
- Oil industry is finally starting to be affected by Norway’s rapid electric car adoption
- Audi reveals e-tron quattro all-electric SUV aero performance, will have optional cameras instead of mirrors
- GM’s self-driving car division receives over $3 billion in backing to go to market next year
- BMW announces ‘major increase in capacity’ at battery factory to support new iX3 electric SUV
- BMW launches wireless electric car charging system touted as convenient but inefficient
- Hyundai Kona EV gets Norwegian price/specs as company plans to make own batteries
- Waymo orders 62,000 Chrysler Pacificas as Fiat Chrysler in talks on selling self-driving cars
Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4pm ET (or the video after 5pm ET):