This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including a flurry of Tesla news from the shareholder meeting, Daimler unveils new electric trucks in response to Tesla Semi, Jaguar starts marketing the I-Pace, and more.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Tesla releases new image of Model Y electric CUV, Musk jokes about it having no steering wheel
- Tesla unveils new white next-gen Roadster prototype at shareholder meeting
- Tesla Model 3 claims best-selling mid-sized premium sedan spot, gives production update
- Tesla pushes Supercharger V3 to ‘end of the year’, says it will be ‘zombie apocalypse-proof’
- Electric cars can now charge on sunlight day and night with Tesla Powerpacks at new ‘Smart Solar Charging’ station
- Tesla finally adds highly requested feature to Supercharger stations – a squeegee station
- Tesla will start offering Model 3 leases in ‘6 to 9 months’, says Elon Musk
- Tesla releases new Autopilot update with performance improvements and new car renderings
- Tesla to open its own body shops by the end of the month, could offer same day repair, says Elon Musk
- Tesla (TSLA) rallies ~10% on Elon Musk’s confidence as the shorts scramble
- Daimler unveils electric eCascadia semi truck to compete with Tesla Semi, launches electric truck group
- Jaguar I-PACE review roundup: 20 early videos are mostly positive but lack EV context
- Porsche: Mission E doesn’t aim to be a Tesla killer, it aims to be a ‘real Porsche’
- Porsche’s Mission E all-electric vehicle becomes the ‘Taycan’
Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4pm ET (or the video after 5pm ET):