This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including the new Tesla Model 3 production milestone and the controversy around it, the EV federal tax credit comes back into focus, and more.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Tesla reaches Model 3 production milestone and record 7,000-car week total production, says Elon Musk
- Tesla releases official production numbers: 53,339 vehicles including 28,578 Model 3’s in Q2, 6,000 per week next month
- Tesla stock price (TSLA) tumbles as Wall Street throws cold water on Model 3 production ramp
- Ford mocks Tesla’s Model 3 production achievement despite lagging behind in electric vehicles
- Tesla eliminates test in Model 3 production claiming redundancy, report claims it’s ‘critical’
- Elon Musk suspects reporter bribed Tesla employee on behalf of rich TSLA short
- Tesla could ‘revisit’ vehicle-to-grid technology, says Elon Musk
- Tesla’s difficult service situation in Norway is a scary glimpse at potential future in other markets, Tesla says it’s on it
- Tesla’s SVP of engineering Doug Field won’t return at the automaker after leave
- GM says it is increasing Chevy Bolt EV production by ‘more than 20 percent’
Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4pm ET (or the video after 5pm ET):