This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Elon Musk firing shots at the SEC in controversial 60 minutes interview, Tesla pickup truck timeline, Tesla’s end-of-the-year sale and delivery push, and more.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Elon Musk takes issue with ‘misleading edit’ of Tesla interview on 60 Minutes, here’s what was really said
- Tesla is launching a new retail offensive with a focus on malls
- Tesla ‘might’ unveil electric pickup truck prototype in 2019, says Elon Musk
- Tesla makes end-of-the-year push with referral program, cancellation waitlist, and more
- Tesla is going to ship 3,000 Model 3’s per week in Europe starting in February, report says
- Tesla Semi black prototype comes back, charges from 5 Superchargers at once
- Tesla-inspired EV startup Xiaopeng launches ~$33,000 all-electric SUV
- First look at Tesla’s new dual connector CCS Supercharger
- Tesla patents Google Glass-like AR system for factory workers
- Porsche electric car prototype achieves new record 400 kW charge rate
- VW’s less than $30,000 all-electric hatchback spotted testing
- VW to add luxury SUV and beach buggy to its electric lineup
- Lotus to go electric with a $2.5 million 1,000 hp hypercar
- INFINITI unveils first image of upcoming all-electric crossover
- Hyundai Kona US price is $36,450 minus incentives for 258-Mile CUV
- Daimler is buying over $20 billion in battery cells to support electric vehicle plans
Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 3:30pm ET (or the video after 4:30pm ET):