This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla changing its battery pack options, a flying Tesla Roadster?, Harley-Davidson finally launching its electric Livewire motorcycle, and more.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Tesla is discontinuing 75 kWh battery pack for Model S and Model X
- Tesla is getting ‘some regulatory pushbacks’ over new Autopilot feature, says Elon Musk
- Tesla releases new safety report: more accidents but Autopilot still appear safer than humans
- Massive Tesla Model 3 shipment spotted ahead of first oversea deliveries
- Tesla Roadster is going to be able to hover over the ground, says Elon Musk
- Tesla officially breaks ground at Gigafactory 3, Musk confirms Model Y production, and more
- Harley-Davidson unveils Livewire specs and prices, shows off 3 new urban electric motorbikes
- Nissan LEAF Plus is a speedy 214HP hatchback w/226 mile range, hits US in Spring
- Best of CES: Harley-Davidson Livewire, Swagtron Swagcycle 2 and more
- GM plans to challenge Tesla with Cadillac as its lead electric vehicle brand
- Ford announces electric versions of all vehicles in Europe
- Audi is going to unveil a small electric SUV to compete with Tesla Model Y
- Volkswagen launches energy and charging unit to complete energy loop like Tesla Energy
Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 3:30pm ET (or the video after 4:30pm ET):