This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla releasing several software updates like Sentry Mode and Dog Mode, Porsche Taycan sightings, and more.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Tesla launches new Sentry Mode to ‘protect against break-ins and theft’
- First look at Tesla’s Sentry Mode with Space Odyssey AI Easter egg
- Tesla releases ‘Dog Mode’ to keep your puppies safe and cool inside their cars
- Tesla releases new software update with blind spot warning and auto-folding mirrors
- Tesla ends contract to prepare Model 3 for delivery in Europe a week after first ship
- Tesla reports no autonomous miles in California again – what does it mean for ‘full self-driving’?
- Tesla Model 3 cost surprised Porsche and Audi after reverse-engineering
- Porsche Taycan’s frunk and automatic charge port spotted on prototype
- Porsche Taycan prototypes spotted winter testing, huge performance brake revealed
- Electric pickup truck startup Rivian confirms $700 million round of funding led by Amazon
- Mercedes-Benz says its first electric EQC SUV is already sold out for the year
- Audi unveils design of Q4 e-tron – a new all-electric compact SUV
- Toyota produces shameful anti-electric vehicle ad to sell Corolla hybrid
Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4:00pm ET (or the video after 5:00pm ET):