This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including new about Tesla’s battery technology, Model 3 prices increase, our Mercedes-Benz EQC first drive, and more.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Tesla battery researcher is ‘excited’ about new battery tech developed by the Army
- Tesla completes acquisition of Maxwell, officially takes over the battery technology
- Tesla increases price of all Model 3 variants, even ‘off-the-menu’ base model
- Tesla CEO Elon Musk launches new ‘hardcore’ cost-cutting effort, will review all expenses
- Tesla is now making Supercharger V3 and energy products at Gigafactory 2
- Tesla nerfs Autopilot in Europe due to new regulations
- Tesla is updating its battery software following a car fire, claims improve longevity
- Mercedes-Benz EQC first drive review: an easy way for Mercedes drivers to go electric
- Audi goes after Tesla Supercharger V3: ‘sustained power beats top power’
- Hyundai and Kia to build electric sportscar with help of supercar maker Rimac
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