This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla deliveries pushing for record quarter, the new Lightyear solar car, BMW’s electrification effort, and more.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Tesla orders surge for record quarter, but deliveries are the bottleneck
- Tesla loses its head of production at critical time, source says
- Tesla releases new ‘Standby mode’ to make Enhanced Summon faster
- Tesla’s new Roadster 0-60 mph acceleration gets downgraded to 2.1 secs ‘without rocket thrusters’
- Tesla gives updates on cause of a battery fire, says single module is responsible
- Tesla is developing its own cells in-house at ‘secret battery lab’, report says
- Jaguar targets Tesla owners in advert for I-Pace, makes bold comparison with Model X
- Lightyear unveils its ‘solar’ electric car with 450 miles of range
- BMW accelerates electric car plans by 2 years, unveils new EV concepts
- BMW says there’s no demand for all-electric cars – they are wrong
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