This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla announcing a new delivery record, Smart Summon going viral, Tesla acquiring an AI startup, and more. (Note we’re starting at Noon ET for the foreseeable future)
The Electrek Podcast is me, Fred Lambert, editor-in-chief of Electrek, and Seth Weintraub, founder and publisher of Electrek and the 9to5 network, discussing all our top stories of the week while taking questions from our readers and highlighting the most insightful comments on the site.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Tesla announces record deliveries of 97,000 cars in Q3
- Tesla owners make over half a million ‘Smart Summons’, a few crashes bring NHTSA scrutiny
- Tesla acquires AI startup DeepScale to help build self-driving robotaxis
- Tesla offers 72-hour backup of Sentry Mode videos in data-collecting effort
- Tesla is working on its own ‘more efficient’ seat with temperature-control system
- Tesla patents a more efficient power assist steering system
- Tesla is developing a bezel-less display technology with ‘holographic’ feature
- Porsche increases Taycan production capacity after seeing high demand
- Volvo teases electric XC40 in new images, confirms features like frunk, and more
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