This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla ‘battery day’ being delay, Tesla Cybertruck new, Full Self-Driving news, and more.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Tesla announces pay cuts, furloughs, and aims to get back to production by May 4
- Musk says Tesla ‘battery day’ will be mid-May… maybe
- Tesla ‘Plaid’ Cybertruck electric pickup is Elon Musk’s new favorite Tesla vehicle
- Elon Musk: Tesla is going to ‘simplify’ Plaid tri-motor upgrade, ‘was getting too complex’
- Tesla Cybertruck might have a ladder rack based on newly found render, making workers happy
- Tesla prepares to increase the price of ‘Full Self-Driving’ again with new features
- Tesla launches discontinued Model 3 Long Range RWD as made-in-China car
- Tesla is making improvements to Fremont factory — increasing Model Y production capacity
- Tesla Model Y third-row seat might make more sense rear-facing — what do you think?
- Elon Musk links Tesla Model Y release in Europe to Gigafactory Berlin
- Tesla gets in trouble for using HAL 9000 for Sentry Mode, switching to Portal turret
- Tesla is working on something called ‘Cheetah stance’ for the perfect launch
- Rivian will likely push first deliveries of its electric vehicles into 2021
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