This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla’s Q2 delivery results, Tesla Autopilot rewrite update, Nikola Badger electric pickup, and more.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Tesla announces Q2 deliveries: 90,650 electric cars — beating expectations
- Elon Musk talks Tesla Autopilot rewrite, says ‘a lot of new functionality in 2-4 months’
- Tesla increases Full Self-Driving price to $8,000 as promised
- House Democrats release net zero plan, including 100% EV sales by 2035
- Nikola is taking $5,000 deposits for pickup truck renders made due to Tesla Cybertruck
- Porsche Taycan RWD makes China debut w/489km of NEDC range, uncertain if coming to US market
- Nissan to premiere electric Ariya crossover on July 15, taking on Tesla Model Y
- Lucid achieves Cd of .21, lowest aerodynamic drag coefficient of any luxury car
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