This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla preparing a Model 3 refresh, Tesla disbands PR, Solar Roof problems, and more.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Tesla is doing a Model 3 refresh and we’ve seen it
- Tesla (TSLA) to increase production almost 20%, says Elon Musk in leaked email
- Tesla dissolves its PR department — a new first in the industry
- Elon Musk confirms Tesla’s new structural battery and cells are first going to Model Y at Giga Berlin
- Tesla Solar Roof buyer left without roof and tarps over his house after 2-month-long nightmare
- Tesla says it caught ‘malicious sabotage’ at Fremont factory
- Tesla’s robot snake charger is not dead yet
- 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge and Polestar 2 get their official EPA range
- Mercedes-Benz announces several new electric cars, teases EQE and EQS SUV
Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4 p.m. ET (or the video after 5 p.m. ET):
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