Plug Your Ride Tesla Podcast

Episode 71: 3 Day Weekend

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Happy Memorial Day! If you're road tripping this weekend travel safe! 

The cool Model 3 wheels shown at the reveal will become available later this year as an accessory. 

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Before you head out on a road trip download the ChargePoint and PlugShare apps! Don't want to find yourself somewhere with no juice!

Episode 70: Model 3D… P?

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An Elon Musk tweetstorm tells us all we need to know about all wheel drive and performance Model 3. 

Think you can tip over a Model X? Not likely! 

 

Here's that Motor Trend article we talked about. Good, balanced look at the EV competition.

 

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Wanna really clean your brake pedal? It comes off. Take it in the house and show it some love!

Episode 69: Model 3, eh?

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Congrats to the first Canadians getting a Model 3! 

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Episode 68: Q1 Earnings Call

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Here's the full audio of the Tesla Q1 Earnings Call. Kinda fun to hear Elon come unhinged. 

 

Here's the video of the Model 3 teardown. It's long, but if you have the time there's some good info here. 

 

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If you're looking for a solution for attaching a tablet to the seat backs this may work for you

For you Facebook haters, here's the Amazon link - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NIVGNE0?ref=yo_pop_ma_swf

Episode 67: Walk Out Of That Meeting

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The Tesla referral program continues for another quarter. Pretty much the same rewards. 

Elon sends an all staff memo and it is quite interesting

Tesla is the top selling luxury car in the US

Tesla gets a failing grade from the BBB

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DON'T count on the app to start your car! Always carry the fob in case you lose service or the server goes down. 

Episode 66 - Model 3 Delivery

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SO excited that Gretchen & Bob let me tag along for their Model 3 delivery!! It was so awesome. I have a full report on this episode. 

Elon was featured on CBS This Morning. It was a great profile. Here's the video...

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The top 5 apps you need as a Tesla owner

Episode 65 - Model 3 Top Selling EV!

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In the March results more Model 3 were sold than ANY OTHER EV! #2 was Model S and #3 was Model X! A sweep for Tesla! 

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How do you get a darn Model 3 into neutral?? It's not as simple as you'd think. 

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Episode 64 - Gloom and Doom

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Wow, what a week for Tesla. Autopilot criticism from the fatal crash, the largest recall in the company's history, tumbling stock price and Elon announced the company is bankrupt! Actually "bankwupt." And that one was on April Fool's Day. Good to see he still has his sense of humor! 

Justin Riley joins as a permanent co-host. Welcome Justin! You can reach him at justin@plugyourride.com

Here's that video with one possible explanation for why Autopilot crashed into the median

And here's a video showing off the new look of the navigation system

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Just a silly Easter egg... since it's Easter. Want to find the meaning of life? Rename your car "42" and check out its new name. Yes, Elon loves Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy!

Episode 63 - Delivery!

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My buddy Justin got his Model X! We get his thoughts on the delivery process and a few glitches he's already had with the car. 

Wired had a couple of days with a Model 3 and they loved it! Read the story here

Road & Track got a Model X P100D to drive during the latest winter storm. They loved it! Read the story here

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Manage your expectations on Tesla delivery day. There are a lot of moving pieces and tech you don't have in a normal car. Be prepared to return to the Service Center soon if you have issues (like no wifi!) 

Episode 62 - X-less in Seattle

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Came to Seattle for my friend Justin's Model X delivey. That didn't work out as planned. 

Cadillac threw some shade at Tesla in their commercial for their cruise control. 

A lot of reports of the latest update making Autopilot MUCH better. Check out the videos here

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