Plug Your Ride Tesla Podcast

Episode 34 - A Boring Drive

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News

tTunes is a joke.

Tesla does not really have "TTunes". That's a joke.

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 26, 2017

Is 200-300 mile range good enough for a semi?
Read more at Ars Technica

New "Passive Entry" slider in settings on Model S could be an extra anti-theft feature.
Read more at Teslarati 

Boring approved in LA and YOU COULD DRIVE the machine!
Read more at Teslarati

Michigan lawsuit is about to get juicy as judge orders Tesla-haters' communications released. Read more at Teslarati

Meanwhile, thinks are looking up in Virginia.
Read more at Elecktrek

Tip of the Week

They've dropped the price on the Tesla Wall Connector and both 8.5 and 24 foot versions are now $500. That's 3X the cable for free! 
Order Wall Connector here 


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Episode 33 - OW! MY EYES!

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Happy Solar Eclipse! Plan on line at Superchargers if your traveling to the band of totality. Use eye protection and be prepared for your Facebook timeline to be jammed with amateur phone pics. 

News

While you were sleeping your 75 got one second quicker!
Read more at Gas 2

New (better) back seats coming for Model S.
See the pics at Electrek

Got a feature request? Tweet Elon! 

Good point. We will add that to all cars in one of the upcoming software releases.

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 19, 2017

We are going to move all info and settings to the "cloud" (aka server) so any Tesla you drive in the world automatically adjusts to you

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 20, 2017

Model 3 will use a different kind of motor than Model S and X. Makes sense.
Read all the tech details at Edmunds

Some cool electrics at Monterey Car Week. I am IN LOVE with the Mercedes Cabriolet concept car. SO DAMN SEXY!
See it at Elecktrek and Read about the Lucid Air

Tip of the Week

Promising "cool stuff for EV lovers" a new UK website has launched. Their first offering is a cool DRINK ELECTRONS NOT DINOSAUR JUICE T-shirt. Bookmark them, they will probably have some cool stuff for Tesla owners down the road. 

Spark and Volt


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Episode 32 - Urban Charging

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Urban Chargers are coming!
Read more at Teslarati

Will that $7,500 tax credit still be available when your Model 3 arrives? No one knows for sure. Read more at Electrek

Hardware 2.5? We don't even have 2.0 fully functional yet!
Read more at Electrek

Some exciting news about the semi truck. Autonomous and MAYBE makes its own convoy! 
Read more at Reuters

Jesus Michigan. Let it go. Ford is so 20th century. Let's not protect those guys by impeding progress!
Read more at Green Car Reports

Tip of the Week

Favorites Radio is pretty stinking cool. Every time you make a channel on Slacker and thumbs up a song it helps your Favorites get smarter. If you have a wide range of musical tastes you'll love it. It mixes up your classic rock favorites with your pop favorites with your country favorites for a MY favorites station. 

To access it, select STREAMING and it is the first channel in your favorites. Enjoy!


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Episode 31 - Tasty Burger

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Q2 report sends TSLA stock through the roof! 
Read more at Forbes

Elon says he may have egg on his face with his promise to make an autonomous LA to NY trip before the end of 2017. 
Read more at Yahoo Finance

Will Model 3 be spying on the driver? Photos show a cam above the rear view mirror. Tesla confirms. 
Read more at Elecktrek

Elon says people are cancelling Model 3 orders because it's like an hour and a half wait for a hamburger. 
Read more at Business Insider

New hypermiling record breaks 1,000 km on a single charge!
Read more at Electrek

Tesla has dropped the price of the base Model X by $3,000! GO BUY ONE! 
Read more at The Verge

Tip of the Week

Buying a Model S or Model X? Use a friend's referral code! It saves you $1,000, you get FREE Supercharging and your friend gets some great Tesla merchandise. 

You don't have any friends with a Tesla? Come on, we're friends! 
MY referral code? Thought you'd never ask! 


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