Plug Your Ride Tesla Podcast

Episode 59 - Take That Mercedes!

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News

Tesla is opening up Model 3 orders to non-employees

Big delays with Model X and Model S orders

Is a mini-Model 3 the "something special" for early orders? 

Tesla is beating Mercedes, BMW and Audi in European sales for the first time

Tesla introduced its Workplace Charger program. Want to get one at your work? Sign up here

DHL says the Tesla Semi may save them even more money than promised

Tip of the Week

CHARGE UP before you leave that car at the airport for three weeks! 

Episode 58 - How Many Model 3s?

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We launched a Patreon campaign for this podcast this week. If you enjoy the show and would like to help with our production and hosting costs please do so here. THANK YOU! 

News

A horrific Model 3 crash and minimal injuries. The owner praises how safe these cars are. Check out the photos here

Want to see where Spaceman and the Roadster are in space? Check out this cool website

 

Tip of the Week

How many Model 3s are being made each week? No one knows for sure but Bloomberg has been doing the research and has put together a great page for updates. 

See Bloomberg's Model 3 Tracker here

Episode 57 - Roadster Launched!

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Did you see the Falcon Heavy launch? Whoa! And those rockets landing? INSANE!

News

The Tesla app has been updated to add features like warming up the car and defrosting while you stay toasty in the house. Update yours now!

Remember that LA to NY trip where the Tesla would completely drive itself? Elon says it could be happening sooner than later with new data collected for Enhanced Autopilot.

Tesla is now using Mobile Service vehicles for 30% of its service calls. This will help as more Model 3 hit the road and will also help Tesla expand further from their existing Service Centers.

Tesla is coming to Home Depot! Starting in the first half of this year they'll have Tesla employees selling Powerwall and solar panels in the stores.

Model Y could be coming in March 2020, according to suppliers who have been asked for quotes. The crossover will make the lineup sexier, completing the S-3-X-Y line.

Tip of the Week

US Congress has retroactively reinstated some tax credits, including one for building EV charger infrastructure. You can claim 30% of the cost (up to $1000) if you installed a home charger during 2017. The credit had expired at the end of 2016 but is now available for installs made in 2017.