Wow! I can't believe it's been a year since the first Plug Your Ride podcast! THANK YOU for your support and, mostly, your emails and Facebook messages.
So, after I spend $800 on an Eddie-powered folding bike for the Tesla, Tobe & Sergio email to tell me about a great ELECTRIC folding bike they got for their Tesla. Fit's perfectly in the back AND helps with those uphill rides. FOR UNDER $500!
Here's the link if you wanna check it out
PepsiCo has now placed the largest order to date of Tesla Semi trucks! They ordered 100 this week bringing the total orders to 267. Read more at TechCrunch
It looks like Model 3 production is getting back on target. Tesla has notified suppliers that they will need parts to build 5,000 per week in December. Read more at Electrek
It looks like the $7,500 EV tax credit has survived the Republican tax bill. That's good news for those planning to purchase a Tesla in the coming months. Read more at Jalopnik
Tesla has updated its Fair Use Policy for Superchargers. If you drive for Lyft or Uber or deliver for Amazon, you need to charge at home or elsewhere. Read the new policy from Tesla
Great news if you need a new Mobile Charging adapter. The price of the new Gen 2 chargers, now standard with all new Teslas, is 40% less than the previous version. The new charger is only $300. Check it out at the Tesla Store
Tip of the Week
The problem with Christmas gifts for Tesla owners is everything is so expensive. The blog Cars With Cords has put out a (short) list of some gift ideas, some as low as $10. I mean, I would LOVE to get Tesla logoed valve stem covers. Seriously!
Check out the list here
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