Plug Your Ride Tesla Podcast

Episode 41 - Employee Reviews

October 16, 2017

Hundreds of Tesla employees were fired this week after employee reviews. Tesla made it clear that they were fired for performance issues and not as a result of any reduction in force. Indeed there are 2,500 open positions on Tesla’s website.
Read more at CNBC

All Model X vehicles are affected by a recall announuced this week. It stems from a possible issue with the seat release cable. No parts needed, just an adjustment.
Read more at TechCrunch

If you thought buying a Model 3 and flipping it would be a good idea, you are right. The first used Model 3 went up for sale on Craigslist with 2,000 miles at a price of $150,000!
Read more at Electrek

Camper mode is no longer a hack. It is included in a new over the air update coming soon.
Read more at Electrek

North Carolina has banned test drives and ride alongs at their Charlotte gallery. Ugh.
Read more at EV Review

Meanwhile the Dutch government announced that they are banning all gas and diesel vehicles by 2030.
Read more at Electrek

Tesla fails miserably in their attempt to make insurance affordable. InsureMyTesla gave me a quote just about THREE TIMES as expensive as Progressive. Try it online now

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