Plug Your Ride Tesla Podcast

Episode 8 - My Adidas?

February 12, 2017


The Tesla smartphone app has been updated and 3.0 is out now. Mainly cosmetic updates but it is pretty! Get it on your app store now!

If you're holding out for a P110D you'll be waiting a long time according to Elon Musk. 

@Veidit No plans to take X, S (or 3) above 100 kWh. Semi necessarily and pickup truck maybe will go above.

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 7, 2017

Last week we told you about Tesla changing the Model 3 logo from three horizontal lines to the numeral 3. Now we may know why. Adidas has filed a challenge to Tesla's trademark for the logo. What do YOU think? 
Read more on Engadget


A Tesla worker is lobbying to make the Fremont factory a union shop. Claiming mandatory overtime and preventable injuries the worker has reached out to the UAW. Silicon Valley is pretty "union neutral" while most auto manufacturers are union shops. 
Read more on Vice

You can now see how many stalls are open at the Supercharger right on the map in your dash! 
Read more on The Verge

Be careful loading your kids into the rear-facing seats in your Model S! Police in the Santa Clarita Valley town of Newhall received a call on Feb. 4 that someone was loading a child into the "trunk" of a Tesla, possibly to kidnap them. After holding the driver at gunpoint the officer got an education on Teslas. 
Read more on SFGate

Tip of the Week


Looking for accessories for your Tesla? Lighting upgrades, coat hooks, floor mats, audio system upgrades, wheels… even a glowing T emblem for $289. You can find them all at EV Annex. I ordered the lighting upgrade package but I really want that glowing logo!