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Episode 142: Model Y Sightings

Several Model Y sightings... with cool wheels. And new cool wheels for Model 3 and $100 down gets you a Tesla

27mins

21 Oct 2019

Rank #1

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Episode 112: A Very Modely Episode

It's ALL about the Model Y this week!

47mins

18 Mar 2019

Rank #2

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Episode 120: Model 3 Lease Rates Drop

If you wanna help out our buddy Craig's cause get the details here - The Cooper FoundationLeases on Model 3 get cheaper... with a hefty down payment, IL proposes $1K EV fee and what's up with the Twitter sass?

39mins

13 May 2019

Rank #3

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Episode 147: What The Actual Truck

It's all about that truck... that truck... that truck.

56mins

25 Nov 2019

Rank #4

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Episode 119: Ticket That ICEhole

CO passes EV parking law and Canada gets the Model 3 no one wantsSean Mitchell of the Denver Tesla Club tells us about getting the bill passed that makes it illegal to park in front of a posted EV charger. Check out Sean's site at AllThingsEV.info We MUST make Steaktacular a thing!

52mins

6 May 2019

Rank #5

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Episode 161: Ready For Your Model Y?

Model Y deliveries are starting THIS MONTH! Complete show notes at https://www.plugyourride.com//post/episode-161-ready-for-your-model-y

35mins

2 Mar 2020

Rank #6

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Episode 104: Tesla's Tough Week

A ton of Tesla news this week. None of it good.

56mins

20 Jan 2019

Rank #7

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Episode 7 - Tesla Inc

NewsTesla Motors, Inc. has become Tesla, Inc. This will cover Solar City, Powerwall batteries, solar roof tiles and any other future tech Elon's company gets involved with.Read more on TechCrunch New logo quietly debuts for Model 3.This one won't work for spelling S-E-X with the models.   Tesla introduced new maintenance plans this week. The price goes up, but it includes more services. They'll now check and replace your key fob batteries, windshield wiper blades and do any necessary preventive maintenance.Read more on ElectrekThe long-awaited 8.1 software update is yet again delayed. WILL WE EVER GET A DECENT BROWSER??? Sorry, didn't mean to yell. But, seriously, IT'S USELESS!Read more on ElectrekTip of the WeekTHE best forum for Tesla owners - Tesla Motors Club

14mins

4 Feb 2017

Rank #8

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Episode 66 - Model 3 Delivery

SO excited that Gretchen & Bob let me tag along for their Model 3 delivery!! It was so awesome. I have a full report on this episode. Elon was featured on CBS This Morning. It was a great profile. Here's the video...Tip of the WeekThe top 5 apps you need as a Tesla owner

43mins

16 Apr 2018

Rank #9

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Episode 140: Now Available on Spotify!

Living with v10 for a week. Some pretty cool stuff!

30mins

7 Oct 2019

Rank #10

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Episode 30 - Model 3 Special

Ladies and Gentlemen... the Model 3This week, everything we know from Friday's Model 3 delivery event. Specs, opinions, availability... we've got it all. LOVE the glass roof!Here's the quick drive review from our Aussie friends. http://www.caradvice.com.au/570816/tesla-model-3-quick-drive-review/Tip of the WeekWorried about getting stranded if you get a flat and are too far away from a Tesla Service Center? For $50 this is a pretty good insurance policy:Tesla Tire Repair KitNeed something to listen to on your commute or next road trip? Audible has over 180,000 titles, the world's largest library of audiobooks. Get a free audiobook and a no-obligation 30 day trial. Just go to AudibleTrial.com/PYR and get signed up today.

33mins

31 Jul 2017

Rank #11

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Episode 160: Frickin' Laser Beams

Complete show notes at - https://www.plugyourride.com//post/episode-160-frickin-laser-beams

50mins

24 Feb 2020

Rank #12

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Episode 67: Walk Out Of That Meeting

The Tesla referral program continues for another quarter. Pretty much the same rewards. Elon sends an all staff memo and it is quite interestingTesla is the top selling luxury car in the USTesla gets a failing grade from the BBBTip of the WeekDON'T count on the app to start your car! Always carry the fob in case you lose service or the server goes down.

36mins

23 Apr 2018

Rank #13

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Episode 3 - A Future For Faraday?

Happy New Year! The 50th anniversary CES kicked off in Vegas this week and one of the first big stories was a HUGE event from Faraday Future. In case you don't know who they are, they announced a "Tesla Killer" EV a year ago. They have been plagued with financial issues and written off by some as vaporware. But they came back with a vengeance when they announced the FF91. It IS a badass car! But it has been met with headlines like this one from Digital Trends: Faraday Future needs to start making cars, and stop stroking its own egoYikes! We run down all the features and specs on this week's episode. So, what's up with that logo? The company's initials... falling flat on their face. EEK. NewsElon says the Roadster is coming back! But... "some years away."http://inhabitat.com/elon-musk-just-confirmed-plans-for-a-new-tesla-roadster/"Hardware 2" equipped cars should have Autopilot features fully functional by this weekend.https://techcrunch.com/2017/01/02/tesla-begins-rolling-out-much-anticipated-autopilot-update-for-its-newest-cars/Battery production has begun at the Gigafactory in Nevada. Hopefully they'll start cranking out Model 3 batteries by Q2 of this year. https://techcrunch.com/2017/01/04/teslas-gigafactory-starts-mass-producing-battery-cellsTip Of The WeekWash your car in the garage WITH NO RUNNING WATER! This is awesome. I love washing my Tesla by hand and this makes the process painless and I can do it no matter how cold it is outside.Optimum No Rinse - 18 bucks on Amazon

26mins

6 Jan 2017

Rank #14

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Episode 130: Soon... or Close?

Netflilx and YouTube coming to your dash SOON and Tesla is CLOSE to unveiling the pickup truck.

32mins

29 Jul 2019

Rank #15

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Episode 25 - Here Kitty Kitty

How in the heck did a kitten get in the bumper of a Tesla? OTHER NewsModel S is the safest SUV you can buy. 5-star ratings in EVERY category of NHTSA safety tests! Read more at ElecktrekSome interesting rumors regarding Model 3 from someone who claims to have an "insider" at Tesla.Read the post at Model 3 Owners ClubThat $7,500 tax credit could be going away soon as Tesla creeps up on 200,000 vehicles sold. Projections show it reducing, then going away, by Q1 of next year.Read more at StockNewsFree Supercharging on new purchases ends at the end of the year according to a note sent out by Tesla this week.Read more at ElecktrekHyundai's new EV could have a higher range than Model 3. What?!? NEVER!Read more at Hyundai BlogTesla wins a battle and will be able to sell cars in Arizona. Also, more dirt to come in the battle with Michigan. THEY won't go quietly! Read more at ElectrekTip of the WeekCharger etiquetteIf you're using a slow (Level 2) charger and don't need the charge to get to your destination (topping off), leave a note on your dash with your cell number. That way if someone who needs to charge is waiting you won't have to worry. When using a Supercharger, note that the A and B units for each number share the charge. So if someone is using 1A, don't plug in to 1B if other stalls are open. You'll both charge faster if you are the only one on that number. If they're busy all bets are off. But why slow each other down if you don't have to? Visual aid. Leave some space Need something to listen to on your commute or next road trip? Audible has over 180,000 titles, the world's largest library of audiobooks. Get a free audiobook and a no-obligation 30 day trial. Just go to AudibleTrial.com/PYR and get signed up today.

34mins

19 Jun 2017

Rank #16

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Episode 43 - Solid

Warning: I had a bad day trying to listen to podcasts so this is a bit of a rant. But, seriously, how crappy can that center screen be???NewsThis guy has documented all the issues he's had with his Model S. Now, I may have had some of those issues but he is pretty picky. What do you think?? Over 2,500 Model 3 VINs have been issued by NHTSA. Read more at TeslaratiUAW has filed a complaint against Tesla. Read more at Fast CompanyEurope's largest Supercharger is being built in Norway. Read more at ElectrekAn update on Puerto Rico relief efforts and how Tesla is helping. Read more at YahooTip of the WeekTesla $1,000 referral discount ends on October 31st!Need something to listen to on your commute or next road trip? Audible has over 180,000 titles, the world's largest library of audiobooks. Get a free audiobook and a no-obligation 30 day trial. Just go to AudibleTrial.com/PYR and get signed up today.

36mins

30 Oct 2017

Rank #17

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Episode 44 - Chill Man

After last week's rant I think I could stand to chill a bit. And Tesla has added a mode for that. NewsAfter a disappointing Q3 report TSLA stock tumbles. I LOVE Elon's dedication, moving his office to the Gigafactory to address Model 3 production issues.Read more at FortunePanasonic's CEO says they are responsible for part of Model 3 bottlenecks as the battery production is still partly being done manually.Read more at ReutersThe new GOP tax bill kills the $7,500 EV tax credit immediately. EEK!Read more at ElectrekA new update adds "Chill mode" that makes the car accelerate more slowly. WTF? Also, adds ext mode to move the steering wheel to make it easier to get out of the car.Read more at ElectrekTip of the WeekCheck your settings after installing an update.They apparently added a checkbox to turn off the chime when auto-opening or auto-closing the garage door. And it defaulted to off. I never missed it until Anson emailed and told me to check it. Boom! Or DING! Now it works like it used to! Need something to listen to on your commute or next road trip? Audible has over 180,000 titles, the world's largest library of audiobooks. Get a free audiobook and a no-obligation 30 day trial. Just go to AudibleTrial.com/PYR and get signed up today.

26mins

6 Nov 2017

Rank #18

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Episode 106: Model 3... So Satisfying

Model 3 is the most satisfying car and service should be getting betterHelp out our buddy Craig with his charity here - thecoopfoundation.com

44mins

3 Feb 2019

Rank #19

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Episode 139: Netflix & Chill In The Driveway

V10 is in wide release and Smart Summon is crashing cars! Weeeeee

33mins

30 Sep 2019

Rank #20