Rank #1: August 9th 2019
Rank #2: TT 151 - 4th Year Anniversary Show!
Mel, Tom and Robert get together to talk all things Tesla... Supercharging, gigafactories, SpaceX and The Boring Company all feature in the 4 year anniversary of the show.
- Inventory here: https://www.tesla.com/inventory/new/ms?utm_campaign=FreeUnlimited&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social
- flow batteries
- compressed air energy storage
- solid oxide fuel cells.
- Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Bureau approved a $48.6 million contract
Rank #3: Ep 72 - The Model 3's Booty
Rank #4: Ep 82 - The Trucks Are Coming
Also, they have a few complaints this week. Mel has another injury from the Falcon Wing doors, and Robert talks about his Autopilot, and all the things to be careful of when cruising in Autopilot. Meanwhile, the California DMV granted Apple clearance to start using autonomous vehicles, and VW have announced EV plans. And in sad news this week, The Tesla Parking Lot instagram has been removed.
Rank #5: Ep 78 - 5 Minutes For Model 3 Delivery
Rank #6: Ep 81 - Model 3 Loaner Car
It seems Tesla have been listening! Mel got a call last week from the Tesla Service centre, suggesting all this talk of his wavy lines was getting embarrassing for them. So, he tells us how it all went down. Including his Tesla loaner. Meanwhile, Robert went up north to visit the Tesla Factory for his 3rd tour! He reports about the tour and also, the Gen 4's first big trip. He talks all about autopilot and how the trip went. Big discussions about A.I. and the demise of civilization, some Easter egg treats, the stock price, Lockheed "Mars Base Camp" plans, and Model 3 spy videos.
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Rank #7: Ep 75 - Tesla "world's biggest company"
Rank #8: Ep 73 - Tom's Leaving
Rank #9: Ep 85 - Junk In The Frunk (Q1 Earnings Call)
The guys are all together. Kind of! Robert is trying out the new vocal booth for us in the new studio. There is a LOT to discuss about the earnings call, but also other Tesla, Space X and The Boring Company news from the week.
Rank #10: Ep 125 - Cease and Desist
The guys begin this episode by calling out a certain podcast that has appeared with an awkwardly similar name! Robert tells the details of his recent car accident. Luckily, he was driving his Model S! The guys discuss. How long will it take to fix his S? How much will it cost? Mel talks about his recent Model X tyre replacement situation and his monthly Model S lease.They also catch up on the news of the past month for all things Tesla, Space X, Model 3 and more.
Rank #11: Ep 88 - S vs. 3
Tom is BACK! Tesla came out with a Model 3 vs. Model S comparison chart, which brings up a lot of questions. Also lots of Model 3 sightings lately, which is ramping up the excitement in the studio. Lots of other autonomous driving, Space X, and renewable energy news to talk about. Also, we have been receiving some lovely gifts from listeners lately. Keep up the letters, we love hearing from our listeners.
Rank #12: Ep 27 - The Model 3 And The Giant Bum
Rank #13: May 10th 2019
Rank #14: Ep 97 - All Model 3, All The Time
Join Mel, Tom and Robert as they talk through every detail of the Model 3. After the big Model 3 there is a lot to unpack. This week the guys take you through Elon's presentation and then discuss all of the aspects of the Model 3. Who in the Talking Tesla team will be buying the 3?
Rank #15: Ep 71 - Who IS The Smartest?
Rank #16: Ep 89 - Robert's Model 3 Encounter
Robert returns from his fourth Factory Tour, and has stories to tell! He went up to Fremont as a participant in the Tesla Owners Clubs Leadership forum. Obviously the guys address the news about the United States withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, and Elon Musk's departure from the presidential councils and the usual Tesla, renewable energy, and Space X news for the week.
Rank #17: Ep 124 - The Return With No S
Talking Tesla is BACK! And the guys are excited! This first episode of Season 3 the guys hit on some of the bigger news that when down while they were off the air, but mainly they focus on the recent Tesla "Earnings" Call.
Rank #18: Ep 87 - Robert Talks To Elon
News this week that existing owners can give free, unlimited Supercharging to up to five friends by sharing their referral code seems to have caused confusion, and mixed reactions. Meanwhile, our most exciting news this week is that Robert got into a little tweet exchange with Elon Musk about the Tesla Autopilot Software. Also lots of talk of gigafactory, solar and supercharger news.
Rank #19: TT 153 - Shareholder Meeting Recap
Tom and Robert get together in Mel's absence to discuss the Tesla shareholder meeting.
United States Spend Ten Times More On Fossil Fuel Subsidies Than Education
Hot in here? Research shows extreme heat is killing Nevadans, and it’s only getting hotter-Reno Gazette Journal
Tesla 2019 Shareholder’s Meeting https://cleantechnica.com/2019/06/11/timestamped-summary-of-tesla-shareholder-meeting/
Bob Lutz Talks Panel Gaps, Tesla, and Why Every Detail Matters-Road and Track self authored piece
Hydrogen station explodes, Toyota halts sales of fuel cell cars, is this the end? - Electrek
Tesla Gigafactory 3 builds up at incredible speed, already installing production equipment - Electrek
Here's a real Tesla Solar Roof quote and the price will shock you - Electrek
Astronomy Group Says Starlink and Other Satellite Constellations Could Threaten Science | Space
- The International Astronomical Union (IAU) is voicing concerns about the risk that SpaceX's Starlink and other planned massive satellite constellations in low Earth orbit pose to astronomy.
- To date, there have been fewer than 200 low earth orbit satellites
- The Iridium constellation
- The Globalstar internet networks
- The OneWeb constellation (in-progress)
- The Project Kuiper satellite internet (planned by Amazon)
- The Athena internet satellite (planned by Facebook)
- Asteroids a near threat: https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=2008%20KV2