This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including the Tesla Model 3 Standard Range starting to get software-locked features, Model 3 made-in-China launch, a new EV startup from Tesla’s original founder, and more.
The Electrek Podcast is me, Fred Lambert, editor-in-chief of Electrek, and Seth Weintraub, founder and publisher of Electrek and the 9to5 network, discussing all our top stories of the week while taking questions from our readers and highlighting the most insightful comments on the site.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Tesla starts delivering ‘Standard Range’ Model 3 at ~$35,000 with locked features
- Tesla to build Model Y in Fremont, Model S refresh September – report
- Tesla launches made-in-China Model 3 starting ~$47,500, deliveries in 6-10 months
- Tesla launches Model 3 in Australia and all other right-hand drive markets
- Tesla needs to catch up on deliveries for record quarter, focus on cost, says Elon Musk in leaked email
- Tesla CTO JB Straubel excercises ~$3 million in options as office presence called ‘scarce’
- Tesla offers way to override new charge limitation at busy Superchargers
- Tesla founder launches new electric car battery startup and there’s a twist
- GM plans own large EV charging network in the US, can’t be bothered to invest in it itself
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