This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla battery news, Tesla’s new Autobidder product, Fremont factory restart, 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 improves on its ‘million-mile battery’ with less cobalt and higher energy density
- Tesla patents a new battery cell that Elon Musk hypes as ‘way more important than it sounds’
- Tesla researchers publish work on hybrid battery enabling all-electric car range extender
- Tesla orders battery-making machines on road to building its own cells
- Tesla has a new product: Autobidder, a step toward becoming an electric utility
- Tesla is trying to reopen Fremont factory today based on vague authorization
- Tesla releases new update with improved charging map, toybox, and more
- Elon Musk hints at Tesla Roadster being delayed to 2022
- Volkswagen sales director: First ID.3 electric car sales set for June 17
- VW ID4 $40,000 electric crossover is already in production, seen as Tesla Model Y-size
- Audi Q4 e-tron electric SUV to start at just $45,000
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