This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including a cheaper Tesla Model Y, Tesla Terafactory Austin news, the new Nissan Ariya, and more.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Tesla reduces Model Y prices, now starts below $50,000
- Tesla cancels cheapest Model Y, Elon Musk says range would be too low
- Tesla former VP of quality explains why 1st batch of Teslas might not be ones to get
- Tesla ships Model Y to New Zealand — likely for winter testing
- Tesla Terafactory Austin: County approves tax incentive for Cybertruck factory
- Tesla launches update with ridiculously small change showing commitment to efficiency
- Tesla is planning Fremont factory shutdown for upgrades, opening new assembly line
- Tesla sees spike in COVID-19 ‘exposure,’ data leak shows over 130 cases and more ‘affected’
- Tesla says fewer than 10 employees contracted COVID-19 at work in rosy employee email
- Elon Musk releases stunning render of Tesla Gigafactory Berlin when completed
- Panasonic denies ’13 million battery cell per day’ production at Tesla Gigafactory Nevada
- Nissan unveils 300-mile Ariya electric SUV with liquid-cooled battery, 130kW CCS charging, starts at $40k
- BMW unveils electric iX3 SUV, with big claims about more power, range, and space
- Fisker changes strategy, plans to use VW’s MEB platform for $30,000 electric SUV
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