Month: October 2017

10.31.17 – The Cost of Converting Puerto Rico’s Energy Infrastructure

In this episode:
– Understanding what the cost of converting Puerto Rico’s energy infrastructure to solar/storage might be, and if that is a good investment opportunity

Links:
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Twitter > @teslapodcast
Patreon > patreon.com/tesladailypodcast

Music by Evan Schaeffer

10.30.17 – Guest Discussion with New Tesla Solar Customer

In this episode:
– Diego joins the show to discuss his new Tesla solar system

2:12 – Background on Diego’s interest in solar
3:10 – Original cost quotes from SolarCity and others
4:00 – Diego’s energy consumption
5:15 – Electrical code requirements
6:38 – Tesla Solar Roof discussion
9:57 – New cost quotes from Tesla/others & sizing the solar system
12:00 – Panel efficiency discussion
13:30 – Budgeting for the system & payback period
14:50 – Tesla price matches local competitor
16:00 – Design process
17:20 – Inverters
28:37 – Net metering
30:38 – Powerwall
33:40 – Energy independence

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Referral > ts.la/diego3364

Music by Evan Schaeffer

10.27.17 – Production Hell, Parts Orders, Model 3 EPA Document Confirms 334 Mile Range

In this episode:
– Elon provides an update on production hell
– A Model 3 supplier provides a better update on production hell
– A new EPA document confirms official range and provides new details on long range Model 3

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Twitter > @teslapodcast
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Music by Evan Schaeffer

10.26.17 – Autopilot Firmware Update, Panasonic Increases Investment in Battery Production, Thoughts on TSLA Price This Week

In this (50th!) episode:
– Tesla has added references to more cameras in the most recent Autopilot update
– Panasonic reportedly increasing investment in battery production for EVs, including at the Tesla Gigafactory
– I share my thoughts on TSLA stock price movement this week as we head into the Q3 earnings report

Links:
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Twitter > @teslapodcast
Patreon > patreon.com/tesladailypodcast

Music by Evan Schaeffer

10.25.17 – Tesla’s First Energy Project In Puerto Rico, Daimler Unveils Electric Semi Concept

In this episode:
– Tesla’s first solar+storage energy project in Puerto Rico goes live
– Daimler unveils electric semi truck concept with 220 miles of range

Links:
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Twitter > @teslapodcast
Patreon > patreon.com/tesladailypodcast

Music by Evan Schaeffer

10.24.17 – Analyzing the China Auto Market, Edmunds Rates Tesla on Active Safety Features, Tokyo Auto Show

In this episode:
– Analyzing Tesla’s opportunity in the Chinese auto market
– Edmunds rates Tesla on active safety features and what that indicates
– Tokyo Auto Show this week

Links:
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Twitter > @teslapodcast
Patreon > patreon.com/tesladailypodcast

Music by Evan Schaeffer

10.23.17 – Tesla Reportedly Reaches Agreement to Manufacture in China, More News on Puerto Rico

In this episode:
– Tesla reportedly reaches preliminary agreement for wholly-owned manufacturing facility in China
– New information on Tesla and Puerto Rico

Links:
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Twitter > @teslapodcast
Patreon > patreon.com/tesladailypodcast

Music by Evan Schaeffer

10.20.17 – More Model 3 VINs Registered with NHTSA, EAP Might Have a New Feature, Google Invests in Lyft

In this episode:
– Tesla registers 1,000 more Model 3 VINs with NHTSA, and what that really means for production
– Early unconfirmed reports of the first differentiating feature of Enhanced Autopilot
– Alphabet (Google) takes $1B stake in ride-sharing service Lyft
– Consumer reports rates Model 3 reliability as average

Links:
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Twitter > @teslapodcast
Patreon > patreon.com/tesladailypodcast

Music by Evan Schaeffer

10.19.17 – Detailing Tesla’s Production Strategy, Mobile Service to go Electric

In this episode:
– Understanding Tesla’s vertical integration strategy (Wired.com)
– Tesla’s mobile service vans to go all-electric

Links:
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Twitter > @teslapodcast
Patreon > patreon.com/tesladailypodcast

Music by Evan Schaeffer

10.18.17 – No Supercharging Credit For Model 3 & Impact on Tesla, Performance Model 3 Spotted Testing?

In this episode:
– Model 3 will not get any Supercharging credits, and what that means for Tesla as a company
– Performance version of the Model 3 likely spotted testing in Fremont

Links:
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Twitter > @teslapodcast
Patreon > patreon.com/tesladailypodcast

Music by Evan Schaeffer