012: TC- Meet John retired EE from NH -News-Activity at Giga, German teardown shows Tesla strengths

This week in My Tesla Podcast Meet John a retired electrical engineer and model S owner in Norther New Hampshire
In the News:
-More details on Model 3 Performance version
-Activity at Gigafactory – pointing to expanding main building soon?
-German teardown company shows edge Tesla can have in production and profits
-Tesla Energy update- Puerto Rico 11,00 projects and worldwide tesla has installed 1 GW energy storage

011: TC: Kevin from NJ News: Consumer Reports Now Recommends Model 3 – week after not recommending

This week on my tesla podcast:
In the Tesla community segment.  Meet Kevin from NJ, just days away from receiving his Model 3.
In the news:
    *Model 3 production paused to upgrade line
    *Elon responds to Consumer Reports with a software fix in 3 days.N
    *Hypermiling record in model 3
    *Supercharger map update with big expansion plans
Model 3 production line upgrades going on this week:
Elon responds to Consumer Reports brake issues with a software fix in 3 days:
Hypermiling record in model 3: 
Updated Supercharger map with 2018-19 expansion plans:

010: TC: Host, Paul Dell, takes delivery of his model 3 -News-AWD & Performance

This week on my tesla podcast:
In the Tesla community segment.  I will be talking about receiving my model 3
In the news
     *AWD & Performance pricing and specs released
    *Model 3 production getting on track, with lead times for some models cut in half for people putting in orders today
    *Consumer Reports says model 3 “Falls Short”
    *IIHS releases first safety rating for model 3
    *that and more

009: TC-Michael & Paul discuss model 3 delivery issues-News- AWD & Performance coming soon, model 3 production over 3K, Hackathon and more

This week on my tesla podcast
From the Tesla community Michael and I talk about the Model 3 delivery process in our state that has no delivery centers
In the news
    *The online configurator will open for Model 3 AWD and Performance versions later this week
    *Multiple signs Model 3 production is up 75-100% in past 4 weeks
    *Elon conducts a Hackathon to fix some production bottlenecks
    *Elon’s corporate reorganization to prepare for the future
Model 3 AWD and Performance model configurator opening up this week:
Multiple signs Model 3 production up 75-100%:
Hackathon to fix model 3 production bottlenecks:
Elon doing some corporate restructuring at Tesla:
Powerwall 2 software update allows load shifting of power consumption:
South Australia Tesla Battery saves $35M in 4 months for ratepayers:
TC sites mentioned:
Google Doc – Model 3 Checklist:

008: TC-Michael’s first few days with his model 3 -News-Production ramping back up, Tesla Semi, Firing contractors, & Rant

This week on My Tesla Podcast:
From the Tesla community
    -Michael’s first week with his Model 3
In the news
    -Vin Registrations – production ramping back up
    -New interior options for S & X
    -Tesla Semi update
    -Tesla Firing Contractors
    -My Rant triggered by negative comments to a positive WSJ article

007: Tesla 2018 Q1 Update Investor Call and Letter Observations

Some highlights that jumped out to me about the Tesla 2018 Q1 update.   Tons of news and exciting times ahead.

If you want to read the letter or listen to the call yourself, here is the link:

Tesla, Inc. Q1 2018 Financial Results and Q&A Webcast


005: TC-Meet Michael a soon-to-be Telsa model 3 owner from NH -News-Model 3 production shutdown and look inside line with CBS This Morning

This week on My Tesla Podcast:
From the Tesla community
    -Meet Michael a local soon-to-be model 3 owner
In the news
    -Elon Musk interview on CBS This Morning
    -Model 3 production shuts down for a week
    -rumors of Model Y production Nov 2019 at Freemont
    -And Batteries on Tesla cars going strong after 160K miles
CBS segment about Tesla Model X crash:
CBS long segment inside Model 3 production line:
Rumors of Model Y production by Nov 2019:
Tesla batteries degrading only 10% after 160,000 miles:

004: TC-Meet Bruce an Architect and Model S & 3 owner from CT -News-AWD model 3 may be available in July according to Elon Musk

This week on My Tesla Podcast:
From the Tesla community
    -Meet Bruce an Architect and Model S & 3 owner from CT
In the news
    -2 large batches of VIN registrations already in April
    -AWD model 3 may be available in July according to Elon Musk s
    -China pledges to cut auto import taxes
    -and more
Fan produced Elon Musk 3D animation:
BFR rocket mold next to Model 3

003: TC-Meet Jason a former SpaceX employee and model 3 owner since December – News- 2018 Q1 Production & Delivery Numbers Released

This week on My Tesla Podcast:
-From the Tesla community Meet Jason a former SpaceX employee and Model 3 owner since December.
In the news
-Q1 production & delivery numbers released
-Model X crash, credit rating downgrade, recall all hit Tesla stock hard
-more software updates for all Tesla models
-and Visible site work at Gigafatory.
2018 Q1 production press release:
Model S recall – cost estimate: