Apr 5, 2017
This 80th episode is our first Talking Tesla recorded in the new studio! Mel talks about plans to go 100 % solar in the studio, and his ongoing efforts to "go zero".This weeks excitement focuses mainly on the big Space X news! A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with a used first stage launched the SES-10 communications satellite from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. And they stuck the landing! More discussion about Update 8.10, including regenerative breaking and Mel's wavy lines. Also....Robert tells us all about picking up his new S!
Mar 28, 2017
Elon's big tweet storm this week gave us a lot to talk about! Much discussion ensues about the expectations of the Model 3, the Model Y, and the solar roof. Mel is also in great spirits as his Falcon Wing doors were fixed! He was also informed that the firmware update which could fix the wavy lines is only a week away. Tom is away this week, so its just Robert and Mel in the studio, covering all this week's news, including Space X, Gigafactory, Supercharger updates, and kids suing to save the climate!
Mar 22, 2017
Elon Musk wants the Model 3 delivery process to take 5 minutes! All the guys are back in the studio in LA to discuss.
Mar 15, 2017
Mel believes he may have stumbled across some kind of shady hacker site whilst trying to find the model 3 tracker. For the correct link go to our shownotes! Also, Mel's S still has WAVY LINES! So things get off to a feisty start this week.
Mar 8, 2017
Mel is away in Hawaii, so Robert and Tom are in charge. They talk about all the news this week, including the Space X announcement to fly passengers on a private trip around the moon in 2018. Tom has some strong opinions about that story. They tell us about the massive solar park on the Tibetan Plateau in Eastern China.
Feb 28, 2017
The big focus this week is on the Tesla Earnings Call. Aside from the obvious financial discussions, the most exciting news (in Mel's mind) is the announcement that Tesla plans to accelerate the expansion of the Supercharger network this year, starting with doubling the number of North American Supercharger locations in 2017.
Feb 22, 2017
So much news! Another successful Space X launch and landing, Mel steers us away from the usual depressing start with a Tesla feel good story for the week involving a good samaritan Tesla owner.
Feb 15, 2017
The big app update is here and the guys discuss. Tom gives us a report of the Lucid Motors event last weekend, with details about the canapés, the bar and the car! Robert continues the discussion about his issues with the P100D and the lack of Supercharging for life.
Feb 8, 2017
Its Tom's birthday and there are presents! Also some breaking news about production on the Model 3! The guys can all be happy once more. Except for the obvious trumpression. In the news this week, Tesla drops 'Motors' from name, becoming a diversified energy products company.
Feb 1, 2017
As per usual its a feisty morning in the studio, as the guys discuss EVs, Model 3 rumors, autopilot, tech, renewable energy, news and thoughts. Not to mention Mel's recent Netflix picks! They also have some guests in the studio this week: OK Google, Amazon's Alexa, and Siri.
Jan 25, 2017
Another week in Talking Tesla land. This week Mel is ANGRY about the "Alternate Facts" statement. Robert is also angry, but mainly at his Model S windshield wipers for getting him wet! Expect all the usual discussions: stock price, new superchargers, and autonomous news.
Jan 18, 2017
Robert had an exciting weekend, up in Vandenberg, for Space X's successful Falcon 9 return-to-flight mission.
Jan 11, 2017
We are back, with the longest episode yet! Mel has returned from his journey to New Zealand, and he is ready to discuss all the news from the last couple of weeks. Its a heated episode this week.
Jan 3, 2017
Mel is in New Zealand on holidays, so this weeks Talking Tesla is a break in the usual programing. We take you on the journey of our friends Jess and Dave Mason going to pick up their new Model S! We'll be back to the usual show next week. Happy New Year to all! Team Talking tesla.
Dec 27, 2016
Teslas for everyone….except Tom. This holiday season there is much excitement in the Talking Tesla studio. All three of the guys are in-studio, and they are feeling merry. Lots of news this week, not least of which is the secret code to make your Tesla dance!
Dec 20, 2016
Another week, so much to discuss! Robert is on a road trip in the south-west with his family, so he skips into the studio, and tells us about his trip.
Dec 13, 2016
Mel is buying everyone a Model 3 - the day he becomes a billionaire. Meanwhile, the guys get into this weeks EV news, including news about the Chrysler Plug-in Hybrid Minivan, Samsung to make Tesla self-driving chips, Superchargers, and the Future Faraday drag-race with the Model X.
Dec 6, 2016
We bring you a much more upbeat Talking Tesla this week! Robert is fresh from the Tesla Motors Club LA brunch, and he comes bearing gifts. There is some great news this week in Tesla Nation - the Model X now has a 5 seat option - and they fold! Toyota have made announcements which sound like they are about to get real with EV’s. Model S Beats the RANGE Gauge, Mercedes is planning an $11 billion investment for in EV's, and there are reasons to believe that Apple is making an Autonomous car?!
Nov 29, 2016
The guys do their best to get all of the bad news out of the way quickly this week, so they can move on to the good stuff. Unfortunately with the recent announcement of Myron Ebell heading the EPA transition team, the vandalized supercharger incident in Barstow, and the disinformation campaigns about Elon Musk, it takes a little longer than planned.
Nov 22, 2016
Another week of Tesla news & renewable energy discussions with the guys! This week they discuss the Tesla/Solar City merger. Elon had a lot to say about the effect of a potential pullback of subsidies.
Nov 15, 2016
The guys find themselves reeling from the past week. There is discussion about what the next administration could mean for energy and renewables, and specifically for Tesla.
Nov 8, 2016
Yesterday was Mel's Birthday. And today is election day! Tom and Robert do their best to alleviate Mel's concerns. They talk the Solarcity/Tesla merger call, the model 3's big hole, the Bolt, Elon's Twitter storm and so much more.
Nov 1, 2016
Following last week's big Solarcity event, the guys get together and discuss their thoughts on the solar roof tiles.
Oct 25, 2016
Our longest episode yet! Mel, Tom and Robert discuss last week's big announcement.
Oct 20, 2016
FULL AUTONOMY! We waited for Elon's announcement today, and we are glad we did. Mel, Tom and Robert bring you the usual fun, plus their reactions to the big news.