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.
Oct 11, 2016
This weeks Talking Tesla comes to you directly from Mel's studio - where all the guys are located! We bring you a new segment called "Going Zero", in which Mel explores how much energy his company uses, and attempts to find a way to go carbon neutral.
Oct 4, 2016
Mel, Tom and Robert are all in back in LA in the studio this week and they are talking MARS. Much discussion ensues about Elon's announcement of his plans to colonize Mars.
Sep 27, 2016
UPDATE 8.0 has landed and the guys are excited. They also talk autonomous driving, renewables and Space X.
Sep 21, 2016
We are all waiting for 8.0 to land! Tom is away (again) this week - so he skypes in from Florida. It turns out, though, that perhaps Tom was right about some things last week!? Robert went to the Alt Car Expo - an EV and renewables event in Santa Monica. He fills us in on the details. Mel made some youtube videos this week about his Model X doors
Sep 13, 2016
We are back to our usual programming. Mel, Tom and Robert are all in the studio this week and they have things to discuss!
Sep 7, 2016
Mel and Tom just got back from a week in Chile. We did our best to pull together an episode for you this week - be prepared for a series of rants!
Aug 30, 2016
Another busy week in the Tesla nation. Mel, Tom and Robert discuss the implications of the 100D. The guys talk about the announcement that VW will have 300 mile car that charges in 15 minutes.
Aug 23, 2016
This week Tom calls in from Chicago to join Mel and Robert in the weekly discussion. So many stories this week. Everything from how hard it is to steal a Tesla to the resurrection of the Fisker Karma to the Falcon Wing doors.
Aug 17, 2016
Another Space X launch and landing success! Is this getting boring yet? We think not. Robert is away this week so he Skypes in from Cape Cod to chat with Mel and Tom about all of this weeks stories and shenanigans.
Aug 10, 2016
Warning! There is some language this episode. Mel, Tom and Robert discuss Tesla's second quarter earnings call. They also cover a lot of ground (in between rants by Mel), ranging from Tesla losses, to the supercharger car wash.
Aug 2, 2016
Robert returns from the Gigafactory event with many a story to tell.
Jul 26, 2016
Tom tells the sad story of his broken Rav4 EV. What will his next car be? Tom, Mel and Robert discuss the options.
Jul 21, 2016
Late last night, Tom Mel and Robert got together to discuss Elon's Masterplan, Part Deux.