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Ride the Lightning: Tesla Motors Unofficial Podcast on Smash Notes

Ride the Lightning: Tesla Motors Unofficial Podcast podcast.

March 19, 2020

Tesla Motors enthusiasts looking for a show about the latest news and analysis on the all-electric high-performance vehicle company need look no further. Ride the Lightning: Tesla Motors Unofficial Podcast is a weekly show made for Tesla fans and owners by Tesla community veteran Ryan McCaffrey. Each week we'll cover everything happening with the Model 3, Model S, Model X, Gigafactory, and more!



Episodes with Smash Notes

The long-awaited Full Self-Driving Capability subscription option arrives, FSD beta 9 is out in the wild with a small group of beta testers, Elon Musk gives a couple of significant Cybertruck updates as well as information about V4 Supercharging, and...

Elon Musk gives a welcome update on the Cybertruck, the long-awaited FSD beta 9 may be out in the wild in the hands of some public testers by the time you hear this, Elon also gives an update on the next major UI update for the Model 3 and Model Y,...

Tesla’s Q2 production and delivery numbers are in, and the news is once again good. Plus: a Plaid Model S goes racing at Pikes Peak and brings home a trophy, Tesla is formally opening up its Superchargers in a couple of European countries, and more!...

Tesla hits a major production milestone with the Model 3, Autopilot boss Andrej Karpathy gives a talk on vision-only Autopilot, Giga Berlin shows another sign of significant progress, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my...

One of the owners of the first 25 Model S Plaid cars joins me to talk about his impressions of the car after one week of ownership. Plus: Jay Leno discusses his experience with the Plaid, good news for future Tesla and EV owners in a couple places...

The Plaid Model S finally gets delivered into the hands of the first batch of owners and I was lucky enough to get to be there to experience it. Meanwhile, the Plaid+ Model S has been canceled. Plus: longtime Tesla executive Jerome Guillen has left...

The Plaid Model S has set a new production-vehicle record in the quarter mile while customer deliveries of the Plaid S got pushed by a week. Plus: a Tesla driver helped capture a suspect in a vehicle-related crime that sounds like it came out of a...

Tesla passes the point of no return on its transition to a vision-based Autopilot system, the in-cabin camera will now be making sure you’re not trying to pull any Autopilot stunts, the first Tesla Semi Megacharger site has been revealed, and more!...

The next-gen Roadster’s SpaceX-boosted 0-60 time has been revealed, Tesla sneaks the Plaid – or maybe Plaid+ – Model S to the track to set some new records, Mattel is back with yet another remote-controlled Cybertruck toy, and more! If you enjoy...

Tesla reportedly sells out production for Q2 before we’re even halfway through the quarter. Plus: Tesla buys another plot of land adjacent to Giga Texas, but what for? Also, we’ve got a new update on city-streets FSD beta 9 timing from Elon Musk,...

Tesla confirms they’re working on a scale-model die-cast Cybertruck, the pedestrian warning speaker is now available to a lot of you who don’t already have it, Tesla’s big Santa Monica Supercharger project appears to be back on, a Buffalo doctor...

Tesla holds its quarterly earnings call for the biggest quarter in its history, and as usual I’ve got a full recap, analysis, and highlights from the call, including what Elon Musk had to say about the switch to a vision-based Autopilot system, the...