Tesla layoffs, big price hike, and more weirdness

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discussed the Tesla layoffs, a big price hike on Tesla's entire lineup, and more weirdness with Elon Musk and the company. The show is live every Friday at 4 p.m. ET on Electrek’s YouTube channel. As a reminder, we’ll have an accompanying post, like this one, on the site with an embedded link to the live stream. Head to the YouTube channel to get your questions and comments in. After the show ends at around 5 p.m. ET, the video will be archived on YouTube and the audio on all your favorite podcast apps: Apple PodcastsSpotifyOvercastPocket CastsCastroRSS We now have a Patreon if you want to help us to avoid more ads and invest more in our content. We have some awesome gifts for our Patreons and more coming. Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast: Tesla (TSLA) lays off more employees, and hourly ones this time despite Elon Musk’s commentsTesla is sending untrained employees to work on cars as service becomes problematicTesla (TSLA) significantly increases its electric car prices across its lineupTesla is considering sites for new factory in Canada and Mexico, along with the USTesla Autopilot tops the list of most crashes on driver-assist features in new NHTSA reportElon Musk says that Lucid and Rivian are tracking toward bankruptcyNIO finally launches its ES7 SUV with 578-mile range and vehicle-to-load capabilitiesFord stops Mustang Mach-E deliveries ahead of safety recall without fix for nowChevy Blazer EV gets revealed July 18, first official lookStudy finds more than a quarter of charging stations were nonfunctional Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4 p.m. ET (or the video after 5 p.m. ET): https://youtu.be/_BoD7vAOwvY

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A weekly podcast tracking the transition from fossil fuel transportation to electric and the surrounding clean ecosystems. Hosted by Electrek’s Frederic Lambert and Seth Weintraub.