TSLA earnings, V4 Supercharger, Chevy Blazer EV, Merc Drive Pilot, more

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discuss Tesla's (TSLA) earnings results, Tesla Supercharger V4, the Chevy Blazer EV, our first real Mercedes Drive Pilot test and more. Sponsored by Aventon: Aventon’s award-winning Pace 500 & 350 set a standard for upright cruiser ebikes with new upgrades and design features. Check out the full line on Aventon’s website. 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) releases Q2 2022 financial results: another beat despite tough quarterTesla (TSLA) reports massive increase in production capacity across all factoriesTesla surpasses 35 million miles driven on Full Self-Driving Beta, pace is ramping upTesla (TSLA) announces it sold most of its BitcoinTesla aims to start 4680 battery cell production at Gigafactory Texas this quarterTesla’s energy division achieves record quarter for everything except solar roofTesla stops scheduling solar roof installations in most marketsTesla Supercharger V4 design revealed in new station planElon Musk is at risk of losing top Tesla lieutenant over suspicious order of ‘special glass’Tesla strikes deal to have its own exclusive lane at US-Mexico borderTesla battery supplier CATL is scouting new factory sites in Mexico2024 Chevy Blazer EV: Up to 320-mile range, $45-$66k MSRP, ‘Police Pursuit’EV reckoning comes to Ford as it cuts 8,000 ICE jobs to focus on electrificationFord secured 60 GWh of battery supply to achieve production of 600,000 electric vehiclesMercedes DRIVE PILOT test: Level 3 luxury, coming soon to US 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/_scL-V5pKMk

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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.