Talking Tesla

Mel Herbert, Tom Wolfson and Robert Rosenbloom talk all things Tesla.

Ep 95 - Elon's AI-nxiety

http://www.teslarati.com/elon-musk-unveils-x-com-teases-announcement/

Architectural Digest Test-Drives the Tesla Model X P100D

http://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/ad-test-drives-tesla-model-x-p100d/amp

Tesla Model Y Suitors Will Meet Elon Musk Today at Governor’s Meeting

https://www.inverse.com/article/34212-tesla-model-3-factory-state-governors-elon-musk

  • A Nevada government report on the Gigafactory projects 6,500 jobs with an annual payroll of $369.7 million, plus 16,200 jobs and $955.3 million in payroll from businesses that support the Gigafactory, by the end of next year.

https://cleantechnica.com/2017/05/16/tesla-green-mountain-power-offer-tesla-powerwall-15month-vermont/

Faraday Future abandons plan to build $1 billion electric car factory in Nevada amid cash woes | The Verge

https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2017/7/10/15948976/faraday-future-halts-factory-nevada-cash-woes

Navya To Begin Production of Fully Autonomous EVs In Michigan In Q4 2017

http://insideevs.com/navya-michigan-ev-production/

Koch Brothers Launch Attack to Kill Electric Cars

https://www.ecowatch.com/koch-brothers-electric-cars-2456866524.html

Rolls-Royce is skipping hybrids and going straight to electric cars

http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1111376_rolls-royce-to-skip-hybrids-and-go-straight-to-evs?ta&utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A+Trending+Content&utm_content=595e88b304d301188420419a&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebook

http://www.businessinsider.com/rolls-royce-to-skip-hybrids-and-go-straight-to-electric-cars-2017-7?amp

  • Rolls-Royce is not looking into expanding its portfolio of vehicles with hybrid technology. Instead, the marque will pursue electric cars. No Rolls Royce is not making an EV, but they will (see pic: Rolls Royce Phantom Experimental Electric 102EX  but when will it be out?

If you can't wait for driverless cars to hit the roads, you can help train them how to drive now.

https://www.wired.com/story/mighty-ai-training-self-driving-cars/

Take Two® | California is changing its roads for self-driving cars | 89.3 KPCC

http://www.scpr.org/programs/take-two/2017/07/12/57901/california-is-changing-its-roads-for-self-driving/

Google's People + AI Research Initiative Sets Out to Solve Artificial Stupidity

https://www.wired.com/story/google-artificial-intelligence-people-ai-research/amp

https://electrek.co/2017/07/15/elon-musk-tesla-gigafactory-us/ 2-3 more US based gigafactories coming soon

Tesla Gigafactory uses nearby university for temporary employee housing

https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-gigafactory-employee-housing-unr-dorm/

An exclusive look at Tesla’s plan to build largest EV charging station in the world with 40 Superchargers | Electrek

https://electrek.co/2017/07/11/tesla-supercharger-largest-ev-charging-station-world/amp/

Porsche’s First 350-kW Charging Station Now Ready In Germany, 2nd To Be Installed In Atlanta

http://insideevs.com/porsches-first-350-kw-charging-station-now-ready-in-germany-2nd-to-be-installed-in-atlanta/

Moon Express Unveils Lunar Mission Architecture - SpaceRef Business

http://spaceref.biz/company/moon-express-unveils-lunar-mission-architecture.html

Aerospace guru explains why SpaceX reuses rockets – and it’s not to save money

http://bgr.com/2017/07/11/spacex-news-reusable-rocket-discount/

Hyperloop One completes full-scale test run

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/12/hyperloop-one-completes-full-scale-test-run.html

https://arstechnica.com/cars/2017/07/hyperloop-one-says-its-completed-a-first-full-systems-test-in-a-vacuum/