Talking Tesla

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

Ep 91 - Crash That X

TESLA Stock price is - 370.62 -

http://curious.kcrw.com/2017/06/what-makes-tesla-so-valuable

 

Tesla Model X the First SUV Ever to Achieve 5-Star Crash Rating in Every Category

https://electrek.co/2017/06/12/tesla-model-x-crash-tests/

https://www.nhtsa.gov/vehicle/2017/TESLA/MODEL%252520X%252520P100D/SUV/AWD

If you really are a crash test fanatic there is a 21 minute youtube with all the camera angles represented - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWK0PQE0iVM

MODEL 3

https://electrek.co/2017/06/15/tesla-model-3-test-drives/

 Goldman Sachs invests in wind power and will help other big brands meet their green goals

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.marketplace.org/amp/2017/06/13/business/goldman-sachs-invests-wind-power-will-help-other-big-brands-meet-their-green

2018 Karma Revero First Drive Review

http://www.motortrend.com/news/2018-karma-revero-first-drive-review/amp/

0.313 coefficient of drag (Model S has 0.24 per https://www.tesla.com/sites/default/files/blog_attachments/the-slipperiest-car-on-the-road.pdf )

Did you know there’s an even slipperier car on the road?

VOLKSWAGEN XL1 http://www.autoblog.com/2014/07/01/vw-xl1-priced-at-169-000-in-uk-only-30-will-be-sold-there/#slide-endcap

First look at Tesla’s latest Autopilot 2.0 ‘smooth as silk’ update

http://www.teslarati.com/tesla-firmware-v8-1-17-22-26-autopilot-2-0-smooth-silk-update-video/

James Hansbert received the firmware version 8.1 (17.22.46) last weekend - made a vid (13:41) https://vimeo.com/221199071

Lyft says all of its self-driving electric cars will be powered by ‘100% renewable energy’

https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2017/6/15/15811484/lyft-climate-change-goals-self-driving-cars-renewable

A new book ranks the top 100 solutions to climate change. The results are surprising.

https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2017/5/10/15589038/top-100-solutions-climate-change-ranked

Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming - $13 on Amazon (paperback or in a low carbon form: Kindle)

https://www.amazon.com/dp/0143130447/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_ep_dp_jWqLybRBX9XJ4

In a nutshell: “map, measure, and model” global warming solutions. It’s basically a reference book: a list of solutions, ranked by potential carbon impact, each with cost estimates and a short description. A set of scenarios show the cumulative potentialPaul Hawken is a legend in environmental circles. Since the early 1980s, he’s been starting green businesses, writing books on ecological commerce. President Bill Clinton called Hawken’s Natural Capitalism one of the five most important books in the world. With the help of a little funding, he and a team of several dozen research fellows set out to “map, measure, and model” the 100 most substantive solutions to climate change, using only peer-reviewed research

Take a look at the 100-solutions: http://www.drawdown.org/solutions

Australian grid operator to add 250 kW Tesla Powerpack for “demand response” and blackout prevention

https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-installs-250-kw-powerpack-installation-australian-grid-operator-transgrid/

We did it!  10% GO USA!! Make America MORE RENEWABLE, please!

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-14/renewables-provide-a-record-10-percent-of-u-s-power-in-march?utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=bd&utm_campaign=headline&cmpId=yhoo.headline&yptr=yahoo

Unlocking Our Nation’s Wind Potential - Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

https://energy.gov/eere/articles/unlocking-our-nation-s-wind-potential

App & Media Pick of the Week

http://revisionisthistory.com/seasons

https://visualping.io/pricing

Tesla Used Inventory site https://www.tesla.com/used?battery=all