Podcast: Elon Musk’s weird fight with the SEC, new Tesla factory, Nissan Leaf 2022, more

From Electrek.co.

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Elon Musk’s weird fight with the SEC, a possible new Tesla factory, Nissan Leaf 2022, and more.

Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast:
0:25 Elon Musk to the SEC: ‘I didn’t start the fight, but I will finish it’
3:00 The SEC probe into Elon Musk and Tesla is reportedly about suspected insider trading with Musk’s brother
11:54 The Tesla brand is attracting more and more Republicans
18:55 Tesla announces new investment in Gigafactory Shanghai on road to 1 million electric cars per year
20:28 Tesla planning to build new factory next to Giga Shanghai
24:35 Tesla might be cracking on the yoke steering wheel and planning to offer an option for a regular round wheel
27:50 Tesla asks fans in Oklahoma and Mississippi to fight new bills to ban direct sales of electric cars
33:07 Tesla spotted gathering hundreds of Model Ys at Gigafactory Berlin, but approval status still uncertain
35:50 2022 Nissan LEAF gets cosmetic updates but is still clinging to yesteryear’s CHAdeMO fast charging
38:30 Volkswagen shares EPA ranges for 2022 ID.4, RWD Pro model sees 20 mile increase compared to 2021
40:40 Q&A