TEN 387 – Elon’s Actions Impact Tesla, Big Auto On Track To Fail, Original MINI Electric Clone

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00:00 – Introduction
00:30 – Welcome!
00:35 Editorial Note
00:55 – Help us grow!
01:04 Sponsor Messages
01:13 Put Fully Charged Live USA in your calendars for September!
01:29 – Elon Musk’s recent behavior seems to be spooking Tesla investors at Tesla falls below $700 /share
02:41 – Electrify America makes massive 75 Megawatt virtual power purchase
03:30 – 2023 Cadillac Lyriq SUV priced and (partially) rated for the U.S. market
04:20 – Most automakers won’t hit their goals to achieve 2029 goal of limiting Global temperature change to 1.5 degrees C, warns new report
05:12 – 2022 Ford F150 Lightning pickup trucks will ship without Phone as a Key at launch
06:07 – Lucid secures massive incentives from Saudi Government for new Saudi Lucid factory
06:55 – Rivian held to ransom over seat prices for the Amazon Delivery Van
07:50 – Tesla pushes major update to FSD Beta
08:45 – Rocky Mountain Institute makes grave warnings about how the Federal Government must check carbon footprint of H2 generation before grant funds are given
09:49 – Volkswagen prices the ID Buzz, ID Buzz Cargo for German market launch
10:46 – Help us grow with a Patreon donation or YouTube membership
11:30 – Northvolt begins shipping batteries from its first production facility
11:47 – Ford to soon open order slots for 2023 F150 Lightning
12:01 – VFLY unveils its new electric scooter for the chinese market and designed by Porsche Design
12:18 – Wuling Hong Guang Mini EV suffers drop in sales
12:33 – Volvo cancels orders of some XC40 Rear Wheel drive customers in Australia, offers to upgrade them to all-wheel drive (for a fee)
12:51 – Inaugural eSkootr race takes place in London
13:08 – RJ Scaringe buys the dip to prove he has faith in Rivian
13:23 – Mahindra exploring possibility of purchasing Volkswagen MEB components for its electric vehicles
13:40 – Delaware extends its EV repurchase program
13:54 – A fault with the Hyundai Kia eGMP platform leads to a recall for Kia EV6 and Hyundai IONIQ 5 EVs
14:11 – Some Model X customers report their estimated delivery date has been pushed back to 2023 after ordering in 2021
14:27 – Nissan expected to announce its new US battery partner presently
14:40 – NHTSA confirms it is opening an investigation into a fatality involving a Model S
14:55 – Genesis GV60 Priced for U.S. Market
15:13 – Motional, Uber Eats begin autonomous vehicle food deliveries
15:29 – Argo AI gets rid of human safety drivers in its Austin Texas, and Florida fleets
15:46 – BLE exploit in the protocol demonstrated using a Tesla
16:02 – LAFD celebrates becoming the first fire department in the U.S to have an electric fire truck
16:16 – Renault prepares to spin off its EVs into a seperate business
16:31 – Northvolt’s massive battery recycling program with Hydro goes live
16:49 – Renault unveils Scénic Vision, with hydrogen fuel cell range-extending drivetrain
17:06 – Galp and Northvolt have chosen Setúbal as location for Aurora lithium Conversion Plant
17:22 – Mercedes-Benz sells of ultra-rare 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupes For a good cause
17:42 – Hyundai Kia announces first dedicated EV factory in South Korea
17:56 – Stellantis confirms it wants to bring a new electric Citroen model to India
18:14 – Tesla pushes alert asking owners not to charge during peak periods to help during Texas heatwave
18:31 – Kawasaki’s first electric motorcycle might just be for children
18:46 – Tesla working on a massive new 100-stall Supercharger in the Mojave Desert
19:00 – Honda teases its next electric vehicle – the 2024 Prologue EV
19:16 – Ford announces recall to rectify unintended acceleration issue in Mach E – can be fixed via an OTA
19:31 – Bentley promises some truly bonkers things for its first EV
19:51 – Bowlus RV claims to have very minimal impact on EV range when being towed
20:50 – Chinese company rumored to be bringing the classic MINI back as an EV
21:51 – Thanks, and Goodbye