Timeline: 00:00 Show Start
05:53 Membership Tier(s)
07:00 We Won’t Car Our Way Out of This
09:00 GM’s Norway commercial was Tone Deaf and Misleading
16:55 AirStream to Make Electric Assist Campers for EVs
23:00 This Week in Tesla
32:55 Looking at the Texas power situation
1:01:30 Shout-outs and Go Home
00:00 Show Start
01:30 Michael Manring
24:00 It’s Been 400 Shows!
35:05 An Apple Car?
55:10 This Week in Tesla (and GM?)
1:07:20 Will Tesla Wreckognize E-Mode
1:13:25 Biden’s Transportation Stimulus Package
1:20:23 Shout-outs and Go Home
GM dumps Trump, joins California
Don’t let a moose lick your car
This Week In Tesla
Nissan debuts an electric Titan truck
Wind powered cargo ship could make shipping much cleaner
BMW blows it with a pointless redesign
Boring company Vegas tunnel simulation
Cadillac dealers offered cash to just go die
Rivian sells out launch editions of both new EVs
Mustang meets it’s EPA range goals
This week we do a deep dive on the debut of the GMC Hummer EV. We go through all the editions and talk about features and pricing. Also, we discuss disposable packing, cover This Week In Tesla and GM’s new battery plant.
00:00 Show Start
05:10 Hummer EV
30:20 This Week in Tesla
37:36 GM Converts old Saturn Factory to EV
1:12:28 We have Convenienced Ourselves to Death
1:03:00 Shout Outs and Go Home
Russell buys a used Prius from Paul and explains why he flew 1200 and drove for 17 hours to do it, GM and Nikola decide to make trucks, the Las Vegas CC buys a monorail, Puerto Rico plans out a better future, new ways to make energy and more.
Here’s awesome Google Doc Paul mentioned: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/1/d/1HflVng6sYIb6Gs4pOKiDGtqU5YJ2-hgdM4pRNaT62gs/htmlview?fbclid=IwAR3Xzeh-U5AVI_bcfcSAqx_PIBAVAoka3CYSkpaLZ1xKs_x2dqy8KU05NZA#
Guest: John Voelcker
We spend an hour with one of our favorite journos, John Voelcker and discuss GM’s recent EV day, charging, the Chevy Volt and much more. John’s article mentioned on the show: https://www.thedrive.com/tech/32580/why-gm-has-to-prove-its-serious-about-electric-vehicles-this-time
06:00 A Little Self-Promotion
11:15 Hyundai Launches Ionic Brand of EVs
20:55 The Politics of Saving the Environment
29:40 This Week in Tesla
36:15 California Court Rules Uber and Lyft Must Call Drivers “Employees”
50:45 GM’s SuperCruise is a Subscription Service
1:05:20 Shout-outs and Go Home
Special guest, eminent mobility journalist. John Voelcker, joins the panel for a discussion on the GM’s EV announcement. They spend the hour digging into the details and what they think will happen.
Fuel cell engineer and sustainable energy expert Matthew Klippenstein comes on One on One to discuss the Nikola merger and what it means for Nikola, fuel cell and BEV semi trucks. A little aside on GM’s new announcements but mostly, why a diversified energy sector is a stronger one.