Ride the Lightning: Tesla Motors Unofficial Podcast

Ride the Lightning: The Tesla Unofficial Podcast is the world's longest-running weekly Tesla show, made for Tesla fans and owners by Tesla community veteran Ryan McCaffrey. Each week we'll discuss and analyze everything happening with the Cybertruck, Model 3, Model S, Model X, Model Y, Roadster, and more!


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h10m. Bisher sind 333 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 16 days 1 hour 21 minutes


Episode 331: Cybertruck Gets Quad-Motor Option!

Elon Musk confirms that the Cybertruck will have a four-motor(!) option. Plus: Tesla puts a few crazy new accessories in the online Tesla shop, from a $50 stainless steel Cybertruck-shaped whistle to a $20,000 brake package for the Plaid Model S, the...



Episode 330: Interview: Tesla Detailing With a Professional Detailer

I sit down with professional car detailer Jeff McGoveran of Immaculate Reflections for a lengthy and detailed interview about taking the best care of your Tesla. From paint protection film to ceramic coating and more, there's a lot to learn. Your...



Episode 329: Tesla Dominates Consumer Reports Owner Survey...Again

Tesla once again dominates a Consumer Reports survey about owner satisfaction, Tesla’s eating the lunch of all of its luxury-market competitors, the base Model 3 adds some welcome new standard equipment, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would...



Episode 328: Tesla Semi Is Delivering...This Year??

A big-name Tesla Semi buyer says his company expects delivery of Tesla’s 18-wheeler soon. Does he know something we don’t? Plus: Tesla is leading by example at its factories with regard to renewable energy, two popularly requested new software...



Episode 327: Model 3 Gets Even Better for 2022

Tesla details the range upgrades for the 2022 model-year cars, and one Model 3 in particular gets an impressive bump. Plus: Tesla buyers stand to get a substantial tax credit if the current US government’s proposed plan passes, Tesla signs a massive...



Episode 326: Hertz Orders 100,000 Model 3’s

Hertz makes the boldest move the rental car industry has seen in years by ordering 100,000 Tesla Model 3’s. Plus: not one but three new paint colors emerge for Giga Berlin, Model 3 is taking over all of Europe, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and...


 2021-10-31  1h18m

Episode 325: Q3 Earnings Call Recap and Analysis

Tesla holds its quarterly earnings call for the record Q3 it just completed. I’ve got all of the highlights from the Tesla executive team as well as a recap and analysis of the big news and highlights. Plus: deliveries of the new Model X have begun,...


 2021-10-24  1h31m

Episode 324: Elon Gives Key Updates From Giga Berlin

Elon Musk drops some important new information while celebrating the about-to-open Giga Berlin at Giga Fest, Tesla co-founder JB Straubel gives a rare interview talking about the early days of Tesla, another toy Cybertruck has been announced, and...


 2021-10-17  1h20m

Episode 323: Shareholder Meeting Recap and Analysis

Tesla holds its annual shareholder’s meeting, and as usual there’s a lot to talk about. I’ve got the highlights, recap, and analysis from everything Elon Musk and the team presented. Plus: Tesla’s record-setting Q3 production and delivery...


 2021-10-10  1h19m

Episode 322: The Cyberquad Is Back...Sort Of

The Cyberquad resurfaces (but not like you think), Giga Shanghai ramps up production yet again, Elon Musk is confident that the chip shortage is almost over, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support my efforts, please check out my...


 2021-10-03  1h14m