Ride the Lightning: Tesla Motors Unofficial Podcast

Tesla Motors enthusiasts looking for a show about the latest news and analysis on the all-electric high-performance vehicle company need look no further. Ride the Lightning: Tesla Motors Unofficial Podcast is a weekly show made for Tesla fans and owners by Tesla community veteran Ryan McCaffrey. Each week we'll cover everything happening with the Model 3, Model S, Model X, Gigafactory, and more!


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h6m. Bisher sind 229 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts


Episode 227: Cybertruck Production Update (Good News and Bad News)

Tesla updates the Cybertruck’s production timing, and you’re likely to either be happy or upset. Plus: Elon Musk gives a hint about the aerodynamics of the Cybertruck, one of California’s busiest Superchargers gets a Megapack-powered boost, and...



Episode 226: The Cybertruck Reaction Cycle

Cybertruck continues to take the world by storm -- and a common theme has emerged. Plus: new wheels arrive for the Model 3 Performance, a huge Model Y rumor emerges, another new Tesla patent gets filed, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would...



Episode 225: I Rode in the Cybertruck

The Cybertruck has been unveiled and I was lucky enough to be there to witness it. I’ll give you my first-hand impressions of Tesla’s latest (and most divisive) vehicle, including details of my test ride. If you enjoy the podcast and would like to...



Episode 224: Gigafactory 4 Is a Go

Elon Musk makes good on his promise to announce the European Gigafactory location before the end of the year, more details emerge about the Cybertruck, what the new 1:18 scale die-cast Roadster model might teach us about the real car, and more! If you...



Episode 223: The Cybertruck is Coming

Elon Musk announces the unveiling date for Tesla’s “Cybertruck,” an update on the specs and performance of the Plaid Mode Model S, good news for Standard Range Plus Model 3 owners, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it,...


 2019-11-10  1h14m

Episode 222: Improvements to S, X, and 3

All three Teslas see improvements in a couple of unique ways, the original Tesla gets some special attention, the price of the Full Self-Driving package has gone up as Elon Musk promised, Navigate on Autopilot should be getting a bit smarter very...


 2019-11-03  1h7m

Episode 221: Q3 Earnings Call Highlights and Analysis

Tesla held its quarterly earnings call for Q3 and the news is ALL GOOD. I’ve got all the big announcements (like the one about Model Y!) as well as analysis, clips from Elon Musk and the Tesla executive team, some notable updates to Model 3, and...


 2019-10-27  1h40m

Episode 220: My Franz von Holzhausen Interview

Tesla Chief Designer Franz von Holzhausen joins me on this episode for a rare interview! We talk about Tesla’s design language, insights on creating the S, X, 3, Y, Semi, Roadster, what his favorite Tesla is, and a whole lot more. Enjoy! (And...


 2019-10-20  44m

Episode 219: More Hidden Goodies, More Acquisitions

Elon sneaks some clever Monty Python Easter eggs into the V10 car software, Tesla acquires another battery company, plus updates on the Pickup truck, in-car navigation system, and more! If you enjoy the podcast and would like to support it, please...


 2019-10-13  1h9m

Episode 218: Tesla’s Record Quarter

Tesla sets a new company record for production and deliveries in a quarter in the just-completed Q3, Gigafactory 3 hits a major milestone, Tesla files a couple of intriguing new patent applications, Model Y is spotted out in the wild, and more! If you...


 2019-10-06  1h14m