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In this news episode Robert responds to a Fully Charged podcast that upset Tesla ultras and an article that upset ardent Anti-Tesla haters. We can’t win, so we’ll just be ourselves.
He also looks at fantastically positive reports of bumper electric car sales across the world and support from the Biden administration to accelerate the transition to electric. Tesla are unsurprisingly leading the pack, and has announced refreshes of the Model S & Model X.
Sadly, its not all positive and the on-going actions of Toyota and their tailpipe emissions provoke a decent rant mid-episode which we know you enjoy. Plus, could a shortage of semi-conductors be the big stealth story of 2021, and could it hold back EV production?
Links to news stories: Zoe beats Tesla: https://www.forbes.com/sites/neilwinton/2021/01/26/renault-zoe-beats-tesla-model-3-as-western-europe-overtakes-china-as-electric-vehicle-champion-report/?sh=50f449d25881 Toyota emissions fine: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/14/climate/toyota-emissions-fine.html Semi-conductor shortage: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/13/business/auto-factories-semiconductor-chips.html Tesla refresh: https://www.tesla.com/en_gb/models
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