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This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including the new proposed $12,500 EV incentive in the US, the Tesla FSD Beta v10 update, Lucid breaking 500-mile range barrier, our first look at the VW ID.4 AWD and more.
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- Dems propose new $12,500 electric car rebate, Tesla left with $4,500 disadvantage
- Elon Musk claims Ford and auto worker union wrote the new electric car incentive bill
- Tesla Full Self-Driving v10 is not ‘mind-blowing,’ but it shows progress
- Tesla will make sure you are a good driver before giving you access to Full Self-Driving Beta
- Tesla starts testing its Full Self-Driving Beta software on Canadian roads
- Tesla cofounder JB Straubel announces new 100 GWh battery material factory in the US
- Rivian becomes the first electric pickup truck maker as R1T roll off production line
- Ford starts pre-production of F-150 Lightning electric pickup as the race heats up
- Lucid shares EPA range for Air models including 520 miles on the Dream Edition Range
- EPA confirms range for dual-motor versions of VW’s ID.4 Pro, Pro S
- VW Chattanooga-built AWD ID.4 adds ample power/traction but best still to come OTA
Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4 p.m. ET (or the video after 5 p.m. ET):