Cadillac Lyriq test drive, Tesla Plaid speed record, Giga Texas ramp, more

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discuss our Cadillac Lyriq test drive, a Tesla Model S Plaid achieving a new top speed record, Giga Texas ramping up, and more. The show is live every Friday at 4 p.m. ET on Electrek’s YouTube channel. As a reminder, we’ll have an accompanying post, like this one, on the site with an embedded link to the live stream. Head to the YouTube channel to get your questions and comments in. After the show ends at around 5 p.m. ET, the video will be archived on YouTube and the audio on all your favorite podcast apps: Apple PodcastsSpotifyOvercastPocket CastsCastroRSS We now have a Patreon if you want to help us to avoid more ads and invest more in our content. We have some awesome gifts for our Patreons and more coming. Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast: Cadillac Lyriq first drive: A year early and dollar long at $60KTesla Model S Plaid breaks 200 mph top speed for the first timeTesla ramps up Gigafactory Texas to thousands of units per week, adds new Model Y versionTesla files to expand Gigafactory Texas with giant new buildingVW CEO believes Tesla will be weakened by ramping up 3 Gigafactories simultaneously15,000 Tesla vehicles are already in the hands of Uber drivers through Hertz dealTesla Megapacks are about to replace Hawaii’s last remaining coal plantSee leaked photos of Hyundai’s Ioniq 6 before June 29 revealDrako Dragon: A new 1.9-sec 0-60 mph electric hypercar in a luxury SUV formatGM teases proving ground image of Chevy Silverado EV, street testing to follow Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4 p.m. ET (or the video after 5 p.m. ET):

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A weekly podcast tracking the transition from fossil fuel transportation to electric and the surrounding clean ecosystems. Hosted by Electrek’s Frederic Lambert and Seth Weintraub.