T.E.N. Future Transport News 27th March 2015: Jezza Leaves, Soulful Expansion

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Weekly show about future cars and future car technology. This week news about: Nissan LEAF U.S. Sales; BMW i3 incentives; Kia Soul EV Expansion Plan; VW’s investment in solid-state battery technology; London taxi charging; BBC fires Jeremy Clarkson; Ecotricity v Tesla Motors in ongoing charging battle.

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  • 75,000 and climbing – Nissan celebrates selling the 75,000th LEAF in the U.S. 
  • Incentives key – BMW CEO says more incentives are needed to encourage rising EV sales.
  • Five times the Soul – Kia announces market expansion plans for the Kia Soul EV in North America.
  • A solid investment? – Volkswagen considers using solid-state battery technology in its next-generation plug-in vehicles. 
  • Charge us up! – London Cabbies demand the Greater London Assembly invest in 500 dedicated rapid charging stations. 
  • A dinosaur exits – Jeremy Clarkson is fired from BBC Top Gear.
  • Charging Wars – Tesla and Ecotricity trade blows in an ongoing high court battle over motorway charging in the UK. 

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