T.E.N. Future Transport News 3rd April 2015: Jokes, Sales Wars, Bikes

Welcome to T.E.N! Short for Transport Evolved News, T.E.N. is recorded every Friday to help your weekend get off to a flying start by making sure you haven’t missed the big future transport news stories of the week.

Weekly show about future cars and future car technology. This week news about: Automotive April Fools’; EV longevity and range; 2016 Voltt enters pre-production; Nissan LEAF beats 2015 Volt in sales charts; UK introduces electric motorcycle incentives; Tesla announces a new product that’s not a car; Porsche says no to EVs; LG Chem signs battery deal with Daimler.

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  • Fool me twice – Our selection of automotive April Fools’ stories. 
  • Meeting your needs – New study proves that electric cars with range capacity loss can still meet drivers’ needs
  • Pre-Production– 2016 Chevrolet Volt enters pre-production
  • LEAF vs Volt – The Nissan LEAF overtakes the Chevy Volt in the U.S. plug-in sales top spot
  • On Yer Bike – The British Government considers a plug-in grant for motorcycles
  • Not a car – Tesla will unveil a new product on April 30. But what will it be? 
  • No to Electric – Porsche says no to an electric car.
  • Battery King – LG Chem claims it is now the world’s largest manufacturer of automotive-grade lithium-ion batteries. 

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