T.E.N. Future Transport News 17th April 2015: Chevy Bolt Name Confirmed, Political Faux Pas

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Weekly show about future cars and future car technology. This week news about: Fiat 500e recall; Chevy Bolt name confirmed for production; driving a Formula E race car; missing H2 fuelling station targets in Japan; setting new goals for Nissan LEAF sales in the U.S.; reduced Chevy Spark EV pricing; Audi Q7 e-tron gets inductive charging; British politicians give a BMW i3 fake engine noises.

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  • Status not known – Fiat 500e recalled for software glitch.
  • Bolted down – Chevrolet confirms Bolt electric car name will stay.
  • Behind the wheel – Autocar takes a Formula E car out for a spin.
  • Missing Targets  – Japan looks likely to miss its own goals on hydrogen refuelling infrastructure.
  • Ghosn’s Goals – Nissan CEO sets new tough targets for EV sales in the U.S.
  • Sparking a deal? – The Chevrolet Spark EV gets a price cut.
  • Inductive – Audi confirms inductive charging will be an option on all new 2017 Q7 e-tron quattro plug-in hybrid.
  • What does the i3 say? – British political party the Liberal Democrats make a foley faux pax in a political election campaign ad.

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