Monster Tajima, Voice-Activated Tesla, Stowaway Kitten T.E.N. Future Car News June 5, 2015

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Weekly show about future cars and future car technology. This week news about: Chevrolet gets Bolt EV trademark; plug-in sales report card for June; control a Tesla Model S electric car with Siri and the Apple Watch; Monster Tajima unveils his 1.1 megawatt electric car for Pikes Peak International Hill Climb 2015; Daimler follows Tesla into the static energy storage market; No Charge to Charge reaches Denver, Co.; Toyota makes hydrogen out of water; kitten rescued from a Tesla Model S.

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  • Bolt EV for REALZ – General Motors secures Bolt EV trademark.
  • Plug-in Sales – May’s plug-in car sales charts.
  • Talk Nerdy to Me – Talking to your Tesla Model S with an Apple Watch and Siri.
  • Monster Power – Monster Tajima’s latest Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Car — all 1.1 megawatts of it.
  • Following Tesla – Daimler enter into static energy storage market.
  • Mile High Charging – Nissan expands No Charge to Charge to Denver, Co.
  • Oil Creek Water – Toyota’s latest hydrogen fuel cell infomercial uses water to make hydrogen.
  • Kitten Rescue – The curious case of a feral kitten stowing away in a Tesla Model S.


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