Toyota Mirai Rated, VW’s Battery Quantum Leap, EV Etiquette T.E.N. Future Car News 3 July 2015

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Weekly show about future cars and future car technology. This week news about: Inaugural FIA Formula E championship winners; 2015 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb; GM pushes everyday targets for Chevrolet Bolt EV; Hyundai remains hopeful for Hydrogen in the future; VW announces quantum leap for EV battery tech; Toyota Mirai rated in U.S.; Carlos Ghosn views Tesla as a friend, not a rival; Robert Llewellyn schools us on proper EV etiquette.

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  • Piquet Wins – Nelson Piquet wins inaugural FIA Formula E championship
  • Climb every mountain – Electric car 1 and 2 win for Pikes Peak
  • Built for Everyday – Chevrolet Bolt will be a car for everyday Americans, says GM.
  • Hopeful Hyundai – Despite terrible sales so far, Hyundai says it’s hopeful for the future of the hydrogen fuel cell car.
  • A Quantum Leap – Volkswagen says it has a ‘quantum leap’ for battery technology just around the corner.
  • Mirai Rated – The Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell sedan is rated by the EPA.
  • Tesla = Friend – Tesla’s an ally in the electric car marketplace, not a rival, says Carlos Ghosn.
  • EV Etiquette – How you should behave toward other electric car drivers at public charging points.


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