Formula E Calendar, V-Charge, Tesla Joy Ride T.E.N. Future Car News 17 July 2015

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Weekly show about future cars and future car technology. This week news about: 2015/16 Formula E Calendar; Kia Soul EV gets a new trim level; Volkswagen unveils electric car that can park and charge itself; Tesla buys more land at the Gigafactory site; Volkswagen launches the Passat GTE; Toyota recalls the Prius V wagon; Audi shows a leaner, meaner, faster RS7 Piloted Drive race car; Tire technicians thwarted from taking a joy ride thanks to Valet mode.

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  • Racing booked! – FIA announces dates, venues for next-year’s Formula E season
  • Kia Soul -e – Kia Soul EV gets new entry-level model
  • V-Charge – Volkswagen debuts V-Charge system
  • Twice the size – Tesla buys extra land in Reno, Nevada to expand Gigafactory
  • Passat GTE – Volkswagen launches Passat GTE in Europe
  • Prius Recall – Prius V recalled around the world.
  • A better driver than you – Audi RS7 laps sonoma raceway on its own.
  • Valet Mode Wins – Tesla owner prevents joy ride by tire technicians thanks to Valet Mode.


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