DriveNow Leaves San Francisco, Musk Deletes Tweets, T.E.N. Future Car News 9th October 2015

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: plug-in car sales figures for September 2015; Elon Musk deletes tweets about Model 3 and Model Y; BMW DriveNow exits San Francisco; Toyota debuts autonomous drive technology; Proterra shows its long-range electric bus; Ford makes an excellent ad for its Focus Electric hatchback; Kia expands market availability for the Soul EV; a 100% CGI fan-made ad for Tesla; Lexus makes an electric car out of cardboard.

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  • Monthly Sales – Monthly plug-in sales report card
  • Deleted Tweets – Elon Musk deletes tweets associated with upcoming Tesla cars
  • Drive Now (Before it’s Gone) – BMW’s DriveNow exits San Francisco
  • Your Teammate on the Highway – Toyota unveils new autonomous driving prototype
  • The Tesla of Busses? – Proterra tests a bus capable of 250 miles per charge
  • Focus In– Ford makes its first Focus Electric ad for the U.S. — and it’s good!
  • Soul Expansion – Kia expands market availability for the Soul EV
  • Fireflies – The latest (and greatest) fan-made ad for Tesla electric cars
  • Lexus Cardboard – Lexus finally makes an electric car — but out of cardboard.


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