Tesla Autopilot, Back to the Future, Electric James Bond T.E.N. Future Car News 15th October 2015

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Weekly show about future cars and future car technology. This week news about: Tesla pushes autopilot software, Mitsubishi i-Miev gets recalled, Volkswagen shifts to plug-in cars, Volvo tells Feds to figure out autonomous drive standards, HUMMER Tax Breaks for Tesla Model X owners, Aston Martin Commits to EV, Toyota Prius gets AWD, Zero unveils new 2016 Motorcycles, Doc Brown supports Hydrogen.

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  • Like a very good chauffeur – Tesla launches autopilot
  • i-Miev Recall – Mitsubishi recalls i-Miev for airbag problems.
  • VW’s Electrified Push– VW pushes towards electrification after dieselgate.
  • Federalize autonomous cars  – Volvo asks Feds to standardize autonomous car legislation.
  • HUMMER Tax break – How Tesla’s Model X SUV is eligible for the Federal business tax credit  made famous by gas-guzzlers.
  • Electric Aston  – James Bond’s favourite brand is going electric, and diesels are out, says Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer.
  • Prius Updates – More details come out concerning the upcoming 2016 Toyota Prius Hybrid.
  • Faster, Longer – Zero Motorcycles updates its range for 2016
  • Back to the Future?  – Classic 80s film teams up with Toyota to promote Mirai FCV


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