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: Nissan LEAF recall, Tesla supercharger fire, Tesla Model 3 invite lottery, Google School Bus Detection Patent, Autobraking to become standard in U.S., BMW, Nissan to enter Formula E, BMW i3 reliability, Nissan treating charging like a pint of beer.
Instead of posting the entire text of the show below, we’re including links to the individual stories below as they appear in the show — and we’ve also added clickable links in the YouTube version of the show. If you’re subscribing to the Podcast version, links are in the description inside the episode.
- LEAF recalled: Nissan LEAF recall for braking issue
- Security blanket – Tesla to push update for extra supercharging security
- By invite only – Tesla launches 20-hour lottery for owner tickets to Model 3 launch
- Fully-working – Tesla confirms fully-working Model 3 will be at March 31 reveal event
- Big Yellow Bus – Google gets awarded school bus-detecting patent for autonomous cars
- Auto Braking – NHTSA brokers historic deal on making autonomous braking mandatory on new cars by 2022
- Joining Formula E – Nissan, BMW rumored to be joining Formula E
- Reliability issues? – BMW i3 called out for poor reliability in Consumer Reports survey
- Like a nice pint – Nissan explains how pouring a pint and charging a car battery are the same.
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