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: Volkswagen’s dieselgate settlement; Ford buys Tesla Model X for $200,000 to tear one apart; Tesla offers a free autopilot trail to Model S, Model X customers and lets customers emulate lower-power models; Apple hires former Tesla exec for Project Titan; Chinese firm nabs BMW electric car engineers; LeEco unveils fully autonomous electric car; Honda commits to all-electric Clarity variant; Renault prepares Zoe, Twizy, Kangoo Z.E. for New Zealand; a Formula E stunt which will blow your mind.
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.
- The price of deceit – Volkswagen and U.S. legislators agree on dieselgate compensation, reparation
- Desperate for a peek – Ford pays $200,000 to buy a Tesla Model X electric car it can reverse-engineer
- Try before you buy – Tesla offer month-long trial of Autopilot features for Model S, Model X customers.
- Titan hire – Apple hires former Tesla executive
- BMW’s Loss – Chinese startup Future Mobility nabs three BMW electric car executives
- Eastern Promise – LeEco unveils all-electric self-driving car
- Seeking Clarity – Honda confirms battery electric variant of Clarity FCV is coming to market alongside FCV, Plug-in Hybrid
- Kiwi EV – Renault prepares ZOE, Kangoo Z.E. and Twizy for New Zealand sales launch
- Blind trust – fabulous stunt involving world-renowned stuntman and Formula E race car.
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