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: Tesla executive corrects analyst on Tesla Model 3 battery specifications and costs, Tesla Model S P90 gets 303-mile EPA range on the highway, Nissan takes a pot-shot at Model 3 wait list, Germany launches EV incentive scheme, VW CEO sends President Obama a personal apology, Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn promises more affordable EVs, Andy Palmer says James Bond could go electric, A voice-controlled Tesla Model S.
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.
- Less than you think – Tesla exec schools business analyst on Model 3 battery pricing, specs.
- Long legs – Refreshed Tesla Model S 90D gets 303 miles of EPA-approved highway range.
- Why wait? – Nissan takes aim at long waiting lists for Model 3 in latest Nissan LEAF ad
- Mutually beneficial – Germany launches electric car incentive program.
- Drive Me – Volvo launches a massive new autonomous driving program for Central London
- A Personal Apology – Volkswagen CEO Matthias Muller calls president Obama to apologize for Diesel Gate scandal – but VW won’t release internal investigation documents.
- Affordable – Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn promises affordable low-range EVs alongside its higher-spec models for China (and possibly the rest of the world too)
- The Spy Who Charged Up – Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer hints at an electrified car for 007
- By Your Command : Tesla Model S uses Alexa to self-park.
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