Tesla Model 3 Warehouse, Longer-range BMW i3, Ford flip?: T.E.N. Future Car News 6th May 2016

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Weekly show about future cars and future car technology.  This week news about: Tesla signs a lease on a big warehouse; Tesla launches the Model S 75; Tesla Biohazard Defence Mode tested; BMW announces a longer-range BMW i3; Ford flips on 200-mile EV plans; Audi responsible for dieselgate coding; GM succeeds in baring direct Tesla sales in Connecticut; Mini Rocketman could become an EV; Google and FCA team up for autonomous vehicles.

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  • Moar space! – Tesla signs a new lease on a massive building for Model 3 bits
  • Moar range! – Tesla introduces Model S 75 for more entry-level range
  • Breathe easy – Tesla demonstrates its Biohazard defence mode in action
  • i Go further – BMW announces longer-range i3 electric car.
  • Flip flop – Is Ford working on a 200-mile electric car after all?
  • Vorsprung durch Betrügerei  – Audi believed to be the source of the dieselgate software
  • Back stabbing – GM succeeds in stopping direct-to-customer sales from Tesla in CT.
  • Rocketman – MINI Rocketman concept to be reborn as an electric car
  • Unlikely pairing  – FCA pairs with Google for autonomous car project


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