Chevy Bolt EV Sales Predictions, Model 3 Risks, Hyperloop Fun T.E.N. Future Car News 13th May 2016

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Weekly show about future cars and future car technology.  This week news about: Chevrolet Bolt EV Sales Predictions, Tesla Acknowledges risks associated with Model 3 production, Nissan launches Vehicle-to-Grid Project in UK, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies licenses new tech, Hyperloop Tech becomes Hyperloop One (and successfully completes initial pod test), how all new Tesla Model S 70 are actually a Model S 75 in disguise, Nissan launches its answer to the Tesla Powerwall, Toyota promises leaner, cheaper Mirai FCV for 2019, Renault-Nissan buys massive share of Mitsubishi, Tesla owner gets little sympathy for inappropriately using auto park.

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  • Selling Big –Analyst predicts GM will sell between 30,000 and 80,000 Bolt EVs in first year of production
  • Knowing the risk – Tesla’s latest SEC filing shows California automaker acknowledging potential risks of Model 3 production.
  • Selling it back – Nissan launches V2G trial in the UK
  • The Power of Magnets – Hyperloop Transportation Technologies license passive levitation technology
  • The Power of One – Hyperloop Tech becomes Hyperloop One, Announces $80m round B funding completion, conducts public track test.
  • Hidden Potential – How Tesla’s latest Model S 70 are actually 75 kWh models in disguise
  • xStorage – Nissan launches energy storage unit for your home to cross-shop against Tesla Powerwall
  • Future Tense – Toyota promises a cheaper, leaner Toyota Mirai FCV will hit market by 2019
  • Significant ShareRenault-Nissan buys a controlling stake in Mitsubishi Motors
  • All Appropriate Measures – Tesla schools customer who complains after inadvertently engaging Autopark.


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