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 vehicle production now at 2,o00 cars per week; General Motors announces more investment in EVs, more efficient cars and autonomous vehicles; NHTSA to release rules next month to make fully autonomous cars legal across U.S; the world now has 1 million electric cars on its roads; Germany considers banning internal combustion engines by 2030; FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne continues to maintain EVs aren’t profitable; VW expands its electrification plans; BMW Showcases vision for an electric Rolls Royce and Electric MINI; Harley Davidson to make a production electric motorcycle within five years; Volvo Electric Busses get Musical Concerts
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.
- 2,000 per week – Tesla hits 2,000 cars per week production volume
- GM Pushes Forward – GM commits to more EVs, more plug-ins, and more autonomy
- Guidelines – NHTSA to release autonomous vehicle guidelines next month
- 1 million – There are now 1 million electric cars in the world
- Following Norway – Germany considers banning ICE by 2030.
- Same Old… – Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne continues EV hate
- Make Amends – VW ups its electrified vehicle goals
- Visions Of The Future? – BMW unveils electric Mini, Rolls Royce
- Plug-in Hog – Harley Davidson promises electric motorcycle within five years
- On the Busses – Volvo’s electric bus musical concerts in Gothenburg are a hit.
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