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: Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash; Proterra makes its charging technology open source; Tesla Software Update 8.0 now in testing; VW reaches proposed agreement with U.S. regulators concerning Dieselgate; Tesla settles in Model X Lemon Law Case; UK Gov. Predicts plug-in dominance by 2027; Plug-in Prius, Nissan LEAF, and Tesla Model S crowned the fastest-selling used cars of 2016; Audi trash-talks Tesla’s way; Nissan confirms unnamed range-extended EV for launch later this year; Tesla fan makes his own autonomous charger for the luxury sedan.
- NHTSA Investigation – NHTSA investigates fatal autopilot crash
- Open Door – Proterra opens up three patents in an attempt to accelerate electric bus development.
- In Testing – Tesla’s latest major vehicle operating system adds off-ramp autopilot capabilities and more.
- Closure – First wave of Volkswagen Dieselgate settlement finally proposed in the U.S.
- Lemonade – Tesla settles with Model X owner over Lemon Law case
- Market Dominance – Despite Brexit, UK gov. Agency predicts EV domination by 2027
- Quick to move – Plug-in Prius, Nissan LEAF, Tesla Model S fastest selling used cars this year so far.
- Trash Talking – Audi tries to trash-talk Tesla, claims it has upper hand for EVs
- Expanding Horizons – Nissan to launch range-extended EV later this year, but continues long-range EV plans
- Charger Valet – Tesla owner makes robotic assistant to plug his car in.
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