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: Second NHTSA investigation into suspected Tesla Autopilot rollover; TSLA misses Q2 targets for delivery and production; Renault-Nissan produces its 340,000th electric car; Volkswagen announces connected car partnership with LG Electronics; BMW announces major autonomous vehicle project with Intel and Mobileye; UK charging provider Ecotricity introduces charging fees for its Electric Highway; world’s first Hyperloop study shows the technology could save billions of dollars in lost time per year; Hyundai IONIQ Hybrid and IONIQ EV priced in UK; Ontario struggles to attract autonomous drive projects to its roads; Toyota sells imported Prius Plug-in Hybrids in New Zealand to get more customers plugging in.
- Investigations Continue – NHTSA continues investigations into Autopilot crashes
- Targets Missed – Tesla misses its Q2 targets
- 340,000 EVs – Renault-Nissan hits 340,000 vehicle milestone
- Connected – Volkswagen announces partnership with LG Electronics on Connected car tech
- Eyes on you – BMW, Intel, Mobileye work together on autonomous vehicle technology
- Pricing change – Ecotricity shifts its EV charging network from free to pay-to-use
- Billions saved – World’s first Hyperloop study shows potential time savings to be massive
- Competitive? – Hyundai IONIQ Hybrid and IONIQ EV priced for UK market
- Feeling unloved – Ontario gives up on trying to get automakers to test autonomous drive technology there
- Pre-loved – Toyota sells used JDM Prius plug-in hybrids to New Zealand
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