2017 BMW i3 Rated, Tesla 100kWh Battery On The way, Volvo + Uber Pair Up – T.E.N. Future Car News 8/19/16

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Weekly show about future cars and future car technology.  This week news about: U.S. EPA rates the 2016 BMW i3 at 114 miles of range; Ford plans a massive autonomous vehicle push, sets a 2025 target for driverless car sharing vehicles; Tesla Model S P100D, Model X P100D on the way; GM Supplier LG gears up production of Chevy Bolt EV parts while first test-drives take place; Volvo and Uber pair up to launch an advanced self-driving car trail service in Pittsburgh by the end of this year; VW to unveil a new Concept EV in Paris this Fall; SolarCity cuts jobs, executive salaries ahead of Tesla Merger; Bosch accused of being complicit in dieselgate scandal; Mercedes-Benz unveils all-electric Maybach concept car; Racer Archie Hamilton Races a Rimac Concept One against La Ferrari.

  • 114-Miles of Range  – 2017 BMW i3 rated by U.S. EPA with 114-miles of range
  • Doubling Down  – Ford plans a massive autonomous vehicle push, sets a 2025 target for driverless car sharing vehicles.
  • 100kWh – Dutch government site shows 100kWh Tesla Model S, Model X are on the way
  • Bolting into Production – GM Supplier LG gears up production of Chevy Bolt EV parts while first test-drives take place
  • UberswedeVolvo and Uber pair up to launch an advanced self-driving car trail service in Pittsburgh by the end of this year
  • Promising the Moon – VW to unveil a new Concept EV in Paris this Fall
  • Pre-Merger Cuts – SolarCity cuts jobs, executive salaries ahead of Tesla Merger
  • Bad for Bosch – Bosch accused of being complicit in dieselgate scandal
  • Plug in Maybach – Mercedes-Benz debuts Maybach concept car
  • Rimac’d – Racer Archie Hamilton Races a Rimac Concept One against La Ferrari

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