Wireless Tesla Charging, Johnny Cabs in Singapore, Leading The EV Push – T.E.N. Future Car News 8/26/16

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Weekly show about future cars and future car technology.  This week news about: Tesla Model S, Model X Get 100kWh battery pack; Nissan Canada President says no to group deal discount; Wireless Charging Comes to Tesla Model S; Singapore company puts autonomous, driverless electric taxis on the roads; the European cousin to the Chevy Bolt EV (Ampera-e) gets its debut next month in Paris; FTC approves TSLA/SCTY merger; LeEco’s ambitious autonomous electric car hits roadblocks in China; Ford to launch 100+ mile Focus Electric for 2017; new report names winners, losers in electric car sales; We explain how to sign up for National Drive Electric WeekWorst-kept secret?  – Tesla announces Model S P100D, Model X P100D

  • No deal – Nissan Canada President pours cold water on 3,700-strong group-LEAF purchase
  • No Wires – Plugless Power’s wireless charging kit for Tesla Model S goes on sale.
  • Johnny Cab – The Johnny Cab becomes real in Singapore
  • Ampera-e Debut – Ampera-e to debut in Paris next month
  • Approved – FTC happy TSLA/SCTY merger isn’t in violation of anti-trust laws
  • Le Problem  – LeEco’s plans to build an electric car in China hit roadblocks
  • Matching the competition – Ford’s 2017 Focus EV to get 100-mile range
  • Good and Bad – New report names the winners and losers in the electric car sales world
  • Sign up  – How to sign up for National Drive Electric Week

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