Tesla Turns a Profit, Plug-in Hybrid MINI, Self-Driving Beer Truck – T.E.N. Future Car News 10/28/16

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Weekly show about future cars and future car technology. This week news about: Tesla Q3 earnings report; Honda Clarity FCV gets rated by the U.S. EPA; Why Tesla upsells to customers wanting Model 3; How electric vehicles could save the world $30 Billion a year; Nissan unveils a custom e-NV200 mobile office; Tesla’s Model X and Autopilot system heavily criticised by Consumer Reports; BMW unveils MINI Countryman S E Plug-in Hybrid; FF is reportedly behind in its payments for factory construction; arguments break out over how Volkswagen’s $2 million EV infrastructure fine-fund should be spent; Mercedes-Benz promises EQ SUV will be made in Bremen and launch by 2020; Otto completes first fully-autonomous truck delivery — for Budweiser.

  • Profitability – Tesla Q3 earnings report
  • Leading Hydrogen –  Honda Clarity FCV gets rated by the U.S. EPA
  • Upselling –  Why Tesla upsells to customers wanting Model 3
  • Major Savings –  How electric vehicles could save the world $30 Billion a year
  • Mobile Office –  Nissan unveils a custom e-NV200 mobile office
  • Being Critical – Tesla’s Model X and Autopilot system heavily criticised by Consumer Reports
  • MINI Plug – BMW unveils MINI Countryman S E Plug-in Hybrid
  • Bills to Pay? – FF is reportedly behind in its payments for factory construction
  • Argumentative – Arguments break out over how Volkswagen’s $2 million EV infrastructure fine-fund should be spent
  • EQ Selection – Mercedes-Benz promises EQ SUV will be made in Bremen and launch by 2020
  • Drink Driving? Otto completes first fully-autonomous truck delivery — for Budweiser.

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