Tesla Solar Roof, 100,000 LEAFs in the U.S., Pretending to be Elon – T.E.N. Future Car News 10/28/16

Weekly show about future cars and future car technology.  This week news about:

Tesla announces the SolarRoof and PowerWall 2.0; VW exec warns building electric cars will result in job losses; Tesla makes important changes to Model S, Model X lineup: Nissan switches on Vehicle-to-Grid; BMW and Nissan both hit different 100,000 EV sales targets; Motor Trend compares Chevrolet Bolt EV to Tesla Model S 60 with interesting results; Why EV adoption is ahead of where Hybrid adoption was year by year; Toyota decides it’s mastered battery technology; Oil Exec claims his impersonation of Elon Musk was too poor to warrant prosecution; RedBull announces RallyCross EV series for 2018 season.

  • Solar Future – Tesla announces its SolarRoof and PowerWall 2.0 products.
  • Job Cuts – VW exec warns building electric cars will result in job losses.
  • Production Changes – Tesla makes important mods to Model S, Model X electric cars
  • Plugging in – Nissan launches massive Vehicle to Grid setup at its UK Technical Center
  • 100,000 – Five years after launch, Nissan reaches 100,000 LEAF sales milestone in U.S. At the same time, BMW hits 100,000 EV milestone globally after 3 years.
  • Comparisons – Motor Trend compares Chevrolet Bolt EV to Tesla Model S 60 with interesting results
  • Positive Growth – Why EV adoption is ahead of where Hybrid adoption was year by year
  • Not so bad after all – Toyota decides that yes, lithium-ion technology is ready for prime time after all
  • Poor acting – Oil Exec claims his impersonation of Elon Musk was too poor to warrant prosecution.
  • Rally Time  – RedBull announces RallyCross EV series for 2018 season

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