Taking on Tesla, Banning Diesel, Nikola One Wants to Mimic Tesla – T.E.N. Future Car News 12/2/2016

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Weekly show about future cars and future car technology.  This week news about: coalition of automakers taking on Tesla with new 350 kilowatt DC quick charging network; GM pushes the Chevy Bolt Configurator Live; Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid Minivan gets rated; Tesla readies itself to push Autopilot Updates for V2 hardware; Toyota CEO to head Toyota’s EV division; Four major cities agree to ban diesel vehicles for good; Porsche says it will produce 200,000 Mission E sports sedans per year; Ford quietly updates range of 2017 Focus Electric to 115 miles; BMW rumored to be readying sportier i3 for market; Nikola unveils Nikola One, Nikola Two trucks; Hardware update for Nissan LEAF telematics system in the works.

  • Fastest Yet – coalition of automakers taking on Tesla with new 350 kilowatt DC quick charging network
  • Configure it – GM pushes the Chevy Bolt Configurator Live online
  • Rated – Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid Minivan gets rated
  • Updates Coming – Tesla readies itself to push Autopilot Updates for V2 hardware
  • Boss Man – Toyota’s CEO to become head of Toyota’s Electric Car program
  • Banned – Four major cities agree to ban diesel vehicles for good
  • Big Plans – Porsche says it will produce 20,000 Mission E sports sedans per year
  • Matching Competition – Ford quietly updates range of the 2017 Ford Focus Electric to 115 miles
  • Sportier – BMW rumored to be readying sports variant of i3 for market launch soon
  • Trucking on Hydrogen  – Nikola unveils Nikola One, Nikola Two trucks
  • Upgraded connection –Hardware update for Nissan LEAF telematics system in the works

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