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Weekly show about future cars and future car technology. This week news about:
Pushed? – Tesla fires hundreds of employees, but why?
Big Spending – How $80 billion has been spent thus far in autonomous vehicles with no ‘clear’ leader. –
Trail By Brooklyn – GM to send its autonomous cars to New York –
Green Lit – Battery plant in Tennessee where LEAF batteries are made gets green light to go ahead, despite impending sale. –
Upgrade Time – Zero Motorcycles updates its lineup for 2018 with longer range, more performance.
Tokyo Mobility – Nissan hints at new EV unveil coming in Tokyo later this month –
No Credits For You! – Tesla confirms Model 3 will come without Supercharger credits –
Adopting Standards – Tesla adopts new charging standard for China. –
Northern Light – Volvo unveils Polestar 1 EV Concept –
Crazy Good – September Chinese EV sales figures show EVs really taking off – while BAIC chairman says we’ll see the one millionth Chinese EV made next year –
Blame Game – Oppenheimer says suppliers are to blame for slow Model 3 ramp up.
Going Dutch – The Netherlands decides to ban all internal combustion engined vehicles from its roads in just twelve years’ time –
Never gonna Give You Up – Toyota plans new fuel cell concepts for Tokyo –
Need To Peak – Volkswagen announces return to Pike’s Peak with EV race car –
Floating Power – World’s first floating wind farm goes live, produces electricity for the first time –