Diesel is Dead, Tesla Fights Florence, Kona-Motored IONIQ EV: TEN Episode 223

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

(00:36) Diesel is Dead – BMW dumps all Diesel vehicles from North America https://www.autoblog.com/2018/09/11/bmw-cancels-diesels-united-states-2019/
(01:11) No Long-Range Yet – Nissan prices 2019 LEAF, says longer range model is on the way – http://nissannews.com/en-US/nissan/usa/releases/nissan-announces-u-s-pricing-for-2019-leaf
(01:47) Get Out – Tesla, and EV fans do everything they can to help people get out of Hurricane Florence’s way – https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1118748_web-site-helps-electric-car-drivers-evacuate-florence-tesla-extends-range
(02:34) 100,000 a Year – Volkswagen’s goal of producing upwards of 100,000 electric cars there per year from 2020. https://www.handelsblatt.com/unternehmen/industrie/volkswagen-umbau-des-vw-werks-zwickau-kommt-voran-e-auto-produktion-soll-2019-beginnen/23006202.html?ticket=ST-9091982-rW4c91fKRAAQopRWIDof-ap2
(03:06) More Tweaks – Tesla drops some colour options for Model 3, increases price on Model 3 Dual Motor https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-production/musk-says-tesla-to-drop-some-color-options-for-cars-to-simplify-production-idUSKCN1LR1CK
(03:38) (Not) Boring – Boring Company gets approval for an elevator garage that connects you to the Boring Tunnel Network – https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/09/12/boring-company-earns-approval-for-futuristic-garage/?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=socialflow&utm_content=tw-mercnews
(04:12) One Stop Shop – Audi launches one-card-for-all charging service in Europe for e-tron – https://www.audi-mediacenter.com/en/press-releases/mobility-without-boundaries-audi-e-tron-charging-service-completes-range-of-charging-options-10689
(04:49) Rapide Progress – Aston Martin teases a peek at its all-electric Rapide-E, promises production starting next year – https://media.astonmartin.com/rapide-e-secrets-of-first-all-electric-aston-martin-revealed/
(05:05) End to Free – Tesla ends its free supercharging referral program perk on Sept. 16 https://electrek.co/2018/09/12/tesla-referral-program-sept-16-100-charging-credit/
(05:20) Charging Pledge – Chargepoint says it will increase its charging stations from 54,000 spots in 2018 to 2.5 million by 2025. https://www.chargepoint.com/about/news/chargepoint-makes-landmark-commitment-future-mobility-pledge-25-million-places-charge/
(05:35) Solid Investment – Solid Power from Colorado says it’s on its way to a battery production facility, secures funding, has automakers on its side. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/solid-power-announces-20-million-in-series-a-funding-300708908.html
(05:52) Hubless – electric motorcycle with no hub https://electrek.co/2018/09/11/rmk-electric-motorcycle-without-hub/
(06:06) Pick me up – Atlis Motor Vehicles promises an all-electric pickup for 2020 https://cleantechnica.com/2018/09/09/atlis-motor-vehicle-sets-the-bar-for-the-fully-electric-truck/
(06:21) Like Shopping Carts? – https://www.dropbox.com/sh/mu98y1dz5ok7gch/AAAKzDo4sElIb2w0VWoPWWm6a?dl=0
(06:37)8,000 Reservations – Microlino says it already has 8,000 reservations for its electric bubble car. https://www.electrive.com/2018/09/13/8000-microlino-reservations-worth-e100-million/
(06:51) Recall alert: Volt and Bolt EV part of wider GM recall https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1118735_chevy-recalls-some-bolt-evs-volts-over-supplier-brake-issues
(07:07) Broken Autopilot – Some customers complain Tesla Autopilot broken after latest software update. https://jalopnik.com/tesla-autopilot-not-working-after-latest-over-the-air-u-1829018937
(07:22) DSAnnouncement? – DS Automobile unveils electric DS3 Crossback – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GusjPcte1LY (https://www.electrive.com/2018/09/13/psas-ds-3-crossback-technical-details-announced/)
(07:37) Ronald McPlugins – Dutch McDonalds will all get rapid charging stations from 2018 onwards – https://group.vattenfall.com/press-and-media/news–press-releases/newsroom/2018/mcdonalds-and-nuon-introduce-fast-charging-at-more-than-160-locations
(07:57) Stabilize and Drive! – BMW i3 study shows that EVs can really help stabilize the grid https://www.press.bmwgroup.com/global/article/detail/T0284872EN/bmw-i3-cars-help-stabilizing-the-electricity-grid-and-can-even-earn-their-owners-money
(08:25) Electrify LA! – Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator sets out a plan to make LA Electric. – https://www.fastcompany.com/90234541/l-a-is-making-a-massive-push-toward-zero-emissions-transportation
(08:47) Driverless and Electric – Volvo unveils the Vera autonomous concept truck – https://www.multivu.com/players/uk/8397251-volvo-trucks-future-transport-solutions/
(09:15) Another Air Taxi – British firm Vertical Aerospace enters flying taxi race – https://www.vertical-aerospace.com/about/
(09:42) Race Pedigree – IONIQ race car built with Kona EV parts – https://www.autoblog.com/2018/09/12/hyundai-ioniq-electric-track-car-201-horsepower/

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