Nissan Rapidgate, Tesla Cash Back, Emissions Cheating: TEN Episode 217

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

(00:46) Advertising Problems  – Nissan potentially about to get in trouble in the UK with Advertising standards authority over Rapidgate –
(01:40) Money Back  – Tesla asks its suppliers for money back on model 3 parts.
(02:24) Out of the Shadows  – Faraday Future Showcases its latest testing on the “Autobhan” (, earns temporary certificate of Occupancy
(03:06) Gearing Up  – Audi starts producing electric motors for E-Tron SUV –
(03:50) Factory Plans  – Daimler confirms its intent to retool two of its factories to build electric car battery packs, raising the total of battery facilities to eight.
(04:29) Fighting in the Comments  – Tesla fans and Tesla Shorts take the gloves off –  (video here:
(05:30) Mark the Date – Audi sets date for U.S. order book, reveal for Audi e-tron –
(06:03) Gasping for Fuel  – Hydrogen fuel shortage hits California –
(06:38) Take You To The Shops  – Waymo, Walmart, announce trial partnership in Arizona
(07:23) Dirty Tricks – Automakers caught inflating their emissions in Europe so they can meet future targets.
(08:19) Flying High – Terrafugia Transition set for 2019 launch, here’s what we can expect:
(08:52) Battery Recycling  – China starts pilot project to ensure used electric car batteries have a good second life.
(09:42)  Mass Production Goals  – Toyota announces its move to mass-production of FCVs
(10:26) What Drives Sales? New Study suggests that EV sales are influenced by the number of plug-in cars available, and infrastructure.
(11:39) Clever Competition – NIO offers remote charging, and Tesla owners can use it too! .
(12:28) Goodbye – Sergio Marchionne of Fiat, Ferrari, passes away

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