This week Paul joins Tony, Russell & Danny on the slow road to hell that is the 2016 Prius reveal. It’s so slow that we might have an autonomous Google car in production first. Or a Porsche Tesla Model S competitor. Or an Audi e-tron Tesla Model S competitor. Or a Hyundai Prius-fighter.
Or maybe not. Listen in for thoughts on those cars announced at Frankfurt and more from the 2016 Prius reveal in this week’s What Drives Us.
Two minutes news links:
Portland airport installs 42 EV chargers
Tesla industrial batteries to help reduce power costs to Escondido high schools
Sexy Tesla charging robot arm
Tesla says, “we didn’t mean ‘unlimited'”
Where does your energy come from visualizations
my 2M, University of Waterloo students create autonomous vehicle for campus use
This week in the news…
Mea culpa culpa culpa grande with a nice slice of humble pie…maybe
WSJ says Apple’s CarPlay is on the right track
Leaf 2.0 more miles
We’re seeing more and more of the Model X
Fourth generation Prius makes it’s debut on 9/8 and we’ll be there
Patrick Connor, Paul Guzyk and Russell Frost spend the entire talking to Intel’s Senior Product Manager, Transportation Solutions, Ryan Tabrah. It’s an incredible show with lots of great talk about the future of cars from infotainment systems to autonomous driving.