Tesla Names a New Chair to Replace Elon Musk
Nov 8, 2018

Tesla Names a New Chair to Replace Elon Musk

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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service... Electric car maker Tesla has named an Australian businesswoman as its new chair, replacing Elon Musk. We’ll find out who she is and why she’s been chosen for the role. In Britain, the push for cleaner energy has taken a knock as Japanese conglomerate, Toshiba, pulls out of plans to build a nuclear plant in the country. And how do we know how much oil Iran is exporting under sanctions? We speak to the founder of a company that tracks oil tankers. This show is sponsored by Forex.

Correction (Nov. 8, 2018): A previous audio version of this newscast incorrectly described sexual orientation and gender identity. We apologize for the error.  The audio has been corrected.  

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Using satellites to track Iran's oil shipments under sanctions

Nov 9, 2018
We talked to one of a handful of companies monitoring oil tankers with satellite imagery.
A picture taken on March 12, 2017, shows an Iranian tanker and a South Korean (R) tanker docking at the platform of the oil facility in the Khark Island, on the shore of the Gulf.
ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images

(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service… Electric car maker Tesla has named an Australian businesswoman as its new chair, replacing Elon Musk. We’ll find out who she is and why she’s been chosen for the role. In Britain, the push for cleaner energy has taken a knock as Japanese conglomerate, Toshiba, pulls out of plans to build a nuclear plant in the country. And how do we know how much oil Iran is exporting under sanctions? We speak to the founder of a company that tracks oil tankers. This show is sponsored by Forex.

Correction (Nov. 8, 2018): A previous audio version of this newscast incorrectly described sexual orientation and gender identity. We apologize for the error.  The audio has been corrected.  

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC