AutoComplete: 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 makes its way to dealersPlus: Chargie wants to rent out your EV charger, and Elio Motors could really use some cash.
Here's what's making news on Road Show. If you've been eagerly anticipating picking up Chevy's new Colorado ZR2, your wait is almost over. The first batch of these mid-size off-road juggernauts have left GM's Missouri plant and they're headed to dealers now. Need a refresher? This bruiser sports trick Multimatic dampers, skid plates, plus a bumper with improved ground clearance. Basically everything you need to tackle the trail. You'll have to pony up some serious scratch though. ZR2s start at over $40000. Chargie helps to rent out your personal EV charger much like someone might rent an apartment on AirBNB. UK drivers can find local chargers, using Chargie's app and for just a few pounds Their cars can suck down some juice if they're not near a public charger. This could be a huge boom for drivers in areas where EV infrastructure isn't fully fleshed out yet. Sadly, it's only available in Britain for now. Elio Motors and it's three wheel trike, may be in dire straights. The hopeful auto maker says it needs $376 million to begin production of it's 84 mile per gallon machine. With about one sixth of that total needed for supplier agreements. Unfortunately Elio has just $120,000 in the bank and it has a total debt of $141 million. To help keep cost down it's furrowed a lot of its manufacturing staff, which it hopes to reverse after raising additional capital. Production was originally slated to begin back in 2015, but now it's pegged for around 2018 or so. [MUSIC] Find more on these stories over at the Roadshow.com. We'll talk to you tomorrow. [MUSIC]