AutoComplete for July 18, 2016: Big trucks, future buses and a Dieselgate that just won't quitThe F-Series Super Duty really can haul, the future of the humble bus right might be here and VW just can't get away from Dieselgate.
Today is the 18th of July 2016, and here's what's making the news on Road Show. If you're wondering how much the 2017 Ford F Series Super Duty can haul, the answer is a whole boatload, and then some. According to the auto maker, the new Super Duty can tote 32,500 pounds via gooseneck, 27,500 pounds via fifth-wheel, and 21,000 pounds via conventional towing. The max pay load is a whopping 7,630 lbs. And it's power stroke diesel V8 puts out an earth warping 925 lb feet of torque. Need to tow a small planet? Well you're all set. If Mercedes has it's way you are looking at the future of the city bus. The Mercedes-Benz future bus is a concept that [UNKNOWN] the new age of public transportation. At the center of it all is city pilot, a system that uses nearly a dozen cameras, radar, and GPS to navigate the city autonomously. It can even read street lights and obstacles, navigating both like any other driver. Volkswagen's $15 billion dieselgate settlement may have covered owners, but what about all those dealers tasked with selling cars that they can't actually sell? According to the Wall Street Journal, Volkswagen hopes to finalize a plan for compensating its dealers within a month. There are no details just yet, but this could count as yet another finished chapter in a book that Volkswagen would much rather forget. Find more on these stories and more over on the Roadshow.com and we'll talk to you tomorrow.