AutoComplete: Hyundai builds a record-setting hybrid, GM's Maven teams up with UberMercedes-Benz whips up another AMG SUV.
Today's Wednesday. November 2nd and here's what making news on roadshow. Hyundai has just slip his fourth coming eco car into the record books. It's not on sale here yet but the careen automaker has already taken specially prepared version of it's Ioniq Prius Fighter to the Bonneville Salt Flats where it ripped off a nearly 158 mile an hour world record run. for Production-based Hybrid Vehicles. Note the word base. In addition to extra safety gear, the Ionic was equipped with special power trained software and nitrous oxide injections. We're not sure what the point of all these is but it looks like fun. GM's Maven is teaming up with Uber but the [UNKNOWN] Auto Maker's Car [UNKNOWN] sharing service is developing leasing programs to provide Uber driver With affordable vehicles on a per week basis. The deal, which includes Chevy's Cruze, Malibu, and Trax, kicks off with a 90 day trial run in San Francisco. Leases start at a non insubstantial $139 per week but they include insurance. Mercedes Benz is adding yet another AMG to its model lineup and it's a big one. The Mercedes AMG GLE43, a model formerly known as the GLE400, was once known as part of the ML class. Confused yet? Here's what you need to know. This mid-sized crossover SUV has a twin turbo 3-liter V6, good for 362 horsepower. Plus bigger brakes and a re-tuned suspension Along with a really nice interior. Expect to see it at your local three-pointed star showroom early next year. Find more on these stories over at theroadshow.com. We'll talk to you tomorrow.