AutoComplete: Lime is going in on four wheels in Seattle
Here is what's making news on Road Show.
Scooter company Lime is looking at expanding its operations to Seattle, but the catch is that Seattle has been [UNKNOWN] scooters from its streets.
So now Lime is looking at bringing people app-based on demand four wheeled vehicle rentals, and weirdly, it might start with the Renault Twizy.
What the heck is a Twizy, you might ask?
Well, we'll show you.
Watch, you guys are so good you don't have the power to go.
I'm just gently pressing the throttle.
[LAUGH] That's the best thing ever.
Hyundai and Kia want to put solar panels on the roof of your car.
The best part is that they might start integrating this tech as early as next year, so pretty soon you could be charging your PHEV's battery while you're parked and buying groceries or seeing a movie.
Eventually, they'll bring this tech to their purely electric vehicles, but that's a ways down the road.
Even massive car companies have to be careful about their bottom lines, and that's why we're seeing an increase in platform sharing between manufacturers.
The latest potential partnership to pop up on the world's radar is a possible platform sharing exercise between Volkswagen, with its MEB EV architecture, and Ford.
Nothing is confirmed, but the two companies do have a memorandum of understanding.
The Volkswagen CEO has been talking about partnerships.
Find more on these stories over at theroadshow.com.
We'll talk to you tomorrow.