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AutoComplete: Self-driving taxis arrive in SingaporeThe Opel Ampera-e heads to Paris, and California's emissions regulations get tighter.
Today's Thursday, the 25th of August, and here's what's making news at Roadshow. It's shaping up to be self-driving palooza lately. On top of the recent Volvo Uber self-driving deal, US startup nuTonomy just launched autonomous taxi service in Singapore. It's just a trial, and like Uber the robo rides will be free. One of the vehicles they'll use will be the Mitsubishi i-MiEV so you can pretend you're on a golf vacation. The most anticipated electric car of the year will also soon be sold in Europe, the Opel Ampera-E will be the twin of the Chevy Bolt, with the same 200-mile range and virtually identical styling. It also carries on the family tradition of unnervingly Similar naming. The AMPERAe is to Ampera, as the Volt is to the Volt. And California's keeping its foot on the neck of polluters including cars. The governors about to sign a bill that will require the state pollutes the air a big 40% less Then it did in 1990 with a much bigger population and get to that goal by 2030. Some business leaders call it a job killer, Elon Musk not among them. Find more on these stories over at TheRoadShow.com. We'll talk to you tomorrow.