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AutoComplete: Smart will only sell EVs starting later this yearMitsubishi makes Eclipse SUV name official, and Aston Martin to debut hypercar in Toronto.
Here's what making news on RoadShow. After years of slow sales in the microcar segment, Smart is poised to stop offering gas engine models here in the US. When the 2018 model year begins, Smart's ForTwo Electric Drive will be its only model marketed in the US and Canada. Gas-powered ForTwo production for North America ends in April. And the cars will remain on sale until every last one is sold. Given how unloved they've been, that might be a very long time indeed. It's official Mitsubishi's next crossover will be called Eclipse. The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, a name sure to wrinkle the brows of enthusiasts will be unveiled at the Geneva motor show next month and it'll likely arrive in the US bearing the same name. It's meant to slow in between the Outlander and Outlander Sport. [MUSIC] Drive train configurations and availability dates remain unknown. But we expect to learn more when we truck out to Switzerland. Aston Martin and Red Bull have teamed up to build a hyper car, and it'll be shown in North America for the first time in Canada? The AMRB double 01 will make it's global auto show debut later this month at Toronto's Canadian International Auto Show. Deliveries dont' start until 20 18, but is sounds very promising. A Motor Sports inspired carbon fiber chassis, loads of down force, and a proper V12 mounted [UNKNOWN]? Sign us up. Find more on these stories over at the Road Show dot com, and we'll talk to you tomorrow.