AutoComplete: Some Audi R8s are being recalled due to fire risk
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Here's what's making news on Road Show. The thing about supercars is that they're designed to push the limits of performance, and sometimes that backfires, which can lead the cars to break or, in some cases, burn to the ground. The latter is now a concern for owners of 2017 and 2018 Audi R8 models, which have a problem with their gearbox vent hoses that can leak. Audi has a fix for the hose and will start its recall at the end of this month. Mercedes Benz is expected to give us a new S-Class in 2020, and word around the campfire is that it'll come with an advanced suite of ADAS systems capable of level three autonomy. That's all well and good but the odds of it making it to the U.S. with that tech intact isn't great if Audi's recent experience with America's self driving car laws and its traffic jam pilot tech are anything to go by. We've been all googly eyed and slack jawed over the Polestar 1 for a while now as we're sure many of you have been. But when it comes time to put your money down on one, you won't go to a Volvo dealer to do it. Polestar cars will be offered exclusively online and physical locations called finger quotes "spaces". The first of these "spaces" is going to open in Norway. Why Norway? Well, they can't seem to get enough of electric cars and they're buying them up like crazy. Find more on these stories over at the road show dot com. We'll talk to you tomorrow.

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