AutoComplete: Tesla's P100D becomes the longest-range zero-emissions car availableLyft's co-founder thinks car ownership will die by 2025, and Audi will reportedly suspend its R&D chief over Dieselgate.
Today is the 19th of September, 2016 and here's what's making the news on Road Show. Thanks to the model S P 100D, Tesla has yet another feather to put into its cap. The latest variant of its electric sedan received an EPA estimated range of 315 miles, giving it the longest range of any zero emissions car available. The Tesla dethroned Toyota's hydrogen Mirai, which previously held the record with a 312 mile range. Now three miles may not seem like much but winning is winning no matter the margin. Owning a car can be a pain, especially in a major city. Thankfully the economists cars and the sharing economy hope to help out in that regard. In a post on media Lyft cofounder John Zimmer believes that car ownership will die off by the year 2025 As better, less expensive options become available. Of course, Zimmer believes Lyft will play a large part in this sea of change, but nevertheless we're looking at a very different landscape once autonomy enters mainstream. Audi will reportedly suspend it's head of R and D Stefan Nirsh based on his involvement with Diesel-gate Not only did the former head of engine development know about the unreported software in the automaker's three liter engines, he reportedly lied under oath. it must be nice working for Audi where perjury and corporate malfeasance result in a simple suspension. For more on these stories, check out the roadshow.com, and we'll talk to you tomorrow.