AutoComplete: Volkswagen unveils the all-American Atlas crossoverGeorge Hotz cancels Comma One in the US, and Faraday Future teases its first electric passenger car.
Today is Friday, October 28th and here's what's making news on Roadshow. Volkswagen's 2018 Atlas is an all American affair. VW's long waited desperately needed three row crossover is built in the US for the US. It won't even be sold in Europe. Packing four to six cylinders, it can be loaded up with all the tech you could want whether it's safety systems like autonomous emergency breaking, or creature comforts like Apple carplay and Android auto. It makes its public debut at the LA show, In November. George Hotz is taking his toys and going to China. After receiving a request to supply Federal regulators with answers regarding the safety of his company's Comma One product, the enigmatic Hotz responded by cancelling the tax availability in the US, in a flurry of tweets. It appears Washington wants to insure that Comma One, which promises add-on semi-autonomous driving tech for just $1000, Is a safe product so it sent comma a formal inquiry. Cancelling over fifteen questions isn't exactly inspiring stuff but this man not be over yet. Faraday future finally announced that it will revel it's passenger car at CES in January. Ahead of that unveil the electric startup revealed a teaser video for it's electric car touting silent electric drive train. And from what little of the car itself it seems to be a crossover or hatch back. There's a car under all that cladding but we'll have to wait until January to see the full monty. Find more on these stories over at theroadshow.com and we'll talk to you tomorrow.