Auto update: electric, self-driving, and VW

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Guests: Dan Neil, Erza Dyer

Automakers had a great year in 2015. Strong sales were fueled by low gas prices and low interest rates.  But how will 2016 be for the industry?  So far this year SUVs and pickup trucks are driving sales.  Today on Radio Times, we take a look at the latest automotive trends  — including electric cars — the Chevy Bolt has been getting a lot of buzz as the first mass-marketed electric vehicle.  Also, we’ll get an update on self-driving cars and find out when we can really take our hands off the wheel.  And, we’ll check in on the Volkswagen emissions scandal.  Marty’s guests are DAN NEIL, automotive columnist for The Wall Street Journal and EZRA DYER, automotive editor for Popular Mechanics.

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