Phoenix is driving into the future. Joining the growing list of cities testing Google's autonomous car technology is the capital of Arizona, which on Thursday, became the fourth U.S. city to welcome a self-driving automobile to its streets.
Honda and Acura will each introduce a new crossover at the Beijing Auto Show. Honda's soft-roader will be a full-size model designed for China, while Acura's will be an entry-level model that might land on our shores.
American tuner Callaway will begin transforming the seventh-generation Corvette into a shooting brake later this year. The body panels added during the conversion are made out of carbon fiber in order to keep weight in check.
Volvo will launch an autonomous car experiment in China, putting self-driving cars in the hands of ordinary Chinese drivers. This coincides with public tests of the technology in Volvo's home country of Sweden.
Oak Ridge National Labs has demonstrated wireless charging for electric vehicles with 90 percent efficiency three times faster than home chargers. The next steps are higher power and charging while in motion.
Porsche spent two years giving a 1972 911 2.5 S/T a full restoration in order to bring it to better-than-new condition. One of just 24 examples built, the 911 took first in class during the 1972 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.