Volkswagen's Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant just completed the first test body for a new midsize SUV that will carry the company's hopes and dreams for the U.S. market. Production will start later this year.
Toyota believes magnesium could be a viable alternative to the lithium-ion battery chemistry that's currently used in everything from phones to hybrid and electric cars. But the technology isn't ready for prime time.
Jaguar isn't giving up on station wagons quite yet. The company is believed to be developing a second-generation XF Sporbrake, but it has announced that its entry-level XE sedan won't spawn a station wagon.
Land Rover, the iconic car manufacturer, has decided it needs to give fans of its vehicles the chance to own a Land Rover smartphone as well. A new deal will see the first Land Rover phone launch early next year.
There may be a new way to stop drivers from their distraction. A new app from Romex employs a smartphone's GPS system to detect the speed at which it's moving, and if it's faster than 4 miles per hour, it locks the device.
A California enthusiast has resurrected a fire-damaged Ferrari 308 with an all-electric drivetrain. The EV is more powerful than a stock 308 -- it's maintenance-free, and it weighs just 150 pounds more.