FAST ‘N’ CURIOUS
Honda forecasts electric cars will account for two-thirds of all new deliveries by 2030. But it won’t be an entirely plug-in future in the Honda world, as company president Takahiro Hachigo predicts the majority will rely on some form of hybrid driveline.
GET YOUR HAND OFF!
Mobile phone use in cars is a growing safety focus — new Queensland university research finds more than half of respondents believe they won’t be caught holding their phone in a car. In a recent one-hour blitz in one suburb in Victoria, nearly half the drivers checked were not going hands-free.
Microsoft beat Porsche to the punch with the German maker’s new sports car star, the 911 GT2 RS. Porsche wasn’t revealing the 500kW monster until the end of the month but it was rolled out this week at the Electronics Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles as the hero car in the Forza Motorsport 7 game.