FAST ‘N’ CURIOUS
Volkswagen claims to be the first maker to use quantum computers, which are many times faster than a supercomputer. Typically used by the scientific community, government institutes and the aviation industry, the technology is being used to develop a smart mobility program for VW in a joint project with IT group D-Wave International.
PINK OUT IN FORCE
A pink car will take to the grid for the Australian Grand Prix next week. It’s not a promotion for the McGrath Foundation but it carries the corporate colours of a new major sponsor — water technology company BWT — for the Force India team.
HUGH’S A STARTER
Hugh Jackman is set to become Enzo Ferrari in a big-screen epic on the life of the Italian car maker and race team boss. US sources report the project has finally got the green light and the movie version of Il Commendatore will be on screen next year.