Toyota is killing off Scion and folding it into the Toyota brand after 13 years. Scion failed to build a visual brand identity or product personality. A brand targeted at young people in an era when those young people are buying fewer and fewer cars occupies an extremely narrow niche.
The benefits of a Ford-Google self-driving car partnership make perfect sense. Sources say Ford and Google will announce a partnership as early as Jan. 5 during the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
WalkCar from Cocoa Motors is a portable, personal transportation device launching in autumn 2015 on the crowd-funding website Kickstarter for $800 USD and shipping in spring 2016.