Hitchbot, the hitchhiking robot, won't be arriving in San Francisco as planned at the end of its cross-country journey. The machine was vandalized and destroyed in Philadelphia just a couple weeks after beginning the trip.
The Youxia X is an offbeat Chinese car that looks a lot like a Tesla Model S. While the styling is very similar between the two electric sedans, the Youxia takes liberal inspiration from KITT and Knight Rider.
GM now has a patent for a cloud-based system to transfer personalization settings between vehicles, including the seating position, audio presets, contacts, and much more. The automaker sees useful applications for car sharing services and rental companies.