It was October 4, 2004 that Scaled Composites won the Ansari XPrize. 10 years later, what started as one man's quest to get to space has evolved into an international organization for global good.
Desperate to keep weight to a minimum, Mini's turned to carbon fibre, aluminium and the bog-standard bits of mushed up tree you'd normally find in a child's notebook.
BMW's set to right the lardy wrongs of the current new Mini with the Mini Rocketman -- a concept car that stays true(ish) to the 1959 original's petite exterior dimensions.
Mini announced its Clubvan concept for the upcoming Geneva auto show, but this new vehicle is merely a Clubman turned into a panel van.
Automotive News previews which new cars will launch at the 2011 Geneva auto show.