An Australian company says it's producing the world's first carbon-fiber wheels. The lighter and stronger carbon-fiber wheels should improve handling, acceleration, and fuel mileage – although they're an expensive upgrade.
Europe's biggest crisis in the postwar era is not just about the economy. It's about a search for identity – and a rationale for staying unified.
Protests rocked Iran Wednesday as the value of the country's currency continued its free fall. Uncertainty in the region has meant an up and down week for oil prices.
Driven by the euro crisis, 11 European nations led by Germany propose a tighter union with more democracy. As a new model of governance and shared sovereignty, it would be one of old virtues designed for tougher global competition.
President Obama did not deliver the kind of 'Yes we can' speech last night that wowed Germans four years ago. But most Germans are still eager to cheer for him ahead of November elections.