San Jose, Calif.—The Western Automotive Journalists hosted its fifth annual Future Cars Future Technology symposium, Oct. 17, at Club Auto Sport in San Jose.
Mitsubishi was on hand with test drives of its 2014 Outlander, equipped with the latest driver aids including adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, and forward collision mitigation.
Ford, Chevrolet, and Chrysler provided their latest Focus Electric, Spark EV, and the Fiat 500e, respectively, for the gathered media to drive. VW presented its e-Golf prototype and a 2014 Passat TDI running on renewable SolaDiesel.
The event also included a pair of panel discussions, the first of which was “Balancing Safety and...