Redefining Urban Mobility

A new EY report, Urban Mobility Redefined, finds the lines blurring among such shared transportation alternatives as car-sharing, ride-sharing and other non-traditional modes of personal transportation.

VW Launches Cyber Security Company

September 14, 2016

Volkswagen AG and the former executives from Israel’s intelligence agency have formed a company that will develop cyber security systems for next-generation connected cars and mobile services.

Google Asks Michigan to Broaden Self-Driving-Car Law

September 14, 2016

Google Inc. wants the Michigan legislature to widen the definition of eligible companies in a proposed law designed to establish the state as a hub for autonomous vehicle research, the Detroit Free Press reports.

Audi Bolsters Links with Three Chinese Tech Giants

September 12, 2016

On Sunday Audi AG signed memorandums of understanding with China’s biggest tech leaders to help accelerate development of self-driving car technologies and advanced mobility services in the market.

Tesla to Boost Radar Sensing for its Autopilot Feature

September 12, 2016

Tesla Motors Inc. says it will revise the way its Autopilot self-driving feature detects objects, adjusting it to analyze input from both radar and cameras rather than relying almost entirely on cameras alone, says CEO Elon Musk.

Karma Revero Plug-In Gets Fast Charger

September 09, 2016

Karma Automotive LLC’s new Revero plug-in hybrid sedan will include a DC fast-charging system that can replenish 80% of the car’s lithium-ion battery capacity within 24 minutes.

Ford Partners with Three Mobility Startups

September 08, 2016

Ford Motor Co. has formed alliances with a trio of startups that are developing advanced mobility services for connected and shared-ride vehicles.