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.

2018 Mercedes S-Class Steers Closer to Full Autonomy

April 11, 2017

Daimler AG is updating its flagship S-Class sedan with more advanced sensors and mapping technology, which the carmaker expects to provide a “major step” toward fully autonomous driving.

Renesas Refocuses on Tech for Self-Driving Cars

April 11, 2017

Tokyo-based Renesas Electronics Corp., the chipmaker nearly driven out of business by the country’s earthquake and tsunami in 2011, is pinning its future on supplying carmakers with chips to run their autonomous-driving systems, The Nikkei reports.

Ford Envisions a Future

April 11, 2017

The World Trade Center Transportation Hub was developed by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey as a massive complex for trains and subways going in and out of New York.

Mahindra, SsangYong to Co-Develop EV Platform

April 11, 2017

India’s Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and its South Korean SsangYong Motor Co. affiliate say they are jointly developing a platform to carry electric SUVs that will be marketed by both brands in 2020.

It’s Time to Walk the Walk on Pedestrian Safety

April 11, 2017

While autonomous vehicles and other emerging technologies are transforming daily commutes and personal mobility, there also has been a resurgence in self-transport via good old foot power. And walking is expected to become increasingly popular and essential as part of the overall urbanization, healthy lifestyle and multi-modal transportation trends.

Cadillac to Debut Self-Driving System This Year

April 10, 2017

General Motors Co.’s Cadillac unit will introduce Super Cruise, a self-driving system for highway use, in its 2018 model CT6 luxury sedan this autumn, confirming reports from last November.

Ford to Expand Electrified Model Lineup in China

April 06, 2017

Ford Motor Co. says it will add a plug-in hybrid car and all-electric SUV/crossover vehicle in China as it strives to electrify 70% of the Ford-brand model lines it sells there within eight years.