Wireless EV Charging Goes Mainstream

Wireless charging will debut as an option in some electric cars in 2018, says Chris Borroni-Bird, vice president of strategic development at Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a company that has helped pioneer the technology.

Flying Taxi Startup Lands More Investors

September 07, 2017 at 4:22 PM

Lilium GmbH, a flying taxi startup, has raised $90 million in its second round of funding.

Why Microsimulation Matters

By: Dan Sturges - September 06, 2017 at 4:24 PM

Fourteen years ago, I had just concluded my consulting stint with Segway (the original company) when I had been working on urban mobility solutions for them.

Daimler Vans Partners with Via Transport on Euro Ride-Sharing Venture

September 05, 2017 at 9:12 AM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz Vans unit is forming a joint venture in Amsterdam with Via Transportation Inc. to expand the New York City-based ride-hailing startup company’s services to Europe.

JLR and Owning the Steering Wheel

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 04, 2017 at 10:03 AM

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) posits that in the future people will be calling on various vehicles to take them where they need to go.

Zoox Self-Driving-Car Startup Gains 17 Ex-Apple Auto Engineers

August 31, 2017 at 1:30 AM

Some 17 automotive engineers at Apple Inc. have joined autonomous car startup Zoox Inc., sources tell Bloomberg News.

China May Delay EV Sales Quotas

August 30, 2017 at 3:46 PM

China’s central government is likely to finalize sales targets for electric cars within days, but it also appears likely to delay its original timetable.

Ford Self-Driving Strategy May Include Big Trucks

August 30, 2017 at 3:41 PM

Ford Motor Co. is evaluating a variety of applications for emerging automated vehicle technologies, including light- and medium-duty commercial trucks.

Toyota Invests in SE Asia’s Grab Ride-Hailing Service

August 30, 2017 at 1:56 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. has joined a $2.5 billion financing round by GrabTaxi Holdings Pte Ltd., a Singapore-based ride-hailing startup.

Automated “Super Cruise” to be Standard on Top Caddy CT6

August 29, 2017 at 11:42 AM

General Motors Co. will introduce its new Super Cruise self-driving technology as standard equipment this autumn on the top trim line of the Cadillac CT6 luxury sedan

Ford, Domino’s Test Autonomous Pizza Delivery

August 29, 2017 at 10:42 AM

Ford Motor Co. and Domino's Pizza Inc. plan to begin testing customer reactions to pizza deliveries made with a self-driving car over the next two months in Ann Arbor, Mich.

U.K. to Test Automated Truck Platooning

August 29, 2017 at 12:43 AM

The U.K. is funding an £8 million ($10 million) test of automated truck platooning on public roads by the end of 2018, Reuters reports.

Uber Names Expedia Chief to Be Its CEO

August 28, 2017 at 4:18 PM

Uber Technologies Inc. has hired Dara Khosrowshahi, currently CEO of Expedia Inc.—best-known for its online travel booking service—as its chief.