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.

NuTonomy Adds Peugeot Cars to Self-Driving Car Test Fleet

May 03, 2017 at 1:39 AM

Autonomous car startup nuTonomy Inc. tells Bloomberg News it will partner with PSA Group to equip several Peugeot 3008 crossover vehicles for self-driving tests in Singapore this autumn.

Verizon Invests in Self-Driving-Car Software Startup

May 02, 2017 at 9:49 AM

Telecommunications giant Verizon Communications Inc. has invested an unspecified amount in Renovo Motors Inc., a California startup that’s developing software for self-driving vehicles.

Former Ferrari Racing Exec Joins Autonomous Vehicle Startup

May 01, 2017 at 10:14 AM

Menlo Park, Calif-based autonomous vehicle startup Zoox Inc. has hired Corrado Lanzone, the former operations director of Ferrari SpA's racing division, as vice president of manufacturing operations.

Canadian Team Repeats as Eco-Marathon Champs

May 01, 2017 at 9:48 AM

Canada’s Universite Laval of Quebec won the annual Shell Eco-marathon Americas competition over the weekend in Detroit with a rating of 2,731 mpg for its gasoline-powered prototype vehicle.

Japan Tests Driverless Package Deliveries

May 01, 2017 at 1:08 AM

Japan’s Yamato Transport Co. Ltd. has launched a one-year test using a trio of self-driving minivans to deliver parcels to customers at the time and location of their choice, The Nikkei reports.

Self-Driving Apple Lexus Snapped

April 28, 2017 at 2:24 PM

Apple Inc. has begun tests in California of its autonomous vehicle technology in a specially equipped Lexus RX450h SUV.

Siemens Buys Route Planning Company

April 28, 2017 at 11:30 AM

Siemens AG has agreed to acquire HaCon Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, a Hanover, Germany-based software company that provides route planning, scheduling and information systems services for public transportation, mobility and logistics applications.

Ford Touts European Speed-Limit Tech

April 28, 2017 at 10:51 AM

Ford Motor Co. says its optional “intelligent speed limiter” technology was specified on about two-thirds of the vehicles it was offered on in Europe last year.

SiriusXM Buys Connected-Car Service Provider

April 27, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Satellite-based radio service Sirius XM Holdings Inc. has acquired Automatic Labs Inc., a San Francisco-based provider of connected-vehicle services.

Detroit Auto Show Opens Mobility Showcase to Public

April 27, 2017 at 9:39 AM

The Detroit auto show will open its Automobili-D exhibit of advanced mobility options to the public next year.

Study Shows Americans Interested in Buying EVs, Hybrids

April 26, 2017 at 3:16 PM

One-third of Americans would consider buying a hybrid-electric car, and 15% would consider a full EV for their next vehicle, according to a new AAA survey.

Michigan Approves More Funding for Autonomous Vehicle Test Center

April 26, 2017 at 9:51 AM

The Michigan Strategic Fund has approved another $15 million in funding for the American Center for Mobility (ACM) to build an autonomous vehicle testing complex in Ypsilanti Township, Mich.