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.

Report: 25% of U.S. Travel Could be in Driverless EVs by 2030

April 10, 2017 at 2:25 AM

Shared electric cars that drive themselves are likely to handle at least 25% of all passenger vehicle travel in the U.S.—about 900 billion miles per year—by 2030, predicts the Boston Consulting Group.

PSA to Debut Self-Parking System in DS Crossover

April 10, 2017 at 12:00 AM

PSA Group says it will introduce a self-parking feature next year in its upcoming DS 7 Crossback crossover vehicle.

VW Partners with Beijing Tech Company on AI for Cars

April 06, 2017 at 1:58 PM

Volkswagen AG and Beijing-based startup Mobvoi have formed a joint venture to develop artificial intelligence for next-generation VW vehicles.

Ford to Expand Electrified Model Lineup in China

April 06, 2017 at 12:45 PM

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.

Conti Aims to Make Sense of Changing Road Conditions

April 04, 2017 at 4:25 PM

Continental AG is developing a system that can quickly assess road precipitation and alter a vehicle’s driving dynamics accordingly.

Tech Watch/April 2017

By: Scott Anderson - April 04, 2017 at 3:28 PM

What is Transportation Planning?

By: Dan Sturges - April 04, 2017 at 2:47 PM

Daimler, Bosch Partner on Autonomous Vehicle Systems

April 04, 2017 at 10:09 AM

Daimler AG and Bosch GmbH have formed a development alliance that aims to create a production-ready system for driverless, fully autonomous vehicles by early next decade.

Study Ranks Ford and GM as Autonomous Vehicle Leaders

April 03, 2017 at 3:17 PM

Navigant Consulting Inc.’s latest autonomous vehicle report says Ford and General Motors are leading the way when it comes to developing and deploying automated vehicle technologies.

Kia Affirms 2020 Fuel Cell Target

April 03, 2017 at 8:33 AM

Kia Motors Corp. is on track to launch its first fuel cell vehicle by 2020.

Pedestrian Fatalities Continue to Climb in U.S.

March 30, 2017 at 4:57 PM

Pedestrian deaths on U.S. roads increased 11% in the first half of 2016 to 2,660, according to a report by the Governors Highway Safety Assn. (GHSA).

Poll: Self-Driving Cars Could Curb Distracted Driving

March 28, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Three in five U.S. drivers believe self-driving cars could eliminate distracted driving, according to an online Harris Poll commissioned by Erie Insurance Inc.