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.

GM Demos Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communications

June 01, 2017 at 7:30 AM

General Motors Co. is using several 2017 model Cadillac CTS sedans to test vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications near the company’s tech center in Warren, Mich.

Google Expands Waze Ride-Share Service in California

June 01, 2017 at 6:10 AM

Alphabet Inc.’s Google unit is expanding its Waze ride-sharing service to Los Angeles and other parts of California.

Toyota Debuts Open-Source Software in Camry Infotainment System

May 31, 2017 at 5:11 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. says the infotainment system in U.S. versions of its redesigned Camry sedan will be powered by open-source Linux software.

Conti Signs Strategic Agreements for Mobility, EVs

May 31, 2017 at 3:44 PM

Germany’s Continental AG and China internet giant Baidu Inc. have signed a strategic agreement to collaborate on automated driving, connected vehicles and advanced mobility services.

Automated Bimmer EV Targets 300-Mile Range

May 31, 2017 at 10:35 AM

BMW AG says its upcoming iNext electric car will have a 500-km (310-mile) driving range and a so-called “3.5 level” of autonomy when it bows in 2021.

Mazda Debuts Japan's New Fuel Economy Rating

May 30, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Mazda Motor Corp.’s CX-3 small crossover vehicle will be Japan’s first model to receive a new government fuel economy rating intended to reflect more realistic expectations, The Nikkei reports.

Uber Fires Levandowski Over Waymo Lawsuit

May 30, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Rider-share provider Uber Technologies Inc. has fired Anthony Levandowski, who headed its autonomous vehicle program until stepping aside in April.

Making V2V Communication Secure

May 28, 2017 at 1:49 PM

How can we ensure data security when cars begin to communicate with each other?

California Complains about VW’s Remedial EV Charging Plan

May 26, 2017 at 3:43 PM

Volkswagen AG’s $2 billion program to promote electric vehicles and build charging stations for them doesn’t pay enough attention to doing so in poorer communities, the California Air Resources Board complaints.

Uber’s Marakby Returns to Ford

May 25, 2017 at 4:51 PM

Former Ford Motor Co. executive Sherif Marakby, who left last year to head global vehicle programs for Uber Technologies Inc., is coming back.

Faraday Future Looks for $1 Billion in Outside Funding

May 25, 2017 at 3:34 PM

California-based Faraday Future Inc. aims to raise $1 billion to keep its plans on track to launch electric-car production in Nevada in 2019, a source tells Bloomberg News.

Study Forecasts $13 Billion Lidar Market by 2027

May 25, 2017 at 11:24 AM

Global sales of lidar (light detection and ranging) sensors for autonomous vehicle technologies will grow to $13 billion by 2027, predicts a report by ABI Research.