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.

VW Unveils Cedric Self-Driving Pod

March 06, 2017 at 5:30 PM

Sedric, Volkswagen AG’s first concept built specifically for fully automated driving, is designed to provide automated transportation for users who don’t own their own vehicles.

On Mobility: Still Searching for Buried Treasure

By: Dan Sturges - March 06, 2017 at 3:00 PM

China May Lower “New-Energy” Car Production Goals

March 06, 2017 at 12:30 AM

China, pondering feedback from carmakers, says it may either reduce or delay programs intended to bolster the country’s output of electric and plug-in hybrid cars, Bloomberg News reports.

GM’s Maven Launches Monthly Reserve Program

March 03, 2017 at 5:12 PM

General Motors Co.’s Maven mobility unit is introducing a service that allows users to pay a monthly fee to reserve select vehicles for 28 days.

European Groups Partner on Next-Gen Communication Systems

March 03, 2017 at 9:07 AM

Munich-based 5G Automotive Association e.V. (5GAA) and the European Automotive Telecom Alliance (EATA) have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate and develop standards related to connected and autonomous vehicle communication systems in Europe.

Beijing Converting to Electric Taxis

March 02, 2017 at 1:39 PM

To help curb its air pollution problems, Beijing plans to convert the city’s entire taxi fleet to all-electric models over the next decade as vehicles are added and replaced.

GM to Offer Low-Cost In-Vehicle Wi-Fi

March 02, 2017 at 11:18 AM

On Friday General Motors Co. will introduce an unlimited wi-fi data plan for $20 per month on vehicles in the U.S. that are equipped with the company's OnStar 4G LTE wi-fi hotspot.

ChargePoint to Expand EV Charging Network in Europe

March 02, 2017 at 10:13 AM

ChargePoint Inc. says it is poised to enter the European market with its charging stations for electric vehicles after securing an initial $82 million for the purpose.

Panasonic Supplies Solar Roof Panel for Prius

March 01, 2017 at 11:38 AM

Panasonic Corp. says it is supplying the photovoltaic solar roof array for Toyota Motor Corp.’s Prius PHV plug-in hybrid sedan in Japan.

Waze Joins Open-Source Car App Consortium

March 01, 2017 at 8:58 AM

Google Inc. Waze Mobile unit is joining the new SmartDeviceLink (SDL) consortium, which was formed earlier this year to create and manage open-source software for in-vehicle smartphone apps.

2018 Volvo XC60 Adds Automated Steering

February 28, 2017 at 10:59 AM

Volvo Car Corp. is launching three new advanced driver assistance systems on the redesigned XC60 midsize crossover vehicle that will provide steering assistance as needed to help drivers avoid potential accidents.

Renault-Nissan Alliance, Transdev Partner on Autonomous Driving System

February 27, 2017 at 3:04 PM

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and French transport consultancy Transdev have agreed to co-develop mobility services featuring driverless vehicles.