Eaton’s New eMobility Business

Earlier this year Eaton Corp. combined products, expertise and manufacturing capabilities from its Electrical and Vehicle groups to create a 1,200-employee business called eMobility.

London Maps Biking Infrastructure

August 12, 2019 at 2:09 PM

London has created a route planning and parking database for bicycle users covering nearly 1,300 miles of bike lanes in the city.

Bosch Touts 3D Digital Display for Drivers

August 12, 2019 at 12:17 PM

Robert Bosch GmbH has unveiled a 3D effect for digital displays in cars that the company says can convey information to drivers faster and more precisely.

BMW to Test Wireless Charging in California

August 09, 2019 at 4:01 PM

BMW AG is launching a wireless charging program in California for 200 buyers of the carmaker’s 2019-model 530e plug-in hybrid sedan.

Fisker Teases More EVs

August 09, 2019 at 3:15 PM

California-based electric vehicle maker Fisker Inc., which aims to launch its first model in two years, says two more vehicles are in the works.

IIHS Says Knee Airbags Aren't Effective

August 08, 2019 at 2:13 PM

Knee airbags, an increasing feature in new cars, have little effect in reducing injuries and may even increase the risk for occupants, says the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Subaru Extends Use of Facial Recognition Tech

August 08, 2019 at 10:36 AM

Subaru Corp. is expanding the availability of its DriverFocus facial recognition technology, which debuted last year on the Forester SUV, to more models.

Tesla Defends Safety Claims

August 08, 2019 at 9:11 AM

Tesla Inc. insists its Model 3 electric car is the safest vehicle ever tested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a statement challenged by the agency itself.

Lyft Hikes Outlook as Revenue Jumps

August 08, 2019 at 2:33 AM

Ride-hailing service Lyft Inc. predicts more revenue and narrower losses for 2019.

Study: Adaptive Cruise Control Can Cut Fuel Usage by 7%

August 07, 2019 at 6:00 PM

The use of adaptive cruise control (ACC) can reduce fuel consumption by as much as 7%, according to a new study.

Toyota Readies Next-Gen ADAS Tech

August 07, 2019 at 9:53 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. is introducing an updated version of its advanced driver-assist Safety Sense technology in its 2020 models this year.

VW Adds Connectivity, Safety Tech to U.S. Lineup

August 07, 2019 at 7:43 AM

Volkswagen AG says its 2020-model lineup in the U.S. will include more standard safety features, wi-fi and a new telematics system.

Kodiak Begins Freight Deliveries with Robo-Trucks

August 06, 2019 at 3:53 PM

California-based startup Kodiak Robotics Inc. has begun making commercial freight deliveries in Texas with semi-autonomous highway trucks.