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.

Hyundai Mobis, KT Test 5G Tech

January 18, 2019 at 11:01 AM

Hyundai Mobis Co. is partnering with KT Corp. to develop and test 5G cellular-based vehicle-to-everything applications in South Korea.

Chinese City Uses Alibaba AI System to Curb Congestion

January 18, 2019 at 9:12 AM

Internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s “City Brain” technology has helped Hangzhou, China, significantly reduce traffic congestion, CNN Business reports.

Colorado Sets Zero-Emission-Vehicle Sales Targets

January 18, 2019 at 12:28 AM

The state of Colorado is adopting policies similar to those in California that will require carmakers to meet sales quotas for zero-emission vehicles beginning in 2022.

Karma, Pininfarina Partner on Product Development

January 17, 2019 at 3:49 PM

California-based Karma Automotive LLC says it is teaming up with Italian design and engineering firm Pininfarina SpA on unspecified future projects.

Ford Recall Targets Flaw in SUV’s Self-Steering Feature

January 17, 2019 at 12:22 AM

Ford Motor Co. is recalling 2,600 of its 2019 Lincoln Nautilus SUVs because their self-steering system may not work.

S. Korea Vows to Make 6.2 Million Fuel Cell Vehicles by 2040

January 17, 2019 at 12:14 AM

South Korea aims to build 6.2 million fuel cell-powered vehicles, open 1,200 hydrogen fueling stations and hike annual production of hydrogen to 5.3 million tons by 2040.

FCA Tests Car-Sharing, Subscription Plan for Jeep

January 16, 2019 at 8:49 PM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is reading tests of two schemes to promote Jeep sales: peer-to-peer car sharing and a multi-model subscription service.

Ford F-Series Pickup to Get Electric Power

January 16, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Ford Motor Co. plans all-electric variants of its F-150 and Super Duty pickup trucks, and Transit commercial van.

Volvo Trucks Invests in Wireless Charging Developer

January 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Truckmaker AB Volvo has made an unspecified investment in Momentum Dynamics Inc., a Malvern, Pa.-based developer of wireless charging systems for electric vehicles.

Ford’s Product Chief: EVs Will Be Profitable

January 16, 2019 at 12:06 AM

Hau Thai-Tang, who heads Ford Motor Co.’s product planning, vows that the company’s electric vehicles will be profitable—but he doesn’t say when.

Iteris, Cisco Partner on Smart City Initiatives

January 15, 2019 at 8:11 AM

Iteris Inc., a provider of applied transportation data, is teaming with Silicon Valley tech giant Cisco Systems Inc. on several traffic management and smart city initiatives.

ZF, Nvidia Team Up on Level 4 Autonomous Car Computer

January 15, 2019 at 2:04 AM

ZF Friedrichshafen AG says its new ProAI RoboThink central control unit will be the most powerful in-vehicle supercomputer aimed at Level 4 autonomous driving and mobility-as-a-service applications.