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.

New SEAT SUV Brakes for Cyclists

December 12, 2018 at 1:15 PM

Volkswagen AG’s SEAT unit is introducing a new safety system on the 2019 Tarraco SUV/crossover vehicle to help prevent collisions with bicyclists.

Hyundai to Invest $6.7 Billion on Fuel Cell Vehicles

December 11, 2018 at 1:39 PM

Hyundai Motor Co. and its suppliers plan to invest a combined 7.6 trillion won ($6.7 billion) by 2030 to develop next-generation fuel cell vehicles and related technologies.

Detroit Auto Show Outlines New Date Details

December 11, 2018 at 1:41 AM

The Detroit auto show will move from mid-January next month to June 13-20 in 2020.

BMW Names New Boss for Autonomous-Vehicle Development

December 10, 2018 at 1:55 PM

BMW AG has appointed Alejandro Vukotich as senior vice president of its driver assistance and autonomous-driving development group, effective Jan. 1.

VW to Expand ID Electric Lineup with New SUV

December 10, 2018 at 10:15 AM

Volkswagen AG plans to add a large SUV to its new ID electric vehicle sub-brand, Autocar reports.

Uber Files for IPO

December 10, 2018 at 12:38 AM

Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc. filed initial paperwork on Thursday for an initial public offering next year, according to media reports.

Ohio Begins Autonomous Shuttle Tests

December 07, 2018 at 3:33 PM

Three autonomous shuttle vans will begin operating in Columbus, Ohio, on Monday.

BMW, Daimler Mobility Merger Delayed

December 07, 2018 at 9:04 AM

The planned merger of BMW and Daimler’s mobility businesses has been delayed as the companies await review by U.S. antitrust authorities.

Hyperloop Company Forms JV with German Logistics Firm

December 06, 2018 at 4:30 PM

Los Angeles-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc. has formed a joint venture with a German logistics firm to develop high-speed hyperloop technology to transport shipping containers.

Lyft Takes First Step in IPO Filing

December 06, 2018 at 3:33 PM

Ride-hailing service Lyft Inc. says it has confidentially filed a draft registration statement with the SEC regarding an initial public offering.

Opel to Launch Three EVs by 2020

December 06, 2018 at 1:21 PM

PSA Group’s Opel unit says it will introduce all-electric variants of three models by 2020, starting next year with the Corsa subcompact hatchback.

Japanese Web Services Company Tests “Free” Ride-Hailing Service

December 06, 2018 at 1:32 AM

DeNA Co. Ltd., a Japanese provider of internet services, has launched a free ride-hailing service in Tokyo.