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.

Ford to Standardize Advanced Safety Package

March 16, 2018 at 1:06 PM

Ford Motor Co. says its new Co-Pilot360 safety package will be standard on 91% of its North American vehicle lineup by 2020.

Report: Toyota, Uber Mull Expanded Partnership on Self-Driving Cars

March 16, 2018 at 9:57 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. is talking with Uber Technologies Inc. about using the ride-hailing company’s autonomous vehicle technology in future Toyota models in the U.S., The Nikkei reports.   

GM Confirms It Will Begin Making Self-Driving Sedans in 2019

March 16, 2018 at 1:20 AM

General Motors Co. is spending more than $100 million to prepare two factories to make fully robotic Chevrolet Cruise sedans beginning next year.

Audi Expands Traffic Light Countdown System to Washington, D.C.

March 16, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Audi AG has added Washington, D.C., to its vehicle-to-infrastructure network in the U.S. that can interact with the company’s Traffic Light Information system.

Audi Confirms EV Sedan Production for 2020

March 15, 2018 at 10:34 AM

CEO Rupert Stadler confirms that Audi AG will begin production of its first all-electric sedan, the e-tron GT, in 2020.

Magna, Lyft to Develop and Market Self-Driving Systems

March 15, 2018 at 12:09 AM

Ride-hailing service Lyft Inc. and mega-supplier Magna International plc have agreed to co-develop, produce and market an operating platform for self-driving vehicles.

Waymo Begins Testing Self-Driving Vehicles without Backup Drivers

March 14, 2018 at 10:33 AM

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo autonomous driving development unit is offering test rides for consumers in a self-driving Chrysler Pacifica hybrid-electric minivan that has no backup driver onboard.

Ontario Updates Incentives for Green Vehicles

March 13, 2018 at 1:02 PM

Ontario is expanding its incentive program for electrified vehicles to fuel cell vehicles and changing the way rebates are calculated.

GM to Test Shared-Vehicle Service

March 13, 2018 at 9:17 AM

General Motors Co. plans to launch a pilot test this summer of a service in which car owners can rent out their own vehicles, sources tell Bloomberg News.

Musk’s Tunnel Venture Switches Priority from Cars to People

March 12, 2018 at 2:58 PM

Founder Elon Musk says the initial focus of his Boring Co.’s underground shuttle service will be on moving pedestrians and cyclists, not cars, around cities.

Waymo, Uber Using Self-Driving Highway Trucks to Haul “Real Cargo”

March 09, 2018 at 11:30 AM

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo autonomous driving development unit says it has begun using highway trucks with self-driving capabilities to haul supplies to its data centers in Georgia.

Toyota Partners on Smart Taxi Service in Tokyo

March 09, 2018 at 11:18 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. has developed a software tool to help taxi drivers and fleets anticipate demand in different locations based on real-time and historical data.