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.

Central London Aims to Cut Traffic Volume in Half

October 18, 2018 at 12:07 AM

The 1.1 square mile that defines the City of London aims to lower its speed limit to 15 mph and reduce motor traffic 25% by 2030 and 50% by 2044, Autocar reports.

Ford, Mahindra to Share Powertrain, Connectivity Tech

October 17, 2018 at 2:04 PM

Ford Motor Co. and Mahindra Group will share powertrain and vehicle connectivity products under separate agreements.

VW Readies “Dealer of Tomorrow” Plan for Europe

October 17, 2018 at 12:54 PM

Volkswagen AG’s namesake brand plans to launch a new sales and distribution scheme in Europe that includes direct-to-customer sales and flexible dealership and service center models.

Uber May Spin Off Autonomous Car Unit

October 17, 2018 at 11:47 AM

Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc. is pondering a move to spin off its self-driving-car development unit, sources tell the Financial Times.

Pandora Hires Ex-Ford Connected-Car Exec VanDagens

October 17, 2018 at 12:18 AM

Music streaming service Pandora Media Inc. has hired Doug VanDagens, former global director of connected services at Ford Motor Co., to be its head of partnerships and strategy.

TomTom Loses Volvo Navigation Contract

October 16, 2018 at 12:05 PM

TomTom International BV says its upcoming contract to provide navigation technology to Volvo Car Corp. has been canceled.

Waze Expands Carpool App Across U.S.

October 16, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Alphabet Inc.’s Waze unit is expanding the availability of its Carpool service across the U.S.

Porsche Aims to Electrify Most Models by 2025

October 16, 2018 at 12:20 AM

Porsche AG is likely to switch its best-selling models to fully electric powertrains within seven years, according to its chief financial officer.

Mobility-as-a-Service Market to Total $11 Billion by 2023

October 15, 2018 at 11:49 AM

Juniper Research Ltd. forecasts that revenues from Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) platforms that integrate multi-modal transport options will balloon to more than $11 billion worldwide by 2023 from an estimated $100 million this year.

Subscribing to Future Mobility

October 13, 2018 at 9:14 AM

The transformation of the auto industry isn’t just about autonomous cars, electrification, connectivity and car-sharing.

Australia Creates Future Transportation Department

October 12, 2018 at 4:34 PM

Australia is opening an Office of Future Transport Technologies for autonomous vehicles and other advanced mobility systems.

Ford Tests “Smart” Intersection System in the U.K.

October 12, 2018 at 11:51 AM

Ford Motor Co. is testing a vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology in the U.K. that promises to eliminate the need for traffic lights or road signs at standard crossroads.