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.

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.

Semi-Autonomous Cadillac Super Cruise Nabs Tech Award

January 11, 2019 at 4:40 PM

General Motors Co. semi-autonomous Super Cruise system has been named the 2019 Technology of the Year by Autoblog.

U.S. Ride-Hailing Up 140% in 3 Years

January 11, 2019 at 2:38 AM

The use of ride-hailing services among adults in the U.S. has jumped from 15% in 2015 to 36% in 2018, according to a recent Pew Research Center study.

Ford Shuts Down Chariot On-Demand Van Service

January 10, 2019 at 5:21 PM

Ford Motor Co. will close Chariot, its on-demand van-sharing service, at the end of January.

Conti Invests in German AI Modeling Startup

January 10, 2019 at 1:18 PM

Continental AG is making an unspecified investment in Automotive Artificial Intelligence (AAI) GmbH, which develops AI-based simulation software.

GM Partners with 3 EV Charging Companies

January 09, 2019 at 12:40 PM

General Motors Co. is partnering with three electric vehicle charging service providers to help EV owners in the U.S. find and access stations.

Lear, Hyundai-Kia to Develop Advanced Positioning Tech

January 09, 2019 at 11:55 AM

Lear Corp. has signed a development agreement for its new EXO Technology vehicle positioning technology with Hyundai Motor Co. and its Kia Motors Corp. affiliate.

Bell Unveils Flying Taxi

January 09, 2019 at 9:13 AM

Textron Inc.’s Bell Helicopter unit took the wraps off a full-scale vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) air taxi concept at this week’s CES electronics show in Las Vegas.

Schaeffler Pedals Up Urban Mobility Vehicle

January 08, 2019 at 7:03 PM

Germany’s Schaeffler AG plans to begin testing its electric-assist quadracycle this summer and launch limited production for commercial applications next year.

Toyota Pushes Its Driver Assist System as Rival to Waymo

January 08, 2019 at 6:31 PM

Experts say Toyota Motor Corp.’s offer to market its Guardian driver assist technology to other carmakers is a bid to set a de facto industry standard for the way future cars operate under human or robotic control.

Daimler to Launch Semi-Autonomous Big Rig in U.S.

January 08, 2019 at 12:20 PM

Later this year in the U.S., Daimler AG will begin offering a heavy-duty truck with Level 2 semi-autonomous driving capability.