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 York City to Charge Congestion Fees

April 22, 2019 at 12:31 PM

New York City has agreed to institute a “congestion pricing” system that would charge vehicles a usage fee to enter certain sections of the city.

California to Allow Testing of Self-Driving Delivery Trucks

April 22, 2019 at 11:42 AM

The California Dept. of Motor Vehicles this month proposed a rule that would allow self-driving light-duty delivery trucks to be tested on public roads.

Hyundai Touts Smartphone App for EV Settings

April 22, 2019 at 10:35 AM

Hyundai Motor Group says it has developed a smartphone app that will allow users to create and share various performance settings they can apply to other electric vehicles.

New Beijing Highway to Have Autonomous Car Lanes

April 19, 2019 at 11:52 AM

China is building a highway near Beijing that will dedicate two of its eight lanes for use by autonomous vehicles.

Uber Sheds Self-Driving Tech Unit, Lands $1B Investment

April 19, 2019 at 9:15 AM

Confirming earlier reports, Uber Technologies Inc. has made its autonomous vehicle systems unit a separate subsidiary.

Daimler Suspends Car-Sharing Service in Chicago

April 18, 2019 at 4:55 PM

Daimler AG’s Car2Go car-sharing unit has suspended operations in Chicago after more than 100 of the service’s fleet were stolen this week.

Uber’s Self-Driving Tech Unit Worth $7.3 Billion?

April 17, 2019 at 7:25 PM

Uber Technologies Inc.’s autonomous-car unit would be valued at $7.3 billion under a proposed new investment deal.

Report: Apple in Talks with Vehicle Sensor Suppliers

April 17, 2019 at 1:53 PM

Apple Inc. has discussed possible deals with at least four companies to supply next-generation lidar sensors used in self-driving vehicles, sources tell Reuters.

Proterra to Lease Electric Bus Batteries

April 17, 2019 at 10:59 AM

California-based electric busmaker Proterra Inc. is partnering with Japanese investment firm Mitsui & Co. to create a $200 million fund to support a battery leasing program.

Nio Plans Mobile EV Battery Charging Service

April 17, 2019 at 1:11 AM

Shanghai-based electric vehicle startup Nio Inc. is introducing a service for owners of electric cars that will pick up their vehicle, take it away to be charged and return it.

Chinese Startup Partners with Pininfarina on Fuel Cell Concept

April 16, 2019 at 5:50 PM

Wuhan, China-based Grove Hydrogen Automotive Co. teamed up with Pininfarina SpA to present a fuel cell-powered concept car at this week’s Shanghai auto show.

Volvo to Standardize V2V Tech in Europe

April 15, 2019 at 3:57 PM

Volvo Car Corp. is standardizing its connected-car technology on all 2020-model vehicles in Europe.