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.

Ford F-Series Pickup to Get Electric Power

January 16, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Ford Motor Co. plans all-electric variants of its F-150 and Super Duty pickup trucks, and Transit commercial van.

Volvo Trucks Invests in Wireless Charging Developer

January 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Truckmaker AB Volvo has made an unspecified investment in Momentum Dynamics Inc., a Malvern, Pa.-based developer of wireless charging systems for electric vehicles.

Ford’s Product Chief: EVs Will Be Profitable

January 16, 2019 at 12:06 AM

Hau Thai-Tang, who heads Ford Motor Co.’s product planning, vows that the company’s electric vehicles will be profitable—but he doesn’t say when.

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.