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.

Daimler Battery Subsidiary Accelerates Expansion

November 06, 2018 at 3:57 PM

Daimler AG says its Deutsche Accumotive GmbH lithium-ion battery operations in Kamenz, Germany, will employ 1,000 people by year-end, doubling its workforce nearly one year earlier than planned.

Partners Plan Autonomous Shuttle in Finland

November 05, 2018 at 4:31 PM

Finland-based Sensible 4 Ltd. is working with Japan’s Ryohin Keikaku Co. to develop an autonomous shuttle for harsh-weather applications.

GM Readies E-Bikes

November 05, 2018 at 10:51 AM

General Motors Co. plans to introduce a pair of electrified bicycles next year.    

Cadillac Will Halt, Relaunch Subscription Plan

November 05, 2018 at 1:30 AM

General Motors Co.’s Cadillac brand confirms it will suspend its “Book by Cadillac” subscription service on Dec. 1, then relaunch a revised version of the program a few months later.

25 Cities Account for 44% of World's EV Registrations

November 02, 2018 at 2:43 PM

More than two in five of the world’s all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles are registered in 25 cities, says the International Council on Clean Transportation. 

Tesla to Upgrade Remote Control “Summon” Feature

November 02, 2018 at 10:03 AM

Tesla Inc. plans to introduce an advanced version of its Summon feature by year-end that will allow users to operate their vehicle remotely in certain situations via a smartphone app.

AMB 2018 Highlights E-Mobility and Lightweight Construction

By: Barbara Schulz - November 02, 2018 at 5:00 AM

More than 91,000 attendees gathered at the AMB trade show in Germany to visit 1,553 exhibitors and talk about the impact of e-mobility, Industry 4.0 and other relevant topics.

Volvo to Resume Supplying Uber’s Autonomous Test Fleet

November 02, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Volvo Car Corp. says it will resume supplying as many as 24,000 of it XC90 crossover vehicles to Uber Technologies Inc.’s autonomous car development project next year.

Toyota Tests Subscription, Car-Sharing Schemes in Japan

November 01, 2018 at 6:32 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. is expected to become the first carmaker in Japan to test a subscription option to conventional car buying, The Nikkei reports.

Toyota Tests Multi-Mode Transportation App

November 01, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. is launching a pilot program this week in Fukuoka, Japan, for a smartphone app that will allow users to search, book, coordinate and pay for multiple types of transportation.

Alternative Designs & Safety Considerations

By: Daniel Sturges - November 01, 2018 at 12:00 PM

The Arcimoto is like a motorcycle growing in size, while the SOLO is like a car shrinking in size.

AAA Customers Get Free Lyft Rides

November 01, 2018 at 11:03 AM

Ride-hailing giant Lyft Inc. is partnering with AAA to give the insurance giant’s customers free rides to and from affiliated repair shops.