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.

London to Test ULEV Street Restrictions Next Year

November 01, 2018 at 9:43 AM

London plans to launch a pilot program in April that will limit access to a section of Moor Lane in the center of the city’s financial district to ultra-low-emission vehicles (ULEVs).

VW Could Share Its Electric-Car Platform with Ford

November 01, 2018 at 1:17 AM

Volkswagen AG tells reporters it’s “theoretically possible” that the company would allow Ford Motor Co. to use its new MEB electric-car platform.

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Invests in Chinese Autonomous Tech Startup

October 31, 2018 at 11:59 AM

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance is making an unspecified investment in, a Chinese startup company specializing in autonomous vehicle technology.

Ford, Baidu Partner on Self-Driving-Car Tests

October 31, 2018 at 8:54 AM

Ford Motor Co. and Baidu Inc. plan to begin testing self-driving vehicles in China by year-end.

Lawsuit Claims Tesla’s Autopilot System Isn’t Safe

October 31, 2018 at 1:22 AM

A lawsuit in Florida claims that Tesla Inc. overstates the safety of its semi-automatic Autopilot driving system.

Waymo Cleared to Test Robotic Cars without Backup Drivers

October 31, 2018 at 12:18 AM

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo unit has become the first developer to be granted permission by California to use public roads to test robotic cars that have no human backup driver on board.

UPDATE: Indian Court Orders Older Cars Off the Road in Delhi

October 30, 2018 at 12:49 PM

India’s supreme court has ruled that about 3.7 million older gasoline and diesel vehicles in the metropolitan Delhi area must be taken off the road, effective immediately.

VW, Intel Partner on Autonomous Ride-Hailing Fleet

October 29, 2018 at 4:42 PM

Volkswagen AG and Intel Corp. are launching a joint venture that will develop autonomous ride-hailing vehicles and services in Israel.

Tesla Autopilot Gains Lane-Changing, Nav Capabilities

October 29, 2018 at 3:11 PM

Tesla Inc. is updating its semiautonomous Autopilot system to include lane-changing and highway guidance capabilities.

UPS to Test Electric Bikes for Deliveries in Seattle

October 26, 2018 at 2:45 PM

United Parcel Services of America Inc. plans to launch a pilot program in downtown Seattle next month that will employ electric-assist bicycles to deliver packages to certain areas.

Waymo Begins Charging for Rides in Its Autonomous Cars

October 26, 2018 at 1:30 PM

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo self-driving-vehicle unit has begun charging passengers for rides, marking the technology’s first step into commercial service.

GM to Propose Nationwide EV Initiative

October 26, 2018 at 1:12 AM

General Motors Co. is expected to propose today that the U.S. order carmakers to sell increasing numbers of EVs each year, beginning in 2021.