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.

Penske Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

October 25, 2019 at 1:56 PM

Racing legend and business tycoon Roger Penske has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Court Rejects Challenge to Review of U.S. Emission Rules

October 25, 2019 at 1:35 PM

U.S. states have no jurisdiction to challenge an Environmental Protection Agency review of future vehicle emission rules, according to a federal appellate court in Washington, D.C.

Renault: New Business Customers Wanted

October 25, 2019 at 9:36 AM

Renault SA tells analysts it wants to find new business partners to supply with vehicles and components.

Senate Dem Floats $454 Billion EV Incentive Plan

October 25, 2019 at 1:48 AM

The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate has proposed a $454 billion plan to replace old cars with electric models.

Tesla’s Share Price Surges 18%

October 25, 2019 at 1:01 AM

Tesla Inc.’s third-quarter profit and bullish outlook triggered an 18% jump in the company’s share price to its highest price in eight months.

China’s Zotye Moves Ahead with U.S. EV Plans

October 24, 2019 at 3:59 PM

HAAH Automotive, which is the U.S. distributor for Chinese carmaker Zotye Automobile International Co., has signed dealers in 100 metropolitan markets as the company prepares to launch sales in the region by 2021.

Bollinger Electric Trucks to Start at $125,000

October 24, 2019 at 12:30 PM

Prices will start at a hefty $125,000 each for the electric SUV and pickup truck models being readied by Michigan-based startup Bollinger Motors LLC.

PSA Readies Electric Vans

October 24, 2019 at 11:35 AM

PSA Group will launch all-electric variants of its Citroen, Peugeot and Opel/Vauxhall compact vans next year in Europe.

Yamaha to Stick with Motorcycles

October 24, 2019 at 11:08 AM

Motorcycle specialist Yamaha Motor Corp., which has partnered with Gordon Murray Design Ltd. on several concept cars, is no longer pursuing any automotive projects.

Mitsubishi Hybrid Concept Gets Turbine Generator

October 24, 2019 at 9:56 AM

Mitsubishi Motors Corp.’s plug-in hybrid Mi-Tech concept car teams four electric motors with a small turbine generator, a setup the carmaker aims to use in future compact vehicles.

TRI to Provide Autonomous Rides in Tokyo Next Year

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 24, 2019 at 8:42 AM

The folks at TRI have been hard at work trying to develop autonomous driving technology and comparatively keeping under the radar, metaphorically speaking. But in Tokyo next year they’re going to be showing what the P4 can do.

The Mazda MX-30: Suicide Doors, Cork and, Oh, It’s an EV

By: Gary S. Vasilash - October 24, 2019 at 6:30 AM

Mazda introduced a new vehicle at the Tokyo Motor Show. An important vehicle. A technologically advanced vehicle. But it really thinks its doors are key.