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.

Longer-Range Nissan Leaf Starts at $37,000

March 04, 2019 at 10:16 AM

Nissan Motor Co. says its longer-range Leaf e+ electric sedan will have a starting price of $37,450 when it arrives at U.S. dealerships this month.

The Importance of Imaginative Urban Design

By: Daniel Sturges - March 04, 2019 at 10:07 AM

In my view, humanity has a lot of work ahead to create more wonderful, sustainable and environmentally just cities. 

German Auto Industry to Spend €40 Billion on EVs

March 04, 2019 at 2:49 AM

Germany’s auto industry will invest a combined €40 billion ($45 billion) over the next three years in vehicle electrification, according to trade group VDA.

BMW, Volvo Invest in Ride-Sharing Startup

March 01, 2019 at 2:56 PM

Zum, a Silicon Valley-based startup ride-sharing service for children, says it has raised $40 million from investors that include BMW and Volvo Cars.

Lyft Reports $911 Million Loss in 2018

March 01, 2019 at 1:29 PM

Lyft Inc. reports a $911 million annual loss in its first public financial report since the ride-hailing service launched in 2012.

Toyota Partners with New York Startup on HD Maps

March 01, 2019 at 12:33 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. is working with Carmera Inc., a New York City-based startup, to develop high-definition maps for urban roads.

Tesla Finally Debuts $35,000 Version of Model 3

March 01, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Tesla Inc. has finally made good on its promise nearly four years ago to offer its Model 3 electric sedan at a base price of $35,000.

Apple to Trim Staff for Titan Autonomous Car Project

February 28, 2019 at 4:48 PM

Apple Inc. says in a regulatory filing that it plans to lay off 190 employees of its secretive Titan self-driving car development project.

Conti, Hewlett-Packard Partner on Blockchain Tech

February 28, 2019 at 1:11 PM

Continental AG and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. (HPE) have developed a blockchain-based data-sharing platform they aim to launch later this year.

FedEx to Test Autonomous Delivery “Bot”

February 28, 2019 at 11:39 AM

FedEx Corp. plans to begin testing a small, autonomous delivery robot in commercial applications this summer in select U.S. cities.

BMW, Daimler to Cooperate on Autonomous Cars

February 28, 2019 at 10:51 AM

BMW AG and Daimler AG, which merged their mobility operations last week, have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop autonomous driving systems.

SEAT Taps IBM Watson for Mobility Platform

February 27, 2019 at 3:55 PM

Volkswagen AG’s SEAT unit is working with IBM Corp. to develop a mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) platform to help consumers compare and book various travel options.