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.

Uniti One: Another Scandinavian EV

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 06, 2019 at 7:00 AM

Remember the Th!nk City car? Probably not.

Mustang Concept EV Ponies Up 900 Horsepower

By: Steve Plumb - November 05, 2019 at 7:01 PM

Ford Motor Co. took the wraps off a high-powered electric variant of its Mustang pony car this week at the Specialty Equipment Market Assn. show in Las Vegas.

Chinese Air Taxi Developer Files for IPO

By: Steve Plumb - November 05, 2019 at 6:28 PM

Chinese drone maker Ehang, which is developing its own autonomous air taxi, aims to raise $100 million through an initial public stock offering.

Kia Shows Futuristic EV Concept

By: Steve Plumb - November 05, 2019 at 5:31 PM

Kia Motors Corp. unveiled the Futuron electric concept vehicle at this week’s China International Import Expo in Shanghai.

Nio, Mobileye Ally on Self-Driving Cars in China

November 05, 2019 at 3:50 PM

Chinese electric-car startup Nio Inc. and Intel Corp.’s Mobileye unit will partner to develop autonomous vehicles for China’s consumer market.

VDA Candidate Gabriel Rejects Presidency

By: Bill Hampton - November 05, 2019 at 3:33 PM

Former German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel has taken himself out of the running to become head of VDA, the country’s auto industry lobbying group.

The Impending Transformation

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 05, 2019 at 3:32 PM

According to an IBM study, “48% of consumers say the vehicle brand wouldn’t matter to them in an autonomous, mobility-as-a-service paradigm, but cost and convenience would.”

Engineering the 2020 Escape

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 05, 2019 at 12:35 PM

Key factors leading to the all-new generation of the crossover.

Tech Watch

By: Scott Anderson - November 05, 2019 at 11:45 AM

Starting in 2020 new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles will include Alexa integration as a feature in the infotainment system.

Germany Vows Stronger Push for EVs

By: Bill Hampton - November 05, 2019 at 11:27 AM

Germany is backing a scheme to hike sales incentives on electric cars by 50% to as much as $6,700.

How To Thrive in the Automotive Downturn

By: Paul Eichenberg - November 05, 2019 at 11:12 AM

As global markets start to slow, automotive companies must realize that technology disruption makes this downturn fundamentally different – and thriving requires a new approach.

Transforming the Seat

By: Daniel Sturges - November 05, 2019 at 11:02 AM

Most know the famous quote from the 1967 film The Graduate, when an older executive tells the college graduate as he looks toward the future: “Plastics.” If I was to encounter a young mobility designer now, 52 years later, the one word of advice I’d give is: “Pods.” As in personal seating pod design for the upcoming massive multi-passenger vehicle mobility future.