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.

Engineering the 2020 GMC Sierra HD

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 05, 2019 at 8:57 AM

Tim Herrick and his team create a no-compromise vehicle for people who like to do things like tow trailers that make tiny houses look, well, really small.

Infiniti’s Electric Approach

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 05, 2019 at 6:25 AM

As Infiniti moves into the future, it has devised a powertrain setup that will bring more drivers to an electrified future.

Uber’s Quarterly Loss Deepenens

By: Bill Hampton - November 05, 2019 at 1:42 AM

Uber Technologies Inc. says its third-quarter revenue jumped 30%, but net losses climbed 18%.

Infiniti Affirms EV Plans

By: Steve Plumb - November 04, 2019 at 3:14 PM

Nissan Motor Co.’s Infiniti unit plans to offer electrified variants of most of its models within the next two years.

Lotus Engineering Targets Growth

By: Steve Plumb - November 04, 2019 at 2:15 PM

After years of dwindling sales, Group Lotus plc’s engineering unit aims to reestablish itself and grow its sales within owner Geely Auto Group and to other carmakers in coming years.

Penske Buys Indy Speedway, IndyCar Series

By: Steve Plumb - November 04, 2019 at 12:53 PM

Penske Entertainment Corp. has acquired the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway—home of the Indy 500 and Brickyard 400 races—and the NTT IndyCar open-wheel racing series from Hulman & Co.

Researchers Tout Fast-Charging EV Process

By: Steve Plumb - November 01, 2019 at 11:56 AM

Penn State University researchers say they have developed a method to fully recharge an electric vehicle battery in 10 minutes to provide as much as 300 miles of driving.

UPDATE: Nissan’s Planning Officer, Legal Chief Leave

By: Bill Hampton - November 01, 2019 at 9:28 AM

Two senior executives at Nissan Motor Co. are leaving the company, effective Dec. 1.

VW Amps Up Electrification Efforts in China

By: Steve Plumb - November 01, 2019 at 9:06 AM

Volkswagen AG’s namesake brand expects to sell 300,000 electrified vehicles in China next year and top 1 million such models there by 2025.

UAW Probe Implicates Union President Jones

October 31, 2019 at 5:49 PM

Criminal charges against a top aide at the United Auto Workers union implicate UAW President Gary Jones.

CEO of Leasing Startup Fair Inc. Steps Down

October 31, 2019 at 3:34 PM

Scott Painter, who founded short-term leasing company Fair Inc. in 2016, has resigned as CEO but will remain as chairman.

Porsche Confirms 911 Manual Gearbox Option

October 31, 2019 at 1:46 PM

Porsche AG is introducing a 7-speed manual transmission option on its flagship 911 sports car.