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.

Volvo Trucks Teams with Nvidia on Autonomous Tech

June 18, 2019 at 8:50 AM

Truckmaker AB Volvo is using chipmaker Nvidia Corp.’s artificial intelligence processing technology to further develop, test and operate self-driving trucks.

EV Prices to Jump in China as Subsidies Shrink

June 18, 2019 at 7:27 AM

The price of electric vehicles in China could jump 25% or more next week when the central government cuts back on subsidies, The Nikkei says.

Mobileye Tests Autonomous Vehicles in Israel

June 18, 2019 at 6:05 AM

Intel Corp.’s Mobileye unit is testing self-driving cars in Israel and aims to launch an autonomous taxi service there in 2020.

Nuro to Test Autonomous Pizza Delivery with Domino’s

June 17, 2019 at 3:11 PM

Silicon Valley startup Nuro Inc. and Domino's Pizza Inc. plan to launch a pilot program this autumn that will use self-driving vehicles to deliver pizza orders to customer homes.

ZF Expands E-Mobility Division

June 17, 2019 at 8:01 AM

ZF Friedrichshafen AG’s E-Mobility unit is opening a new research and development center and two production facilities.

Ford Begins Testing Autonomous Cars in Detroit

June 17, 2019 at 3:46 AM

Ford Motor Co.’s Argo AI unit has begun testing third-generation automated cars in Detroit.

Startup Tests Remote Controlled Driverless Truck

June 14, 2019 at 12:48 PM

Starsky Robotics, a three-year-old San Francisco-based startup, tested an autonomous and remote-controlled heavy-duty truck this week at 55 mph on a closed section of a highway near Tampa, Fla.

Fisker EV to Get Side-Mounted Turn Signals

June 14, 2019 at 10:55 AM

California-based Fisker Inc. says its upcoming electric crossover vehicle will feature turn signals on the side of the vehicle in addition to traditional front and rear signals.

Florida Okays Autonomous Vehicles with No Drivers

June 14, 2019 at 4:47 AM

Florida has enacted a law that allows fully autonomous vehicles to be operated on public roads with no human driver on board.

FCA Partners with Two European Utilities on EV Charging

June 14, 2019 at 3:26 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has signed deals with multinational electric utilities Enel in Italy and Engie in France to set up charging stations for electric vehicles across Europe.

Toyota Readies Automated Features for Forgetful Motorists

June 13, 2019 at 4:06 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. has developed two technologies to help motorists who forget to put their vehicle in park and turn the ignition off when they’re done driving.

Uber Debuts “Qute”-based Ride-Hailing Service in India

June 13, 2019 at 1:18 PM

Uber Technologies Inc. has launched a low-priced ride-hailing service in Bengaluru, India, that uses tiny vehicles touted as “greener” than cars and more comfortable than three-wheel rickshaws.