Wireless EV Charging Goes Mainstream

Wireless charging will debut as an option in some electric cars in 2018, says Chris Borroni-Bird, vice president of strategic development at Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a company that has helped pioneer the technology.

TomTom Loses Volvo Navigation Contract

October 16, 2018 at 12:05 PM

TomTom International BV says its upcoming contract to provide navigation technology to Volvo Car Corp. has been canceled.

Waze Expands Carpool App Across U.S.

October 16, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Alphabet Inc.’s Waze unit is expanding the availability of its Carpool service across the U.S.

Porsche Aims to Electrify Most Models by 2025

October 16, 2018 at 12:20 AM

Porsche AG is likely to switch its best-selling models to fully electric powertrains within seven years, according to its chief financial officer.

Mobility-as-a-Service Market to Total $11 Billion by 2023

October 15, 2018 at 11:49 AM

Juniper Research Ltd. forecasts that revenues from Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) platforms that integrate multi-modal transport options will balloon to more than $11 billion worldwide by 2023 from an estimated $100 million this year.

Subscribing to Future Mobility

October 13, 2018 at 9:14 AM

The transformation of the auto industry isn’t just about autonomous cars, electrification, connectivity and car-sharing.

Australia Creates Future Transportation Department

October 12, 2018 at 4:34 PM

Australia is opening an Office of Future Transport Technologies for autonomous vehicles and other advanced mobility systems.

Ford Tests “Smart” Intersection System in the U.K.

October 12, 2018 at 11:51 AM

Ford Motor Co. is testing a vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology in the U.K. that promises to eliminate the need for traffic lights or road signs at standard crossroads.

Jaguar Mulls All-Electric Future

October 12, 2018 at 10:47 AM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd.’s Jaguar unit, which launched its first electric vehicle this year, may switch to an all-electric lineup as soon as 2027.

Arizona to Create Mobility Safety Center

October 12, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Arizona plans to set up a facility to vet the safety of self-driving-car systems and develop techniques to investigate crashes that involve such vehicles, Automotive News reports.

Mercedes Confirms Plans for Level 3 Autonomy in 2020

October 11, 2018 at 9:26 AM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit plans to introduce Level 3 autonomous driving systems on the S-Class sedan in 2020.

Daimler, Geely in Talks about Ride-Hailing Service in China

October 11, 2018 at 2:32 AM

A new ride-hailing and car-sharing service for the Chinese market reportedly is being considered by Daimler AG and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co.

EV Startup Plans Pickup Truck

October 10, 2018 at 4:02 PM

Bollinger Motors LLC, which last year announced plans for its all-electric B1 off-road SUV, also is developing an electric pickup truck.