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.

Audi Unveils Autonomous, Connected Concept Car

April 15, 2019 at 3:22 PM

Volkswagen AG’s Audi unit says its AI:ME concept electric city car previews technologies and design features for next-generation autonomous and connected vehicles.

Study: 60% of Motorists Use Phone While Driving

April 15, 2019 at 2:07 PM

Three in five U.S. drivers—some 69 million people—use their smartphone at least once a day while operating their vehicles, according to Zendrive Inc.

Singapore Teams People and Tech in "Smart Nation" Initiatives

April 13, 2019 at 12:27 PM

Thanks to strong government support, Singapore has become a leader in the development, testing and implementation of self-driving vehicles, ride-sharing, mobility-as-a-service and a host of smart city initiatives. 

ZF to Show Autonomous Car in Shanghai

April 12, 2019 at 2:15 PM

ZF Friedrichshafen AG will unveil a new self-driving demonstration vehicle and updated driver-assist technologies at the Shanghai auto show.

GM Donates Self-Driving Chevy Bolt to Ford Museum

April 12, 2019 at 11:44 AM

General Motors Co. has donated its first autonomous vehicle, a prototype Chevrolet Bolt electric car, to the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Mich.

Renault, Nissan Open Mobility Research Center in China

April 12, 2019 at 9:58 AM

Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co. have created a 50:50 joint venture in Shanghai to develop next-generation technologies and new mobility services.

Uber Files for IPO

April 11, 2019 at 5:06 PM

As expected, Uber Technologies Inc. has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering.

EV Startup to Launch Crossover This Year

April 11, 2019 at 3:23 PM

SF Motors Inc., a Chinese-owned company based in California, plans to launch its SF5 crossover vehicle later this year in China under the newly named Seres brand.

Mercedes Readies Electric Buses with Solid-State Batteries

April 10, 2019 at 3:17 PM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit has won a contract to supply 56 electric buses, including 41 with next-generation solid-state batteries, for use in Wiesbaden, Germany.

Study: Mixed Environmental Impact for Flying Cars

April 09, 2019 at 5:05 PM

Flying electric cars make environmental sense, but only on relatively long, one-way trips with multiple passengers on board, according to study published in Nature Communications.

London Adds New Emission Tax on Older Vehicles

April 08, 2019 at 3:05 PM

Beginning next week, London will chargedrivers of older cars, vans and motorcycles £12.5 ($16) to gain access to the city center’s “ultra-low emission zone.”

Report: Hyundai, Tencent Partner on Software for Autonomy

April 08, 2019 at 1:44 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. and China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd. have tentatively agreed to co-develop software for self-driving vehicles, sources tell South Korea’s Maeil business daily.