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.

London Will Expand Low-Emission Zone to Entire City

June 08, 2018 at 3:12 PM

London intends to turn the entire city into an ultra-low-emissions zone by October 2021.

Ford Touts Its Go-Slow Strategy for Autonomous Vehicles

June 08, 2018 at 12:37 PM

Ford Motor Co. tells Bloomberg News it is pursuing a long-range strategy for self-driving vehicles that focuses on viable business plans rather than flashy fleet tests.

Hexagon Buys AutonomouStuff

June 08, 2018 at 9:50 AM

Sweden’s Hexagon AB has acquired Morton, Ill.-based software developer AutonomouStuff LLC.

GM, Honda Partner on Next-Gen Battery Tech

June 07, 2018 at 9:58 AM

General Motors Co. and Honda Motor Co. have agreed to collaborate on developing cells and modules for advanced battery chemistries.

Waymo Looks for New Ways to Expand in Europe

June 07, 2018 at 8:57 AM

Alphabet Inc.'s Waymo unit is studying how best to expand its autonomous vehicle technology into Europe.

Mercedes Adds Parking Finder App

June 07, 2018 at 7:46 AM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit is adding London-based Parkopedia’s parking application to its navigation system as part of the new MBUX user interface platform.

Hyundai, Xevo Show Prototype In-Car Purchasing Platform

June 07, 2018 at 12:53 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. and Bellevue, Wash.-based software developer Xevo Inc. showed a prototype of their in-car payment platform on Wednesday in Detroit.

Toyota to Supply Fuel Cell Trucks and Generators to 7-Eleven Stores in Japan

June 06, 2018 at 11:44 AM

Next year, 7-Eleven convenience stores in Japan will begin testing the use of fuel cell-powered generators and fuel cell delivery trucks provided by Toyota Motor Corp.

GM to Expand Super Cruise System to All Models

June 06, 2018 at 9:28 AM

General Motors Co. plans to offer its Super Cruise semiautonomous driving technology across its Cadillac lineup in 2020 and expand availability to other brands in following years.

Mercedes Tests Car Subscription Service in U.S.

June 05, 2018 at 3:21 PM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit has launched pilot programs in Philadelphia and Nashville to test its vehicle subscription service in the U.S.

Goodyear to Test Tires on Self-Driving Vehicles

June 05, 2018 at 2:33 PM

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has become an affiliate member of the University of Michigan’s Mcity research campus, where the company plans to test tires on autonomous and electric vehicles.

Uber’s Multimobility Approach

By: Daniel Sturges - June 05, 2018 at 12:52 PM

Uber seems very serious about creating a smart, multi-modal mobility “platform” that will ultimately enable millions of people to trade-out of car ownership for good.