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.

Nikola Motors to Build Fuel Cell Truck in Arizona

January 31, 2018 at 5:44 PM

Salt Lake, Utah-based Nikola Motor Co. has selected a site in Buckeye, Ariz., to build a manufacturing facility for its previously announced fuel cell-powered trucks.

Startup Targets Autonomous Delivery Vehicles

January 31, 2018 at 9:24 AM

Nuro, a Silicon Valley startup launched in 2016 by a pair of former Google Inc. engineers, is developing a self-driving, electric delivery pod that the company aims to begin testing on U.S. roads later this year.

Ride-Hailing Service Grab Plans Self-Driving Taxis by 2022

January 30, 2018 at 1:51 PM

Singapore-based Grab Taxi Holdings Pte Ltd. says its ride-hailing service will introduce autonomous taxis—probably in Singapore—within five years.

FCA to Add Thousands of Pacifica Minivans to Waymo’s Driverless Fleet

January 30, 2018 at 12:43 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV says it will supply “thousands” more of its Chrysler Pacifica minivans to Waymo’s existing 600-unit fleet of Pacifica autonomous vehicles.

Ford Cleared to Launch Shuttle Service in London

January 29, 2018 at 1:24 PM

Ford Motor Co. has been given permission to operate four minibus shuttle routes in London.

BMW Buys Out Partner in DriveNow Car-Share Service

January 29, 2018 at 12:29 PM

BMW AG has agreed to take full control of its DriveNow car-share service by buying out partner Sixt AG, the European rental car company.

China’s DiDi Chuxing Touts Smart Transportation System

January 26, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Beijing-based DiDi Chuxing says the “smart transportation brain” platform it launched in early 2017 is being used in 20 Chinese cities.

Apple Expands Autonomous-Car Test Fleet

January 26, 2018 at 2:06 AM

Apple Inc. has expanded the number of registered self-driving cars in its California test fleet to 27, Bloomberg News reports.

Ford Reorganizes Mobility Unit, Buys Tech Startups

January 25, 2018 at 6:11 PM

Ford Motor Co. is realigning its two-year-old Smart Mobility subsidiary into four groups and has acquired startups Autonomic Inc. and TransLoc Inc.​​

Latin America’s Mobility Future

January 25, 2018 at 1:01 PM

Is the Latin American transportation space going to undergo some significant changes in the not-too-distant future?

VR + Designing the Future of Mobility

By: Daniel Sturges - January 25, 2018 at 12:08 PM

"I could immediately see VR becoming an essential new design tool for helping designers to effectively communicate a bold new urban mobility future."

Self-Driving Cars Becoming Less Scary for Consumers

January 24, 2018 at 5:16 PM

Americans are starting to feel more comfortable with the idea of self-driving vehicles, according to a new study by AAA.