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.

CO2 Emissions from New Cars Rise in Europe

April 05, 2019 at 4:58 PM

Average carbon dioxide emissions from new cars sold in the European Union rose to 118.5 grams per kilometer in 2017 and likely grew again last year, says the European Environmental Agency.

Denso to Invest $1.6 Billion in Electrified Products

April 05, 2019 at 11:24 AM

Denso Corp. plans to invest 180 billion yen ($1.6 billion) over the next three years to support the development and production of components and technologies for electrified vehicles.

Study Links Higher U.S. Speed Limits to Fatalities

April 05, 2019 at 10:39 AM

Nearly 37,000 people have died in the U.S. over the last 25 years due to increased speed limits, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Nissan Leaf, Chevy Silverado Nab “Green Car” Awards

April 05, 2019 at 8:45 AM

The Nissan Leaf electric sedan and Chevrolet Silverado piston-powered pickup truck have won this year’s top “green” vehicle honors by Green Car Journal.

Ford SUV Adds “Calm Screen” Digital Display

April 04, 2019 at 9:48 AM

Ford Motor Co.’s redesigned Explorer SUV will offer a 12.3-inch digital display cluster with a “Calm Screen” setting that simplifies readouts for drivers.

VW Tests Self-Driving Cars in Germany

April 04, 2019 at 7:39 AM

Volkswagen AG has begun testing automated e-Golf small cars on public roads in Hamburg, Germany.

SAIC Tests Autonomous Shuttle in California

April 03, 2019 at 2:13 PM

China’s Shanghai Automotive Industrial Corp. is testing an automated, all-electric shuttle bus in Davis, Calif., in conjunction with the University of California-Davis.

Design for Mobility

By: Daniel Sturges - April 03, 2019 at 10:30 AM

While there are a tremendous amount of new mobility ideas being introduced each month now, allowing us to reimagine how people will travel in the future, there is less focus on reinventing how we will actually create this future.

Carmakers Team with SAE on Test Rules for Autonomous Cars

April 03, 2019 at 9:55 AM

Ford, General Motors, Toyota and SAE International have formed a consortium to establish safety and testing guidelines for self-driving vehicles.

Toyota Grants Free Access to Hybrid Patents

April 03, 2019 at 9:16 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. will offer free access to nearly 24,000 of its hybrid vehicle patents through 2030.

Lear Buys Telematics Software Company

April 02, 2019 at 9:02 AM

Lear Corp. has agreed to acquire Xevo Inc., a Seattle-based software supplier of telematics systems, for $320 million.

Tesla Using Electric Semi to Deliver EVs

April 01, 2019 at 4:42 PM

Tesla Inc. is using prototypes of its upcoming Semi electric truck to transport the company’s Model 3 EV to California distribution centers.