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.

Musk Vows to Reveal Tesla Pickup This Year

July 31, 2019 at 3:32 PM

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says the company will unveil its upcoming electric pickup truck later this year.

Hamburg to Test Autonomous Shuttle Bus

July 31, 2019 at 1:23 PM

The Hamburg Electric Autonomous Transportation (HEAT) coalition plans to begin testing a self-driving shuttle bus on public streets in August.

Ford Improves the Ride

By: Gary S. Vasilash - July 31, 2019 at 6:30 AM

Not all Fords have a box on the back.

Euro Noise Regs Quiet Mercedes-AMG Models

July 30, 2019 at 5:37 PM

Tighter noise regulations in Europe have pushed Daimler AG’s Mercedes-AMG unit to tone down the exhaust nodes of its performance cars.

Airbus: No Robotic Flying Taxis Coming Soon

July 30, 2019 at 4:24 PM

France aerospace giant Airbus SE is testing prototype autonomous electric planes, but the company says commercial applications aren’t likely for many years.

Researchers Warn of Gridlock from Hacked Cars

July 30, 2019 at 2:16 PM

Hackers could bring city traffic to a standstill by tapping in-vehicle internet connections to make cars suddenly stall, according to a new study.

U.S. Consumers Skeptical about EVs, Autonomy

July 30, 2019 at 11:17 AM

U.S. consumers remain deeply skeptical about self-driving vehicles and nearly so regarding electric cars, according to a new J.D. Power survey.

Ford Buys Software Developer for Military Robots

July 30, 2019 at 9:35 AM

Ford Motor Co. has acquired Quantum Signal AI, a developer of software for robots used in military applications, to help launch robo-taxis and autonomous delivery vehicles by 2021.

Uber Sheds One-Third of Its Marketing Team

July 30, 2019 at 1:18 AM

Uber Technologies Inc. says it laid off off 400 of its 1,200 global marketing staff yesterday to cut costs and simplify operations.

Porsche Nears 30,000 Deposits for Taycan EV

July 29, 2019 at 5:01 PM

Porsche AG says it has collected nearly 30,000 deposits for the all-electric Taycan sports car it will officially unveil in September.

Tesla Readies New Round of Software Upgrades

July 29, 2019 at 3:35 PM

Tesla Inc. plans to introduce version 10 of its infotainment and tech software that improve video streaming capabilities and upgrade the carmaker’s controversial Autopilot semiautonomous driving system.

India Cuts Taxes on EVs, Charging Stations

July 29, 2019 at 2:44 AM

India will slash its goods and services tax on electric vehicles and EV chargers to 5% from the current 12% and 18%, respectively, on Aug. 1.