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.

China EV Startup to Invest $2.4 Billion on New Models

April 02, 2018 at 7:13 PM

Chinese electric vehicle startup Singulato Motors says it will spend 15 billion yuan ($2.4 billion) over the next five years to open a manufacturing plant and a research and development center in Suzhou.

UPDATE: EPA Rejects 2022-2025 Emission Standards

April 02, 2018 at 5:45 PM

As expected, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has decided that emission and fuel economy targets set under the Obama administration for 2022-2025 are too high.

Mobility Stories in LA

By: Daniel Sturges - April 02, 2018 at 1:57 PM

BUSted is the type of forum needed to help change people's thinking about transit.

New Cadillac XT4 to Eventually Get Super Cruise Tech

April 02, 2018 at 10:33 AM

General Motors Co. plans to expand the use of its semi-autonomous Super Cruise system down to the entry-level XT4 crossover (pictured), but only after the technology becomes more affordable.

Cadillac to Expand Subscription Car Service

April 02, 2018 at 12:30 AM

General Motor Co.’s Cadillac unit is broadening a subscription service that enables customers to access multiple cars and crossover vehicles.

Tesla Says Car in Fatal Crash Was in Autopilot Mode

April 02, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Tesla Inc. says one of its Model X electric crossover vehicles was operating in semi-automatic mode in a highway crash in Silicon Valley that killed the driver on March 23.

Self-Driving Chevy Bolt Ticketed for Driving Too Close to Pedestrian

March 30, 2018 at 11:35 AM

Police in San Francisco ticketed the backup driver in a self-driving Chevrolet Bolt for allowing the car to drive too close to a pedestrian in a crosswalk in San Francisco.

NTT DoCoMo Develops Taxi Demand App

March 30, 2018 at 11:04 AM

Japanese cellular phone giant NTT DoCoMo Inc. says it has created a software program that helps taxi drivers identify areas with a large number of potential passengers.

Ryder Launches Peer-to-Peer Truck-Sharing Program

March 30, 2018 at 10:20 AM

Ryder System Inc. is launching a commercial truck-sharing service in Atlanta.

Uber Settles with Family of Woman Killed in Self-Driving Car Crash

March 29, 2018 at 4:42 PM

Uber Technologies Inc. has quickly settled on damages to the survivors of a woman killed in Tempe, Ariz., last week by an Uber test vehicle operating in autonomous mode.

Mazda Joins Smartphone Integration Wave

March 29, 2018 at 4:13 PM

Mazda Motor Corp. will begin offering Apple Inc.’s CarPlay and Google Inc.’s Android Auto smartphone interfaces this summer on the 2018 Mazda6 midsize sedan.

Hicks Named to Head Toyota’s Digital-Mobility Unit

March 29, 2018 at 1:27 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. has named Zach Hicks as its North American chief digital officer, effective April 2.