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.

Renault Launches E-Mobility Consulting Unit

October 02, 2019 at 10:38 AM

Renault SA has formed a consulting service to help fleet operators convert to electrified vehicles.

Tesla Acquires DeepScale

October 02, 2019 at 9:52 AM

Tesla Inc. reportedly has acquired DeepScale Inc., a Mountain View, Calif.-based startup that specializes in machine learning technology for autonomous vehicle systems.

Waymo Launches Awareness Campaign for Robotic Cars

October 01, 2019 at 5:16 PM

Waymo is partnering with AAA and several other organizations on a campaign to increase awareness about autonomous vehicles.

Nissan Unveils Tiny EV Concept

October 01, 2019 at 1:14 PM

Nissan Motor Co. has unveiled the IMk concept electric city car, which the company says previews its advanced technologies and future design language.

Hyundai Mobis Touts Redundant Braking System

October 01, 2019 at 12:20 PM

South Korea’s Hyundai Mobis Co. says it has developed a redundant brake system for use in future fully autonomous vehicles.

Former BorgWarner Exec Joins ZF Board

October 01, 2019 at 11:46 AM

ZF Friedrichshafen AG has appointed Martin Fischer to its management board to oversee safety systems, electronics and advanced driver assist systems in the Americas.

Report: New Mercedes C-Class Gets Mobility Tech

September 30, 2019 at 4:35 PM

Daimler AG’s next-generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class midsize car will feature a variety electrified powertrain options and automated driving technologies, Autocar reports.

China’s Baidu Begins Robo-Taxi Tests

September 30, 2019 at 2:17 PM

Baidu Inc. has begun testing a fleet of robo-taxis with consumers on public streets in Changsha.

Hyundai Forms Air Mobility Team

September 30, 2019 at 1:13 PM

Hyundai Motor Co. has formed an Urban Air Mobility division that will be headed by former NASA engineer Jaiwon Shin.

Bosch Invests in Chinese Autonomous Truck Startup

September 30, 2019 at 10:40 AM

Robert Bosch GmbH’s venture capital unit has made an unspecified investment in Beijing-based Trunk Technologies Ltd., a Chinese startup that specializes in autonomous driving and remote-control technologies for commercial trucks.

Rivian Plans Subscriptions for Its EVs

September 30, 2019 at 1:16 AM

Michigan-based Rivian Automotive LLC says it will offer customers a subscription option to buying the electric trucks and SUVs it plans to begin making next year at its factory in Normal, Ill.

Uber, EVgo Team Up on Electric Rides

September 27, 2019 at 1:53 PM

Uber Technologies Inc. and electric car charging network EVgo Services LLC have agreed to work together to increase the use of EVs among the ride-hailing firm’s drivers.