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.

FCA Partners with Aurora on Self-Driving Commercial Vehicles

June 10, 2019 at 1:57 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has partnered with California startup Aurora Innovation Inc. to create and market self-driving commercial vehicles.

Uber’s COO, Marketing Chief Leave in Management Shakeup

June 07, 2019 at 5:49 PM

Uber Technologies Inc. is replacing its chief operating and chief marketing officers as part of a major management overhaul.

Toyota Accelerates Electrification Plans

June 07, 2019 at 4:44 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. aims to sell 5.5 million electrified vehicles per year by 2025, which is five years earlier than the company previously targeted.

Harman Launches Dual-Mode Telematics Device

June 06, 2019 at 6:49 PM

Harman International Industries Inc. has developed a new telematics transceiver that can work over cellular and dedicated short-range communications (DSRC) networks.

Walmart to Add More Electrify America EV Chargers

June 06, 2019 at 5:28 PM

Volkswagen AG’s Electrify America LLC subsidiary is adding an estimated 180 charging stations at Walmart Inc. stores in 12 more states.

Report: Apple to Buy Drive.ai

June 06, 2019 at 4:31 PM

Apple Inc. is in the process of acquiring Drive.ai, a Silicon Valley-based startup specializing in artificial intelligence-based software for autonomous vehicles, sources tell The Information.

Toyota, Subaru Partner on EV Platform, Electric SUV

June 06, 2019 at 10:30 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. and Subaru Corp. have agreed to jointly develop a chassis for midsize and large electric vehicles and a midsize electric SUV that each will market under its own brand.

DiDi Chuxing Launches Ride-Hailing Service in Latin America

June 06, 2019 at 12:34 AM

China’s DiDi Chuxing Technology Co. has begun offering its ride-hailing service in Chile and Colombia as it pushes into Latin America.

ZF Demos External Airbag for Side Impacts

June 05, 2019 at 7:41 PM

ZF Friedrichshafen AG is developing an external airbag to enhance vehicle occupant safety during side impact collisions.

GM Approves More Roadways for Super Cruise System

June 05, 2019 at 12:18 PM

General Motors Co. is adding 70,000 miles of limited-access highways in the U.S. and Canada it deems suitable for use by its Super Cruise hands-free driving system.

GM, Michelin Partner on Airless Tires

June 04, 2019 at 3:47 PM

General Motors Co. is working with Michelin & Cie. to develop airless tires and introduce them in production vehicles by about 2024.

Colorado Will Push Plan to Force EV Sales

June 04, 2019 at 2:17 PM

Colorado says it will revive efforts to impose zero-emission targets for carmakers after talks with them stalled over ways to push EV sales voluntarily.