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.

Land Rover Readies Remote Off-Road Tech

September 27, 2019 at 12:08 PM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. is developing remote-control capabilities for low-speed off-road maneuvers that could eventually be offered in the all-new Defender SUV that’s due to bow next year, Autocar reports.  

Bollinger Motors Debuts Production-Ready Electric Truck, SUV

September 27, 2019 at 3:40 AM

Bollinger Motors LLC has unveiled production versions of its all-electric B1 SUV and B2 pickup truck.

San Francisco Okays 4 e-Scooter Rental Services

September 27, 2019 at 12:00 AM

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has given permits to four companies to operate as many as 10,000 free-floating electric scooter rentals in the city by the end of 2020.   

Toyota Plans 2nd-Gen Mirai Fuel Cell Car in 2020

September 26, 2019 at 12:16 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. plans to launch an all-new version of its Mirai fuel cell sedan, which debuted in 2014, next year.

GM Cars to Get Amazon’s Alexa Digital Assistant

September 25, 2019 at 5:18 PM

Next year General Motors Co. will begin offering Amazon.com Inc.’s Alexa digital assistant directly through a vehicle’s infotainment system.

Wuhan Okays Commercial Automated Vehicles

September 25, 2019 at 5:04 PM

Wuhan has awarded China’s first three licenses to operate commercial driverless robo-vehicles in the city.

Ford Adds Texas to Autonomous Vehicle Plans

September 25, 2019 at 3:00 PM

Ford Motor Co. is adding Austin, Tex., as one of the cities where it plans to launch commercial applications for self-driving vehicles in by about 2021.

Canoo Startup Debuts Subscription Electric Van

September 25, 2019 at 2:05 AM

Los Angeles-based electric car startup Canoo Inc. hopes to begin selling electric cars in California by subscription in 2021.

Tesla Patents Long-Life EV Battery

September 24, 2019 at 3:21 PM

Tesla Inc. has received a U.S. patent for a lithium-ion battery that promises to last significantly longer than units used in current electric vehicles.

London Extends Uber’s License for 2 Months

September 24, 2019 at 2:20 PM

Uber Technologies Inc. is being allowed to continue its ride-hailing service in London for another two months.

Hyundai to Mass-Produce Robo Cars in 2024

September 24, 2019 at 4:12 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. says it will begin high-volume production of Level 4 driverless vehicles within five years.

Chery, Deutsche Post Partner on Electric Vans

September 24, 2019 at 3:37 AM

Chery Holdings and Deutsche Post’s StreetScooter unit have agreed to begin making light-duty electric delivery trucks in China by 2021.