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.

BlackBerry Readies Cloud-Based Cyber Security System

January 15, 2018 at 6:00 PM

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry Ltd. is developing a new cybersecurity technology that the company claims is faster and more comprehensive than current safeguards.

Ford Gets in Sync with Waze Navigation

January 12, 2018 at 12:10 PM

Ford Motor Co. says it will be the first carmaker to integrate Alphabet Inc.’s Waze navigation capability into its vehicles.

Nissan Readies Mobility Services in Japan

January 12, 2018 at 9:56 AM

Nissan Motor Co. says it will launch a car-sharing service next week in Japan.

GM Unveils Self-Driving Car with No Steering Wheel or Pedals

January 12, 2018 at 12:46 AM

General Motors Co.’s Cruise AV is a production-ready car designed with no manual controls and built to operate autonomously.

Subscribing to a New Mobility Model

By: Steve Plumb - January 11, 2018 at 11:14 AM

Forget about buying or leasing a new car or truck.

Mercedes Gets Smart on Interiors

January 11, 2018 at 8:04 AM

Mercedes is upping the ante on how drivers and passengers interact with their vehicles.

Hyundai Buys Stake in Singapore Ride-Hailing Service

January 11, 2018 at 12:58 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. has acquired an unspecified stake in Grab Tax Holdings Pte Ltd., a Singapore-based ride-hailing and ride-sharing firm.

Your Car Keeping an Eye On You

By: Gary S. Vasilash - January 10, 2018 at 9:23 AM

“For the first time ever, we’re closing the loop on human behavior understanding through vision AI,” says Modar Alaoui, founder and CEO of Eyeris, a company that has developed technology for face analytics and emotion recognition, which has now extended that to body tracking and action and activity recognition.

Ulbrich to Head VW E-Mobility Activities

January 10, 2018 at 8:56 AM

Volkswagen AG’s namesake division has appointed Thomas Ulbrich to lead the brand’s e-mobility operations worldwide, effective Feb 1.

UPDATE: Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Fund Could Spend $1 Billion in Tech

January 10, 2018 at 1:50 AM

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance has confirmed the launch of Alliance Ventures, a capital fund that may invest much as $1 billion over the next five years on new technologies and innovation.

Ford Touts Transportation Sharing Scheme

January 09, 2018 at 6:52 PM

CEO Jim Hackett says Ford Motor Co. is positioning itself for a future in which the company participates in a variety of alternatives to the privately owned car.

Hyundai to Launch In-Vehicle Ethernet Application

January 09, 2018 at 5:41 PM

Hyundai Motor Co. plans to launch an in-vehicle Ethernet communications platform in “hyper-connected” production vehicles next year.