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.

VW Sets EV ’Ring Record

June 03, 2019 at 12:40 PM

Volkswagen AG’s ID.R race car has become the fastest electric vehicle and second-fastest car of any type to circulate Germany’s legendary Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit.

Chinese Startup Launches Autonomous Delivery Pod

June 03, 2019 at 8:24 AM

Beijing-based Neolix Technologies Co. has begun making autonomous delivery vans at its facility in Changzhou.

Uber Posts $1 Billion First-Quarter Loss

May 31, 2019 at 1:23 AM

Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc. reports a net loss of $1 billion in January-March, its first quarter as a publicly traded company.

Waymo Tests Autonomous Trucks in Arizona

May 30, 2019 at 12:01 PM

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo self-driving car unit is expanding testing of its autonomous heavy-duty trucks to Arizona.

Nio Plant Venture Lands $1.5 Billion Investment

May 30, 2019 at 11:03 AM

Chinese electric-car startup Nio Inc. is forming a manufacturing joint venture with Beijing E-Town International Investment and Development Co., which is investing 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) in the business.

Daimler Trucks Forms Autonomous Tech Unit

May 30, 2019 at 10:13 AM

Daimler AG’s commercial truck unit is creating an Autonomous Technology Group that will develop systems for Level 4 self-driving vehicles.

Michigan, Detroit Auto Show Launch Mobility Challenge

May 30, 2019 at 12:41 AM

The state of Michigan and the North American International Auto Show will stage demonstrations of innovative mobility options and “smart” infrastructure during next year’s auto show in June.

China Readies 375-mph “Maglev” Train

May 29, 2019 at 2:09 PM

China Railway Rolling Stock Corp. aims to begin production in 2021 of a magnetic levitation train system capable of speeds as high as 600 kph (373 mph).

Fuel Cell Developer Touts Low-Cost, High-Power Design

May 29, 2019 at 11:04 AM

Singapore-based Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies says its patent-pending graphite bipolar plate technology doubles a fuel cell’s power density and cuts material costs 50%.

Hyundai Doubles Up on Electric Bus

May 29, 2019 at 9:59 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. unveiled a double-decker electric bus at this week’s Transport Technology fair in Seoul.

GM, Bechtel Aim to Build EV Fast-Charge Network in U.S.

May 29, 2019 at 2:03 AM

General Motors Co. and construction giant Bechtel Corp. plan a partnership to build a network across the U.S. of fast-charge stations for electric vehicles.

Report: Toyota May Invest $549 Million in DiDi Chuxing

May 29, 2019 at 12:56 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. is studying a move to invest some 60 billion yen ($549 million) in DiDi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-hailing service.