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.

Bell Unveils Flying Taxi

January 09, 2019 at 9:13 AM

Textron Inc.’s Bell Helicopter unit took the wraps off a full-scale vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) air taxi concept at this week’s CES electronics show in Las Vegas.

Schaeffler Pedals Up Urban Mobility Vehicle

January 08, 2019 at 7:03 PM

Germany’s Schaeffler AG plans to begin testing its electric-assist quadracycle this summer and launch limited production for commercial applications next year.

Toyota Pushes Its Driver Assist System as Rival to Waymo

January 08, 2019 at 6:31 PM

Experts say Toyota Motor Corp.’s offer to market its Guardian driver assist technology to other carmakers is a bid to set a de facto industry standard for the way future cars operate under human or robotic control.

Daimler to Launch Semi-Autonomous Big Rig in U.S.

January 08, 2019 at 12:20 PM

Later this year in the U.S., Daimler AG will begin offering a heavy-duty truck with Level 2 semi-autonomous driving capability.

GM’s Cruise Unit in No Rush for IPO

January 08, 2019 at 10:57 AM

GM Cruise LLC says it can develop software for self-driving cars more efficiently by working as unit of General Motors Co. than as an independent, publicly traded company.

ZF Venture Signs Deal to Supply Automated Electric Shuttles

January 07, 2019 at 6:04 PM

A 4-month-old venture between ZF Friedrichshafen AG and electric car startup e.GO Mobile AG plans to begin commercial deliveries of automated shuttles in France and Germany by 2020.

Ford Aims to Launch V2X Tech in 2022

January 07, 2019 at 11:41 AM

Ford Motor Co. plans to equip all of its new vehicles in the U.S. with vehicle-to-everything communication capability starting in 2022.

Exceedingly Important Mobility

By: Gary S. Vasilash - January 07, 2019 at 10:20 AM

When people related to the auto industry talk about “mobility,” typically this has something to do with some ride hailing service or new logistics-based app.

Byton Goes Big with 48-Inch Interior Display

January 07, 2019 at 9:34 AM

Future Mobility Corp.’s Byton unit unveiled an updated prototype of its  upcoming M-Byte electric crossover vehicle at this week’s CES electronics show in Las Vegas.

Rage Against the Machine

January 05, 2019 at 10:20 AM

Education is key to Consumer Acceptance of Autonomous Cars There have been more than 20 reported attacks against Waymo’s self-driving fleet in Chandler, Ariz., since the company began testing the technology on public roads there two years ago.

Tesla Tops 1 Billion Miles of Autonomous Driving

January 04, 2019 at 3:10 PM

Tesla Inc. vehicles have accumulated more than 1 billion miles of driving under control of the company’s semi-autonomous AutoPilot system, according to an MIT researcher.

Delphi, TomTom Partner on Real-Time Mapping Apps

January 04, 2019 at 12:28 PM

Delphi Technologies plc is partnering with TomTom International BV on electronic and software applications aimed at improving fuel efficiency.