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.

Ford to Test Autonomous Deliveries with Silicon Valley Startup

January 09, 2018 at 3:30 PM

Ford Motor Co. says it will begin testing delivery service in self-driving vehicles in select cities this spring in conjunction with San Francisco-based Postmates Inc.

Toyota Unveils Self-Driving Shuttle

January 08, 2018 at 4:45 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. says it and an international alliance will develop and begin testing the e-Palette Concept, a self-driving electric shuttle, in the U.S. and elsewhere in the early 2020s.

Hyundai Unveils Nexo Fuel Cell Vehicle

January 08, 2018 at 1:44 PM

Hyundai Motor Co. says its all-new Nexo fuel cell vehicle is larger, lighter, more powerful and more efficient than its current Tucson fuel cell model.

U.S. Sales of Electrified Vehicles Up 6%

January 08, 2018 at 11:41 AM

Sales of electrified vehicles grew 6% last year to more than 477,000 units, Autoblog.com reports.

Software for Mobility as a Service

By: Lawrence S. Gould - January 08, 2018 at 10:59 AM

Not just for city planners and transportation companies, MaaS can help automakers divine the future for automotive designs, sales and fleet management.

Bird Launches in Santa Monica

By: Daniel Sturges - January 05, 2018 at 1:21 PM

For many nearby trips, Bird is a faster, less costly mobility option than Uber or Lyft.

Nissan Touts Potential for Brain-to-Vehicle Controls

January 04, 2018 at 2:52 PM

Nissan Motor Co. says it is developing a new technology that would allow vehicles to anticipate a driver’s actions and preferences based on brain pulses.

Electrified Vehicles Claim More than Half of New-Car Sales in Norway

January 03, 2018 at 2:25 PM

Hybrid and all-electric vehicles captured a record 52% of new-car sales in Norway last year, the Norwegian Road Federation reports.

Honda, Alibaba Partner on Services for Connected Cars

January 03, 2018 at 1:39 AM

Honda Motor Co. and Chinese internet commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. have agreed to co-develop services for connected cars, The Nikkei reports.

SoftBank Leads Group to Buy 15% of Uber

December 29, 2017 at 3:12 PM

A group led by Japanese telecom giant SoftBank Corp. has agreed to invest at least $8 billion to acquire 15% of troubled ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc., according to media reports.

China Extends Tax Break on “New Energy” Vehicles through 2020

December 28, 2017 at 11:46 AM

China’s central government will extend a waiver of its 10% vehicle purchase tax for plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicles through the end of 2020, according to four ministries.

Toyota Protests India’s EV-Only Goal

December 28, 2017 at 10:36 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. says India’s plan to restrict car sales to only electric vehicles by 2030 is “not practical, and it’s not the way forward,” the Economic Times reports.