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.

Why Michigan Matters to Mobility

By: Gary S. Vasilash - March 05, 2018 at 10:37 AM

The day that Trevor Pawl, group vp, Michigan Economic Development Corp., and the point man for the MEDC’s PlanetM initiative, came to the “Autoline After Hours” studio in suburban Detroit, snow was falling with flakes the size of marshmallows.

Carmakers Lag on Promised Automatic Braking Tech

March 05, 2018 at 9:22 AM

Vehicle manufacturers are behind schedule on their pledge to equip new models with automatic brakes.

Japan Consortium to Build Hydrogen Stations

March 05, 2018 at 8:30 AM

Eleven companies have formed Japan H2 Mobility LLC (JHyM) to fund, build and operate hydrogen stations for fuel cell vehicles in Japan.

Coalition Urges Senate to Go Slow on Rules for Self-Driving Cars

March 05, 2018 at 5:26 AM

The U.S. Senate should reject a bill that would ease safety considerations for developers of autonomous vehicles, says a coalition of 27 public-interest groups.

Colorado Targets Rapid EV Growth

March 04, 2018 at 10:42 AM

Colorado aims to have as many as 940,000 plug-in hybrid and full-electric vehicles registered in the state by 2030, according to the state’s new Electric Vehicle Plan.

Chris Urmson Talks Autonomous Tech

By: Gary S. Vasilash - March 02, 2018 at 4:14 PM

From Carnegie Mellon to Google to Aurora: Chris Urmson is driving autonomous driving technology.

Malgorzata Wiklinska Is Looking for Technology

By: Gary S. Vasilash - March 02, 2018 at 2:59 PM

If the enthusiasm that Dr. Malgorzata Wiklinska expresses when she talks about what she does for ZF is any indication of her level of commitment as she searches the world for technology that can benefit the supplier’s portfolio, chances are ZF and the companies she discovers are going to both benefit.

Toyota Forms Autonomous Tech Venture with Aisin Seiki and Denso

March 02, 2018 at 12:21 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. is teaming up with supplier affiliates Aisin Seiki Co. and Denso Corp. to form a new company that will develop software for self-driving cars.

Life in My Mobile Bed Pod

By: Daniel Sturges - March 02, 2018 at 12:20 PM

The future of mobility is about a lot more than just transportation.

Harley to Develop Electric Motorcycles with Alta Motors

March 02, 2018 at 2:24 AM

Harley-Davidson Inc. has made an unspecified investment in Brisbane, Calif.-based Alta Motors to help it further develop and launch an all-electric motorcycle in 2019. 

Daimler Buys Out Partner in Car2Go Car-Share Service

March 01, 2018 at 4:15 PM

Daimler AG says it will take full ownership of its Car2Go car-sharing service by acquiring the 25% stake held by French rental car company Europcar Group.

Porsche to Add Fast-Charge Units at All U.S. Dealerships

February 28, 2018 at 4:09 PM

Porsche AG says it will install quick-charge facilities at each of the U.S. dealerships ahead of the launch of the brand’s electric sedan at the end of next year.