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.

2020 VW Models Add Remote Capabilities

September 19, 2019 at 9:02 AM

Volkswagen AG is introducing an upgraded version of its Car-Net telematics system on 2020-model vehicles in the U.S.

Uber Prepares to Map Dallas for Self-Driving Cars

September 18, 2019 at 12:11 PM

Uber Technologies Inc. will begin mapping the streets of downtown Dallas in November to expand its database for self-driving vehicles.

U.S. Mulls EV Noise Alert Options

September 17, 2019 at 1:52 PM

The U.S. is considering an automakers petition to allow drivers to choose the warning tone their electric vehicles make.

Shanghai Okays Passengers in Robotic Cars

September 17, 2019 at 12:56 PM

Shanghai has given three companies permission to carry passengers in their self-driving cars, says the state-run Xinhua News Agency.

Report: Ford, VW to Expand Joint EV-Program

September 17, 2019 at 9:21 AM

Ford Motor Co. appears likely to decide soon on details of a plan to expand its use of Volkswagen AG’s electric-vehicle platform.

Autonomous-Truck Company Raises $120 Million

September 17, 2019 at 8:17 AM

TuSimple Inc., a San Diego-based startup that supplies autonomous driving technology for commercial truck applications, has raised $120 million in its latest funding round.

Texas High-Speed Rail Deal Moves Forward

September 17, 2019 at 7:13 AM

Texas Central, which plans to build a high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston, has hired a firm to design, build and install the bulk of the 240-mile track.

Uber Pulls Ride-Share Bikes in 2 More Cities

September 16, 2019 at 10:30 AM

Uber Technologies Inc. is discontinuing its Jump bike-sharing service in Atlanta and San Diego as safety and clutter concerns grow.

Nissan Readies Electric Crossover

September 16, 2019 at 9:25 AM

Nissan Motor Co. is developing an all-electric small crossover vehicle to be launched in mid-2021.

JLR Taps BlackBerry for Cybersecurity, AI Tech

September 13, 2019 at 3:59 PM

BlackBerry Ltd. is expanding its one-year-old relationship with Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. to include artificial intelligence, machine learning and cyber security technology for next-generation vehicles.

Toyota Tests Improved Solar Panels to Charge EVs

September 13, 2019 at 10:48 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. has begun testing a Prius Prime plug-in hybrid sedan fitted with next-generation solar panels on the hood, roof, rear window and spoiler.

U.S. Lags in Acceptance of Autonomous Tech

September 12, 2019 at 2:56 PM

Only one in four car buyers in the U.S. would consider a self-driving vehicle compared with a 36% rate globally, says Paris-based research firm Ipsos MediaCT.