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.

GM Readies E-Bikes

November 05, 2018 at 10:51 AM

General Motors Co. plans to introduce a pair of electrified bicycles next year.    

Cadillac Will Halt, Relaunch Subscription Plan

November 05, 2018 at 1:30 AM

General Motors Co.’s Cadillac brand confirms it will suspend its “Book by Cadillac” subscription service on Dec. 1, then relaunch a revised version of the program a few months later.

25 Cities Account for 44% of World's EV Registrations

November 02, 2018 at 2:43 PM

More than two in five of the world’s all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles are registered in 25 cities, says the International Council on Clean Transportation. 

Tesla to Upgrade Remote Control “Summon” Feature

November 02, 2018 at 10:03 AM

Tesla Inc. plans to introduce an advanced version of its Summon feature by year-end that will allow users to operate their vehicle remotely in certain situations via a smartphone app.

AMB 2018 Highlights E-Mobility and Lightweight Construction

By: Barbara Schulz - November 02, 2018 at 5:00 AM

More than 91,000 attendees gathered at the AMB trade show in Germany to visit 1,553 exhibitors and talk about the impact of e-mobility, Industry 4.0 and other relevant topics.

Volvo to Resume Supplying Uber’s Autonomous Test Fleet

November 02, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Volvo Car Corp. says it will resume supplying as many as 24,000 of it XC90 crossover vehicles to Uber Technologies Inc.’s autonomous car development project next year.

Toyota Tests Subscription, Car-Sharing Schemes in Japan

November 01, 2018 at 6:32 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. is expected to become the first carmaker in Japan to test a subscription option to conventional car buying, The Nikkei reports.

Toyota Tests Multi-Mode Transportation App

November 01, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. is launching a pilot program this week in Fukuoka, Japan, for a smartphone app that will allow users to search, book, coordinate and pay for multiple types of transportation.

Alternative Designs & Safety Considerations

By: Daniel Sturges - November 01, 2018 at 12:00 PM

The Arcimoto is like a motorcycle growing in size, while the SOLO is like a car shrinking in size.

AAA Customers Get Free Lyft Rides

November 01, 2018 at 11:03 AM

Ride-hailing giant Lyft Inc. is partnering with AAA to give the insurance giant’s customers free rides to and from affiliated repair shops.

London to Test ULEV Street Restrictions Next Year

November 01, 2018 at 9:43 AM

London plans to launch a pilot program in April that will limit access to a section of Moor Lane in the center of the city’s financial district to ultra-low-emission vehicles (ULEVs).

VW Could Share Its Electric-Car Platform with Ford

November 01, 2018 at 1:17 AM

Volkswagen AG tells reporters it’s “theoretically possible” that the company would allow Ford Motor Co. to use its new MEB electric-car platform.