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.

Bosch Readies “Smart” Battery Tech

July 11, 2019 at 4:06 PM

Robert Bosch GmbH says it has developed artificial intelligence software to help electric vehicle batteries last longer.

Bird Makes Paris Its Top E-Scooter Hub in Europe

July 11, 2019 at 3:41 PM

Bird Rides, Inc., the Los Angeles-based electric-scooter sharing service, says it will make Paris its largest hub in Europe.

Panasonic to Provide Traffic Data Network in Utah

July 11, 2019 at 11:44 AM

Panasonic Corp. is working with the Utah Dept. of Transportation to build a transportation data network to improve safety and traffic flow on the state’s highways.

Europe Dominates List of Bike-Friendly Cities

July 11, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Europe accounts for 15 of the top 20 cities in the biennial Copenhagenize Index of bicycle-friendly cities.

U.S. Surpasses 20,000 EV Charging Stations

July 10, 2019 at 3:35 PM

There are more than 20,000 charging stations with nearly 69,000 connectors for plug-in hybrid and full-electric vehicles available in the U.S., according to the Dept. of Energy. 

Bentley Unveils Futuristic EV Concept

July 10, 2019 at 3:15 PM

Bentley Motors Group says its all-electric EXP 100 GT concept portends a future in which EV batteries are vastly more powerful than today’s devices.

Ohio Research Center Adds Advanced Mobility Testing

July 10, 2019 at 3:02 PM

The Transportation Research Center in East Liberty, Ohio, officially opened its SmartCenter for autonomous and connected vehicles today.

Electric Mini Breaks Cover

July 09, 2019 at 4:50 PM

BMW AG’s Mini car unit took the wraps off the all-electric variant of its Cooper SE small car this week in Germany.

BMW Readies Low-Volume X5 Fuel Cell Model

July 08, 2019 at 1:55 PM

BMW AG plans to introduce a fuel cell-powered version of the X5 SUV/crossover vehicle early next decade, development chief Klaus Frolich tells Forbes.

Waymo Robo-Taxies Test In-Car Wi-Fi

July 08, 2019 at 1:19 PM

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo unit has begun offering free wi-fi to select riders who use its robo-taxi pilot program in Chandler, Ariz., Reuters reports.

Mitsubishi Invests in Go-Jek Mobility Services

July 08, 2019 at 12:06 PM

Mitsubishi Corp. and affiliate Mitsubishi Motors Corp. have made an unspecified investment in Go-Jek, an Indonesia-based multi-service mobility platform.

U.S. OKs SoftBank’s $2.3 Billion in Cruise Automation

July 08, 2019 at 11:48 AM

A U.S. panel has ruled there is no national security threat in the planned $2.3 billion investment in General Motors Co.’s Cruise Automation unit by Japan’s SoftBank Corp., Reuters reports.