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.

Faurecia to Open R&D Center for Hydrogen Tanks

July 08, 2019 at 9:43 AM

Faurecia SA plans to open a center of expertise for hydrogen storage systems at the company’s research and development center in Bavans, France.

Toyota to Supply Fuel Cell Tech for FAW-Higer Buses in China

July 08, 2019 at 12:11 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. has agreed to supply fuel cell technology to Chinese carmaker FAW Group and Higer Bus Co.

EU Rejects Wi-Fi-Based Car-to-Car Communications

July 04, 2019 at 6:55 PM

Member nations of the European Union voted earlier today against endorsing a short-range wi-fi system for vehicle-to-vehicle communication, buoying backers of a cellular-based alternative.

BMW, Daimler Finalize Deal on Autonomous Vehicles

July 04, 2019 at 1:42 PM

BMW AG and Daimler AG have finalized a long-term agreement to collaborate on driver-assist and Level 4 automated driving systems.

Peak Auto: What It Could Mean to You

By: Paul Eichenberg - July 03, 2019 at 12:57 PM

With the age of car-sharing, battery-powered fleets, and self-driving cars quickly approaching, many automakers are trying to reinvent themselves into mobility companies.

My Experiment: Life Without Owning a Car

By: Daniel Sturges - July 03, 2019 at 11:35 AM

Nine months ago I began an experiment: I sold my car and bought an e-bike. I have not driven a car since.

Half of VW's China Sales Will be Electrified by 2035

July 03, 2019 at 1:52 AM

Half the cars Volkswagen AG sells in China will be electrified by 2035, says CEO Herbert Diess.

China Rolls Out Strict Auto Emission Standards

July 02, 2019 at 3:49 PM

China has implemented tough new pollution limits for passenger vehicles that would slash their emissions by at least 40% by 2023.

Ford Readies Electrified Models for Europe

July 02, 2019 at 11:16 AM

Ford Motor Co. tells reporters it is developing a family of electrified vehicles specifically for the European market.

Tech, Regulatory Snags Slow GM Plan for Robo-Taxis

July 01, 2019 at 1:50 AM

Regulatory and technical issues make it unlikely that General Motors Co. will meet its target of launching a driverless-taxi service by the end of this year, Automotive News says.

Tesla Blames Shanghai Car Fire on Battery Module Failure

June 28, 2019 at 2:47 PM

Tesla Inc. says a highly publicized fire that broke out in one of its parked electric cars in Shanghai two months ago was caused by the failure of a single battery module.

Five More Japanese Carmakers Join Toyota-Softbank Venture

June 28, 2019 at 1:42 AM

Monet Technologies Corp., the 8-month-old joint venture between Softbank and Toyota to develop autonomous ride-hailing and delivery services, has signed up five more Japanese carmakers.