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.

Lidar Takes Flight

July 02, 2018 at 12:00 AM

The advent of advanced driver-assist systems and autonomous vehicles opens the door for several new technologies and the suppliers developing them.

Bosch Names New Mobility, Digital Chiefs

June 29, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Robert Bosch GmbH has appointed Stefan Hartung to take over as chairman of its mobility operations on Jan. 1.

Kroger to Test Autonomous Grocery Delivery

June 29, 2018 at 8:48 AM

The Kroger Co. and Silicon Valley tech startup Nuro plan to launch a pilot program this autumn for autonomous grocery delivery.

GM Cuts Charging Time for Chevy Volt Nearly 50%

June 29, 2018 at 1:00 AM

General Motors Co. is introducing a more powerful in-car charging system for its 2019 model Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid sedan that cuts charging time nearly 50% to 2.3 hours.

Waymo Shopping for Robotic Cars to Serve European Market

June 29, 2018 at 12:30 AM

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo unit is looking for a European carmaker to supply a “large number” of self-driving vehicles for its robotic taxi fleet in the region.

Volvo Teams with FedEx on Truck Platooning

June 28, 2018 at 1:20 PM

Volvo AB and package delivery giant FedEx Corp. have begun testing truck platooning in North Carolina.

BP Buys U.K. Battery Charging Company

June 28, 2018 at 11:11 AM

Oil and gas giant BP plc has agreed to buy U.K.-based Chargmaster plc, which operates a network of charging stations for electric vehicles, for £130 million ($170 million).

GM’s Mobility Vision

By: Daniel Sturges - June 28, 2018 at 10:11 AM

1. Zero crashes
2. Zero emissions
3. Zero congestion
This vision leaves out a very important element: economics.

Bosch Partners with Mojio on Connectivity

June 27, 2018 at 5:08 PM

Robert Bosch GmbH is making an undisclosed investment in Canadian startup Mojio Inc., a developer of products that link cars and the internet.

Study: On-Demand Mobility Could Clog City Centers

June 27, 2018 at 12:08 PM

Self-driving vehicles will add, not subtract, from urban traffic congestion unless cities encourage ride sharing, according to a study of traffic in Boston.

China Targets 7 Million Annual NEV Sales by 2025

June 27, 2018 at 10:44 AM

The Chinese government is targeting annual sales of electric and plug-in cars at 7 million units by 2025—nine times last year’s volume.

Ford, Baidu Partner on Connectivity, AI Projects in China

June 27, 2018 at 2:31 AM

Ford Motor Co. and Chinese internet services provider Baidu Inc. have agreed to collaborate on in-car digital services, artificial intelligence and digital marketing projects for the Chinese market.