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.

Ford Sells Subscription Vehicle Business

September 12, 2019 at 1:05 PM

Ford Motor Co. is selling its Canvas subscription vehicle platform to Fair, a Santa Monica, Calif.-based startup that also specializes in subscription services.

Michigan Lands $7.5 Million for Autonomous Car Testing

September 12, 2019 at 12:26 PM

The Michigan Mobility Collaborative has been awarded a $7.5 million grant to develop and test autonomous vehicles.

Uber Cuts 8% of Product and Engineering Teams

September 11, 2019 at 5:34 PM

Uber Technologies Inc. has laid off 435 employees across its product and engineering teams, representing about 8% of the combined organizations.

Brand Loyalty to Fade with Mobility-as-a-Service

September 11, 2019 at 3:56 AM

Consumers and auto executives agree that loyalty to brand will decline as self-driving shuttles replace personal ownership of passenger vehicles, says IBM’s Institute for Business Value.

Geely Invests in Second Flying Car Company

September 10, 2019 at 6:05 PM

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, which acquired flying car developer Terrafugia Inc. two years ago, has invested in German startup Volocopter GmbH.

Ford Ramps Up Electrified Offensive in Europe

September 10, 2019 at 5:07 PM

Ford Motor Co. expects electrified vehicles will account for 54% of its sales in Europe by the end of 2022.

VW Unveils ID.3 EV

September 09, 2019 at 4:52 PM

Volkswagen AG took the wraps off the all-electric ID.3 small car earlier today ahead of this week’s Frankfurt auto show.

Hyundai/Kia Join European EV Charging Network

September 09, 2019 at 3:35 PM

Hyundai Motor Co. and its Kia Motors affiliate have joined Ionity GmbH, a consortium that is building an ultra-high-speed charging network in Europe for electric vehicles.

Study Touts Potential of Shared Scooters/Bikes in U.S. Cities

September 09, 2019 at 12:58 PM

Nearly half of all car trips in large U.S. cities could be handled with scooters and bicycles, according to a new study by Inrix Inc.

Sales of Electrified Cars to Quadruple in Europe

September 09, 2019 at 12:33 AM

Deliveries of plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicles across Europe will jump fourfold to 1 million units in 2020, predicts Europe’s Transport & Environment group.

BMW to Debut 5G Tech in iNext EV

September 06, 2019 at 3:54 PM

BMW AG plans to equip the production version of its Vision iNext electric concept vehicle with fifth-generation (5G) communications capability when the model launches in 2021.

VW Installs New Chief for Mobility Services Unit

September 06, 2019 at 2:10 PM

Volkswagen AG has named Robert Henrich to head its MOIA mobility services unit.