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.

Americans Leery of Self-Driving Tech But Expect It Anyway

October 24, 2018 at 5:12 PM

One in five Americans would consider owning a fully autonomous vehicle today, and 27% say they would ride in a robo-taxi, according to Intel Corp. and PSB Research.

Daimler, Geely Plan Ride-Hailing Service in China

October 24, 2018 at 11:35 AM

Daimler AG and Geely Group have formed a 50:50 venture to introduce their own ride-hailing service in China, Reuters reports.

Uber Raises Rates in London to Set Up Driver EV Fund

October 24, 2018 at 11:02 AM

Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc. says it is raising its rates in London by 20 cents per mile to pay its drivers in an effort to make it easier for them to switch to electric vehicles.

Tesla Drops Full Self-Driving Tech Option

October 22, 2018 at 2:23 AM

Tesla Inc. has stopped promoting yet-to-be-developed “full self-driving” capability for its electric cars.

British Partners Target Self-Driving Taxis by 2021

October 22, 2018 at 1:38 AM

U.K. taxi service Addison Lee Group has signed a deal with British autonomy software developer Oxbotica to launch self-driving shuttles in London by 2021.

PlanetM: Michigan's Mobility Connection

October 21, 2018 at 1:00 PM

Michigan’s PlanetM initiative is a concierge service that links companies and investors with the state’s mobility ecosystem.

Europe Poised to Approve Wi-Fi Over G5 for Connectivity

October 19, 2018 at 4:39 PM

The European Commission is preparing to unveil draft legislation next month that would approve vehicle connectivity that uses high-speed wi-fi technology rather than next-generation cellular networks.

Lynk Reveals Concept Racer

October 19, 2018 at 11:33 AM

Geely Automobile Holding Co.’s Lynk & Co. unit will supply cars to Cyan Racing next year for use in the FIA World Touring Car (WTC) series.

Daimler Invests in New Zealand HMI Firm

October 18, 2018 at 2:34 PM

Daimler AG is making an unspecified investment in Soul Machines Ltd., a New Zealand-based company that specializes in digital personal assistant systems.

Google Maps Plugs Into EV Charging Locations

October 18, 2018 at 11:10 AM

Alphabet Inc.’s Google Map unit is adding information about electric vehicle charging stations, including location and directions.

Chinese Autonomous Driving Tech Startup Raises $1 Billion

October 18, 2018 at 9:20 AM

Momenta, a Beijing-based startup specializing in autonomous vehicle software, says it has secured more than $1 billion in its latest funding round.

Central London Aims to Cut Traffic Volume in Half

October 18, 2018 at 12:07 AM

The 1.1 square mile that defines the City of London aims to lower its speed limit to 15 mph and reduce motor traffic 25% by 2030 and 50% by 2044, Autocar reports.