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.

BMW Debuts Premium Ride-Hailing Service in Chengdu

December 14, 2018 at 1:44 PM

BMW AG is using 5 Series sedans to debut its premium-level Ride-Hailing service in Chengdu, China.

Bosch Showcases Tech in Autonomous Shuttle

December 14, 2018 at 8:46 AM

Robert Bosch GmbH has developed a self-driving shuttle concept that the supplier will publicly unveil at next month’s CES electronics show in Las Vegas.

BMW, Porsche Demo 450-kW Charging Station

December 13, 2018 at 12:10 PM

FastCharge, a German consortium that includes BMW AG and Porsche AG, opened a prototype charging station this week that can provide electric vehicles with a 62-mile range in three minutes and replenish a battery to 80% capacity in 15 minutes.

China Rethinks China-First Industry Policy

December 13, 2018 at 12:20 AM

China is poised to delay its aim to dominate in manufacturing by 2025 and instead grant easier access for foreign companies.

Audi Readies “Immersive” Entertainment System

December 12, 2018 at 1:47 PM

Audi AG is developing a next-generation infotainment technology that the carmaker hails as an “immersive” experience.

New SEAT SUV Brakes for Cyclists

December 12, 2018 at 1:15 PM

Volkswagen AG’s SEAT unit is introducing a new safety system on the 2019 Tarraco SUV/crossover vehicle to help prevent collisions with bicyclists.

Hyundai to Invest $6.7 Billion on Fuel Cell Vehicles

December 11, 2018 at 1:39 PM

Hyundai Motor Co. and its suppliers plan to invest a combined 7.6 trillion won ($6.7 billion) by 2030 to develop next-generation fuel cell vehicles and related technologies.

Detroit Auto Show Outlines New Date Details

December 11, 2018 at 1:41 AM

The Detroit auto show will move from mid-January next month to June 13-20 in 2020.

BMW Names New Boss for Autonomous-Vehicle Development

December 10, 2018 at 1:55 PM

BMW AG has appointed Alejandro Vukotich as senior vice president of its driver assistance and autonomous-driving development group, effective Jan. 1.

VW to Expand ID Electric Lineup with New SUV

December 10, 2018 at 10:15 AM

Volkswagen AG plans to add a large SUV to its new ID electric vehicle sub-brand, Autocar reports.

Uber Files for IPO

December 10, 2018 at 12:38 AM

Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc. filed initial paperwork on Thursday for an initial public offering next year, according to media reports.

Smart Cities Require Smart Planning

December 08, 2018 at 12:00 AM

The eventual transition to connected and autonomous electric vehicles is slowly starting to take shape.