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.

Uber Adds Quiet Mode, Other Features to Premium Service

May 15, 2019 at 11:42 AM

Uber Technologies Inc. is launching new rider preference options to its top-end Uber Black ride-hailing service in the U.S.

Audi Brings Connected Traffic Light Tech to Europe

May 15, 2019 at 9:26 AM

Volkswagen AG’s Audi unit is introducing its in-vehicle Traffic Light Information system, which has been available in several U.S. cities since late 2016, in Europe this summer.

Maserati to Use Autonomy Tech from BMW-Led Alliance

May 14, 2019 at 3:48 PM

Future cars offers by Fiat Chrysler Automobile NV’s Maserati unit will control their autonomous driving capabilities with technologies developed by BMW AG.

Global Sales of Light Vehicles Fall 7%

May 14, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Worldwide deliveries of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles totaled 7.20 million units in April, down 7% from the same month last year, LMC Automotive reports.

Fujitsu, Ford Partner on Connectivity

May 14, 2019 at 9:52 AM

Fujitsu Ltd. and Ford Motor Co.’s Autonomic subsidiary are teaming to enhance the processing capability of Autonomic’s Transportation Mobility Cloud for vehicle-to-everything communications.

Uber Shares Drop Another 11%

May 14, 2019 at 1:06 AM

Shares in ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc. shrank another 11% on Monday, their second day of public trading.

Panasonic: Tesla Model Y Will Cause Battery Shortage

May 13, 2019 at 4:53 PM

Panasonic Corp. warns it may run short of batteries for Tesla Inc. when the carmaker begins selling its Model Y crossover vehicle.

Lyft Tests Car Rental Program

May 13, 2019 at 3:28 PM

Lyft Inc. has begun testing a car rental option to supplement the company’s core ride-hailing services.

ZF Buys Imaging Specialist

May 13, 2019 at 12:14 PM

ZF Friedrichshafen AG is acquiring 90% of Simi Reality Motion Systems GmbH, a German developer of imaging software that ZF plans to integrate with its occupant restraint systems. 

Uber Shares Slide in First Day of Trading

May 13, 2019 at 12:24 AM

Shares in Uber Technologies Inc. slumped nearly 8% to $41.57 from a launch price of $45 on Friday, their first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

Calsonic, Magneti Marelli Merger Yields New Name

May 10, 2019 at 1:25 PM

Marelli is the new name of the automotive partsmaking entity created by the merger of Japan's Calsonic Kansei Corp. and Italy's Magneti Marelli SpA.

Study: EV Concerns Wane, But Buyer Interest Remains Low

May 10, 2019 at 12:28 PM

Concerns about an electric vehicle’s driving range, charging stations and costs continue to fall but are still significant enough that only one in six Americans expects that their next vehicle will be fully electric, according to a new survey by AAA.