Mobility

Audi Cars to Pay the Toll in U.S.

February 22, 2018 at 11:50 AM

Beginning later this year, Audi AG will begin offering a wireless toll management system on select models sold in the U.S.

CAR: Fully Autonomous Cars Won’t Reach Market Until 2030

February 21, 2018 at 4:37 PM

Vehicles capable of driving themselves under all circumstance won’t become commercially available until 2030, according to the Center for Automotive Research in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Hyperloop One to Develop High-Speed Transport Plan for India

February 20, 2018 at 12:45 AM

Virgin Hyperloop One has signed an agreement to develop plans for an ultra-high-speed transit tube system in India that would link Pune with a proposed new airport in Mumbai 100 miles away.

Musk’s Hyperloop Company Gets Initial Permit in Washington, D.C.

February 19, 2018 at 2:36 PM

The Boring Co., a Los Angeles-based startup formed by Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk 14 months ago, has been approved to start initial work on a proposed underground hyperloop tunnel in Washington, D.C.

Bosch Offers Bikes to 100,000 Workers in Germany

February 13, 2018 at 4:36 PM

Beginning this month, Robert Bosch GmbH will offer subsidies for workers in Germany to lease bicycles. 

GM’s Maven Car-Share Service Launches in Toronto

February 13, 2018 at 2:21 AM

Maven, the car-sharing service launched by General Motors Co., has added Toronto to its list of North American metro market areas.

Study to Chart Impact of Autonomous Tech on Professional Drivers

February 12, 2018 at 2:54 PM

The American Center for Mobility (ACM) outside Detroit has commissioned a workforce study to evaluate the impact of connected and autonomous vehicles on driving-related jobs, including taxi operators and delivery and long-haul truck drivers.

Waymo Leads the Way in California Self-Driving Tests

February 12, 2018 at 10:07 AM

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo unit’s fleet of 75 vehicles completed some 352,500 miles in autonomous driving mode in California during a recent 12-month period—nearly three times as many miles as the next highest tester.

How Michigan’s PlanetM Helps Mobility Startups

February 12, 2018 at 2:48 AM

Michigan is connecting mobility startups with car companies, top-tier suppliers and venture capitalists through PlanetM, an initiative of the Michigan Economic Development Corp.

DiDi Chuxing Tests Self-Driving Vehicles in China, U.S.

February 12, 2018 at 2:30 AM

Chinese ride-hailing leader DiDi Chuxing Technology Co. confirms it is testing self-driving vehicles on public roads in China and the U.S.

L.A. Rated the World’s Most Congested City, Again

February 07, 2018 at 4:00 PM

For the sixth straight year Los Angeles was rated the most congested city in the world, according to Inrix Inc.’s annual scorecard.

Ford Launches Chariot Ride Service in London

February 07, 2018 at 12:16 PM

Ford Motor Co. has expanded its Chariot shuttle business to London, the first city outside the U.S. to offer the on-demand service.