Mobility

Amazon Launches In-Car Delivery Service with GM and Volvo

April 24, 2018 at 8:49 AM

Amazon.com has announced separate partnerships with General Motors and Volvo Cars to deliver packages directly to owners’ vehicles.

U.K. Group to Test Connected Car Technology

April 23, 2018 at 2:31 PM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. and Ricardo plc are part of a British consortium that is developing connected vehicle technologies aimed at improving safety.

Maserati Adds Bosch Driver-Assist Features

April 20, 2018 at 9:19 AM

Robert Bosch GmbH says it is supplying several driver assistance systems across Maserati SpA’s 2018 lineup that enable Level 2 semi-autonomous driving.

Volvo Trials Dealer Valet Service in California

April 19, 2018 at 3:47 PM

Volvo Car Corp. is testing a pick up and delivery program for customers who have their vehicles serviced at dealerships in California.

Ford Debuts Medical Transport Service

April 18, 2018 at 3:30 PM

Ford Motor Co. is launching a nonemergency medical transport business in southeast Michigan.

U.S. Peer-to-Peer Car Rental App Targets Japan Debut

April 18, 2018 at 1:05 AM

San Francisco-based Turo Inc. says a $104 million funding round led by Sumitomo Corp. will help it introduce its peer-to-peer car rental scheme in Japan by 2020.

Toyota Targets 2021 Launch for V2V Tech in U.S.

April 16, 2018 at 2:18 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. plans to expand its vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology to the U.S. by 2021 and offer it across most Toyota and Lexus models in the country by mid-decade.

A Body-Swapping “Skateboard”

April 16, 2018 at 10:31 AM

When fleets of self-driving, on-demand vehicles take to the roads, they’ll be running almost constantly as they pick up and drop off passengers.

Ford Plans Its Own Fleet of Self-Driving Vehicles

April 16, 2018 at 12:59 AM

Ford Motor Co. aims to launch the world’s largest fleet of self-driving taxis in 2021.

VW to Test Autonomous Parking Tech at Hamburg Airport

April 13, 2018 at 2:17 PM

Volkswagen AG has begun testing vehicles with autonomous parking capabilities at the airport in Hamburg, Germany.

Dubai to Test Digital License Plates

April 12, 2018 at 6:27 PM

Next month Dubai will begin testing digital license plates that can display various messages, make payments and conduct other transactions.

BMW Invests in Street-Level Map Data Company

April 12, 2018 at 10:27 AM

BMW AG’s i Ventures unit has made an unspecified investment in Mapillary AB, a Swedish company that uses computer vision to extra street-level details from high-definition maps.