Mobility

Singapore Teams People and Tech in "Smart Nation" Initiatives

April 13, 2019 at 12:27 PM

Thanks to strong government support, Singapore has become a leader in the development, testing and implementation of self-driving vehicles, ride-sharing, mobility-as-a-service and a host of smart city initiatives. 

ZF to Show Autonomous Car in Shanghai

April 12, 2019 at 2:15 PM

ZF Friedrichshafen AG will unveil a new self-driving demonstration vehicle and updated driver-assist technologies at the Shanghai auto show.

GM Donates Self-Driving Chevy Bolt to Ford Museum

April 12, 2019 at 11:44 AM

General Motors Co. has donated its first autonomous vehicle, a prototype Chevrolet Bolt electric car, to the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Mich.

Study: Mixed Environmental Impact for Flying Cars

April 09, 2019 at 5:05 PM

Flying electric cars make environmental sense, but only on relatively long, one-way trips with multiple passengers on board, according to study published in Nature Communications.

Report: Hyundai, Tencent Partner on Software for Autonomy

April 08, 2019 at 1:44 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. and China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd. have tentatively agreed to co-develop software for self-driving vehicles, sources tell South Korea’s Maeil business daily.

VW Tests Self-Driving Cars in Germany

April 04, 2019 at 7:39 AM

Volkswagen AG has begun testing automated e-Golf small cars on public roads in Hamburg, Germany.

SAIC Tests Autonomous Shuttle in California

April 03, 2019 at 2:13 PM

China’s Shanghai Automotive Industrial Corp. is testing an automated, all-electric shuttle bus in Davis, Calif., in conjunction with the University of California-Davis.

Carmakers Team with SAE on Test Rules for Autonomous Cars

April 03, 2019 at 9:55 AM

Ford, General Motors, Toyota and SAE International have formed a consortium to establish safety and testing guidelines for self-driving vehicles.

EY: Rinspeed’s Micro-SNAP Delivery System

April 01, 2019 at 3:40 AM

EY has partnered with Swiss-based Rinspeed AG for several years on evolving approaches to advanced mobility and how to manage the ecosystem in which they operate.

Daimler Trucks Buys Majority Stake in Torc Robotics

March 29, 2019 at 3:18 PM

Daimler AG’s commercial truck unit has purchased a controlling stake in Torc Robotics Inc., a Virginia-based developer of autonomy driving technology.

Honda, Hino Join Toyota-Softbank Mobility Venture

March 28, 2019 at 1:08 AM

Honda and Hino Motors are joining the venture being launched next month by Toyota and Softbank Group to develop services that involve self-driving vehicles.

Japanese Developer Plans Flying Motorcycle

March 25, 2019 at 1:37 PM

A Japanese startup hopes to begin selling a motorcycle-like “hover bike” in its home market by 2022.