Automotive Mobility

Ford Ramps Up Electrified Offensive in Europe

September 10, 2019 at 5:07 PM

Ford Motor Co. expects electrified vehicles will account for 54% of its sales in Europe by the end of 2022.

Study Touts Potential of Shared Scooters/Bikes in U.S. Cities

September 09, 2019 at 12:58 PM

Nearly half of all car trips in large U.S. cities could be handled with scooters and bicycles, according to a new study by Inrix Inc.

Sales of Electrified Cars to Quadruple in Europe

September 09, 2019 at 12:33 AM

Deliveries of plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicles across Europe will jump fourfold to 1 million units in 2020, predicts Europe’s Transport & Environment group.

Thailand Moves to Legalize Ride-Hailing Services

September 06, 2019 at 3:56 PM

Regulators in Thailand have drafted guidelines to legalize ride-hailing services in the country by March.

VW Installs New Chief for Mobility Services Unit

September 06, 2019 at 2:10 PM

Volkswagen AG has named Robert Henrich to head its MOIA mobility services unit.

GM Infotainment Gets Enhanced Google Power

September 05, 2019 at 1:56 PM

General Motors Co. will begin using Google Inc.’s updated Android Automotive operating system in vehicle infotainment systems in 2021.

Ford and the Importance of Unlearning

By: Daniel Sturges - September 04, 2019 at 5:54 PM

As Ford moves to work with cities, they will have to understand all the costs of mobility to both consumers and the municipalities to succeed and lead in the transformed mobility network.

Mitsubishi Invests in Mobility Service Startup

September 04, 2019 at 5:32 PM

Mitsubishi Corp. has made an unspecified investment in MaaS Global Ltd., a Helsinki, Finland-based startup that specializes in mobility-as-a-service systems.

Report: Tesla Autopilot Partly to Blame for Crash

September 04, 2019 at 4:39 PM

Federal safety officials say Tesla Inc.’s controversial Autopilot semi-automated driving aid was partly to blame for a highway crash in California last year.

Ford Readies Self-Cleaning Car Sensors

September 04, 2019 at 4:36 PM

Ford Motor Co. says it has submitted 50 patents related to cleaning systems for sensors used in self-driving vehicles.

Carmakers to Add Rear-Seat Reminders by 2025

September 04, 2019 at 12:51 PM

Two industry groups representing 20 carmakers have agreed to equip new vehicles sold in the U.S. with rear-seat occupant reminders by 2025.

Robot Delivery Firm Goes to School with New Funding

September 04, 2019 at 12:11 PM

Starship Technologies, a San Francisco-based startup specializing in small automated delivery robots, says it has raised $40 million in funding and aims to expand its service 100 college campuses in the next two years.