Mobility

SEAT Taps IBM Watson for Mobility Platform

February 27, 2019 at 3:55 PM

Volkswagen AG’s SEAT unit is working with IBM Corp. to develop a mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) platform to help consumers compare and book various travel options.

VW, Microsoft Expand Cloud Partnership Beyond Europe

February 27, 2019 at 1:12 PM

Volkswagen AG and Microsoft Corp. are expanding the cloud-computing partnership they announced last September to China and North America.

VW to Invest $1.7 Billion in Ford’s Argo Unit?

February 26, 2019 at 5:14 PM

Volkswagen AG has tentatively agreed to invest about $1.7 billion in Ford Motor Co.’s Argo autonomous-vehicle unit, sources tell The Wall Street Journal.

Self-Driving Apple EV Back On?

February 22, 2019 at 1:55 PM

Apple Inc. has built several prototype self-driving electric vans that use internally designed batteries and electric motors, sources tell Manager Magazin.

Delivery Robots Nudging in on Sidewalk Traffic

February 22, 2019 at 12:23 PM

A growing fleet of tiny, last-mile delivery robots are beginning to hit the sidewalks in Beijing, London, Seattle and other busy international cities, Scientific American reports.

BMW, Daimler Will Invest $1.1 Billion in Mobility JV

February 22, 2019 at 9:38 AM

BMW AG and Daimler AG intend to invest more than €1 billion ($1.1 billion) in the 50:50 joint venture that combines their ride-hailing, parking and electric car-charging services.

Apple Files Report to NHTSA on Self-Driving-Car Project

February 21, 2019 at 10:09 AM

Apple Inc. filed a safety report to this week that offers a rare peek inside the company’s secretive autonomous vehicle test program.

Citroen Shows Tiny EV Concept

February 19, 2019 at 11:18 AM

PSA Group’s Citroen unit says its microscopic Ami One concept car represents the brand’s vision for future urban mobility.

Report: BMW-Daimler Car-Sharing Venture to Launch on Friday

February 18, 2019 at 4:39 PM

BMW AG and Daimler AG plan to launch their 50:50 car-sharing joint venture on Feb. 22, Autocar reports.

Connected Vehicles Move to the Forefront of Advanced Mobility

February 18, 2019 at 11:29 AM

While the hype about fully autonomous cars has slowed over the last year, the shift to connected vehicles is accelerating.

Testing the Building Blocks for Self-Driving Vehicles

February 18, 2019 at 2:43 AM

VSI Labs helps developers of technologies for self-driving cars better understand how their products affect the vehicle’s overall performance.

High-Speed Rail Zooms to Forefront of Green New Deal Debate

February 15, 2019 at 3:29 PM

The so-called “Green New Deal” resolution introduced in Congress earlier this month calls for investing in a high-speed rail (HSR) network throughout the U.S. to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.