Mobility

China Startup to Launch Self-Driving-Taxi Service

April 29, 2019 at 11:40 AM

China startup WeRide.ai plans to launch an autonomous-driving commercial taxi service in Anqing and Guangzhou in July, The Nikki reports.

EY: Bullish About Car Sales—and Mobility as a Service

April 29, 2019 at 12:23 AM

EY is bullish about the conventional auto industry but urges it to embrace a strategy that combines carmaking with the emerging trend toward mobility as a service.

French Mobility Platform Developer Targets Growth

April 25, 2019 at 5:11 PM

Paris-based Vulog SA forecasts that its mobility service platform will be used to coordinate 25 million rides worldwide this year, up from 15 million in 2018.

Enterprise Rental to Debut Vehicle Subscription Plan

April 25, 2019 at 1:55 PM

Enterprise Holdings Inc. plans to launch a subscription-based pilot program next month in the U.S.

Tesla Trumpets Level 4 Autonomy by 2020

April 23, 2019 at 12:04 AM

CEO Elon Musk says Tesla Inc. will have completely driverless taxis operating in the U.S. next year.

New Beijing Highway to Have Autonomous Car Lanes

April 19, 2019 at 11:52 AM

China is building a highway near Beijing that will dedicate two of its eight lanes for use by autonomous vehicles.

Daimler Suspends Car-Sharing Service in Chicago

April 18, 2019 at 4:55 PM

Daimler AG’s Car2Go car-sharing unit has suspended operations in Chicago after more than 100 of the service’s fleet were stolen this week.

Audi Unveils Autonomous, Connected Concept Car

April 15, 2019 at 3:22 PM

Volkswagen AG’s Audi unit says its AI:ME concept electric city car previews technologies and design features for next-generation autonomous and connected vehicles.

VSI: Helping Developers Integrate Safety, Autonomy

April 15, 2019 at 2:34 AM

Minneapolis-based VSI Labs advises designers of active safety and automated driving systems on planning and engineering during the early stages of development.

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.