Mobility

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.

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.

Report: VW Closer to Investing in Ford’s Autonomous Vehicle Unit

February 15, 2019 at 2:29 AM

Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG are nearing a possible plan to partner on the development of self-driving cars that may include a VW investment in Ford’s Argo AI startup, sources tell Bloomberg News.

Waymo Fares Best in Self-Driving Vehicle Disengagement Report

February 13, 2019 at 3:44 PM

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo unit had the lowest ratio of “disengagements” of the 25 companies that tested autonomous vehicles in California last year.

E-Scooter Injuries on the Rise

February 08, 2019 at 1:15 PM

There have been more than 1,500 injuries and four deaths related to electric scooter accidents in the U.S. since late 2017, according to a Consumer Reports study.

Control Centers Could Aid Transition to Driverless Cars

February 08, 2019 at 11:29 AM

Researchers at the University of Michigan say remotely located technicians could help troubleshoot and respond to potential problems for self-driving cars in real time.

Report: Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi to Partner with Waymo

February 05, 2019 at 9:56 AM

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance is finalizing plans to partner with Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo unit to develop autonomous vehicle services, The Nikkei reports.

U.S. Transit Services Switching to Digital Payment

January 31, 2019 at 1:49 PM

To help encourage the use of public transit and new mobility services, cities across the U.S. are transitioning away from paper fare cards to digital payments that can be completed via smartphone apps.

Head of GM’s Maven Unit Leaves

January 29, 2019 at 12:35 AM

Julia Steyn, who has headed General Motors Co.’s Maven urban mobility business since it was created three years ago, has left the company for unknown reasons.