Mobility

Conti, 3M Team on V2I Research

October 16, 2019 at 12:22 PM

Continental AG and 3M Co. have agreed to work together to develop technologies and protocols to better enable vehicle-to-infrastructure communications.

S. Korea to Prep Highways for Robotic Cars

October 16, 2019 at 12:02 AM

The South Korean government says it will upgrade the country’s 3,400 miles of major highways for use by autonomous vehicles by 2024.

Audi Suspends Work on Pop.Up Air Taxi

October 14, 2019 at 12:31 PM

Audi AG has suspended work with aerospace giant Airbus on its Pop.Up air taxi project and says it has redirected its urban air mobility plans.

Another Startup to Test Self-Driving Cars in Calif.

October 14, 2019 at 12:02 PM

DeepRoute Ltd., a Fremont, Calif.-based startup, plans to begin testing its autonomous driving vehicle technology on the state’s public roads in coming months.

Waymo, Renault Eye Paris Robo-Taxi Service

October 14, 2019 at 8:47 AM

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo self-driving car unit and Renault SA may launch an autonomous vehicle service between Charles de Gaulle airport and Paris.

Uber Buys Latin American Delivery Service

October 11, 2019 at 3:38 PM

Uber Technologies Inc. is acquiring majority ownership in Cornershop, a startup grocery delivery service based in Santiago, Chile.

Fully Driverless Waymo Rides Coming Soon

October 11, 2019 at 10:59 AM

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo self-driving car unit says it will gradually begin to offer driverless rides as part of its robo-taxi pilot program, which currently uses onboard backup drivers.

U.S. Commute Times on the Rise

October 10, 2019 at 4:44 PM

Americans spent an average 54 minutes per day traveling to and from their jobs last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Porsche Teams with Boeing on Air Mobility Studies

October 10, 2019 at 11:40 AM

Porsche AG and Boeing Co. have agreed to work together to evaluate the potential for premium urban air mobility travel.

Waymo Puts L.A. on the Robo Map

October 08, 2019 at 3:41 PM

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo self-driving car is mapping high-traffic areas of Los Angeles to help determine if the city would be conducive for future robo-taxi applications.

Zoox to Add Autonomous Testing in Las Vegas

October 04, 2019 at 9:53 AM

California-based autonomous-car startup Zoox Inc. plans to begin testing self-driving electric vehicles in Las Vegas.   

Uber Debuts Helicopter Service in NYC

October 03, 2019 at 4:43 PM

Uber Technologies Inc. has launched a multimodal platform in New York City that includes a helicopter ride between lower Manhattan and John F. Kennedy International airport.