Mobility

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.

Study: Mixed Environmental Impact for Flying Cars

April 09, 2019 at 5:05 PM

Flying electric cars make environmental sense, but only on relatively long, one-way trips with multiple passengers on board, according to study published in Nature Communications.

Report: Hyundai, Tencent Partner on Software for Autonomy

April 08, 2019 at 1:44 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. and China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd. have tentatively agreed to co-develop software for self-driving vehicles, sources tell South Korea’s Maeil business daily.

VW Tests Self-Driving Cars in Germany

April 04, 2019 at 7:39 AM

Volkswagen AG has begun testing automated e-Golf small cars on public roads in Hamburg, Germany.

SAIC Tests Autonomous Shuttle in California

April 03, 2019 at 2:13 PM

China’s Shanghai Automotive Industrial Corp. is testing an automated, all-electric shuttle bus in Davis, Calif., in conjunction with the University of California-Davis.