Advanced Mobility

The Advanced Mobility Zone provides timely news, reports and analysis about the developments in emerging mobility trends, technologies and services that promise to fundamentally change the way people and goods are transported.

S. Korea Vows to Make 6.2 Million Fuel Cell Vehicles by 2040

January 17, 2019 at 12:14 AM

South Korea aims to build 6.2 million fuel cell-powered vehicles, open 1,200 hydrogen fueling stations and hike annual production of hydrogen to 5.3 million tons by 2040.

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FCA Tests Car-Sharing, Subscription Plan for Jeep

January 16, 2019 at 8:49 PM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is reading tests of two schemes to promote Jeep sales: peer-to-peer car sharing and a multi-model subscription service.

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Ford F-Series Pickup to Get Electric Power

January 16, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Ford Motor Co. plans all-electric variants of its F-150 and Super Duty pickup trucks, and Transit commercial van.

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Volvo Trucks Invests in Wireless Charging Developer

January 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Truckmaker AB Volvo has made an unspecified investment in Momentum Dynamics Inc., a Malvern, Pa.-based developer of wireless charging systems for electric vehicles.

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Ford’s Product Chief: EVs Will Be Profitable

January 16, 2019 at 12:06 AM

Hau Thai-Tang, who heads Ford Motor Co.’s product planning, vows that the company’s electric vehicles will be profitable—but he doesn’t say when.

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Iteris, Cisco Partner on Smart City Initiatives

January 15, 2019 at 8:11 AM

Iteris Inc., a provider of applied transportation data, is teaming with Silicon Valley tech giant Cisco Systems Inc. on several traffic management and smart city initiatives.

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ZF, Nvidia Team Up on Level 4 Autonomous Car Computer

January 15, 2019 at 2:04 AM

ZF Friedrichshafen AG says its new ProAI RoboThink central control unit will be the most powerful in-vehicle supercomputer aimed at Level 4 autonomous driving and mobility-as-a-service applications.

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Semi-Autonomous Cadillac Super Cruise Nabs Tech Award

January 11, 2019 at 4:40 PM

General Motors Co. semi-autonomous Super Cruise system has been named the 2019 Technology of the Year by Autoblog.

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U.S. Ride-Hailing Up 140% in 3 Years

January 11, 2019 at 2:38 AM

The use of ride-hailing services among adults in the U.S. has jumped from 15% in 2015 to 36% in 2018, according to a recent Pew Research Center study.

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Ford Shuts Down Chariot On-Demand Van Service

January 10, 2019 at 5:21 PM

Ford Motor Co. will close Chariot, its on-demand van-sharing service, at the end of January.

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Conti Invests in German AI Modeling Startup

January 10, 2019 at 1:18 PM

Continental AG is making an unspecified investment in Automotive Artificial Intelligence (AAI) GmbH, which develops AI-based simulation software.

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GM Partners with 3 EV Charging Companies

January 09, 2019 at 12:40 PM

General Motors Co. is partnering with three electric vehicle charging service providers to help EV owners in the U.S. find and access stations.

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