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Rolling out a large electric vehicle with 311 miles of battery range is a big part of Daimler’s ambitious electrified car strategy, a Daimler executive said. While being interviewed recently by Automotive Engineering, Anke Kleinschmit, Daimler’s VP Of group research and sustainability and chief environmental officer, shared her thoughts on the German automaker’s clean vehicle […]

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The Schaeffler Bio-Hybrid concept vehicle combines pedal-power and electric drive, and is being billed as a solution for future urban transport. The golf-cart shaped four wheeler contrived by German auto supplier Schaeffler requires the passenger to start pedaling until battery-powered assist kicks in. The tiny car can take the rider up to 15 mph, and […]

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IHS Automotive has doubled its forecast for the number of autonomous vehicles expected to be sold by 2035 with the U.S. taking the lead. A recent wave of technology developments and investments in autonomous driving technologies, along with activity in various regulatory environments, brings the global forecast up to 21 million autonomous vehicle sales globally […]

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Daimler AG is expanding its mobility services in the U.S. as the German automaker aims to beat competitors in the emerging urban transportation market. Best known for its car2go carsharing service, Daimler is merging two more mobility services in the U.S., RideScout and GlobeSherpa. Daimler bought RideScout in 2014; its app allows users to find […]

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Ford is expanding its Silicon Valley presence with the opening of its Palo Alto’s Research and Innovation Center. Ford said the opening of this new Research and Innovation Center allows the company to grow its global research team and accelerate its innovation in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data. SEE ALSO: Ford […]

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Nissan believes its all-electric LEAF represents a sustainable future in zero-emission mobility, but said the company’s commitment to green doesn’t end there. According to Nissan, the LEAF has contributed to reducing CO2 emission by some 151,000 tons since its launch in 2010, but the engineering team behind the world’s best-selling electric vehicle (EV) aims to […]

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Audi of America and AT&T announced prices of the data plans for their in-vehicle 4G LTE data connection. Available in the new 2015 A3 sedan, which debuts this month, both companies will enable the first-ever in-vehicle 4G LTE data connection in North America. Audi stated the data plans will be competitively priced, starting at $99 […]

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More automated driving vehicle research was announced for Ford as the company wants to provide the vehicle with common sense. Following last month’s unveil of the automated Ford Fusion Hybrid research vehicle, Ford is announcing new projects with Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University to research and develop solutions to some of the technical […]

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