Powertrains, “regional” vehicles to drive diversification
Smart City program aims to provide greater accessibility for residents in underserved neighborhoods
Better mobility starts with listening to customers
Benefits include improved fuel efficiency, pinpointing road hazards
Rather than just trying to see how advanced mobility and robotics will fit into existing structures, Toyota is building a city to help determine how these things can be best integrated into people’s lives
Michigan is promoting mobility development through its PlanetM initiative. Trevor Pawl, who heads business development for the initiative, explains.
Ford Motor Co. soon will begin testing a geofencing system in Cologne, Germany, that automatically switches plug-in hybrid vehicles to all-electric mode when operating in zero-emission areas.
Five developers of autonomous cars will offer free rides in their robotic vehicles during next year’s Detroit auto show in June.
Next month BMW, Ford, General Motors, Honda and Renault will begin testing a blockchain-based identification system for automatic payments for parking and road tolls.
Yangzhou Lingtan Environmental Protection Technology has developed a self-driving street sweeper truck that the Chinese company aims to sell worldwide.