Perhaps traffic congestion will be less of a problem. Of course, then there’s air traffic control. . .
Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Design & Production
Michigan is promoting mobility development through its PlanetM initiative. Trevor Pawl, who heads business development for the initiative, explains.
The changing landscape requires not only new approaches to powertrains—but even new types of vehicles. Here’s how one supplier is addressing these changes.
City planners recognize the potential power of vehicle connectivity, automation and ride sharing to improve the quality of life for urban dwellers.
Denso Corp. and the University of Michigan are evaluating results of a recent test involving three electric cars made available to a small test group of students to borrow whenever they wished and for as long as they wanted.
Will car-sharing and self-driving vehicles hurt future car sales? Not necessarily, says Jeff Schuster, senior vice president at LMC Automotive.
Vows to double down on driver/rider safety amid rising complaints
MONET Technologies was established last February as a joint venture between SoftBank and Toyota to address three business domains: (1) on-demand mobility services; (2) data-analysis services; (3) autonomous vehicle mobility services (which they’re calling “Autono-MaaS,” with the “MaaS” being “Mobility as a Service”).
#Mazda #Honda #Toyota
Although you’ve not been able to get a new Peugeot in the U.S. since 1991, Larry Dominque, PSA Group North America CEO, is methodically working to bring back PSA products to the market, possibly Peugeots (the Group also includes Citroën, Opel, Vauxhall, and DS Automobiles). While they’re working on getting some traction, they’ve introduced the carsharing app Free2Move, which allows people to access vehicles, for now, in the Washington, DC, market, presumably in an effort to let legislators who may not be familiar with global competition to get their toes wet on the subject.
#Vauxhall #oem #Opel