Geneva Motor Show saw a rash of new electric vehicles and concepts from Honda, Nissan, Fiat and Volkswagen, as auto industry enters the era of mass electrification. By Paul Fisher. Honda e Prototype Honda’s so-called EV for Europe made its debut at Geneva. Positioned as an “urban commuter”, the car features a range of over 200km Read More..
BMW and Daimler make public details of their mooted joint mobility venture. The two companies are investing more than €1 billion to develop and integrate offerings for car-sharing, ride-hailing, parking, charging and multimodal transport. By Paul Fisher. Five new brands were unveiled at a launch attended by chairmen of both companies. Reach Now for multimodal Read More..
Automakers still have time to adapt their business models to changing consumer preferences, according to a report by the US Center for Automotive Research (CAR). The study, titled â€œThe impact of new mobility services on the automotive industry,â€ Â identifies seven types of new-mobility services: ride-hailing, ride-sharing, car-sharing, bike-sharing, micro-transit, mobility-as-a-service and shared autonomous vehicles. Micro-transit Read More..
The Center for Automotive Research will host its annual Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, Michigan, August 3 to 6. The gathering features a series of briefings and presentations focusing on some of the top issues facing the auto industry. This year, these include manufacturing, connected and automated vehicle development and new powertrains. In addition, Read More..
Self-driving cars may be a feature on the world’s roads “sooner than you think,” according to a report prepared by consultants KPMG in cooperation with CAR, theÂ Center for Automotive Research. “The pace of innovation is speeding up and the industry is on the brink of a new technological revolution with ‘self-driving’ vehicles,” said Gary Silberg, Read More..