COPENHAGEN — Volkswagen brought its electric premium car-pooling van to the ITS World Congress here last month, providing a live example how the auto will help address growing urban traffic problems. Pollution, traffic congestion and growing urban transport inefficiency were key topics of discussion at the five-day ITS gathering, which was attended by government officials Read More..
COPENHAGEN – The ITS World Congress kicked off here Monday and Tuesday amid a general sense of optimism about the opportunities provided by new technologies to make public and private mobility smarter. At the same time, participants at the annual event focused on the barriers to implementation, setting the stage for five days of discussions Read More..
Ford Motor has appointed Raj Rao to head its globalÂ newÂ mobility initiatives. The US automaker’s new division, which is calledÂ Ford Smart Mobility LLC, designs, builds, grows, and invests in new mobility services. It is a key part of Ford’s plansÂ to broaden its operations to include software and new mobility offerings. Rao is tasked with growing Ford’s Read More..
General Motors is investing in an autonomous-driving specialist, while Ford Motor announced it has established a subsdiary to â€œbuild, grow and invest in new mobility services.â€ The moves show that North Americaâ€™s two biggest automakers are accelerating their push into new products and areas that are set to transform their business. GM is acquiring Cruise Read More..