VW's Moia brand will challenge UberMon, 05, Dec 2016
VW Group will challenge ride-hailing company Uber with a new mobility services brand called Moia that eventually will have its own electric passenger vehicle. Establishing Moia, the group's 13th brand, is part of VW Group's aggressive push into electric vehicles and new technology services as it emerges from its diesel emissions scandal.
BMW's ride-hailing project takes on Uber with autonomous carsMon, 05, Dec 2016
BMW will test autonomous vehicles in Germany as it seeks to keep up with ride-hailing firms such as Uber. The automaker will test self-driving functions in Munich before expanding the project to other cities.
Otto broke Nevada's self-driving car testing laws, report saysMon, 28, Nov 2016
Otto, the self-driving truck startup owned by Uber, broke Nevada's autonomous vehicle testing laws, according to a report published by tech website Backchannel. And there's little the state can do about it.
NuTonomy to test self-driving vehicles in BostonMon, 21, Nov 2016
Mueller sees case for VW building own battery plant, report saysMon, 21, Nov 2016
VW Group CEO Matthias Mueller sees the production of batteries for EVs and plug-in hybrids as a logical move as the automaker expands its production of greener vehicles after its emissions-cheating scandal, a German newspaper reported.
Hyundai boosts car-sharing startup WaiveCarThu, 17, Nov 2016
A startup that is merging electric car-sharing with on-car advertising is getting a major boost from Hyundai. WaiveCar, which rents ad-laden cars for free, will add 400 Hyundai Ioniq vehicles to its fleet by the end of next year.