SF Motors, a subsidiary of Sokon with headquarters in Beijing, has agreed to buy the former Hummer H2 factory in South Bend, Indiana to manufacture a new line of connected electric cars.
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Congress is considering legislation that would establish standards for connected and autonomous cars. The devil, as always, is in the details.
Henrik Fisker has taken the wraps off his latest creation, the Fisker EMotion, an all electric car designed to compete with the Tesla Model S.
Continental, one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers, is planning to lower its investment in internal combustion powertrains and boost investment in electric car components.
The NIO Eve was unveiled at the South By Southwest show last week. The self driving car may have a range of up to 600 miles according to initial reports.
Connected cars gather more and more personal information about the people inside and share it with marketers. But who else are they sharing it with? Insurance companies? The government? Do you know or do you even care just as long as you get to listen to your favorite music while you drive?
Hyundai dazzled people at CES 2017 with self driving and connected car concepts and exoskeletons to help those with disabilities get about. But the star of the Hyundai exhibit was the cute and quirky Ioniq folding electric scooter.
The Chrysler Portal electric minivan is featured this week at the 2017 CES show in Las Vegas. It has a 100 kWh battery and features an array of technological features including face and voice recognition and Level 3 self driving capability.
Honda will bring a new connected urban mobility transport concept called NeuV to the CES 2017 show. The NeuV has an artificial intelligence “emotion engine” that will help drivers and passengers to form a deeper emotional bond with their transportation device.
Mercedes expects to invest $11 million to bring connected electric cars to market over the next 10 years, beginning with an electric crossover SUV in 2019.
BMW’s new Digital Charging System can automatically charge a connected car while using the greenest and least expensive electricity available. It can also interface with a residential solar system.
LeEco unveiled its LeSEE concept electric car in San Francisco yesterday. Faraday Future says its production concept car will appear at CES 2017.
Mercedes used the Paris auto show to unveil its EQ concept, an electric dual motor SUV intended to showcase the company’s autonomous and connected car technology.
Columbus, Ohio has won the Smart City Challenge hosted by the US Department of Transportation. It will become a research center for connected and autonomous mobility.
The electric car industry is attracting billions in investment from companies that have no experience building automobiles. Some are making cars just to collect government incentives.
Vollkswagen is not afraid of competition from Google or Apple and fully intends to be a leader in connected, autonomous, and electric car technology says its marketing chief. He didn’t mention Tesla Motors, however.