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BrightDrop, a General Motors startup that specializes in electric delivery vehicles, is working on a new service van for Verizon. The van will be smaller and faster than the startup's UPS truck equivalent.
The startup, only two years old, has now raised more than $30 million from investors. Amid its rapid growth, the company is looking at expanding its traffic automation platform toward self-driving vehicles.
A handful of Houston-area cops aren't happy with Tesla's autopilot system. Five law enforcement officers in Montgomery County, Texas, are suing Elon Musk's electric car company for nearly $20 million over it.
Ford Motor Co.’s multibillion-dollar investment to build three battery plants and a new EV assembly plant is “really unprecedented for electric vehicles and batteries,” says JB Straubel, a co-founder of Tesla Inc.
Ford has announced its biggest investment in history: over $11 billion for electric vehicle parts. The investment will build four new plants that will be split between Tennessee and Kentucky.
Karina Ricks had led the Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure since 2017. She is now working for the Federal Transit Administration as associate administrator for research, innovation and demonstration.
Legislation aimed at requiring the electrification of autonomous vehicles and bolstering offshore wind power have cleared the governor’s office, as the state pushes to be a leader in the transportation and energy sectors.
Tesla crashes and the investigations that follow generate a lot of headlines, but the dangers of automotive automation are industrywide. The common denominator is the human behind the wheel.
Sound Transit needed 25 years of campaigns, taxes and labor to finally extend light rail to Northgate where, starting Saturday, thousands of people will find new ways to cross the congested city.
Research has shown that the Citi Bike bike-share program in New York City is predominantly used by men. How can local areas ensure a public transit system serves everyone? Experts weigh in.
Thanks to a $6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense, Springfield, Ohio, will see the construction of a National Advanced Air Mobility Center of Excellence at its municipal airport.
The plan includes a terminal for hyperloop, vehicles for vertical takeoffs and landings, and high-speed trains; aerial trams linking neighborhoods; and new bridges for motorized vehicles as well as bikes and pedestrians.
A self-driving tech company, a truck manufacturer and FedEx have teamed up to test autonomous vehicle deliveries between Dallas and Houston in Texas. The tests will have human safety drivers.
A survey of transit riders illustrates some of their concerns around the cleanliness of vehicles, on-time performance and the technology that seeks to improve engagement and the overall experience.
The Charleston airport is also moving forward with plans to extend its existing runway to 7,000 feet, with 1,000-foot overrun areas added at each end, to better accommodate future airline, military and cargo flights.
Michigan and Indiana are in a contest of sorts. Both states want to become the first in the nation to have wireless charging infrastructure on a public road so that electric vehicles don't have to plug in for power.
A six-mile traffic technology testbed in Tennessee will utilize some 300 high-definition cameras to analyze and understand traffic flow. The project will include researchers from major universities as well as automakers.
From May 2016 to March 2020, Maryland has overcharged drivers in the thousands via its cashless tolling system, according to a legislative audit. The state now exclusively uses cashless tolling.
Detroit will be one of three cities to launch autonomous delivery programs using Kiwibots. The small, electric devices will travel on city sidewalks and partner with businesses to explore automated deliveries.
Volkswagen has established its U.S. beachhead in right-to-work Tennessee to build a new generation of electric vehicles starting with the ID.4 SUV. VW is investing $41 billion in electrification over the next five years.