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Sales Swoon, Mobility Outlays Challenge Industry

China, which accounted for a whopping 61% of global sales growth in 2018, will see a cool-off due to a combination of government actions, a tariff dispute with the U.S. and bloated production capacity.


Bosch Broadens Fuel-Cell Expertise, Eyes 2022 Commercialization

Bosch considers the commercial-vehicle market most appealing to broad deployment of fuel cells because European Union fleets must reduce carbon-dioxide emissions 15% on average by 2025 and 30% by 2030.

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As Hype Peaks, Fears of AI Winter Emerge

Much of the hype can be traced to bold, public promises from automakers such as Tesla and General Motors to field self-driving cars under aggressive timelines.

Autonomy Artificial Intelligence

Teamwork Foundation for Future AV Regs

Balance is necessary, says Nat Beuse of Uber Technologies, because federal standards must exist alongside local rules, and flexibility is needed because the technology remains in its infancy.

Autonomy Autonomous Vehicles

Face It, Folks, You’re a Data Company Now

To strengthen its data expertise, Ford acquired Autonomic last year, and it has been tasked with accelerating creation of the automaker’s open Transportation Mobility Cloud platform.


Volvo Moves to Share Safety Data, Curb Bad Behavior

The initiative builds off Volvo’s 12-year-old Vision 2020 plan to improve safety and begins with Project E.V.A., or Equal Vehicles for All, which addresses inequalities in reducing crash severity.

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