Advanced Mobility Project

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  • Ford Motor Co. is working with Israel’s Mishor 3D Ltd. to tailor the Israeli company’s head-up display technology to future Ford vehicles, The Wall Street Journal reports. Mishor’s system projects...[read more]

  • Kia Motors Corp. says within two years it will introduce a small hybrid five-door hatchback car to compete directly with Toyota Motor Corp.’s hugely successful Prius hybrid hatch, Autocar reports....[read more]

  • Several domestic carmakers in China are poised to roll out low-priced electric and plug-in models, The Nikkei reports. The newspaper says the cars, which will sell for as little as...[read more]

  • The German government wants to charge foreigners who use its high-speed autobahn highways as much as €130 per year, Bloomberg News reports. The measure, which must be approved by lawmakers,...[read more]

  • TomTom Traffic, known for saving drivers travel time by guiding them around traffic snafus, is premiering a new service which adds jam warnings caused by localized weather conditions. (Telematics News)...[read more]

  • A rising number of electric car drivers are switching from gasoline to solar power to satisfy their urge for fossil fuel-free transportation. All it takes is a rather expensive solar...[read more]

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  • Carmakers in Europe have made major advancements in recent years in reducing the carbon dioxide emissions from their cars. But the gain as measured by the New European Driving Cycle test increasingly...[read more]

  • This 317-page report issued in August 2014 by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration presents the agency’s detailed analysis about the viability and challenges of vehicle-to-vehicle communications system to improve...[read more]

  • This comprehensive analysis from the U.S. Energy Information Administration offers projections of America’s energy supply, demand and pricing through 2040. The 258-page report’s four-page executive summary predicts that 2% annual...[read more]

  • A dozen authorities in the connected-car market offer their perspectives on the future of connectivity in this 34-page report from Telefonica, the Spanish telecommunications giant. An executive summary identifies 10...[read more]

  • Developments during 2013 in the U.S. intercity bus industry are summarized in this 17-page report from DePaul University’s Chicago-based Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development. The analysis says a one-way intercity...[read more]

  • By 2050, urban dwellers will account for 86% of the population of developed regions and 64% of that in less-developed regions, according to this 2011 update from the Population Division...[read more]

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  • Turning the potential of truly intelligent vehicles into reality means a fundamental change in the way carmakers and their suppliers interact, says Sam LaMagna, Director of Advanced Driving Technologies in...[read more]

  • Innovation at Magna International Inc. focuses on advances that make cars cleaner, safer and lighter. The company spends 20%-30% of its research and development budget on game-changer technologies, including those...[read more]

  • This 56-page document from the Canadian Urban Institute and Moving the Economy is a primer on the processes and technology surrounding the movement of goods in urban areas. The report...[read more]

  • Fast-changing events across the automotive ecosystem are impacting the operating environment, customer preferences, competition and supply chain. EY’s Global Automotive Center has identified eight megatrends that will affect the industry...[read more]

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