Tag: Mobility

The Hunt For BMW’s New CEO Begins

<img data-attachment-id="1681946" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="BMW Logo" data-image-description=" Cineberg/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1681946″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_530311651.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With Harald Krüger out, BMW needs a new CEO — one that can effectively transition the company into becoming and […]

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BMW’s Plug-in Hybrids Will Incorporate Gamification, Automatically Switch to EV Mode in 2020

<img data-attachment-id="1679196" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561.jpg" data-orig-size="3350,2140" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes" data-image-description=" BMW ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-450×287.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-610×390.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679196″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-610×390.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”390″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-610×390.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-75×48.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-450×287.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-768×491.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/P90353790_highRes_bmw-edrive-zones-tes-e1561560210561-120×77.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Next year, BMW plans to equip all plug-in hybrid models with a standard function that automatically switches the automobile into electric mode […]

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Toyota Ramps Up Electrification Timeline, Outlines Nuanced Strategy

<img data-attachment-id="1647890" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1358" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="toyota logo badge corolla hatchback" data-image-description=" Toyota ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-450×318.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-610×431.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1647890″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-610×431.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”431″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-610×431.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-450×318.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-768×543.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-120×85.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Following announcements that Toyota would be working on a shared electric vehicle platform with Subaru, as well […]

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Bird’s Cruiser is a two-seater electric bike with a 52-volt battery and LCD screen

Bird, the Santa Monica, California-based mobility startup that in May unveiled Bird One, a $1,299 e-scooter architected with “industry-leading” battery life, today took the wraps off of another compact electric vehicle — albeit one with a slightly different form factor. Bird Cruiser, which is designed for sitting rather than standing and looks not unlike a […]

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Analysts: Recent Automotive Job Cuts Are Just the Beginning

<img data-attachment-id="1634342" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/17C47_02-e1532628243636.jpg" data-orig-size="3584,2430" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"6.3","credit":"Daimler AG","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS R","caption":"Montage S-Klasse im Mercedes-Benz Werk Sindelfingen \r\rAssembly of the S-Class at the Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen Plant","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Daimler AG","focal_length":"31","iso":"800","shutter_speed":"0.02","title":"Konsequente Fortsetzung der Strategie: Daimler stellt sich f\u00fcr die Zukunft neu auf","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Konsequente Fortsetzung der Strategie: Daimler stellt sich für die Zukunft neu auf Mercedes-Benz Factory S-Class" data-image-description=" Daimler AG […]

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Ford Is ‘Exploring’ Robots…

<img data-attachment-id="1675040" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2019_0510_ford-agility-0368_C1-e1558556634256.jpg" data-orig-size="4075,2778" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4","credit":"Tim LaBarge","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"Ford and Agility Robotics explore how a new robot, Digit, can help get packages to your door efficiently with the help of self-driving vehicles.","created_timestamp":"1558555974","copyright":"Tim LaBarge 2019","focal_length":"40","iso":"250","shutter_speed":"0.001","title":"Digit – Agility Robotics","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Digit – Agility Robotics" data-image-description=" ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2019_0510_ford-agility-0368_C1-e1558556608931-450×307.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2019_0510_ford-agility-0368_C1-e1558556608931-610×416.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1675040″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2019_0510_ford-agility-0368_C1-e1558556608931-610×416.jpg” alt width=”610″ […]

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GM’s Maven Packs Up, Leaves Town(s)

<img data-attachment-id="1270673" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/GMMaven06.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,2000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"John F. Martin for General Motor","camera":"","caption":"General Motors\u2019 new car-sharing service, Maven, will provide customers access to highly personalized, on-demand mobility services. Maven will offer its car-sharing program in Ann Arbor, Michigan, initially focusing on serving faculty and students at the University of Michigan. GM vehicles will be available at […]

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