Research & Development

Developments of future mobility technology.

YouTube: General Motors EV future reveal presentation

General Motors' CES 2021 keynote with the company's CEO Mary Barra.

New Mercedes Screen Spans Nearly Entire Width of Car, Regulates With AI

Mercedes' new screen will use AI to minimize distraction: 'no scrolling, no browsing.'

Gravity Energy Storage Will Show Its Potential in 2021

Gravitricity and Energy Vault are pioneering a radical new alternative to batteries for grid storage.

Apple’s Self-Driving Electric Car Is at Least Half a Decade Away

Company has small team working on a car with renewed ambition to eventually take on Tesla, but development is still in early stages.

Lidar startup Aeva raises another $200M ahead of its debut as a public company

The lidar company, started by two former Apple engineers, has raised an additional $200 million in private investment from Hong Kong hedge fund Sylebra Capital ahead of its debut as a publicly traded company.

The ‘Flying-V,’ a Fuel-Efficient Alternative to Jumbo Jets, Just Flew for the First Time

A scaled version of the V-Wing made its first flight, showing that alternative designs could become long-distance aircraft of the future.

Volkswagen teases an electric car-charging robot with eyes

The German automaker says it’s moving forward with making the idea a reality.

NERA: world´s first fully 3D printed E-Bike

The NERA e-motorcycle started with an idea: create a functional prototype that revolutionizes mobility and can be produced entirely with 3D printing.

Charging infrastructure giant ABB establishes new global R&D center for e-mobility

The $10-million, 3,600-square-meter facility is based on the Delft University of Technology campus, in the Netherlands. It will house 120 specialists, who will work on next-generation solutions to drive ABB’s future e-mobility development.

Wheels Are Better Than Feet for Legged Robots

ANYmal demonstrates how hybrid mobility can benefit quadrupedal robots.