Cruise calls for a new way to determine commercial readiness of self-driving cars

January 18, 2020 0

Cruise co-founder and CTO Kyle Vogt said Friday that disengagement reports released annually by California regulators are not a proxy for the commercial readiness or

Mobileye takes aim at Waymo

January 16, 2020 0

CEO/president Amnon Shashua explains why getting into robotaxi services is a strategic move Kirsten Korosec 18 hours Mobileye has built a multi-billion-dollar business supplying automakers

Joby Aviation raises $590 million led by Toyota to launch an electric air taxi service

January 16, 2020 0

Joby Aviation has raised a $590 million Series C round of funding, including $394 million from lead investor Toyota Motor Corporation, the company announced today.

Layoffs at Lime and Getaround herald rise of profit-hungry unicorns

January 12, 2020 0

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. A million dollars isn’t cool.

The electric scooter wars of 2019

January 12, 2020 0

Throughout 2019, a number of mobility companies launched in additional markets, while many pulled out of areas that no longer served them. Meanwhile, transportation startups

Lime is laying off about 100 people and ceasing operations in 12 markets

January 10, 2020 0

Lime is hoping to achieve profitability this year by laying off about 14% of its workforce and ceasing operations in 12 markets, Axios first reported.

AutoX and Fiat Chrysler are teaming up on a robotaxi for China

January 8, 2020 0

Autonomous vehicle startup AutoX, which is backed by Alibaba, said Tuesday that it is partnering with Fiat Chrysler to roll out a fleet of robotaxis

After 2019’s reality check, what’s ahead for driverless cars in 2020?

January 3, 2020 0

If 2018 was when the industry was shocked into sobriety, 2019 would be a year when pragmatism and the challenges of trying to develop and scale

Elon Musk says Tesla will add Disney+ to its vehicles ‘soon’

December 29, 2019 0

Elon Musk spent some time over this past holiday week answering questions posed by fans on Twitter, and one addressed the growing catalog of entertainment

Tesla to begin delivering China-built Model 3 cars next week

December 29, 2019 0

Tesla will start making the first deliveries of its Shanghai-built Model 3 sedans on Monday, Bloomberg reports. The cars are rolling off the assembly line

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