Kirsten Korosec

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Arc hooks another $30M in investment as EV interest spills over into electric boats

Arc is not even a year old and the electric boat startup has attracted investment from top VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, entertainment industry big wigs and now a $30 million raise led by an early Tesl

Polestar is bringing its electric Precept sedan to market in 2024 with a new name

The Polestar Precept sedan — the concept vehicle turned production project — has a new name and an official launch date. The company, the electric performance brand that spun out from Volvo Car Gr

The all-electric Fisker Ocean SUV debuts with a rotating screen from Foxconn

Foxconn’s fingerprints are all over one of the central details in the upcoming all-electric Fisker Ocean SUV. The company unveiled the production-intent version of the Fisker Ocean SUV on Wednes

Toyota’s all-electric bZ4X is coming to US with up to 250 miles of range

The Toyota bZ4X, the first electric vehicle under the automaker’s new bZ brand, will come to the U.S. in mid-2022 with an estimated range of up to 250 miles. The vehicle is nearly identical to t

Porsche takes the GTS electric with the Taycan sedan and sporty wagon

Porsche saved the versatile and performance-focused GTS for its last two variants of the all-electric Taycan. The German automaker unveiled the Taycan GTS sedan and a new third body style called the T

Canoo is setting up headquarters in Walmart’s hometown, picks Panasonic as battery supplier

Canoo, the electric automaker that became a publicly traded company last year, is expanding its U.S. footprint with plans to establish its headquarters and an advanced manufacturing industrialized fac

The Station: The biggest deal of 2021 and executive shuffling in transportation land

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Electric automaker Rivian valuation pops above GM, Ford in biggest IPO of 2021

The euphoria around Rivian kicked into overdrive Wednesday as it debuted as a publicly traded company, with an opening share price of $106.75. If that sticks, it would give Rivian an implied valuation

Self-driving truck startup Kodiak Robotics raises $125M

Kodiak Robotics, one of the last privately held autonomous truck outfits in Silicon Valley, has raised $125 million in new capital, funding that will be used to double its workforce as it pursues a pa

Rivian raises $12B in one of the hottest IPOs of 2021

Electric automaker Rivian has priced its initial public offering at $78 a share, pushing it far above its targeted share price as investors dove in the year’s most highly anticipated IPO. Update

Nvidia’s next-generation self-driving toolkit is available for 2024 vehicle models

Automakers, suppliers and startups aiming to roll out automated driving features, robotaxis and self-driving trucks are a little closer to accessing Nvidia’s newest compute and sensor toolkit. N

Rivian expands into fleet business beyond its ‘exclusive’ Amazon deal

Electric vehicle startup Rivian is expanding a fleet business that appeared to be exclusively tied to Amazon. The company, in which Amazon holds a 20% stake, will start taking orders for its electric

Point One Navigation raises $10M to bring its precise location tech to all vehicles

Drivers who spend any time commuting in a new car or truck have likely experienced ping ponging — a phenomenon when a vehicle equipped with an advanced driver assistance system has trouble centering

Gatik’s self-driving trucks are now making driverless deliveries for Walmart in Arkansas

Autonomous vehicle startup Gatik has reached a new milestone in its partnership with Walmart and within the industry. Gatik said Monday it has pulled the safety operator from behind the wheel of two s

Rivian hit with gender discrimination lawsuit that alleges toxic ‘bro culture’

Rivian, the electric automaker that recently filed for an IPO, has been sued by a former sales and marketing vice president for alleged gender discrimination. The lawsuit alleges that Laura Schwab, a

Scale AI acquires SiaSearch to give companies the same data engine superpowers that Tesla has

Scale AI has acquired a small startup that could help expand its reach in Europe and speed up development of its newest product. Financial terms were not disclosed. SiaSearch, which spun out of Europe

Lyft reports adjusted profitability again as revenue per rider rises

Lyft reported Tuesday its second consecutive quarter of adjusted profitability as riders returned to the U.S. ride-hailing company’s service. The ride-hailing service, which competes with Uber i

Autonomous delivery startup Nuro lands investment from Google, Tiger Global in new $600 million round

Nuro has raised $600 million in a fundraising round led by new investor Tiger Global Management, capital that the autonomous delivery startup will use to ramp up commercial operations. The funding has

Electric vehicle maker Rivian seeks to raise $8.4 billion in IPO

Electric vehicle startup Rivian hopes to raise up $8.4 billion in its initial public offering, according to a regulatory filing posted Monday. The company, which is backed by Amazon, said in the fili

The Station: Amazon reveals Rivian stake, the Tesla FSD saga continues and Aurora snaps up a CGI startup

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