Kirsten Korosec

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Lordstown Motors begins shipping its Foxconn-made EV pickup trucks

Lordstown Motors has starting shipping its all-electric Endurance pickup trucks manufactured by Foxconn, a milestone that seemed impossible earlier this year. Lordstown Motors, which has experienced i

EV SPAC Faraday Future ousts its CEO

Faraday Future, the troubled EV startup-turned-publicly-traded company, has shuffled its executive ranks once again. The board fired its CEO Carsten Breitfeld, according to a regulatory filing posted

Everything that stood out to us at the 2022 LA Auto Show

The 2022 Los Angeles Auto Show is in the rearview mirror, leaving us with one final task: sharing a roundup of the weird and wonderful, the awkward and eye-popping vehicle unveilings and new announcem

Inside the Waymo-Zeekr robotaxi, Bird spirals and layoffs come to Nuro

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Autonomous delivery startup Nuro lays off 20% of workforce

Nuro, the autonomous vehicle delivery startup backed by SoftBank, Google and Tiger Global Management, is laying off about 300 people, or 20% of its workforce, in an effort to preserve cash amid a stor

Stellantis is bringing its new all-electric Fiat 500e to North America in early 2024

Stellantis brand Fiat is coming back to the United States with its new all-electric 500e, a small urban vehicle that has been selling like hot cakes in Europe. The all-electric Fiat 500e is not like t

Cruise has expanded its driverless robotaxi service to daytime hours

Cruise is expanding its driverless ride-hailing service in San Francisco to daytime hours, Cruise CEO Kyle Vogt tweeted Wednesday. The robotaxi service is now available to employees 24 hours a day. Ev

Redwood Materials to supply Panasonic with cathode material in multibillion-dollar deal

Battery materials and recycling startup Redwood Materials has landed a multibillion-dollar deal to supply critical battery components to Panasonic as efforts accelerate to build a domestic supply chai

TuSimple co-founders clap back, consolidation continues and Waymo reaches two milestones

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Tesla opens its EV connector design to other automakers

Tesla is sharing its EV charging connector design in an effort to encourage network operators and automakers to adopt the technology and help make it the new standard in North America. Tesla said in a

Tesla vehicles will soon have Zoom video conferencing

Zoom is working with Tesla to bring video conferencing into its vehicles. The announcement, made at the 2022 Zoomtopia conference, was light on details. But according to Zoom’s group product man

Foxconn invests another $170M into EV SPAC Lordstown Motors

Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn is increasing its investment in EV startup Lordstown Motors by buying $170 million in common stock and newly created preferred shares. Once the deal is complete, Foxconn

Trouble brews at Arrival, TuSimple ousts its CEO and Cruise expands in San Francisco

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iPhone maker Foxconn and Saudi Arabia are going into the EV business

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund has formed a joint venture with Foxconn to build and sell EVs, the latest move by the nation to meet its Vision 2030 goal of reducing its dependence on oil a

Lyft lays off 13% of workforce as it tries to slash operating expenses

Lyft said Thursday it is laying off 13% of its workforce as it tries to reduce operating expenses, according to a securities filing. The ride-hailing company described the cuts as proactive step to en

George Hotz, aka ‘geohot,’ is leaving Comma.ai for a lofty AI project

Four years ago, Comma.ai founder George Hotz turned to his board — of which he is the only member — and fired himself as CEO. At the time, the goal for the famed iPhone and PlayStation 3 hacker, k

Ford, VW seeking buyer for Argo AI’s lidar unit

Ford and Volkswagen are trying to squeeze any remaining value out of Argo AI, the autonomous vehicle startup the two automakers invested billons in before abruptly shutting it down last week. One of t

TuSimple CEO and co-founder fired by board over ties to Chinese startup Hydron

TuSimple co-founder Xiaodi Hou was fired from his CEO, president and CTO posts by the autonomous trucking company’s board, according to a securities filing Monday. Hou, who co-founded TuSimple

Mobileye cruises into the public market and inside the Argo AI collapse

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GM pauses paid advertising on Twitter as Chief Twit Elon Musk takes ownership

General Motors has temporarily paused paid advertising on Twitter, one day after billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk finalized a $44 billion acquisition of the social media platform. CNBC was the firs
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