Kirsten Korosec

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The Station: All the news out of TC Sessions: Mobility, #PoorElon and a sobering NHTSA report

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hi frens, welcome back to The Station

Argo AI launches driverless autonomous vehicle testing in Miami, Austin

Argo AI, the autonomous vehicle technology company backed by Ford and Volkswagen, is launching driverless testing operations in Miami and Austin, a significant milestone for the startup that illustrat

Rivian founder RJ Scaringe snaps up $1M worth of EV maker’s stock

Rivian founder and CEO RJ Scaringe bought 41,000 shares of company stock worth about $1 million, a securities filing posted Monday afternoon shows. The latest proxy filing, which pre-dated this purcha

Rivian says pricing dispute with seat supplier threatens Amazon van program

Rivian filed a complaint against Commercial Vehicle Group, alleging that the supplier violated a contract and nearly doubled prices on a custom seat package bound for the electric vans it’s prod

The Station: VW resurrects Scout as an EV brand and mobility SPACs have a helluva week

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Hear from Aurora, Nvidia and Waymo about the two roads to autonomous driving at TC Sessions: Mobility

The road to commercializing autonomous vehicle technology for people has split into two paths. In one camp, AV developers like Argo AI, Aurora, Cruise, Motional, Waymo and Zoox are aiming straight for

Rivian founder and CEO RJ Scaringe is coming to TechCrunch Disrupt this October

In the growing catalog of EV automakers that have launched in recent years, Rivian is perhaps the buzziest. The company’s two all-electric vehicles, the R1S SUV and R1T pickup, have captured the

Canoo warns it may not have enough funds to bring EVs to market

Canoo’s first-quarter earnings shows a company burning through cash, no near-term revenue and a warning that it may not have enough money to stay in business. Shares of Canoo, which were down 5%

VW aims to launch Scout, an EV off-roading brand

VW Group is on the precipice of launching a new dedicated EV company in the United States called Scout that will produce an all-electric pickup and a rugged off-roading SUV geared toward the American

Here’s everything you’ll see at TechCrunch Sessions: Mobility next week

TC Sessions: Mobility is back, and this year we are bringing together the best and brightest founders, investors, engineers and experts on the future of transportation for a two-day, in-person event

Rivian shares down more than 17% following report of Ford sell-off

Rivian’s stock price fell more than 17% Monday, a drop prompted by a CNBC report that Ford was selling 8 million shares of the EV automaker. Ford held a 12% stake, or about 102 million shares, o

The Station: Lyft and Uber driver incentives, Formula 1 tech and unpacking Rivian’s $1.5B incentives package

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Argo AI, Zoox and Coalition for Reimagined Mobility to discuss what makes a ‘good AV citizen’

Developers of autonomous vehicles have long promised that the technology will fundamentally change the way people, packages and freight move around the world. But will these robotaxis, self-driving tr

Rivian lands $1.5B incentives package to build massive EV factory in Georgia

Rivian will receive a $1.5 billion incentives package to build its massive factory in Georgia, according to documents posted Monday by the state’s Department of Economic Development. That sizabl

The Station: Elon’s Tesla share sale, Ford teases a second EV truck and GM’s Cruise spending ramps

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Aurora’s Sterling Anderson and FedEx’s Rebecca Yeung discuss the future of autonomous trucking at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

When the CEO of FedEx, the global leader in logistics, promises “an enormous effort towards autonomous trucks” this summer, wisdom — conventional or otherwise — says listen up, things are abou

Judge quashes Elon Musk’s attempt to end SEC settlement over Tesla tweets

Elon Musk’s attempt to terminate a 2018 settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that requires oversight of some of his Tesla-related tweets has failed. U.S. District Judge Le

EVs, AVs and pay packages: 3 takeaways from GM’s Q1 earnings

General Motors’ first-quarter earnings report and accompanying analyst call Tuesday highlighted the company’s grand ambitions for electric vehicles and autonomous vehicles — and the mone

Lucid lands 100K EV order from its Saudi investors

Lucid Group’s largest shareholder has agreed to buy 100,000 of its electric vehicles over the next decade. The government of Saudi Arabia, which is connected to the kingdom’s Public Invest

Ford teases a second electric pickup truck

Ford will build a second EV truck, CEO Jim Farley said Tuesday during the automaker’s splashy event to celebrate the production launch of the electric F-150 Lightning truck. The F-150 Lightning is a
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