Kirsten Korosec

Senior reporter and editor at TechCrunch.

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With Intel Mobileye’s newest chip, automakers can bring automated driving to cars

Intel subsidiary Mobileye plans to bring a new supercomputer to market designed to give passenger cars, trucks and SUVs autonomous driving powers. The company introduced Tuesday at the 2022 CES tech t

Ford to double production capacity of its all-electric F-150 Lightning pickup truck

Ford said Tuesday it will nearly double production capacity of its upcoming electric F-150 Lightning pickup truck to 150,000 vehicles a year by mid-2023 in response to customer demand. The F-150 Light

Mercedes-Benz’s vision for the future is an ultra-efficient, luxury EV with 620-mile range

Mercedes-Benz revealed Monday the Vision EQXX, a concept vehicle that is meant to showcase what the automaker’s electric future will look like. The upshot? An eye-popping design coupled with adv

FightCamp brings some data-driven punches into workouts

I am sore. Not in a oh-hell-I-cannot-sit-down kind of sore. More like, “OK!, I worked some-long-ignored-muscles sore.” And in year where I’m trying to extract myself out of the COVID

The Station: Cruise loses its head, Nio brings AR in the car and Rivian expands to Georgia

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Longtime GM exec Dan Ammann is out as Cruise CEO

Cruise CEO Dan Ammann is leaving the company, its parent company General Motors said in a late afternoon statement. Kyle Vogt, who co-founded the autonomous vehicle company, and was the company’

Rivian to invest IPO wealth into new $5B Georgia factory and battery tech

Rivian will use some of the $13.7 billion it raised when it publicly listed its shares to build a second factory (in Georgia) that has double the capacity of its plant in Illinois. The company, which

Waymo says self-driving car that struck pedestrian in San Francisco was in manual mode

A Waymo self-driving Jaguar I-Pace that struck a pedestrian in San Francisco on Wednesday evening was in manual mode, the company told TechCrunch in response to an initial report posted on Reddit. Way

TuSimple locks in self-driving trucks deal with DHL

Self-driving trucks developer TuSimple has reached a deal to integrate its autonomous vehicle technology into DHL Supply Chain’s operations. As part of the deal, the contract logistics giant has

Aurora self-driving trucks are using Uber Freight to haul goods for customers

Aurora’s self-driving trucks are hauling goods for Uber Freight customers in Texas as part of a multiphase commercial pilot that aims to more closely integrate the two companies.  While the pil

Mobility software startup Apex.ai lands supplier giants Continental, ZF as investors

The four years that Apex.ai spent rewriting — and then safety certifying — the robot operating system to give automakers and other mobility companies a toolkit to integrate software applications i

Harley-Davidson’s EV motorcycle unit LiveWire to go public via SPAC

Harley-Davidson is taking its electric motorcycle division LiveWire public through a merger with a blank check company sponsored by executives of AEA Investors and Bridges Fund Management. The agreeme

The Station: Intel eyes an IPO for Mobileye and how Elon influenced Autopilot

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Ford to triple production capacity for the all-electric Mustang Mach E by 2023

Ford plans to increase production of the all-electric Mustang Mach E next year with the goal of tripling its current capacity by 2023 to meet “incredible demand,” CEO Jim Farley tweeted la

Volvo had some R&D data stolen in security breach

Volvo Cars is investigating a cybersecurity breach and theft of a limited amount of the company’s research and development data. The data breach was reported Friday by the Swedish automaker. The

GM locks in two deals that will bolster US rare earth magnet production

General Motors has spent the past year securing a domestic supply chain for the millions of electric vehicles it plans to produce by the end of the decade, everything from battery cell manufacturing a

How Stellantis plans to make $22.5B a year from software in its cars, trucks and SUVs

Stellantis laid out Tuesday an ambitious plan to generate $22.5 billion annually from software in its vehicles that can sell passengers and drivers products and subscriptions. The target is in line wi

EV automaker Lucid Group under investigation by SEC

Lucid Group has been subpoenaed by securities regulators investigating the electric automaker’s merger that enabled it to become a publicly traded company. Lucid said in a regulatory filing Mond

The Station: Didi delists, a plea for the Chips Act and crypto for in-car purchases

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Porsche invests in German startup aiming to be a one-stop shop for carbon neutral homes

Porsche’s venture arm has taken a minority stake in 1Komma5°, a five-month-old German startup aiming to offer households everything needed for a carbon neutral home, including energy storage, c
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