Kirsten Korosec

Senior reporter and editor at TechCrunch.

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Ford kicks off EV truck sales battle as F-150 Lightning production begins

Ford has started production of the F-150 Lightning pickup truck, a milestone for the automaker that will test whether the never-ending demand for F-Series trucks — the profitable cornerstone of its

Musk’s Boring Company to begin ‘full-scale’ hyperloop testing this year

Elon Musk’s tunnel startup The Boring Company plans to begin “full-scale” testing of hyperloop, a still theoretical transportation system that sends passengers in autonomous electric

Elemental, Muirwoods Ventures and Pear VC discuss investor opportunities at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

Building and scaling a successful mobility startup can require a jaw-dropping amount of capital, and early-stage startup founders stepping into that high-priced arena need a clear-eyed understanding o

The Station: Lyft’s bikeshare play, Tesla’s Q1 warning and big bucks for Musk’s tunnel startup

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. Hello readers: Welcome to The Station

Meet the first 5 startups in Amazon’s new $1B industrial innovation fund

Amazon launched Thursday a $1 billion fund focused on logistics, the supply chain and customer fulfillment with focus — at least in this first batch of investments — on wearable technology that im

VW Group CEO Herbert Diess is coming to TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

Volkswagen Group, one of the world’s largest automakers with nearly 9 million vehicles sold last year, ratcheted up an already ambitious strategy in 2021. The target: to transform the company fr

Musk says Tesla aspires to mass produce robotaxis by 2024

Tesla plans to bring a dedicated robotaxi with no steering wheel or pedals to market by 2024, CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday during Tesla’s first quarter 2022 earnings call. That’s just two

Tesla expects gigafactories to run below capacity through 2022

Tesla said Wednesday that a prolonged supply chain crunch has limited production capacity at its factories and expects the pain to continue through the rest of the year. “Our own factories have

Billionaire CEO’s US Senate run focuses on one issue: Banning ‘self-driving’ Teslas

Dan O’Dowd, the billionaire founder of The Dawn Project and Green Hills Software, is running for U.S. Senate on a single issue. It’s not unemployment or inflation or even education. It&#82

3 Jeep concepts that Stellantis should probably bring into production

Every year Jeep heads out to Moab, Utah for Easter Jeep Safari, an off-roading-trail-meets-ogle-all-the-sweet-4×4-candy event that attracts thousands of people. While Jeep isn’t in charge o

Waymo co-CEO Dmitri Dolgov is coming to TC Sessions: Mobility 2022 to talk about progress and pitfalls of scaling robotaxis

Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo made an unusual leadership move last year: employing two executives it filled its CEO spot that had been vacated by John Krafcik. The new co-CEO role combined the

The Station: Jeep’s road to EVs, Musk’s great big distraction and a last call for mobility founders

Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B.

Meet the Zoox robotaxi alongside co-founder Jesse Levinson at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

In the 18 months since the Zoox robotaxi made its virtual debut, the custom-built vehicle has been largely under wraps. That is, until TC Sessions: Mobility 2022, a two-day in-person event scheduled f

Announcing the agenda for TechCrunch Sessions: Mobility 2022

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 M

The 10 EVs and plug-in hybrids that stood out at the New York Auto Show

Electric vehicles took center stage at the New York International Auto Show this year, with an indoor track as part of the show’s 250,000-square-foot EV display leaving no doubt that EVs are part of

Faraday Future demotes founder as management shakeup continues

Faraday Future, the troubled EV startup turned publicly traded company, has taken more disciplinary action as part of its now concluded internal investigation, including removing founder and former CE

The Station: Calling all mobility founders, an unexpected Tesla Cyber Rodeo cameo and Gogoro’s public debut

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. Hello readers: Welcome to The Station

Arrival’s Avinash Rugoobur to reveal EV built with Uber at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

Arrival, a U.K.-based electric vehicle company that went public last year, has set itself a lofty goal. The company aims to produce electric vehicles that cost less than other EVs and competes with pr

Elon Musk promises widespread rollout of Tesla FSD beta this year

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Thursday night the company plans to roll out this year its “full self-driving” beta software to all customers in North America who have plunked down as much as $12

How to watch Tesla’s Texas Gigafactory Cyber Rodeo

Some 15,000 ticket holders (and likely more) will gain entry Wednesday to the Tesla Cyber Rodeo, an event celebrating the opening of the company’s Giga Texas factory near Austin. If the Tesla Cy
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