Kirsten Korosec

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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

Another EV automaker is headed for an IPO

Vinfast filed confidentially for an initial public offering, as the EV automaker born out of Vietnam’s Vingroup continues its fast and furious plan to expand into the U.S. and European markets.

No more radar for Tesla EVs headed for Europe, Middle East

Tesla will start delivering Model Y and Model 3 vehicles without radar to customers in Europe and the Middle East, a continuation of the company’s plans and CEO Elon Musk’s desire to only

Rivian picks up EV production in Q1, on track to hit annual target

Rivian produced 2,553 vehicles in the first quarter, putting it on course to meet its production goal of 25,000 EVs this year, the company said Tuesday. Rivian also reported that it delivered 1,227 ve

DeLorean teases its EV concept car

DeLorean, the automaker behind the pop culture icon gull-winged car, provided a fresh teaser image and a debut date of an all-electric vehicle concept that aims to breathe new life into the brand. The

Thousands of rentable Polestar EVs to land on Hertz lots

Hertz has agreed to buy up to 65,000 Polestar electric vehicles over five years, a deal that will help the rental giant electrify its fleet and give the EV automaker access to a wider market, includin

The Station: Running a startup in war-torn Ukraine, Tier goes on a shopping spree and Tesla breaks a new EV delivery record

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

Tesla delivers record number of EVs in ‘exceptionally’ difficult quarter

Tesla reported Saturday that it delivered more than 305,000 electric vehicles in the first quarter, a record-breaking figure that was inline with analyst expectations even as production suffered due t

SEC investigates Faraday Future as regulatory crackdown on EV SPACs continues

Several executives at EV company Faraday Future have been subpoenaed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as part of an investigation into inaccurate statements made to investors, according
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