Kirsten Korosec

Senior reporter and editor at TechCrunch.

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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

Legendary hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek talk cybersecurity and autonomous vehicles at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

Security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek shook the automotive industry in 2015 by remotely hacking a Jeep Cherokee driven by Wired reporter, and willing participant, Andy Greenberg. The n

The tech inside the new Lotus Eletre EV hints at autonomous driving ambitions

Lotus unveiled Tuesday a battery-electric “hyper” SUV called the Eletre — the first of a trio of EVs Lotus plans to launch over the next four years. The upshot? The Eletre, which mea

This startup’s novel tech promises to boost battery capacity for EVs

Five years ago, Jonathan Tan and Roger Basu were on the hunt to find an industry where they could take their expertise in thin-film technology and make the biggest and fastest impact possible. They ch

The Station: Uber seals a deal with NYC taxis, Aurora rolls into ride-hailing and LG Energy invests in North America

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. Transportation editor Kirsten Korosec

Learn the keys to unlocking micromobility profits at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

Micromobility has faced multiple not-so-micro challenges in recent years. Aside from the difficulty to reach favorable unit economics inherent to the business itself, COVID-19 slashed ridership to a l

Builders and VCs explore the impact of air mobility on urban planning at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

Over the past decade, some of the biggest names in the tech, VC, automotive and aerospace industries have poured millions of dollars into developing electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) airc

Learn which startups strategic mobility investors are seeking at TC Sessions: Mobility

Scaling an autonomous vehicle or EV startup often requires eye-popping amounts of capital that only hedge funds, strategic venture arms and institutional investors have the appetite and funds for.  I

The Station: GM deepens it stake in Cruise and Porsche plots out its EV course

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. (Folks, a technical snafu meant the w

GM is buying out SoftBank’s stake in autonomous vehicle unit Cruise

General Motors is expanding its ownership stake in self-driving car subsidiary Cruise. The automaker said late Friday that is is acquiring SoftBank Vision Fund 1’s equity ownership in Cruise for

Porsche is turning its mid-engine 718 roadster into an EV by 2025

The Porsche 718, a mid-engine roadster that injects the automaker’s motorsports history into a modern-day package, is going all-electric by 2025. The 718 EV, which was announced during Porsche&#

Cruise’s Oliver Cameron and Motional’s Laura Major discuss taking AV tech from the lab to the road at TC Sessions: Mobility

Realizing the vision of deploying commercial fleets of safe, fully autonomous robotaxis continues to be a steep, winding road. Google’s self-driving project — launched in 2009 and renamed Waymo in

The Station: A final rule for AVs and Cruise’s Kyle Vogt on why he’s ready to be CEO again

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 Stati
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