Transportation

Lordstown Motors begins shipping its Foxconn-made EV pickup trucks

Lordstown Motors has starting shipping its all-electric Endurance pickup trucks manufactured by Foxconn, a milestone that seemed impossible earlier this year. Lordstown Motors, which has experienced i

If EVs can work in rental car fleets, they can work anywhere

I am what you might call Tesla-curious, so I rented one from Hertz over Thanksgiving. Here's how it went.

Moovit users can now track transit vehicles on map in real time

Israeli urban trip planning app Moovit unveiled a new feature Tuesday that allows users to follow a transit line’s movements along the map in real time. The new feature, which is in addition to

NopeaRide, Kenya’s first EV taxi service, shuts down

Kenya’s first fully electric taxi service, NopeaRide, is exiting the market after its parent company EkoRent Oy failed to raise additional funding to keep it afloat. NopeaRide said EkoRent Africa, t

EV SPAC Faraday Future ousts its CEO

Faraday Future, the troubled EV startup-turned-publicly-traded company, has shuffled its executive ranks once again. The board fired its CEO Carsten Breitfeld, according to a regulatory filing posted

SWVL reduces its headcount by 50% six months after axing 400+ staff

Cairo-born and Dubai-based mass transit and shared mobility services provider SWVL has carried out its second round of layoffs affecting 50% of its remaining headcount, according to a statement shared

Stellantis to restructure European dealer network in July 2023

Stellantis, the parent company to brands like Jeep, Dodge, Fiat, Maserati and Peugeot, said Thursday it would reorganize its European dealer networks in July 2023 in an effort to cut costs and support

Tesla extends FSD access to ‘anyone in North America who requests it’

Tesla is extending its “full self-driving” (FSD) beta software “to anyone in North America who requests it from the car screen,” according to CEO Elon Musk who tweeted out the

What it would mean for Tesla to buy back shares

Tesla investors are begging CEO Elon Musk and the board of Tesla to consider buying back shares as the company’s stock price slumps to a two-year low. Tesla stock was trading at $183.20 after ho

Dat Bike gets another $8M to put more e-bikes on Vietnam’s roads

Dat Bike is on a mission to put more electric bikes on Vietnam’s roads. The startup said today it has raised $8 million led by returning investor Singapore-based firm Jungle Ventures, just seven mon

Electric motorbike-maker Zapp Electric Vehicles to go public via SPAC

U.K.-based electric two-wheeler manufacturer Zapp Electric Vehicles is merging with a blank-check company to become publicly traded on the Nasdaq at a post-money valuation of $573 million. Zapp says i

Lyft, Redwood Materials partner to recycle shared e-bike and e-scooter batteries

Lyft is partnering with Redwood Materials, a battery recycling company founded by ex-Tesla co-founder JB Straubel, to ensure the batteries from its fleets of shared electric bikes and scooters don&#82

HyperloopTT’s SPAC public debut may be going nowhere fast

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) has entered into a definitive merger agreement with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Forest Road Acquisition Corp. II, which is led by for

Leta, a Kenyan supply chain and logistics SaaS provider, raises $3M to scale in Africa

Leta, a Kenyan B2B supply chain and logistics SaaS provider launched last year to optimize fleet management, is looking for growth opportunities in West Africa, even as it scales operations in its exi

Faraday Future warns it may not be able to deliver its luxury EV

Electric vehicle startup-gone-SPAC Faraday Future has raised a going concern warning, per regulatory filings. The company said it has substantial doubt as to whether it would be able to continue opera

Everything that stood out to us at the 2022 LA Auto Show

The 2022 Los Angeles Auto Show is in the rearview mirror, leaving us with one final task: sharing a roundup of the weird and wonderful, the awkward and eye-popping vehicle unveilings and new announcem

Tesla issues back-to-back recalls

Tesla recalled more than 350,000 vehicles from U.S. customers over the weekend in two separate campaigns. The automaker said Saturday that it was recalling more than 321,000 vehicles over a software g

Inside the Waymo-Zeekr robotaxi, Bird spirals and layoffs come to Nuro

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive the full edition of the newsletter every weekend in your inbox. This

Einride founder on building an underlying business to support future tech goals

We sat down with Einride CEO Robert Falck to talk about the challenges of reaching autonomy when connectivity on the roads is lacking, among other hot topics.

Hyundai launches home charging ecosystem as part of EV push

Hyundai announced this week at the LA Auto Show a new way for its customers to charge at home as part of the company’s efforts to woo a new group of EV buyers. Hyundai Home, the automaker calls
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