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Bridgestone takes minority stake in May Mobility

Tire-making giant Bridgestone has taken a minority stake in May Mobility, a Michigan-based autonomous shuttle startup, marking yet another investment into an autonomous vehicle startup. Bridgestone ha

Einride founder Robert Falck on his moral obligation to electrify autonomous trucking

Einride CEO and founder Robert Falck talks about his strategy for scaling revenue, why autonomous vehicles should be built on electric platforms and why the future is in startups' hands.

Self-driving trucks startup Kodiak Robotics snags investment, partnership from Bridgestone

Tire-making giant Bridgestone has taken a minority stake in Kodiak Robotics, the Silicon Valley-based startup developing autonomous trucks, as part of a broader partnership to test and develop smart t

Optimized sensors are key to future of automated vehicles

The rate at which automation is hitting the automotive market is much faster than the rate at which sensor calibration is being improved, and this has the potential to cause massive problems in operat

Autotech Ventures raises more than $150 million with an eye on ground transportation startups

Autotech Ventures popped on the scene three years ago with a $120 million debut fund and a plan to invest in early-stage ground transportation startups. Now, with investments in 26 startups and a hand

Video: Bridgestone Showcases Airless Tire

It's not the first of its kind (Michelin already showed a prototype), but it looks like the airless tire <a href="">Bridgestone</a> has developed is the most advanced we

Video: Bridgestone’s Flexible (And Pretty Cool) E-Paper "AeroBee"

<img src="" /> In April last year, we've shown you a <a href="

QR-LPD: Bridgestone's flexible e-paper (video)

<img src="" /> Even though it's not an electronics company, <a href="">Bridgestone</a> (the tire maker

Tire maker Bridgestone shows world's first flexible e-book reader

<img src="" /> Tire maker Bridgestone isn't the first company that comes to mind when thinking about electronic pa

Vegas E.A.: Bridgestone develops new electric bike

<img src="" /> <a href="">There are more and more electric bikes</a> coming