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Tesla’s Supercharger network will strain under the weight of GM and Ford deals
Tesla faces a difficult choice: spend big to maintain the Supercharger network’s high level of service or “optimize” the network for higher revenue.
GM and Ford could help spark a charging standards war by teaming up with Tesla
Seven months ago, when Tesla announced it would share its EV charging connector design to encourage automakers to adopt the technology and help make it the new standard in North America, few, if any,
Self-driving cars are taking ages to become a reality, but they won’t take forever
My dream of never having to drive again is far from dead. I just need to add five or 10 years to my prior timelines.
What the new EPA tailpipe regulations mean for investors
By 2032, two-thirds of car and light truck sales will have to be zero emitting. That means myriad opportunities for investors.
EV-to-grid charging is complicated, but California is gearing up to clear the way
This legislation is about to get really interesting. In SB233, CA State Senator Nancy Skinner (D) suggests it's time for some change.
Battery darling Our Next Energy lands massive $300M Series B to build gigafactory
ONE’s move into at-scale manufacturing comes as the U.S. battery industry is newly emboldened by the Inflation Reduction Act.
Ample’s co-founder explains what it takes to scale EV battery swapping
De Souza discusses the implications of China’s investments in battery swapping, challenges in scaling fast-charging infrastructure and more.
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.
How Bird clipped its own wings
It recently came to light that Bird, a former unicorn in the once-hot scooter rental market, overstated its revenue for years. The accounting mess is consequential.
Is it time for Elon Musk to find a Tim Cook for Tesla?
The answer to whether Elon Musk should abandon the Tesla CEO post probably depends on your view of the company's prototype robot, Optimus.
Mobileye IPO warns of potential potholes in the road to autonomous driving
Ahead of its IPO, Mobileye notes it has benefited from its first-mover advantage but now faces a proliferating number of rivals worldwide.
Zūm founder strikes balance between accessibility and a massive logistics network
As part of our ongoing series of interviews with transportation founders, we sat down with Zūm founder Ritu Narayan to catch up on the past year.
Battery investment moves onshore to kick-start US EV production
Here’s a look at some of the major U.S. battery projects underway.
The disappearance of Bolt Mobility shows how corrosive depreciation can be for IRL startups
With the apparent demise of Bolt Mobility, the divide between technology businesses and those that are merely tech-enabled is back at the forefront of our minds.
Kodiak Robotics’ founder explains why autonomous freight could brush off inflation
If solving the problems of autonomous driving were a question of money, it'd have been solved long before now.
Micromobility is fun, but perhaps that’s all it’ll ever be
What will it take for micromobility to be a suitable addition to the ideal transportation mosaic that gets everyone, regardless of disability or socioeconomic status, from point A to point B?
Veo’s Candice Xie one year later, still slowly and steadily winning the profitability race
We sat down with Veo CEO and co-founder Candice Xie one year after our initial interview to discuss what is happening in shared micromobility.
Why LFP batteries are poised to bring down entry-level EV prices
An older, cheaper and safer battery technology is poised to reshape battery manufacturing worldwide and boost EV sales in the U.S. — if the global lithium supply remains stable.
What’s the ‘secret sauce’ behind Croatian EV maker Rimac?
Rimac Group made headlines after raising a Series D round that valued the Croatian startup at $2.2 billion, prompting the question: How has it succeeded where so many other EV makers have struggled?
Ghost kitchens ride into college campuses on the backs of delivery bots
Universities are increasingly relying on bots to both address labor shortages and explore new business opportunities, such as delivery-only kitchens, popularly referred to as "ghost kitchens."