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Honda’s EV motorcycle offensive includes one just for kids

Honda plans to launch at least 10 all-electric motorcycles by 2025, including one for children, as demand for business-use bikes rises worldwide. The world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer said

Toyota triples US EV investment in North Carolina

Toyota said Wednesday it will triple its planned investment for its first U.S. battery factory due to rising consumer demand for electric vehicles. The automaker now plans to spend $3.8 billion, up fr

Does venture capital need a shot in the arm?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This week Alex was back with Grace and our new producer Th

Honda and LG Energy plan to build a $4.4 billion lithium-ion plant in the US

Honda is the latest car company with plans to manufacture lithium-ion batteries in the U.S. The automaker said Monday it is forming a joint venture with LG Energy Solutions to supply the North America

Rolls-Royce and Hyundai partner on air taxi hydrogen fuel system

Rolls-Royce and Hyundai are partnering to develop a fuel-cell electric propulsion system for advanced air mobility. The collaboration, announced Tuesday at the Farnborough Airshow in the U.K., will co

Daily Crunch: Microsoft lays off hundreds of employees as it kicks off fiscal year 2023

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Honda key fob flaw lets hackers remotely unlock and start cars

Security researchers have revealed a vulnerability in Honda’s keyless entry system that could allow hackers to remotely unlock and start potentially “all Honda vehicles currently existing on t

Chrysler’s first EV draws inspiration from the Pacifica minivan

Based on the Chrysler Airflow crossover concept, this inaugural EV is tasked with setting the design direction for parent company Stellantis’ $35 billion investment in bringing more EVs to market.

Investors reward battery startup SES for losing money (but not too much)

While R&D work continues on its lithium-metal technology, an increasing amount of SES' cash is going toward building facilities in the ramp up to commercial production.

Chinese fuel cell maker eyeing SPAC deal for $1B US listing

The deal comes at a time when companies that took the SPAC route are facing increasing regulatory scrutiny in the U.S.

3 predictions for GM’s Q1 earnings

GM set a goal to sell more than 1 million EVs in North America by the end of 2025, but materials shortages, supply chain issues, and the resulting slowdown in production could prove to be big hurdles.

Honda to launch 30 EV models by 2030

Honda Motor Co. will launch 30 EV models by 2030 with a production volume of more than 2 million vehicles a year, the company said during a live briefing on Monday evening. The Japanese automaker said

General Motors, Honda partner to make millions of affordable EVs

Rick Schostek, EVP of American Honda, said it best in a released statement: “Announcing a new battery electric vehicle isn’t exactly headline making news these days.” He’s righ

Daily Crunch: Ransomware group threatens to release Nvidia’s ‘most closely guarded secrets’

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Sony and Honda reveal plans to jointly make and sell electric vehicles

Sony’s current favorite big tease is playing at being a carmaker, and today it announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with real automaker Honda to discuss and develop that id

China’s robotaxis charged ahead in 2021

Autonomous driving startups in China are in an arms race to put passengers in their machine-driven vehicles. Every few weeks, news arrives that another major player has got the greenlight to launch a

Qualcomm commits to auto sector, locking in new clients for its Snapdragon Digital Chassis

Tech giant Qualcomm signaled a strong commitment to furthering its technologies in the automotive sector at CES this year, announcing new OEM clients and the opening of an engineering software office

Honda shows off the latest version of its ‘Autonomous Work Vehicle’

Honda and engineering company Black & Veatch have been putting the automaker's second-gen Autonomous Work Vehicle (AWV) through its paces at a solar panel construction site.

Entrepreneur First launches partnership with Tezos to spin up Web3 startups

Entrepreneur First (EF), an accelerator-come-company builder, is partnering with the Tezos crypto platform to attract new potential founders to Web3. EF specializes in putting together early-career co

Xpeng-backed urban air mobility company, HT Aero, raises $500M

HT Aero, an urban air mobility (UAM) company that’s an affiliate of Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer Xpeng, has announced a $500 million Series A raise. The company will use the funds to ac
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