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Tesla debuts new car insurance that uses Texans’ real-time driving behavior

Tesla now offers car insurance in Texas, its new home state, after first launching the product in California. It calculates a customer's insurance premium using their real-time driving behavior.

Hyundai Motor plans to develop its own chips

Hyundai Motor is the latest automaker to announce plans to develop its own semiconductor chips in order to reduce reliance on chipmakers, according to the company’s global chief operating office

US regulator targets Tesla on NDAs, over-the-air software updates

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration sent a pair of letters to Tesla targeting the company’s use of non-disclosure agreements for owners who gain early access to its “fu

Equity Monday: I hear this fintech thing is going to be big

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest pri

The Station: Tesla calls Texas home, Volvo takes the IPO path and GM lays out its $280B revenue plan

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 hosts festival at Berlin gigafactory to announce start of production by December

Tesla CEO Elon Musk threw a rager at the new Berlin gigafactory on Saturday — complete with bright lights, techno music, a Ferris wheel, carousel, arcade and vegetarian food trucks — to announce t

Elon Musk announces Tesla to move headquarters to Austin

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company would be moving its headquarters from Palo Alto, California to Austin, Texas, a city that has recently seen a flood of tech companies and remote workers. Musk anno

Cruise plans to have ‘tens of thousands’ of Origin AVs on roads in coming years

Cruise expects to leap from a limited commercial robotaxi and delivery service that will start in earnest in 2022 to a business of “tens of thousands” of its purpose-built Origin AVs on th

Driving AI innovation in tandem with regulation

Is the combination of regulation and pro-innovation policies enough to spur accelerating AI leadership?

GM takes aim at Tesla’s market share with growing portfolio of ‘really affordable EVs for people’

General Motors laid out its forthcoming EV portfolio at its investor event Wednesday, with the full-size electric pickup Chevrolet Silverado as the centerpiece, as the company seeks to gain market sha

Tekion, the automotive retail platform headed by a former Tesla CIO, just tripled in value

A year ago, we told you about the opportunity that former Tesla CIO Jay Vijayan was chasing. His plan? To pull car dealers into the 21st century with a snazzy end-to-end automotive SaaS platform like

Tesla must pay $137 million in discrimination lawsuit

Tesla has been ordered to pay $137 million in damages to a Black former employee who accused the company of ignoring discrimination and racial abuse at the company's EV plant in Fremont California.

NHTSA rejects petition for formal investigation into Tesla’s battery management software

The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration rejected a 2019 petition requesting the agency open a formal investigation into Tesla’s battery management software over allegations that a

Tesla delivers record-breaking number of vehicles in third quarter

Tesla delivered a record-breaking 241,300 electric vehicles in the third quarter, blowing past expectations as other U.S. automakers experienced a drop in sales as the result of a global chip shortage

China roundup: Tesla supplier CATL to buy Canada’s Millennial Lithium

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. China’s anti-competit

7 takeaways from Rivian’s IPO filing

Rivian, the electric automaker backed by Amazon, Ford and a cornucopia of heavy-hitting institutional investors like T. Rowe Price Associates and Coatue, finally made its once-confidential IPO filing

Rivian’s IPO filing is now public

Electric vehicle startup Rivian, which started deliveries of its R1T pickup truck in September, released its filing to become a publicly traded company in the United States. The S-1 document filed Fri

Al Gore puts $600M into UK Green energy-tech startup Octopus Energy Group

Former Vice President Al Gore has invested $600 million of equity into U.K. energy startup Octopus Energy Group via his Generation Investment Management vehicle, taking a stake of approximately 13% in

Equity Monday: Instagram pauses youth product as Amplitude, Warby Parker prep public offerings

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The Station: Tesla rolls out its FSD beta button, delivery deals heat up, micromobility evolves

Hello readers: Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. Aria and Rebecca have a lot to share this week, so
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