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Plus.ai raises $200 million to develop its autonomous truck platform

The startup plans to use the funds to accelerate the commercialization and deployment of its automated trucking system.

Uber CEO Says Company to Consider Crypto for Rides, Not Its Balance Sheet

The rideshare company will look into cryptocurrencies including bitcoin as a potential form of payment.

U.S. Trade Authorities Deal Blow To Biden’s Electric Vehicle Plans

A fight between two South Korean manufacturers puts the already shaky supply of batteries for U.S. electric vehicles in jeopardy.

Hyundai's latest concept 'car' walks to places it can't drive

Sometimes, no matter how good an off-road vehicle is, there are places it just can't drive. That's why Hyundai engineers are working on a vehicle that can traverse even the most difficult terrain.
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The FAA Has Cleared the World’s First Flying Car for Takeoff

Terrafugia's Transition has a Special Light-Sport Aircraft certificate, but the US company needs to finish the car to make it street legal.

Lucid Air EV Crushes 500 Miles-On-a-Single-Charge Barrier

Lucid Air has achieved a Holy Grail of EV technology—an electric car that sneers at "range anxiety".

Toyota teams up with Aurora and Denso on robotaxi development

It’s a big get for Aurora, the scrappy AV startup founded by Chris Urmson, the former head engineer of Google’s self-driving car project, among others.

Watch Tesla's Full Self-Driving navigate from SF to LA with (almost) no help

Tesla’s Full Self-Driving might still be in beta, but that isn’t stopping early adopters from using it for autonomous trips... well, almost.

Volkswagen is looking into developing a flying car in China

Volkswagen is conducting research in China about developing flying cars, the automaker said in a statement on Tuesday.

This Year, Autonomous Trucks Will Take to the Road With No One on Board

The startup TuSimple is deploying tractor-trailers that drive themselves from pickup to delivery.

Bill Would Finally Give Bikeshare Transit Dollars

The bill would make all forms of shared micromobility eligible for funding through the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program, with scooter-share specifically named as a potential recipient.

Micromobility startup Helbiz to go public via a SPAC, and will expand into ghost kitchens

The transaction includes $30 million PIPE anchored by institutional investors and approximately $80 million in net proceeds will be fed into Helbiz’s micromobility and advertising businesses, which have 2.7 million users.

Pony.ai raises $100 million more to advance its autonomous vehicle tech

The funds bring the company’s total raised to over $1 billion at a post-money valuation of $5.3 billion, up from $3 billion as of February 2020.

Here’s how Harley’s new electric motorcycle division could save the company

Harley-Davidson’s progressive new CEO Jochen Zeitz announced that a separate new division was opening within the company to focus purely on electric motorcycles.

Tesla buys $1.5 billion in bitcoin, plans to accept it as payment

CEO Elon Musk has been credited for raising the prices of cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, through his messages on Twitter.

Florida will become home to 10 electric flying taxi hubs called 'vertiports'

The air taxi startup Lilium announced a deal with Spanish infrastructure company Ferrovial to build over 10 landing locations in Florida.

Hyundai and Kia say the reported Apple car deal is now off

Seems the long-rumored Apple car won't be built by Hyundai or Kia after all.

Powerpaste packs clean hydrogen energy in a safe, convenient gray goop

Fraunhofer researchers have presented a magnesium-based "Powerpaste" that stores hydrogen energy at 10 times the density of a lithium battery, offering hydrogen fuel cell vehicles the ability to travel further than gasoline-powered ones, and refuel in minutes.