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Rivian raises $2.65B as it pushes toward production of its electric pickup

Rivian is now valued at $27.6 billion, according to a person familiar with the investment round.

In South Bend, Pete Buttigieg challenged a decades-old assumption that streets are for cars above all else

“Downtown was a ghost town. You wouldn’t go there after dark,” said Matz, who went on to volunteer for Buttigieg’s presidential campaign. “The results speak for themselves. It’s more than just the number of businesses, it’s the feeling of it not being dead anymore.”

Robots Made of Ice Could Build and Repair Themselves on Other Planets

Ice is all over the solar system, and exploration robots could use it as a structural material.

Meet Carcopter, the Hydrogen-Powered Formula 1 Race Car That Literally Flies at 153 MPH

The designers plan to launch it on the Formula 1 circuits as soon as 2023.

SONDORS unveils game-changing 80 mph electric motorcycle, and it’s ACTUALLY affordable

SONDORS has just pulled up the curtain on its first-ever electric motorcycle, the SONDORS Metacycle. The new commuter electric motorcycle may just be the first truly low-cost electric motorcycle capable of both city and highway riding.

YouTube: General Motors EV future reveal presentation

General Motors' CES 2021 keynote with the company's CEO Mary Barra.

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin test flies latest upgrades to its space tourism rocket New Shepard

Jeff Bezos’ private space company Blue Origin launched and landed the fourteenth test flight of its New Shepard rocket booster and capsule, a system designed to carry people on short trips to the edge of space.

Is this Chinese prototype the shape of maglev train tech to come?

Researchers at a university in southwestern China say their approach could mean super fast but cheap travel.

Average new car price crosses $40,000 in 2020 and that's nuts

The latest analysis shows new car buyers not only paid more, but coughed up larger down payments to make a purchase happen.

GM surprises with autonomous Cadillac and flying car concepts

CES wouldn’t be CES without some bonkers-looking concepts.

Google's founders created a wild bonus structure for engineers to incentivize innovation. It made some employees incredibly rich, and also drove many to quit.

The setup made most of the team's core members into millionaires, but failed to keep them at Google in the longterm.

Boom Supersonic’s XB-1 Test Aircraft Promises a New Era of Faster-Than-Sound Travel

The prototype of a planned, 65-seat airliner will fly in 2021.

Nio unveils electric sedan after brush with collapse

The Chinese EV startup revived the project after a remarkable turnaround in 2020.

The Apple Car would wreck Apple, and Tesla's incredibly volatile history shows why

If Apple emulates Tesla, one of the best companies in the world could wreck its transportation ambitions.

Autonomous Kodiak Trucks Manage Deliveries Without Single Disengagements On Highway

Two and a half years after Kodiak Robotics was founded with the goal of developing autonomous driving technology for trucks, the Mountain View-based startup has achieved a major milestone.

The Netherlands reaches impressive 69% all-electric market share

Electric cars exited the year 2020 with a massive 69% market share – a figure normally only seen in one other market: Norway.

General Motors Gets a New Logo as It Looks toward Electrification

The well-known GM logo gets a lowercase revamp, changing its look for the first time in a decade.

Fisker electric pickup: Super-efficient "radical" truck coming in late 2023?

Could an edgy-looking electric pickup be next for Fisker after the late-2022 rollout of the Ocean electric crossover?

Apple in Talks With Hyundai About Car Ambitions, Auto Maker Says

Hyundai shares soared 24% in Seoul trading after the report.

New Mercedes Screen Spans Nearly Entire Width of Car, Regulates With AI

Mercedes' new screen will use AI to minimize distraction: 'no scrolling, no browsing.'