Kirsten Korosec

Senior reporter and editor at TechCrunch.

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Apple supplier Foxconn reaches tentative agreement to build Fisker’s next electric car

Apple supplier Foxconn Technology Group has reached a tentative agreement with electric vehicle startup-turned-SPAC Fisker to develop and eventually manufacture an EV that will be sold in North Americ

Joby Aviation takes flight into the public markets via a SPAC merger

Joby Aviation, a startup that has spent a more than a decade developing an all-electric, vertical take-off and landing passenger aircraft, will become a public company through a merger with Reinvent T

Archer Aviation aims to launch network of urban air taxis in Los Angeles by 2024

Archer Aviation, the electric aircraft startup that recently announced a deal to go public via a merger with a blank-check company, plans to launch a network of its urban air taxis in Los Angeles by 2

Lucid Motors strikes SPAC deal to go public with $24 billion valuation

Lucid Motors reached an agreement to become a publicly traded company through a merger with special-purpose acquisition company Churchill Capital IV Corp., in the largest deal yet between a blank-chec

The Station: The lidar SPAC craze and 10 investors give their mobility predictions

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10 investors predict MaaS, on-demand delivery and EVs will dominate mobility’s post-pandemic future

"Transportation is important to basically all people and is a real mess, so it will likely continue to be a hot topic and a source of investor interest for years to come."

Anthony Levandowski closes his Church of AI

The first church of artificial intelligence has shut its conceptual doors. Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer who avoided an 18-month prison sentence after receiving a presidential pardon

AEye becomes latest lidar company to go public via SPAC

AEye, a lidar startup that developed its technology for use in autonomous vehicles as well as to support advanced driver assistance systems in passenger cars, is going public through a merger with CF

Google Maps users can now pay for parking or their transit fare right from the app

Drivers throughout the United States will now have the option to pay for street parking right from Google Maps as part of an expanded partnership with transportation software companies Passport and Pa

Shared scooter startup Revel adds electric bike subscriptions to its business

Shared electric moped startup Revel will start offering monthly electric bike subscriptions in New York, the second new business venture the company has announced in the past several weeks. Revel said

Trafi takes its mobility-as-a-service platform to LatAm, starting with Bogota

Trafi, the Lithuanian startup that created a platform that lets users plan, book and pay for various modes of transportation within a city, is expanding beyond the European market where it got its sta

The Station: Archer Aviation’s two big scores, a boost for e-bikes and how Uber defines adjusted EBITDA

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GM unveils a refreshed Chevy Bolt EV and its bigger, yet compact crossover sibling

GM revealed Sunday a refreshed Chevrolet Bolt EV and a new, bigger — yet still compact — crossover called the Chevrolet Bolt EUV as part of the automaker’s goal to introduce 30 electric vehi

EchoVC’s Eghosa Omoigui to talk about how founders can avoid blind spots at Early Stage 2021

The All-22 tape is perhaps one of the most valued tools for professional football coaches because it allows the viewer to see all 22 players on the field at the same time. It improves a coach’s

Kargo raises $6M to smarten up loading docks for the coming wave of autonomy

When Sam Lurye looks at a loading dock he sees both a bottleneck in the world’s supply chain and an opportunity.  The opportunity — driven by a tension between the digital and physical infrastruc

Toyota to bring 3 new electrified vehicles to US market

Toyota Motor North America said Wednesday it will bring three new electrified vehicles to the U.S. market, as the automaker seeks to win over customers by offering a variety of lower emission and zero

Archer lands $1B order from United Airlines and a SPAC deal

Archer Aviation, the electric aircraft startup targeting the urban air mobility market, has landed United Airlines as a customer and an investor in its bid to become a publicly traded company via a me

Hyundai shrinks its ‘walking car’ robot to carry cargo, get rides from drones

Hyundai Motor Group is back with a new “walking car” robot that can use its wheels to roll along a path or stand up and navigate tougher terrain on its legs. This time, the concept is desi

Audi’s new 2022 e-tron GT is a real electric performance sedan, not just another electrified crossover

Audi revealed Tuesday the 2022 e-tron Quattro GT and its higher-performing sibling the RS e-tron GT — flagships of the German automaker’s growing electric vehicle portfolio and its first depar

Aurora strikes deal with Toyota, Denso to develop, test self-driving Sienna minivans

Aurora has reached a deal with Toyota and auto-parts supplier Denso to develop and test vehicles equipped with the self-driving startup’s technology, beginning with a fleet of Toyota Sienna mini
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