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Past articles by Rebecca:

Rocsys wants to automate EV charging, starting in ports and yards

Dutch startup Rocsys raised a $36 million Series A to expand its robotic, computer vision-based EV charging solution. → Read More

VanMoof, the e-bike darling, skids off track: Sales paused, execs depart

VanMoof has by its own admission, stopped taking orders, and filed paperwork, revealed in January, of its need to raise money to stave off bankruptcy. → Read More

The best e-bikes for every type of rider and where Chinese EV makers are headed

Welcome back to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. → Read More

The best electric bikes in 2023 for every type of rider

There are more types of e-bikes than ever before. TechCrunch has put together a handy guide to help you figure out what might work best. → Read More

VanMoof, the e-bike darling, skids off track: sales paused, execs depart

Dutch e-bike startup VanMoof sped into the mobility world with more than $200 million from a list of big-name investors and an ambitious, trendy spin on two-wheeled electric travel: sleek e-bikes designed end-to-end. The battery was beautifully hidden from view, the bike was controlled by an integrated app and the whole package was priced at […] → Read More

Robotaxi haters in San Francisco are disabling the AVs with traffic cones

A group of San Franciscans is protesting the expansion of Waymo and Cruise robotaxis by disabling the vehicles with traffic cones. → Read More

Tesla to provide more info on its driver alert system amid Autopilot probe

NHTSA requested the information as part of an ongoing investigation into 830,000 Tesla vehicles that include Autopilot. → Read More

China’s WeRide secures self-driving vehicle license from UAE

UAE continues to back its push for self-driving cars by offering its first national autonomous vehicle permit to WeRide. → Read More

Kentucky is the first state to mandate Tesla's charging plug

Kentucky now requires that electric vehicle charging companies include Tesla's charging plug if they want to secure federal funds. → Read More

Rivian delivers first electric vans to Amazon in Europe

Amazon is rolling out its custom electric delivery vans from Rivian in Europe. This is Rivian's first commercial shipment outside the U.S. → Read More

Tesla delivers record EVs amid federal tax credits, price cuts

Tesla reported record global production of 479,000 units and record deliveries of 466,140 EVs amid price cuts and EV tax credits. → Read More

Police want robotaxi video footage to help solve crimes

Police have asked Waymo and Cruise for video evidence from self-driving cars to help solve crimes. What does that mean for surveillance? → Read More

Halo Car launches remotely piloted rental car deliveries in Las Vegas

Halo Car has launched its "driverless" rental car delivery service in Las Vegas. The company uses remote operators to deliver EVs.. → Read More

DoorDash offers delivery workers hourly rate, but there’s a catch

DoorDash will give delivery workers the option to be paid a guaranteed hourly minimum rate instead of being paid per delivery. → Read More

TuSimple may sell US business as it turns attention to Asia

Self-driving trucks company TuSimple said it is exploring strategic alternatives for its U.S. business, including a possible sale. → Read More

Joby Aviation receives permit to fly first eVTOL built on production line

Joby Aviation has reached a series of milestones that put it on track to deliver its first electric aircraft to a customer by 2024 and to commercialize an air taxi service by 2025. Joby’s Marina, California pilot production plant, which operates in partnership with Toyota, has rolled out its first eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and […] → Read More

Zoox begins testing robotaxis on public roads in Las Vegas

Amazon subsidiary Zoox has begun testing its electric, autonomous robotaxis -- with no steering wheel -- on public roads in Las Vegas. → Read More

Despite EV delivery delays, Faraday Future raises $90M to stay afloat

EV SPAC Faraday Future secures $90 million in funds from existing investors to get its FF 91 electric SUV off production lines. → Read More

NoTraffic raises $50M to tackle congestion and enhance road safety

NoTraffic's $50 million Series B will help the startup expand its AI-based traffic management solution to over 200 cities this year. → Read More

Lordstown Motors sues Foxconn, files for bankruptcy

Lordstown Motors sued Foxconn for failing to meet its previous investment agreement into the struggling EV SPAC. → Read More