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Recent articles by Rebecca:

Bird’s plan to stay in the shared scooter game

Bird CEO Shane Torchiana predicts a major consolidation, with two or three companies coming out on top. Bird, he said, has a chance to be one of them. → Read More

Tesla reveals long-awaited Semi Truck and begins first deliveries

Tesla delivered the first production versions of its electric semi truck five years after CEO Elon Musk revealed the commercial EV. → Read More

Tesla offers $3,750 discount for Model 3, Model Y deliveries in December

Tesla's discount might be a way to boost Q4 sales as many customers push deliveries to 2023 to be eligible for the EV tax credit. → Read More

iPhone users can share car keys in Wallet with non-iPhone users

Apple iPhone can share car keys in their Wallet with non-iPhone users, starting with Google Pixel devices, via Mail, Message and WhatsApp. → Read More

On-demand car rental company Kyte is now offering car subscriptions

Kyte is offering cars for long-term rentals, but with an incoming recession, will car subscriptions be a consumer need, or a luxury? → Read More

Gogoro to pilot battery swapping and Smartscooters in Philippines next year

Taiwanese battery swapping startup Gogoro is launching a B2B pilot with a logistics provider in Manila in the first quarter of 2023. → Read More

Moovit users can now track transit vehicles on map in real time

The live location feature is now available for buses, trains, trams, subways, ferries in more than 220 cities across 38 countries. → Read More

Musk says Twitter will offer “amnesty” to suspended accounts

Twitter will grant "a general amnesty" to suspended accounts starting next week after Musk posted a poll on the platform. → Read More

Stellantis to restructure European dealer network in July 2023

Stellantis will reorganize its European dealer networks in July 2023 to cut costs and support its investment into electrification. → Read More

Tesla extends FSD access to “anyone in North America who requests it”

Elon Musk tweeted that Tesla's "full self-driving" beta software will begin a widespread rollout amid regulator scrutiny. → Read More

What it would mean for Tesla to buy back shares

Tesla investors are begging CEO Elon Musk and the board of Tesla to consider buying back shares as stock price slumps to a two-year low. → Read More

Electric motorbike maker Zapp Electric Vehicles to go public via SPAC

Zapp Electric Vehicles is expected to merge with SPAC CIIG Capital Partners II next year to produce its i300 e-scooters at scale. → Read More

Lyft, Redwood Materials partner to recycle shared e-bike and e-scooter batteries

Lyft is partnering with Redwood Materials to recycle batteries from its fleets of shared electric bikes and scooters. → Read More

HyperloopTT’s SPAC public debut may be going nowhere fast

HyperloopTT is going public via SPAC at a time when appetite for SPACs is fizzling and hyperloop tech is nowhere near profitability. → Read More

Faraday Future warns it may not be able to deliver its luxury EV

Faraday Future raised a going concern warning and is unsure if it will have the funds to operate or deliver its FF 91s over the next year. → Read More

Einride founder on building an underlying business to support future tech goals

We sat down with Einride CEO Robert Falck to talk about the challenges of reaching autonomy when connectivity on the roads is lacking, among other hot topics. → Read More

GM says supply chain issues won’t affect EV profitability by 2025

General Motors says it has raw battery material supplies on lock until 2025, helping it reach $50 billion in EV revenue. → Read More

Waabi unveils its first generation self-driving truck

Autonomous trucking startup Waabi unveiled its first generation of trucks, purpose-built for OEM integration, powered by the Waabi Driver. → Read More

Parallel Domain says autonomous driving won’t scale without synthetic data

Parallel Domain raised $30 million to advance its synthetic data platform beyond autonomous driving and into drones & mobile computer vision. → Read More

Uber, Lyft to pay NYC drivers more by end of year

NYC voted to increase the per-minute rates of Uber and Lyft drivers by 7.42% and per-mile rates by 23.93%. → Read More