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Recent articles by Kirsten:

Ford to bring Tesla's charging tech into its future EVs

Ford customers will have access to twice as many fast-chargers starting in spring 2024 through the agreement with Tesla. → Read More

Electric truck maker Nikola at risk of being delisted from Nasdaq

Nikola, the beleaguered electric truck developer, is at risk of being delisted from Nasdaq, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing. → Read More

Vinfast recalls EVs sent to U.S. over a software glitch

Vinfast has issued its first recall for some 2023 VF8 vehicles over a software glitch that causes the dashboard screen to go blank. → Read More

Ford tries zagging in the EV arms race

Ford's next-gen EV platform, which will be the basis of a three-row SUV that are going into production in 2025, signals a new strategy. → Read More

A Tesla co-founder returns, TuSimple restructures again and Uber’s stickiness strategy

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

Where remote driving startup Phantom Auto has found new funding and customers

Before the COVID pandemic put pressure on an already squeezed transportation and logistics industry, Phantom Auto’s remote driving systems were viewed as an interesting, not essential, piece of technology. “It went from a cool to have, to have-to-have,” co-founder Elliot Katz told TechCrunch, adding that companies were particularly keen to apply the remote driving technology […] → Read More

TuSimple to lay off 30% of US workforce, keep China business

TuSimple is restructuring and laying off about 30% of its U.S. workforce as it works to preserve cash and stay in business. → Read More

Elon Musk used to say he put $100M in OpenAI, but now it’s $50M: Here are the receipts

Elon Musk used to say he put "the first $100 million" into OpenAI, but now he's only saying roughly $50 million - why? We have the answer. → Read More

Tesla Roadster production has been pushed back again

The Tesla Roadster might go into production in 2024, seven years after it debuted, CEO Elon Musk said at the 2023 shareholders meeting. → Read More

Tesla shareholders elect former CTO, co-founder JB Straubel to board

JB Straubel, a Tesla co-founder and former CTO, has been elected to the automaker's board of directors. → Read More

Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting: How to watch and what to expect

Tesla shareholder meeting is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. PT May 16 and will be live streamed. Here's how to tune in and what to expect. → Read More

Chief Twit Elon Musk loses appeal to be able to tweet about Tesla unchecked

Elon Musk lost another bid to end a 2018 settlement with the SEC that requires oversight of some of his Tesla-related tweets. → Read More

Software snafus abound, Nuro makes more cuts and VinFast takes the SPAC road

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

Autonomous delivery startup Nuro to lay off 30% of workforce

Autonomous delivery robot startup Nuro will lay off 30%, or about 340 employees, across the company as part of a restructuring. → Read More

Polestar and Volvo are the latest automakers caught in software purgatory

Polestar and Volvo Cars delayed the launch of their next EVs by several months because of software development snags. → Read More

TuSimple continues its slide into the ether with new delisting warning

TuSimple reported Thursday that it received a delisting notice from the Nasdaq for failing to file its quarterly report on time. → Read More

All the ways Google is driving deeper into the automotive world

Google introduced Wednesday at its Google I/O 2023 event a number of new features and services designed for cars, including video conferencing, gaming and YouTube as the tech company continues its drive further into the automotive world. The company has been making inroads into automotive via two paths: Android Auto, an app that runs on […] → Read More

Autonomous delivery startup Nuro to restructure, pause commercial expansion

Nuro, the autonomous delivery startup, is restructuring, a move that will result in layoffs and shift resources towards R&D. → Read More

EV maker Rivian narrows losses in Q1, beats on revenue

Rivian reported $661 million in revenue for the first quarter, beating Wall Street expectations. The company also saw net losses narrow. → Read More

UVeye’s ‘MRI for cars’ system lands startup $100M from GM, CarMax

UVeye, a six-year-old startup from Tel Aviv, has raised $100 million in a funding round that included capital from GM and Carmax. → Read More