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Kirsten Korosec


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Past articles by Kirsten:

An autoworkers strike trifecta and another speed bump for Cruise and Waymo

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

We’ll probably retire before Databricks IPOs

The Equity crew is unpacking the latest from Divvy homes, companies we wish would just go public already (we're looking at you, Databricks and Lime), the quick grocery delivery market and transparency in venture capital. → Read More

Rivian CEO's plan to make EVs cheaper starts with their computers

Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe said that changing ECU architecture in its vehicles will be the No. 1 cost savings for the company. → Read More

Cruise reveals wheelchair-accessible robotaxi with testing to begin next month

Cruise CEO Kyle Vogt and other executives revealed Thursday in San Francisco a prototype of a custom-built, wheelchair-accessible, self-driving robotaxi → Read More

Android Auto now lets drivers take Zoom and Cisco conference calls

Drivers with vehicles equipped with Google's Android Auto can now use Zoom and WebEx by Cisco for audio-only conference calls. → Read More

Amazon Prime video is coming to the Polestar 2 and Volvo Cars

Amazon Prime video is coming to certain vehicles that are equipped with Google built-in, including the all-electric Polestar 2. → Read More

Lyft's newest feature could convince more women to drive for the ride-hailing app

Lyft launched a feature in five U.S. cities that lets women and nonbinary drivers set a preference for picking up only women riders. → Read More

The Polestar 4 will launch in China with its own smartphone

Polestar is co-developing a smartphone with Meizu that will launch alongside the upcoming Polestar 4 SUV in China. → Read More

Fisker to sell $340M in convertible notes to fund operations, add battery pack capacity

California-based EV maker Fisker plans to sell $340 million in convertible debt to fund operations and add another battery pack line. → 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

EV maker Fisker falls short of Q2 production target

EV upstart Fisker produced 1,022 Ocean SUVs in the second quarter, falling short of its own expectations by several hundred vehicles. Fisker had expected to produce between 1,400 and 1,700 EVs. The company blamed the shortfall on a shortage of components from its sub-suppliers. Fisker said it’s working with all suppliers to ramp to the […] → Read More

EV truck maker Nikola fails again to secure enough shareholder support to issue more shares

Nikola failed for the second time to get enough shareholders to vote on a proposal that would allow it to issue more shares. → Read More

Volkswagen to start testing self-driving ID Buzz vans in Austin

Volkswagen has launched an autonomous vehicle test program in Austin using a fleet of 10 all-electric ID Buzz vehicles equipped with partner Mobileye’s technology. The new program comes about nine months since autonomous vehicle technology startup Argo shut down after its two backers, Volkswagen and Ford, pulled financial support and gobbled up its remains. Argo […] → Read More

EV maker Arrival's second SPAC is now a dead SPAC

Troubled commercial EV maker Arrival has just ended a deal to merge with a special purpose acquisition company. → Read More

Rivian shares pop on better-than-expected Q2 deliveries

Rivian delivered 12,640 electric vehicles in the second quarter, a nearly three-fold increase from the same period last year. → Read More

Lucid scores a win, Bird's founder leaves the nest and Zoox robotaxis roll out in Vegas

The Station is a weekly newsletter focuses on the future of transportation. This week, Apple. Bird, Lucid, Tesla and Zoox are in the news. → Read More

GM buys software startup that predicts EV battery fires

GM has acquired a battery software startup that can spot problems in cells early on and before they become a fire hazard. → Read More

VW subsidiary Electrify America to add Tesla connectors to EV charging network

Electrify America said it will add Tesla's North American Charging Standard to its fast charging networks by 2025. → Read More

Volvo becomes latest automaker to adopt Tesla EV charging standard

Volvo EV owners will have access to Tesla Superchargers network via an adapter starting in the first half of 2024. → Read More

Stellantis launches new EV charging service as electric vehicle sales accelerate

Stellantis launched Free2Charge, a new group of products and services that aims to handle every aspect of powering up an electric vehicle. → Read More