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Einride to operate its cab-less autonomous pods on U.S. public roads

Einride, the Swedish startup that wants to electrify the autonomous freight industry, will begin operating its purpose-built, self-driving pods on...

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Foxconn to build Fisker PEAR EV at former Lordstown Motors plant in Ohio

Fisker and Foxconn said Thursday they will partner to build Fisker’s second all-electric model, the PEAR Urban Lifestyle EV, in Ohio now that...

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Lordstown reports $90 million loss and no progress on Foxconn deal

Lordstown Motors said in a filing with the SEC that it has not yet closed a $230 million deal with Foxconn ahead of a May 14 deadline that would...

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3 Predictions for Ford’s Q1 earnings

Ford’s onslaught of electric truck news this week seems calculated to lay claim to the profitable segment – and overshadow a new General Motors...

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Why EV startups should’ve hit the brakes before merging with a SPAC

The blank-check boom that made real many electric vehicle manufacturers' dreams of going public may be nearing a close.

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Struggling EV startup Lordstown Motors loses GM as investor

General Motors has sold its 7.5 million shares in Lordstown Motors following underwhelming production goals for Endurance electric pickup truck.

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Rivian CEO walks back price hike for any customers who preordered before March 1

Rivian surprised many of its preorder customers on March 1 with the announcement of a significant price increase for its R1T pickup truck and R1S...

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Nikola reports EV truck progress, stiff losses as it closes out turbulent 2021

Nikola said it plans to begin series production of its electric big rigs next month in its fourth quarter earnings report.

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Sweden’s Volta raises $260M at a $490M valuation to get its all-electric trucks into production by the end of this year

Volta Trucks — the Swedish electric vehicle startup that believes it can build better urban delivery vehicles and other trucks that are safer...

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GM’s Chevy Silverado EV already has 110,000 reservations

General Motors said it has secured more than 110,000 reservations for its new all-electric Chevrolet Silverado, which includes reservations from more...

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Ford to double production capacity of its all-electric F-150 Lightning pickup truck

Ford said Tuesday it will nearly double production capacity of its upcoming electric F-150 Lightning pickup truck to 150,000 vehicles a year by...

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Einride founder Robert Falck on his moral obligation to electrify autonomous trucking

Einride CEO and founder Robert Falck talks about his strategy for scaling revenue, why autonomous vehicles should be built on electric platforms and...

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Nikola sets aside $125 million to settle with SEC

Electric truck developer Nikola Corp. is in talks with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission to pay a $125 million civil penalty, part of an...

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Einride launches autonomous pods and electric freight operations in US

Swedish freight technology company Einride announced the launch of its operations in the United States. On Thursday, the company will officially...

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7 takeaways from Rivian’s IPO filing

Rivian, the electric automaker backed by Amazon, Ford and a cornucopia of heavy-hitting institutional investors like T. Rowe Price Associates and...

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Rivian R1T Camp Kitchen: Check out the final version of the electric pickup’s outdoor cooking station

In 2019, Rivian showed up at the Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, Arizona with a prototype of what is now known as the Camp Kitchen. Now, with...

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First drive: Rivian delivers the electric truck we’ve been waiting for

On its first try, Rivian produced the Goldilocks of pickup trucks. The Rivian R1T electric truck is neither too big nor small. It handles rock...

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Volta Trucks raises €37 million to bring electric delivery trucks to the streets of London and Paris

Trucking tends to be associated with highways, but it’s not uncommon to find large delivery vehicles trundling down the tightly packed streets of...

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Rivian vehicles are now ready for sale in all 50 states, following key certifications

Rivian vehicles have received certifications from three agencies, the final hurdle that allows the electric automaker to sell and deliver its R1T...

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Lordstown Motors slashes production forecast for its electric pickup

Lordstown Motors’ cash-rich SPAC dreams have turned out to be nothin’ more than wishes. The automaker reported Monday a disappointing...

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Ford unveils the F-150 Lightning, its all-electric pickup truck that will start under $40,000

The Ford F-150, the profitable cornerstone of the U.S. automaker’s business, now has an all-electric sibling. Ford unveiled Wednesday the F-150...

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GM to build an electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck with more than 400 miles of range

GM is adding an electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck to its lineup, as the automaker pushes to deliver more than 1 million electric vehicles...

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Electric vehicle company Rivian has confidentially filed for an IPO

Rivian, the electric vehicle startup backed by a host of institutional and strategic investors including Ford and Amazon, has confidentially filed...

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Lordstown Motors taps former Icahn exec as CEO to put its EV truck ambitions back on track

Lordstown Motors has hired Daniel A. Ninivaggi, a longtime automotive executive and former head of Carl C. Icahn’s holding company, as CEO and...

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Nikola cuts delivery outlook for its electric semi trucks

Nikola, the electric truck startup that went public via a SPAC merger, warned Tuesday that supply chain constraints are causing numerous delays...

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Volvo, Daimler, Traton invest $593 million to build electric truck charging network

Volvo Group, Daimler Truck and Volkswagen’s AG heavy-truck business the Traton Group announced on Monday a non-binding agreement to build a...

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Lordstown Motors execs cite binding orders to restore confidence a day after CEO, CFO resignations

Lordstown Motors has enough “binding orders” from customers to fund limited production of its electric pickup truck through May 2022,...

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Don’t trust that SPAC deck

The continuing saga of Lordstown Motor’s struggles as a public company took a new turn today as the electric truck manufacturer made yet more...

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