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Volkswagen, Siemens invest $450M into Electrify America in EV charging push

Volkswagen Group subsidiary Electrify America said Tuesday it raised $450 million in a deal that includes its first external investor as it aims to...

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BMW taps Valeo for driving assistance systems in its next-gen EVs

BMW Group has tapped Valeo to provide the advanced driver assistance system for the automaker’s new electric vehicle platform due to launch in...

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Daily Crunch: Truth Social says federal grand jury probe could block its planned SPAC merger

Hello, friends, and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

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Volkswagen unveils ID.AERO concept that will provide the basis for 2023 flagship EV

Volkswagen Group unveiled its ID.AERO concept in China on Monday — slated to serve as the inspiration behind the automaker’s flagship EV, and...

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Why LFP batteries are poised to bring down entry-level EV prices

An older, cheaper and safer battery technology is poised to reshape battery manufacturing worldwide and boost EV sales in the U.S. — if the global...

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What’s the ‘secret sauce’ behind Croatian EV maker Rimac?

Rimac Group made headlines after raising a Series D round that valued the Croatian startup at $2.2 billion, prompting the question: How has it...

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GM is latest to join the race to streamline EV charging

General Motors said Wednesday it will join a growing list of automakers focused on streamlining the EV charging process by equipping its models with...

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To succeed in the mass market, EV makers must focus on cost, not speed

As the global EV industry ramps up and crosses into the mass market, automakers must switch their focus from speed to cost, according to the...

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Tesla sued by former workers for allegedly violating federal law during ‘mass layoffs’

Two former Tesla employees filed a lawsuit against the EV maker Sunday alleging that the company did not provide the 60 days of advance notice...

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Ferrari will produce its first-ever SUV later this year, and launch its first EV in 2025

Ferrari shared details on its plan to launch its first electric vehicle by 2025 as it aims to go carbon neutral by 2030. The battery-electric...

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Rimac raises more than $500M from Porsche, Softbank and Goldman Sachs

Rimac Group said Tuesday it has raised 500 million euro ($536 million), funds that will help the Croatian startup expand beyond its electric hypercar...

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The Station: EV SPACs face new regulatory speed bump, more on Rivian’s reorg and VW weighs direct sales for Scout brand

Welcome back to The Station, your weekly guide to everything going on in the world of transportation. Many readers of this weekly newsletter are...

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Jeep parent company Stellantis will reportedly plead guilty to emissions fraud

The world’s fifth-largest automaker will reportedly soon plead guilty to end a multi-year investigation into its efforts to conceal the amount of...

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Look what’s happening online today at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

Welcome to Online Day at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022! Opportunity knocks just as loud online as it does IRL, but this knock can be heard around the...

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Hyundai to open $6.5B EV factory in Georgia

Hyundai is the latest automaker to announce plans to open an EV factory in Georgia, the same state where Rivian is preparing to break ground on a...

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Tune in tomorrow for Online Day at TC Sessions: Mobility

The two in-person days of TC Sessions: Mobility may almost be in the rearview mirror, but we’re not done yet. We still have plenty of Mobility...

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The Station: VW resurrects Scout as an EV brand and mobility SPACs have a helluva week

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend...

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VW aims to launch Scout, an EV off-roading brand

VW Group is on the precipice of launching a new dedicated EV company in the United States called Scout that will produce an all-electric pickup and a...

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Musk talks Tesla demand, EV startups, and scooters in expansive interview

Elon Musk weighed in on Tesla, SpaceX and his multitude of other companies — including that social media business he’s trying to purchase —...

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Here’s everything you’ll see at TechCrunch Mobility next week

TC Sessions: Mobility is back, and this year we are bringing together the best and brightest founders, investors, engineers and experts on the...

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3 predictions for GM’s Q1 earnings

Per data from Yahoo Finance, analysts expect that GM generated Q1 2022 earnings of $1.68 per share off revenues of $37.33 billion.

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VW Group CEO Herbert Diess is coming to TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

Dr. Herbert Diess of VW is joining TC Sessions: Mobility 2022 for an online portion of the event that gives everyone a chance to tune in.

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5 predictions for Tesla Q1 earnings

Per data from Yahoo Finance, analysts expect that Tesla generated Q1 2022 revenues of $17.76 billion, and $2.26 in earnings per share.

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Gravity Sketch draws $33M for a platform to design, collaborate on and produce 3D objects

Platforms like Figma have changed the game when it comes to how creatives and other stakeholders in the production and product team conceive and...

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Audi designed a private cocoon concept car for China’s megacities

Audi unveiled Tuesday a concept car designed for customers in China’s megacities, a vehicle that aims to show how passengers of the future can...

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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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Porsche hits the gas on synthetic fuel with $75M investment

Porsche announced Wednesday a $75 million investment in the industrial production of eFuels, a synthetic low-carbon complement to its plans to...

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The U.S. just announced that cars will have to be a lot more fuel efficient by 2026

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced a dramatic change to domestic fuel economy standards, a crucial step toward putting more...

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