Kirsten Korosec

Senior reporter and editor at TechCrunch.

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Argo AI, Zoox and Coalition for Reimagined Mobility to discuss what makes a ‘good AV citizen’

Developers of autonomous vehicles have long promised that the technology will fundamentally change the way people, packages and freight move around the world. But will these robotaxis, self-driving tr

Rivian lands $1.5B incentives package to build massive EV factory in Georgia

Rivian will receive a $1.5 billion incentives package to build its massive factory in Georgia, according to documents posted Monday by the state’s Department of Economic Development. That sizabl

The Station: Elon’s Tesla share sale, Ford teases a second EV truck and GM’s Cruise spending ramps

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Aurora’s Sterling Anderson and FedEx’s Rebecca Yeung discuss the future of autonomous trucking at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

When the CEO of FedEx, the global leader in logistics, promises “an enormous effort towards autonomous trucks” this summer, wisdom — conventional or otherwise — says listen up, things are abou

Judge quashes Elon Musk’s attempt to end SEC settlement over Tesla tweets

Elon Musk’s attempt to terminate a 2018 settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that requires oversight of some of his Tesla-related tweets has failed. U.S. District Judge Le

EVs, AVs and pay packages: 3 takeaways from GM’s Q1 earnings

General Motors’ first-quarter earnings report and accompanying analyst call Tuesday highlighted the company’s grand ambitions for electric vehicles and autonomous vehicles — and the mone

Lucid lands 100K EV order from its Saudi investors

Lucid Group’s largest shareholder has agreed to buy 100,000 of its electric vehicles over the next decade. The government of Saudi Arabia, which is connected to the kingdom’s Public Invest

Ford teases a second electric pickup truck

Ford will build a second EV truck, CEO Jim Farley said Tuesday during the automaker’s splashy event to celebrate the production launch of the electric F-150 Lightning truck. The F-150 Lightning is a

Ford kicks off EV truck sales battle as F-150 Lightning production begins

Ford has started production of the F-150 Lightning pickup truck, a milestone for the automaker that will test whether the never-ending demand for F-Series trucks — the profitable cornerstone of its

Musk’s Boring Company to begin ‘full-scale’ hyperloop testing this year

Elon Musk’s tunnel startup The Boring Company plans to begin “full-scale” testing of hyperloop, a still theoretical transportation system that sends passengers in autonomous electric

Elemental, Muirwoods Ventures and Pear VC discuss investor opportunities at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

Building and scaling a successful mobility startup can require a jaw-dropping amount of capital, and early-stage startup founders stepping into that high-priced arena need a clear-eyed understanding o

The Station: Lyft’s bikeshare play, Tesla’s Q1 warning and big bucks for Musk’s tunnel startup

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Meet the first 5 startups in Amazon’s new $1B industrial innovation fund

Amazon launched Thursday a $1 billion fund focused on logistics, the supply chain and customer fulfillment with focus — at least in this first batch of investments — on wearable technology that im

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

Volkswagen Group, one of the world’s largest automakers with nearly 9 million vehicles sold last year, ratcheted up an already ambitious strategy in 2021. The target: to transform the company fr

Musk says Tesla aspires to mass produce robotaxis by 2024

Tesla plans to bring a dedicated robotaxi with no steering wheel or pedals to market by 2024, CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday during Tesla’s first quarter 2022 earnings call. That’s just two

Tesla expects gigafactories to run below capacity through 2022

Tesla said Wednesday that a prolonged supply chain crunch has limited production capacity at its factories and expects the pain to continue through the rest of the year. “Our own factories have

Billionaire CEO’s US Senate run focuses on one issue: Banning ‘self-driving’ Teslas

Dan O’Dowd, the billionaire founder of The Dawn Project and Green Hills Software, is running for U.S. Senate on a single issue. It’s not unemployment or inflation or even education. It&#82

3 Jeep concepts that Stellantis should probably bring into production

Every year Jeep heads out to Moab, Utah for Easter Jeep Safari, an off-roading-trail-meets-ogle-all-the-sweet-4×4-candy event that attracts thousands of people. While Jeep isn’t in charge o

Waymo co-CEO Dmitri Dolgov is coming to TC Sessions: Mobility 2022 to talk about progress and pitfalls of scaling robotaxis

Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo made an unusual leadership move last year: employing two executives it filled its CEO spot that had been vacated by John Krafcik. The new co-CEO role combined the

The Station: Jeep’s road to EVs, Musk’s great big distraction and a last call for mobility founders

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