Kirsten Korosec

Senior reporter and editor at TechCrunch.

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Apple is bringing Spatial Audio to cars, starting with Mercedes-Benz

Apple is bringing its immersive surround-sound audio product to vehicles through a partnership with Mercedes-Benz and Universal Music Group, the latest example of the tech company’s push into au

Driverless in Phoenix and GM takes its EV offensive beyond vehicles

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GM is in the energy business now

General Motors is launching a new line of energy products to homeowners, businesses and utilities — the next step in an EV offensive designed to generate revenue beyond making and selling electric v

More micromobility layoffs, digging into the Mobileye S-1 and a Rivian recall

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Rivian voluntarily recalls 13,000 EVs for a potential loose fastener

Rivian informed customers Friday that it is conducting a voluntary recall of all 13,000 vehicles it has delivered so far due to a loose fastener. The fastener, which may not have been sufficiently tor

Tesla Semi production begins with Pepsi getting the first deliveries

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted Thursday that production on its long-delayed all-electric semi truck has started with the first deliveries beginning in December. The automaker introduced an all-electric C

Tesla is now building Model 3 and Model Y vehicles without ultrasonic sensors

Tesla is removing ultrasonic sensors from Model 3 and Model Y vehicles, the next step in CEO Elon Musk’s plan to only use cameras and software to support its advanced driver assistance system an

Tier Mobility-owned Spin lays off about 10% of workforce, exits two markets

Spin, which was acquired by Tier Mobility earlier this year, has laid off about 10% of its staff and is exiting Canada and Seattle.

Rivian taps Capital One exec Diane Lye as its first CIO

Rivian has hired Diane Lye as its first chief information officer, a position that the EV maker says is necessary to expand globally. Lye’s hiring comes as Rivian consolidates its internal and e

Geely’s Europe expansion continues, Argo robotaxis on the Lyft app and Tesla AI Day takeaways

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Tesla delivered a record 343,830 vehicles in Q3, but still missed Wall Street’s forecasts

Tesla reported Sunday it delivered 343,830 vehicles in the third quarter, a new record and a turnaround from earlier this year when a shutdown at its China factory and challenges around opening factor

Tesla’s robot is a real robot now, not just a guy in a suit

Tesla CEO Elon Musk kicked off Tesla AI Day 2022 with a quick level set on expectations — “we’ve come a long way” — and then stepped aside to allow the first iteration of its rob

How to watch Tesla AI Day 2022

Tesla AI Day is here — the company’s second-annual event designed to show off its progress in AI and robotics. Viewers should expect demos and updates on the Optimus robot, the Dojo supercompu

Chinese automaker Geely snaps up 7.6% stake in Aston Martin

Geely Holding Group acquired a 7.6% share of British luxury automaker Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings, helping cement the Chinese company’s stake in luxury and European brands. Geely will n

Tesla’s mythical Cybertruck will also be a temporary boat because why not

The Tesla Cybertruck is not yet in existence thanks to multiple delays. But when it does come, Elon Musk promises it will also have the ability to “briefly” act as a boat — if the need a

Tesla appoints Airbnb co-founder to board

Tesla has appointed Airbnb co-founder and billionaire Joe Gebbia to its board of directors, according to a securities filing. Gebbia, a designer who co-founded Airbnb, officially joined the board Sept

BMW will use Amazon Alexa to build its next voice assistant

Amazon Alexa will be the foundation of BMW’s next-generation voice assistant, the companies announced Wednesday at Amazon’s annual Devices and Services launch event. The German automaker a

Amazon’s second-gen Echo Auto get smaller and adds roadside assistance

Amazon released Wednesday the second-generation version of Echo Auto, a smaller and slicker device aimed to broaden the e-commerce giant’s reach by bringing its Alexa voice assistant into more v

EV charging deals keep coming, Ford squeezed by shortages and Kitty Hawk shuts down

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Apple Watch Ultra first impressions

We posted a pair of Apple Watch reviews this time last week. Both the Series 8 and second-gen SE received high marks for their categories — flagship and budget, respectively. Were Apple to stick
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