Rebecca Bellan

The Latest from Rebecca Bellan

Upgraded Tesla Cyberquad for Kids back on sale after safety recall

The Tesla Cyberquad for Kids, a $1,900 mini on-road ATV inspired by the yet-to-be delivered Cybertruck, is once again available to purchase at the Tesla Shop after a previous model was recalled in 202

Uber takes steps to combat unfair driver deactivations

Uber is introducing new features geared toward addressing the issues of unfair deactivations that ride-hail and delivery drivers often face. Starting Monday across the U.S., Uber will roll out a techn

More from the US v Google trial: Vertical search, pre-installs and the case of Firefox/Yahoo

We’re nearly two months into the Justice Department’s landmark antitrust case against Google — one of the biggest fights in tech antitrust since the U.S. took Microsoft to trial in the 1

Geely’s Zeekr gears up for US IPO, but China influence remains a concern

If Zeekr's IPO goes through, it’ll be the first major Chinese listing in the country in nearly two years, following China’s effective ban of foreign IPOs.

California regulators weigh a do-over for Cruise’s robotaxi permit

California regulators have issued an order to halt the implementation of Cruise’s permit to charge for robotaxi rides across San Francisco 24/7 as they consider the city’s request for a re

Ridepanda’s shift from D2C micromobility platform to corporate e-bike supplier

Ridepanda launched in 2020 as a direct-to-consumer micromobility platform, a marketplace for high-quality e-scooters and e-bikes. The founders, alumni at shared micromobility companies Lime, Bird and

Lyft picks comfort over sharing in bid to compete with Uber

Lyft is introducing a “more affordable sort of higher-end ride” in an attempt to offer ride-hail products that customers actually want, CEO David Risher said Wednesday during the company&#

Lyft’s price war with Uber yields mixed results

Lyft’s strategy of slashing ride-hail fares to compete with Uber has resulted in slow and steady gains for the company, but competition remains fierce.  According to Lyft’s third-quarter earnings

Gogoro’s Smartscooters can now be unlocked via Apple Wallet

Gogoro, the Taiwanese two-wheeler battery-swapping giant, says that its smart electric scooters can now be unlocked and turned on via a key in a rider’s Apple Wallet on their iPhone or Apple Wat

Lucid revises 2023 production amid softening demand for luxury EVs

Lucid has revised its 2023 production outlook amid softening demand for luxury electric vehicles, the company said Tuesday in its third-quarter earnings report. The EV maker said it will produce 8,000

GM halts production of Cruise Origin robotaxi amid suspended operations

Cruise is pausing production of its purpose-built robotaxi, the Origin — the autonomous vehicle company’s latest setback amid suspended operations and increased scrutiny from regulators. F

Revel ends moped sharing, focuses on EV charging and ride-hail

Electric mobility startup Revel is officially shutting down its shared moped business in New York City and San Francisco, according to a company-wide email that CEO and co-founder Frank Reig sent Frid

Uber and Lyft pay $328M to settle wage-theft complaints in New York

Uber and Lyft have agreed to pay drivers in New York a combined $328 million to settle wage-theft complaints. The settlement is the result of state attorney general Letitia James’ investigation

Flexport acquires technology of former digital freight unicorn Convoy

Supply chain logistics platform Flexport is acquiring the assets of shuttered digital freight network Convoy, according to a memo Flexport CEO Ryan Petersen sent to staff Wednesday. Flexport will rest

5 things we learned so far about the Google antitrust case

Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified Monday in the U.S. government’s antitrust trial against the company. The executive defended Google’s business tactics, including its deal with Apple and other pa

Layoffs at VW’s Cariad further delay software launch in Porsche, Audi models

Volkswagen’s software unit Cariad will delay the launch of its new software architecture yet again as it deals with a large round of layoffs. Just three years after VW created Cariad, and only s

Posts with misinformation on X become ‘ineligible for revenue share’ says Musk

X posts that are corrected by Community Notes, the platform’s crowd-sourced fact-checking system, will become “ineligible for revenue share,” Elon Musk said Sunday. “The idea i

Ford delays $12B in EV investments as automaker wrestles with demand

Ford is delaying about $12 billion in planned investments on EVs, including construction of a second battery plant with joint venture partner SK On due to softening demand for higher priced premium el

Will X’s addition of audio and video calling create stickiness in the app?

Elon Musk announced Wednesday that an early version of video and audio calling is now available on X, formerly known as Twitter. The move is another step toward Musk’s goal of turning X into an &#82

Ford and UAW negotiators reach ‘tentative agreement’ to end strike

Ford has reached a “tentative agreement on a new labor contract” with the United Auto Workers (UAW) union for the automaker’s U.S. operations. The UAW began its strike of the Detroit
Load More