8 08, 2019

FedEx ends ground-delivery contract with Amazon – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-08T16:18:35+00:00 August 8th, 2019|Amazon, eCommerce, fedex, logistics, online retailer, package delivery, TC, Transportation, Uncategorized, UPS, usps|

FedEx is ending a partnership with Amazon to supply the e-commerce company with ground delivery shipping after its current contract ends this month, [...]

23 07, 2019

Apple’s latest Tesla hire specializes in car interiors – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-23T04:07:30+00:00 July 23rd, 2019|APPLE, Automotive, autonomous systems, cars, Jaguar Land Rover, machine learning, self-driving car, TC, Tesla, tesla model 3, Tesla Model S, Transportation, Uncategorized|

Another high-level Tesla engineering executive has hopped over to Apple. Steve MacManus, who was vice president of engineering at Tesla, is now a [...]

8 07, 2019

Alphabet’s Wing launches OpenSky, a safety app for Australian drone operators – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-08T03:55:19+00:00 July 8th, 2019|Alphabet, Apps, Australia, drone delivery, drone safety, drones, Google, Project Wing, Transportation, Uncategorized, wing|

Drone delivery service Project Wing (or just Wing as it’s now called) graduated from Google X last year to become an independent Alphabet [...]

26 06, 2019

Self-driving startup Drive.ai is closing down – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-26T03:45:20+00:00 June 26th, 2019|APPLE, apple inc, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, drive.ai, linkedin, Stanford University, TC, Transportation, Uncategorized|

Drive.ai, the autonomous vehicle tech startup once valued at $200 million, is shutting down after four years, according to a state regulatory filing. The [...]

3 05, 2019

Tesla sued in wrongful death lawsuit that alleges Autopilot caused crash – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-03T03:02:20+00:00 May 3rd, 2019|APPLE, Automotive, Autopilot, Elon Musk, Lawsuit, self-driving car, TC, Tesla Autopilot, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model x, Transportation, Twitter, Uncategorized|

The family of Walter Huang, an Apple engineer who died after his Tesla Model X with Autopilot engaged crashed into a highway median, [...]

15 04, 2019

Uber spent $457 million on self-driving and flying car R&D last year – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-15T02:48:31+00:00 April 15th, 2019|Anthony Levandowski, APPLE, Aptiv, Argo AI, ATG, aurora, Automotive, AV, carnegie mellon university, ceo, Daimler, Emerging-Technologies, Ford, Lyft, May Mobility, nuro, pittsburgh, robotics, San Francisco, self-driving cars, toronto, Toyota, Transportation, Travis Kalanick, Uber, Uber ATG, Uber IPO, Uncategorized, volvo, waymo|

Uber spent $457 million last year on research and development of autonomous vehicles, flying cars (known as eVTOLs) and other “technology programs” and [...]

12 04, 2019

A deep dive into the Uber S-1 – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-12T02:46:09+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Benchmark, carsharing, chief executive officer, commuting, economy, Equity podcast, finance, initial public offering, Kate Clark, Softbank, SoftBank Group, Softbank Vision Fund, Startups, TC, TechCrunch, transport, Transportation, Travis Kalanick, Uber, Uncategorized, venture capital|

 Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. It’s time for another Equity [...]

26 03, 2019

How Nuro plans to spend Softbank’s $940 million – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-26T14:31:32+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Amazon, Anthony Levandowski, Automation, Automotive, China, continental, e-commerce, fedex, Google, kroger, Lyft, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, netease, nuro, partner, robotics, self-driving cars, simulation, Softbank, SoftBank Group, Softbank Vision Fund, Toyota Prius, Transportation, Uber, Uncategorized|

Autonomous delivery startup Nuro is bursting with ideas since SoftBank invested nearly $1 billion in February, new filings reveal. A recent patent application [...]

25 03, 2019

Flying taxi startup Blade is helping Silicon Valley CEOs bypass traffic – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-25T02:30:23+00:00 March 25th, 2019|airbus, American-Airlines, BLADE, california, carsharing, ceo, commuting, Eric Schmidt, executive, Google, india, Los Angeles, Mumbai, Napa Valley, New York, new york city, palo alto, San Francisco, san jose, sebastian thrun, Startups, The Financial Times, transport, Transportation, Uber, udacity, Uncategorized, venture capital, Vice President, Warner-Music-Group|

One year after a $38 million Series B valued on-demand aviation startup Blade at $140 million, the company has begun taxiing the Bay [...]

13 03, 2019

Flight-hailing startup BlackBird raises $10 million to replace driving with flying – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-13T02:18:35+00:00 March 13th, 2019|air travel, Airbnb, Andrew Swain, Blackbird, california, eBay, Francoise Brougher, Google, Lyft, new enterprise associates, pilot, Pinterest, tahoe, TC, Transportation, Uncategorized|

The origin story of BlackBird, a startup that links travelers to planes and commercial pilots through an app, didn’t begin with air travel. [...]