October 25, 2019 No Comments Automation, Automotive, autonomous car, BotRide, california, chicago, China, Emerging-Technologies, Hyundai Motor Company, IDG Capital, legend capital, New York, pony, Robotics, Self-Driving Cars, Sequoia Capital China, smartphone, Toyota, transport, Transportation, Washington D.C., waymo
Hyundai is launching BotRide, a robotaxi service in California with Pony.ai and Via A fleet of electric, autonomous Hyundai Kona crossovers — equipped with a self-driving system from Chinese autonomous startup Pony .ai and Via’s ride-hailing platform, will start shuttling customers on public roads next week. The robotaxi service called BotRide will […]
October 24, 2019 No Comments Aerospace, apollo, Artemis, Blue Origin, Congress, economy, jim bridenstine, NASA, Orion, Science, space, space technology, SpaceX, Startup company, Startups, TC, Washington D.C.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine explains how startups can help with Artemis Moon missions At this week’s International Astronautical Congress, where the space industry, international space agencies and researchers from around the world convene to discuss the state of space technology and business, I asked NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine about what role he […]
October 23, 2019 No Comments Aerospace, ecuador, google lunar x prize, iac 2019, Mexico, Moon, outer space, Robotics, Science, space, Spacebit, spaceflight, Startups, TC, United Kingdom, Washington D.C.
Legged lunar rover startup Spacebit taps Latin American partners for Moon mission U.K.-based lunar rover startup Spacebit, a company developing robotic exploration hardware for use on the Moon, announced two new partners that will help it develop and finalize its technology ahead of its target mission date of 2021. The Ecuadorian Civilian […]
Small rocket launch startup Firefly teams up with Aerojet Rocketdyne In a perfect example of a small, new space startup teaming up with a legacy industry heavyweight with plenty of experience, Firefly is teaming up with Aerojet Rocketdyne. Firefly Aerospace was founded in 2013, and has raised $21.6 million so far to […]
October 22, 2019 No Comments Automotive, car sharing, car sharing service, car2go, carsharing, limepod, ReachNow, RideCell, transport, Transportation, transportation services, volkswagen, Washington D.C.
Penske is getting into the car-sharing business, starting with Washington, DC Transportation services giant Penske Corp. is backing a new car-sharing service called Penske Dash that launched Tuesday in Washington, D.C. and Arlington, Va. The service is debuting at an awkward time for the industry. While some car-sharing operations, particularly peer-to-peer services, […]
October 22, 2019 No Comments Aerospace, blue moon, Blue Origin, Congress, Contractor, jeff bezos, Lockheed Martin, lunar lander, NASA, northrop grumman, outer space, Science, space, spaceflight, TC, Washington D.C.
Jeff Bezos announces Blue Origin will form new industry team to return to the Moon At the International Astronautical Congress in Washington, D.C. today, Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos announced a new “national team” that will join forces in order to help return humans to the Moon via NASA’s Artemis program. They’ll […]
October 11, 2019 No Comments arizona, Automotive, california, electric scooters, electric vehicles, Florida, New York, Scooter, shared mobility, TC, Texas, Toyota AI Ventures, Transportation, Washington D.C.
Electric moped startup Revel could expand to Texas next Revel, the New York-based shared electric moped startup, appears to be preparing to expand into Texas, according to job listings first spotted and reported by Thinknum Alternative Data. The expansion into Texas would be Revel’s fourth market and its first west of the […]
October 10, 2019 No Comments Automotive, buenos aires, Europe, Maniv Mobility, micromobility, New York, revel, San Diego, San Francisco, Scooter, shared mobility, Toyota AI Ventures, Transportation, Washington D.C.
Electric moped startup Revel raises .6 million as it eyes new markets In less than two years, Revel has gone from an idea to a shared electric vehicle startup with more than 1,400 mopeds across Washington D.C., and Brooklyn and Queens, New York. Now, it’s ready to grow up — and beyond […]
October 7, 2019 No Comments Apple, arriva, Automotive, california, Chariot, chicago, cupertino, ford, Los Angeles, New York, public transportation, San Francisco, seagate technologies, Silicon Valley, transport, Transportation, United Kingdom, via, Washington D.C.
Via is launching an on-demand public transit network in the city of Cupertino Shuttle startup Via and the city of Cupertino are launching an on-demand public transportation network, the latest example of municipalities trying out alternatives to traditional buses. The aim is for these on-demand shuttles, which will start with six vans […]
August 22, 2019 No Comments Assistant, Automotive, Autotech Ventures, car sharing, car2go, carsharing, chicago, global founders capital, google, hertz, Insight Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Moovit, New York, public transport, San Francisco, Seattle, shared mobility, spothero, transport, Transportation, Washington D.C., waze, WeWork
On-demand parking startup SpotHero raises million SpotHero, the Chicago-based company that has developed an on-demand parking app, has raised $50 million in a Series D round led by Macquarie Capital. Union Grove Venture Partners participated in the round, along with existing investors including Insight Venture Partners, Global Founders Capital, OCA Ventures, AutoTech […]