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Ford Motor to put $500 million into electric vehicle startup Rivian

11:33am EDT

Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it will invest $500 million in U.S. electric vehicle startup Rivian Automotive LLC, joining Amazon.com Inc in backing the potential rival to Silicon Valley's Tesla Inc.

RPT-INSIGHT-The uphill road: battery limitations to test China's electric vehicle ambitions

Apr 16 2019

* EVs can sometimes fall far short of advertised ranges -engineers

The uphill road: battery limitations to test China's electric vehicle ambitions

Apr 16 2019

BEIJING/DETROIT It took one 330 kilometer trip from Chongqing to Chengdu in his Nio ES8, a seven-seater all-electric SUV, for its owner Wang Haichun to be consumed with buyer's remorse. | Video

RPT-INSIGHT-Inside SoftBank's push to rule the road

Apr 13 2019

April 12 SoftBank Group Corp leader Masayoshi Son has much bigger ambitions for transportation than simply seeing his investment in Uber Technologies Inc turn into more than $13 billion when the company goes public next month.

Inside SoftBank's push to rule the road

Apr 12 2019

SoftBank Group Corp leader Masayoshi Son has much bigger ambitions for transportation than simply seeing his investment in Uber Technologies Inc turn into more than $13 billion when the company goes public next month.

Americans still don't trust self-driving cars, Reuters/Ipsos poll finds

Apr 01 2019

Half of U.S. adults think automated vehicles are more dangerous than traditional vehicles operated by people, while nearly two-thirds said they would not buy a fully autonomous vehicle, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll.

Innoviz, Ouster raise millions for self-driving lidar sensors

Mar 26 2019

Self-driving technology continues to attract robust investment, as two tech startups, one in San Francisco and one near Tel Aviv, said this week they have raised nearly $200 million to support development and production of lidar sensors for automated vehicles.

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