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Volkswagen ends deal with self-driving startup Aurora

Volkswagen is cutting ties with Silicon Valley self-driving startup Aurora after only a year, amidst talks of working with Ford's Argo AI instead. Financial Times re...

Volkswagen ends deal with self-driving startup Aurora

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VW ends self-driving Aurora tie-up after startup partners with FCA Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora two days after the Silicon Valley startup said it would build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles with Fiat Chr...
20:12, 06/11/2019

End of the road for Volkswagen's self-driving Aurora deal Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora, two days after the Silicon Valley start-up said it would build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles with Fiat C...
19:36, 06/11/2019

Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
02:48, 06/13/2019

Self-driving startup Aurora to buy lidar company Blackmore Self-driving car startup Aurora Innovation Inc said on Thursday it would buy Montana-based Blackmore, a company that develops a detection system known as lidar, used in self-driving technology....
22:00, 05/23/2019

Self-Driving Startup Aurora Bets On Lidar In First Acquisition Aurora recently raised $530 million from investors including Sequoia Capital, Amazon.com Inc. and T. Rowe Price Group Inc. It's acquiring Blackmore Sensors & Analytics, a lidar startup that had raised...
10:24, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
07:00, 06/13/2019

Startup Aurora Partners With FCA to Develop Autonomous Commercial Vehicles Earlier this year, Aurora Innovation, a self-driving startup, raised over half a billion dollars from investors. It looks like the company is still doing okay, as Aurora announced yesterday that they...
20:24, 06/10/2019

Volkswagen reportedly calls off partnership with self-driving start-up Aurora, in talks with Ford Three people familiar with the matter told the Financial Times that after a trial run that lasted a few months, the German automaker declined to renew the contract with Aurora....
19:48, 06/11/2019

The Iconic Volkswagen Beetle Ends Production Volkswagen de Mexico will soon shift resources to produce a North American market-focused compact SUV that fits in the manufacturer's lineup below the Tiguan....
20:48, 07/11/2019

US probes BMW, Volkswagen over California emissions deal Two German automakers have been targeted by an antitrust probe for making a deal to meet tougher emissions standards. Critics have called the probe a "nakedly political use of Justice Department resou...
06:48, 09/07/2019

Volkswagen and SEC Are Told to Strike Deal on Lawsuit A federal judge ordered Volkswagen and the SEC to seek a settlement over allegations the auto maker defrauded U.S. investors, rather than continue an expensive legal fight....
07:00, 08/18/2019

Volkswagen Discussing Turkish Car Tax As It Seeks Deal On Plant The company said last month that no decision had yet been reached on the location of a new multi-brand plant, but the sources familiar with the talks said Volkswagen is positive about investing in......
11:00, 08/30/2019

Volkswagen discussing Turkish car tax as it seeks deal on plant: sources German carmaker Volkswagen is holding talks with officials in Ankara over Turkey's vehicle tax regime as it seeks to conclude a 1-billion euro investment to build a production plant in Turkey, two so...
23:00, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Edgewell's deal to buy shaving startup Harry's sinks shares on debt concerns Schick and Wilkinson razor brands owner Edgewell Personal Care Co said on Thursday it would buy shaving startup Harry's Inc in a $1.37 billion cash-and-stock deal, but its shares plunged 17 percent as...
18:36, 05/09/2019

Ford and Volkswagen have inked a deal to share technology for electric and autonomous vehicles (F, VW) Ford Motor Company Ford and Volkswagen will collaborate on electric and autonomous vehicle technologies. The new framework will be an extension of last year's partnership on commercial vehicles. Bo...
08:26, 07/06/2019

Volkswagen first-half operating profit up 10% on higher Volkswagen, Porsche sales Volkswagen Group on Thursday said its first half operating profit rose 10.3% to 9 billion euros ($10.02 billion), buoyed by sales of higher-margin sports utility vehicles and a jump in demand for Por...
08:12, 07/25/2019

SAS strike ends as pilot unions reach deal with management The workers' action lasted a week and forced the cancellation of more than 4,000 flights. Pilots will now get a pay rise and more regular work schedules....
01:48, 05/03/2019

Cowboys, Elliott agree on $90 million deal that ends holdout Ezekiel Elliott has new $90 million, six-year contract extension with Dallas Cowboys just in time for regular season       ...
23:12, 09/04/2019

Rossi ends IndyCar move speculation with new Andretti deal Alexander Rossi has signed a new "multi-year" deal with Andretti Autosport, after months of speculation that he could move to another IndyCar team such as Penske...
03:00, 07/28/2019

No-deal Brexit report leaked as government effectively ends all EU law in UK With less than 75 days until Britain is set to exit the European Union, a government report leaked to The Sunday Times newspaper reveals the disastrous effects a no-deal Brexit would unleash on the co...
14:48, 08/19/2019

Kano, the kids-focused coding and hardware startup, inks deal with Microsoft, launches $300 Kano PC Kano, the London-based startup that builds hardware designed to teach younger people about computing and coding, is taking a significant step forward in its growth strategy today. The startup has inke...
08:12, 06/20/2019

Careem ends Sudan operations as part of Uber takeover deal Careem has ended operations in Sudan as part of its planned takeover by Uber, a spokeswoman said on Monday, less than a year after the Middle Eastern ride-hailing firm launched in the country....
15:48, 07/01/2019

Alex Marquez ends 2020 uncertainty with new Marc VDS Moto2 deal Moto2 championship leader Alex Marquez will not graduate to MotoGP for at least another year after agreeing to stay with Marc VDS in the intermediate class for 2020...
21:48, 08/13/2019

BT's awesome freebie-fuelled fibre broadband deal ends on Thursday If your broadband contract is coming to an end and you need to get it sorted (what a bore!) then BT Broadband has got something very interesting up its sleeve for you. The provider has really made a h...
18:24, 05/22/2019

Iran officially ends some of its nuclear deal commitments, local media report Tehran is officially ending one of its key commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal, local media reported Wednesday, citing a senior official at the country's Atomic Energy Agency....
07:48, 05/15/2019

Monte dei Paschi ends debt collection deal to sell 3 billion euros in bad loans Monte dei Paschi di Siena said on Sunday it had been forced to end early a 10-year bad loan management contract so that it could have more freedom in selling off bad debts in a worsening economic env...
21:48, 06/30/2019

Aurora prizes independence in AV world After its breakup with VW, Aurora began a fresh pairing with FCA, and VW apparently moved closer to a new tie-up with Ford that could reshape the autonomous-vehicle landscape....
08:24, 06/17/2019

The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) In LEX 18 News-Sunrise Weekend this morning, we had a story about “Borealis” the new polar bear cub at The Toledo Zoo, in Ohio. “Borealis” or “Bo” (for short) was named for the Aurora Borealis, more c...
16:12, 05/11/2019

The iFi Aurora wireless audio system isn't like other speakers Looking for a unique gadget to really stand out in your home? The iFi Aurora is a wireless music system from UK audio brand iFi, and is making a bid for pride of place in the living room.An unholy cla...
19:24, 05/17/2019

Hyundai And Kia To Invest In Self-Driving Start-Up Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
08:00, 06/13/2019

CHEAP: Get $530 off an Alienware Aurora desktop computer Dell’s Alienware brand focuses on gaming computers. They’re typically quite expensive, but thanks to a deal, you can now get $530 off a new Alienware Aurora desktop computer, bringing the price down t...
21:12, 07/05/2019

Aurora Innovation to acquire lidar company Blackmore Self-driving systems company Aurora Innovation is placing a big bet on a lidar company that has taken an unconventional approach to developing its technology....
02:12, 05/24/2019

VW's GTI Aurora concept has a hologram-controlled sound system Trunk-mounted sound systems are often about bragging rights, but VW might have more reason to boast than usual. It's showing a Golf GTI Aurora concept car whose centerpiece is a hologram-control...
22:12, 05/29/2019

Aurora partners with Fiat Chrysler over self-driving tech Self-driving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles, the latest collaboration with an automaker for the fa...
07:00, 06/10/2019

Aurora borealis: 15 must-see spots for checking out the northern lights GoBankingRates.com guides skygazers to the best spots to watch the northern lights in Alaska, Canada, Iceland, Greenland, Scotland and Scandinavia.       ...
15:12, 08/17/2019

Aurora Games to feature No. 1 US beach volleyball team ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Aurora Games will feature the top-ranked women’s beach volleyball team on the U.S. tour, led by April Ross and Alix Klineman. The stars will be on the roster of Team Amer...
00:36, 06/14/2019

Aurora Cannabis executive says he is 'very worried' about vaping situation in the US "In Canada, it's very different, and we're heavily regulated by Health Canada, which is a good thing," Executive Chairman Michael Singer says....
23:48, 09/12/2019

'It's a start': Can the Aurora Games create a new model for women's sports? Last week’s six-day celebration of women’s sports in Albany was beset by problems, but founder Jerry Solomon is confident the concept is sound and the time to highlight female athletes is nowLast week...
19:24, 08/28/2019

Dell shows off Alienware Aurora PC and 55-inch gaming monitor Dell's Alienware division unveiled a bunch of new products for gamers coming this fall, from a new Alienware Aurora gaming PC and a 55-inch OLED gaming monitor. Read More...
04:00, 08/20/2019

Hyundai adds to Aurora Innovation's latest funding round The funding deepens the relationship between the Korean automaker and Silicon Valley startup, and they will work together to develop autonomous driving systems....
15:36, 06/13/2019

Dell launches Alienware Aurora R9, G5 gaming desktops at Gamescom 2019 The Aurora R9 is Alienware's first desktop built around its Legend industrial design aesthetic, while the G5 is the first desktop in Dell's budget gaming G Series....
14:36, 08/20/2019

NASA astronaut snaps gorgeous photo of aurora from the International Space Station Being chosen to be part of a crew aboard the International Space Station is an incredible honor, and while heading to the orbiting laboratory means you have a busy few months ahead of you, living in s...
19:00, 06/17/2019

A Survivor's Story: Refusing to be Defined by Victimhood, Aurora Perrineau Emerges Strong in When They See Us For those who know the name Aurora Perrineau, it’s typically in relation to the charges she filed against Girls writer and executive producer Murray Miller in late 2017, alleging he’d sexually assault...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Fiat Chrysler's North America arm announces partnership with autonomous start-up Aurora Aurora, which employs over 200 at offices in Pittsburgh, Palo Alto and San Francisco, is led by CEO Chris Urmson who was one of the pioneers in the autonomous field and led a project set up by Google ...
06:24, 06/10/2019

Women's World Cup: Italy's Aurora Galli scores amazing goal against China Attacking midfielder Aurora Galli scored an amazing goal from 25 yards out to help Italy beat China in the round of 16 and advance to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup quarterfinals....
22:48, 06/25/2019

Aurora and Fiat Chrysler partner to build commercial autonomous vehicle platforms Self-driving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles.Read More...
15:48, 06/10/2019

Alienware's Revamped Aurora Desktop Has a Clever Cooling System and a Fresh New Design Earlier this year, Alienware overhauled its flagship laptop—the Area 51m—and now, Alienware has returned to finish the job by giving its top-spec desktop a full makeover with a new design, upgraded co...
18:24, 08/19/2019

The northern lights, aka 'aurora borealis,' could be coming to a sky near you this week Thanks to a geomagnetic storm from the sun, skywatchers across the far northern U.S. and most of Canada this week could see the aurora borealis, aka the northern lights.      ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

The Northern Lights Could Be Visible Across the Northern U.S. This Weekend. Here’s How to See the Aurora Parts of the northern United States from Montana to northern New England could get a glimpse of the Northern Lights over Labor Day Weekend, space weather forecasters say. The Northern Lights, or the A...
21:24, 08/30/2019

Big businesses suffer from startup FOMO Startups continue to push industries and technologies forward (and sideways) regardless of fluctuations in valuation and funding. At the same time, large companies around the world are scrambling to b...
10:12, 07/11/2019

Berlin startup fashion label: It's all in the bag A couple of years ago, a Berlin-based entrepreneur took a risky decision of starting yet another fashion label in a crowded market and focusing on bags and backpacks. His Indian partner has helped his...
13:12, 06/06/2019

6 ways to effectively market an AI startup Of the large number of AI startups springing up around the world, only a few will survive. Those that do will have more than a strong product.Read More...
06:12, 05/13/2019

Another AR headset startup closes its doors Augmented reality filters are popping up everywhere -- from the NFL's partnership with Snapchat to YouTube's beauty filters for creators. But AR headsets seem to be struggling. Today, TechCr...
18:48, 09/13/2019

A transatlantic feat for teleoperation startup In advance of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, startup Designated Driver finds it's possible for a remote driver to operate a car from 5,000 miles away....
08:36, 07/04/2019

What I learned as a VC filling in as a startup CEO for 4 months When one of my firm's portfolio companies lost its leader, I was appointed interim CEO for four months. It gave me a whole new respect for the role.Read More...
05:12, 05/20/2019

You can build a healthier startup without VC money As a startup founder, it may be hard to imagine not going the VC route. But you could me much better off over the long term if you go it alone instead.Read More...
02:00, 08/04/2019

I don’t! Why a digital wedding startup will never work To grasp how the modern technology economy is changing us psychologically, just look at those cases where it’s failedHave you heard about the hot new startups disrupting the wedding industry? Actually...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Apple’s reportedly buying a self-driving car AI startup Apple seems to be accelerating its self-driving efforts again. According to a report by Bloomberg, the company’s set to buy Drive.ai – an American startup that works on AI that aids autonomous vehicle...
09:36, 06/10/2019

A London startup guide for international founders With new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson seemingly dead set on steamrolling through Brexit despite the high risk of a no-deal situation, it would be easy to assume that most foreign entrepreneurs...
22:12, 09/10/2019

3 reasons why startup investments in Europe need a serious shake-up For the past twelve years, my work has been either to find startups to invest in, or find investment for startups that need funding. It has never been an easy game, no matter which side — the VC fund ...
13:24, 08/21/2019

UPS Ventures Invests in Self-Driving Trucking Startup United Parcel Service’s venture-capital division has acquired a minority stake in self-driving trucking startup TuSimple, signaling the delivery company’s continued push into autonomous driving....
22:12, 08/15/2019

Fitness startup Peloton Interactive files for IPO Peloton Interactive Inc, the fitness startup known for on-demand workout programs on its exercise bikes, on Tuesday filed for an initial public offering, the latest high-profile technology company to ...
01:24, 08/28/2019

How startup culture in Germany is securing the best talent Germany is known for an efficient workforce. However, this may be outdated when it comes to company culture. Now to keep top talent, many companies are following startups and trading in ties for T-shi...
11:36, 09/06/2019

Startup Investment to Keep Soaring After Record Year Investment in closely held technology companies is set to keep rising after hitting a record last year, as more funds that have traditionally invested in public markets chase the returns being generat...
23:12, 07/19/2019

Startup turns lobbying into crowdfunding campaigns Corporate lobbyists have a lot of sway over American politics, but a startup might have a way to bring power back to everyday people: crowdfunding. CrowdLobby's recently launched platform asks p...
00:12, 07/31/2019

Health Startup uBiome Suspends Two Lab Tests UBiome plans to suspend performing two lab tests it had been billing to insurers, the latest sign of trouble at the startup. The FBI searched the company’s offices last month....
08:36, 05/07/2019

New Startup-Focused Bank Gets More Than $100 Million From Investors A group of investors has bet more than $100 million on Grasshopper Bancorp, a new digital bank that is looking to tap into the growth of technology startups and the venture-capital firms that fund the...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Blackstone Buying Ad-Tech Startup for About $750 Million The deal valued the San Francisco startup at about $750 million, according to a person familiar with the matter. Blackstone is acquiring essentially all of the equity from investors, the person added....
15:00, 07/16/2019

Apple confirms it acquired a self-driving car startup The latest self-driving firm to be consolidated is Drive.ai. The startup has been working on AI tech for autonomous vehicles for a few years, but found itself low on cash in an increasingly competitiv...
06:48, 06/26/2019

Beyond the Confetti: The Dark Side of Startup Success The swashbuckling creativity that drives many entrepreneurs can come with inner demons, including depression, substance abuse and other mental-health struggles....
14:00, 07/12/2019

Apple buys self-driving car startup Drive.ai In Silicon Valley, it is common for larger companies to acquire struggling startups primarily to hire their engineers, a move known in the industry as an "acqui-hire."...
05:48, 06/26/2019

Usain Bolt has founded an e-scooter startup Legendary sprinter Usain Bolt explains why he believes his e-scooter company Bolt Mobility will succeed despite intense competition and major regulatory hurdles....
11:24, 05/16/2019

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its apps....
18:24, 06/20/2019

What it means to actually ‘disrupt’ an industry (and 3 signs your startup is doing it) Though there are many issues startup founders need to address if they wish to achieve rapid growth, few concepts are gaining as much attention as “disruption.” After all, many of the most ...
22:12, 05/29/2019

A San Francisco startup guide for international entrepreneurs San Francisco is hallowed ground for tech entrepreneurs. Every year thousands of founders travel to the city, set on starting the next unicorn. However, while the birthplace of Twitter and Uber certai...
18:24, 08/13/2019

Toyota to partner with Chinese AV startup Pony.ai The companies are teaming up on a self-driving pilot project in September on public roads in Beijing and Shanghai, using Lexus RX vehicles and Pony.ai’s technology....
14:12, 08/27/2019

Verizon Ventures Prepares for 5G Startup Wave As wireless carriers begin rolling out next-generation 5G network technology and as 5G-enabled smartphones reach consumers, some investors are readying for a boom in new startups....
17:12, 09/13/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Indonesia’s startup scene For most, Indonesia does not immediately spring to mind as a hub for startup innovation, not least because nearby Singapore has been traditionally known as the “Silicon Valley of Southeast Asia&...
01:36, 06/21/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Brazil’s startup ecosystem The past two decades have been marked by a period of sharp peaks and troughs for Brazil, the largest country in Latin America. On one hand, the country has undergone an impressive economic transformat...
19:36, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Edgewell to buy shaving startup Harry's for $1.37 bln Edgewell Personal Care Co, the owner of Schick and Wilkinson razor brands said on Thursday it would buy U.S.-based shaving startup Harry's for $1.37 billion in a cash-and-stock deal....
13:00, 05/09/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Miami’s startup ecosystem Many may have been surprised when Miami made the shortlist for the Amazon HQ2 finalists, and even more so when Amazon’s search committee made a second trip to the city in the fall of 2018. ...
04:36, 07/16/2019

Volkswagen T-Roc Volkswagen arrives late at the crossover hatchback party. But can the T-Roc still turn heads in a congested segment? When the Nissan Qashqai first entered production in 2006, no one could have predic...
13:00, 07/17/2019

Microbiome Startup Seeks to Reassure Investors on Ethics UBiome Inc. sent a letter to investors seeking to reassure them that the company is taking steps to restore its credibility, including a new code of ethics, after authorities searched the health-care ...
05:24, 05/09/2019

What’s the secret to Utah’s startup success? Mormon missionaries Temple Square sits at the heart of Salt Lake City’s downtown. The ten-acre complex is the closest thing to the Vatican City for the Latter-Day Saint (LDS) faith. Within its lush surroundings, it house...
03:48, 08/30/2019

Lab Startup uBiome Laying Off About Half Of Global Workforce Lab-testing startup uBiome is laying off about half its global workforce, the latest sign of turmoil after it suspended testing of its clinical products and had leadership shake-ups and an FBI search ...
06:12, 07/11/2019

Silicone 3D printing startup Spectroplast spins out of ETHZ with $1.5M 3D printing has become commonplace in the hardware industry, but because few materials can be used for it easily, the process rarely results in final products. A Swiss startup called Spectroplast hope...
03:01, 08/23/2019

Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick raises $81 million Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick has raised $81 million in a round of funding led by DFJ Growth, with participation from Alphabet's VC arm GV and others.Read More...
22:36, 06/05/2019

Secretive startup SpinLaunch gets 1st launch contract for US Military The secretive startup SpinLaunch , which aims to fling satellites into space without a traditional launch pad, has just secured its first launch contract....
02:12, 06/21/2019

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated...
10:00, 05/21/2019

Singapore's Grab invests in London startup Splyt Singaporean ride-hailing firm Grab has invested in London-based startup Splyt Technologies and extended a partnership between the two companies that will expand the reach of Grab's services beyond Sou...
11:48, 06/25/2019

How direct-to-consumer brands can avoid startup purgatory The smartest direct-to-consumer companies are figuring out there is a better path to growth than relying strictly on venture capital funding.Read More...
03:24, 06/09/2019

These 4 recruitment tips will help your startup build the perfect team When your startup starts to grow, one of the first challenges you face is recruiting more hands to cope with the growing amount of work. For my current startup, our founding team has a combined 15 yea...
16:48, 05/30/2019

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technology called Geometric Deep Learning exhibits high su...
14:48, 06/04/2019

Toyota partners with AI startup to design robots to help at home Toyota Motor Corp. has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that specializes in artificial intelligence to jumpstart its plan....
04:24, 08/08/2019

Microsoft to Invest $1 Billion in Artificial-Intelligence Startup Microsoft plans to invest $1 billion in OpenAI to add more advanced artificial-intelligence features to the software giant’s cloud-computing platform....
19:00, 07/22/2019

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursday....
15:36, 07/11/2019

This startup’s ‘AI’ to build your apps is just a bunch of human devs AI is one of the most common buzzwords of the current startup generation. Companies often claim to have revolutionary AI that’ll change their customers’ lives. However, there are some startups who exa...
10:36, 08/15/2019

This flying taxi startup just flew its 5-passenger jet for the first time The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, those are nothing like how futurists in the 1950s i...
00:00, 05/17/2019

FBI Probes Whether Lab Startup uBiome Used Improper Billing Codes The FBI is examining whether lab-testing startup uBiome used improper billing codes in claims and sought payment for unnecessary tests, tactics that could have inappropriately enriched the company....
15:48, 06/24/2019

Microbiome testing startup faces FBI investigation over billing Another lab testing startup is facing legal scrutiny, albeit not for the same reasons as Theranos. The Wall Street Journal has learned that the FBI is investigating uBiome, a firm that tests microbio...
20:36, 04/28/2019

A Chinese EV Startup Screwed Aston Martin Out Of Over $20 Million In October of 2018, Aston Martin reported that it had sold the tooling and intellectual property of the Vanquish to a mystery buyer for $26 million. Now, Aston Martin has reported that the mystery buy...
18:36, 08/18/2019

China's Ping An to invest in education startup iTutorGroup Ping An Insurance Group Co Of China said on Friday it would invest in online education company iTutorGroup, in a move to expand its "smart education" business....
13:24, 07/13/2019

Walmart appoints new head for its startup incubator Store No. 8 Walmart Inc said on Monday it has hired Scott Eckert to run its investment arm and startup incubator, Store No. 8, whose aim is to expand the retailer's e-commerce business in partnership with retail ...
19:48, 06/03/2019

Amazon Invests in U.K. Food-Delivery Startup Deliveroo Amazon is investing in British food-delivery company Deliveroo, becoming the startup’s biggest investor in its latest funding round and marking the retailing giant’s latest overseas bet....
11:24, 05/17/2019

Self-driving startup Voyage faces IP-related suit Engineering firm Sucxess contends Voyage violated two patents by using patented technology to convert regular production Ford Fusions and Chrysler Pacificas into autonomous-vehicle test mules....
17:24, 05/14/2019

Apple reportedly buys asthma-monitoring startup Apple has snapped up a company called Tueo Health, which was working on an app to help parents monitor asthma symptoms of their sleeping kids, according to CNBC. The startup's CEO and chief opera...
01:24, 05/25/2019

Napster founder's Wi-Fi hotspot startup gives away free money Consumers already pay a large monthly bill for both their home internet and mobile plans which is why Napster's co-creator Shawn Fanning, Sproutling founder Chris Bruce and Amir Haleem set out to...
02:36, 06/14/2019

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security researchers advised the Komodo Platform of a ‘backdoor...
19:24, 06/06/2019

The Startup Spotlight nominees for the Transform AI Innovation Awards Here are the nominees in the Startup Spotlight category for the inaugural Transform AI Innovation awards. Transform 2019 is July 10-11 in San Francisco.Read More...
19:48, 07/09/2019

Japanese space startup wants to compete with US rocket rivals TOKYO — A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space earlier this month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX, its founder said Wednesday. I...
10:36, 05/16/2019

The Swiss Surfer Behind $2 Billion Payments Startup Checkout.com Guillaume Pousaz has built a payments firm he acquired in 2009 into a highly valued transaction processor for fast-growing internet companies that is now expanding in the U.S. and moving into other fi...
14:48, 05/25/2019

A German startup just completed its first test of a new on-demand air taxi Lilium, a Munich-based startup, has unveiled an electric five-seat, air taxi prototype that completed its first flight earlier this month. The aircraft is designed to take-off and land vertically....
00:12, 05/17/2019

Apple is reportedly buying self-driving startup Drive.ai Apple is reportedly in the midst of acquiring Drive.ai, the cash-strapped self-driving startup that's pilot testing its autonomous shuttles in Texas. According to The Information, Cupertino is bu...
15:36, 06/06/2019

Being laughed out of Silicon Valley was the best thing to happen to my startup Being dismissed by Silicon Valley VCs was humbling, but growing my company here in Bozeman, Montana turned out to be an asset, not a liability.Read More...
10:36, 06/03/2019

The Startup That Manipulated Data to Get a Miracle Drug to Market AveXis had a revolutionary gene therapy for babies with a deadly disease, and sold to Novartis for $8.7 billion. But in its hurry to get the drug approved, it made mistakes....
12:48, 09/14/2019

Prison blues? Italian startup gives inmates a break Time in prison is often monotonous and tedious. An Italian startup wants to change that by experimenting with a form of democratic participation to foster social integration inside and outside....
11:36, 09/14/2019

Poop-Testing Startup Founder Allegedly Lied About Her Age, Just About Everything Else The founder of uBiome, an embattled startup claiming to employ “machine learning, artificial intelligence, and advanced statistical techniques” and probably a few other buzzwords to assess gut health,...
01:12, 05/18/2019

150 of the top tech startup cities join forces at TNW2019 Silicon Valley may be the largest tech hub in the world, but other areas aren’t far behind. Major cities like Amsterdam and Barcelona have become thriving ecosystems for tech startups. But as we move ...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Microbiome Testing Startup Under Scrutiny for Billing Practices Special agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation searched the offices of lab-test startup uBiome as similar inquiries by state authorities and insurers examine the company’s billing practices....
19:24, 04/28/2019

Apple reportedly interested in acquiring a self-driving car startup Apple is currently in the process of acquiring a self-driving car startup called Drive.ai, according to a new report from The Information. The report claims that the acquisition is an “acquir-hi...
01:12, 06/07/2019

UPS buys stake in self-driving truck startup TuSimple The investment by UPS Ventures underscores bets that autonomous vehicle technology can expand more rapidly in commercial vehicles than in self-driving taxis....
02:12, 08/16/2019

Let's Take A Look At The Design Of The Volkswagen ID3 Just before the Frankfurt International Motor Show begins tomorrow, Volkswagen revealed the final production version of what is likely their most significant car in decades, the ID.3. You can think of...
06:24, 09/10/2019

Opinion: How the Volkswagen ID 3 got its name Volkswagen's eagerly-anticipated first bespoke electric model ditches the brand's long-held naming traditions for good reason So it turns out that three really is the magic number - at least as far a...
23:00, 05/08/2019

The Volkswagen XL1 Was The Future We Never Got We know what the future of Volkswagen looks like today—or at least, what the future of cars according to Volkswagen looks like. Many models, diverse in body styles, all riding on one modular platform ...
02:24, 09/05/2019

Volkswagen Golf R Billed the 'Ultimate Golf' and given more power, but can this facelifted Volkswagen Golf R knock the imperious Ford Focus RS from its perch? The catchment area for the already ill-defined category be...
18:24, 07/17/2019

Volkswagen T-Cross VW's new compact crossover retains its classy, substantial feel on UK roads, even in mid-range, lower-powered form It’s absolutely no reflection on its expectations of the customer base, as I’m sure ...
23:48, 07/23/2019

|Volkswagen,NissantogettaxbreaksforplantsinGhana Ghana will offer tax breaks of up to 10 years to automakers that set up local manufacturing plants, as the government seeks to attract international companies such as Volkswagen and Nissan....
13:24, 08/18/2019

Harry’s razor startup sold to Schick owner for $1.37 billion Schick razor owner Edgewell Personal Care said on Thursday it would buy shaving startup Harry’s Inc. in a $1.37 billion cash-and-stock deal to expand in a fast-growing US grooming market. Harry’s is t...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Facial recognition startup Megvii files IPO in Hong Kong Megvii, maker of facial recognition software Face++, has filed IPO paperwork in Hong Kong with backing from Alibaba, Citigroup, and Goldman Sachs.Read More...
12:36, 08/27/2019

Popular mattress startup Casper makes really impressive sheets — and they're 40% off right now Casper Casper is known first and foremost for its mattresses, but it has also expanded into making bedding products like sheets and pillows. I tried a selection from its Cool Supima line and was rewa...
22:24, 08/19/2019

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple's product for cross-border pa...
23:48, 06/17/2019

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available data about the Earth and its orbit amid growing ...
17:24, 06/16/2019

Ford Brings in Startup to Test Walking Robot Deliveries Walking robots deployed from self-driving vans to deliver mail parcels could be seen marching up to homeowners’ doorsteps as early as next year, as part of a Ford-Agility Robotics pilot program....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Wellness startup’s generic Viagra ads flout Facebook rules Enlarge / The Facebook login screen. (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) On television and radio, the ads are fairly innocuous: “Hey guy,” a female narrator says playfully in one TV spot for Hims, a ...
16:48, 07/05/2019

Amazon In Talks For Stake In Indonesia's Ride-Hailing Startup Go-Jek Amazon.com Inc is in early talks with Go-Jek Group to buy a stake in the Indonesian ride-hailing startup, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. Details of the stake were not......
15:48, 08/29/2019

AI startup Gather uses drones and computer vision for warehouse inventory Gather is made up of robotics graduates from Carnegie Mellon University and uses drones and computer vision to carry out inventory for warehouses.Read More...
22:12, 08/15/2019

Japan space startup aims to compete US rivals within years A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space last month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX...
10:24, 05/15/2019

Software giant Oracle sues blockchain startup over similar name Software giant Oracle is suing a blockchain venture capital startup for trademark infringement and “cybersquatting,” reports Computer Reseller News. Oracle, based in Redwood City, California, has alle...
16:48, 08/16/2019

A Startup Says It Can Automate Growing Perfect Weed Even as Earth Burns Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been only pitched by one that positions itself as a soluti...
21:36, 06/12/2019

SoftBank Invests $1 Billion in Colombian Delivery Startup Rappi SoftBank Group Corp. has made a $1 billion investment in Rappi Inc., a South American on-demand delivery company, in another example of the firm’s reach in making large investments in technology compa...
09:36, 05/01/2019

Hong Kong startup challenges Android-Apple dominance The KaiOS is powering some of the world's cheapest, fastest-selling mobile phones, which are helping millions get online, especially in India and Africa. The startup counts a prominent tech titan amon...
00:36, 07/27/2019

Meet the first judges for The Europas Awards (27 June) and enter your startup now! I’m excited to announce that The Europas Awards for European Tech Startups is really shaping up! The awards will be held on 27 June 2019, in London, U.K. on the front lawn of the Geffrye Museum in Hox...
23:48, 04/28/2019

AI Startup Boom Raises Questions of Exaggerated Tech Savvy Engineer.ai says it uses artificial intelligence to help automate app-development. Current and former staffers say the company inflates its technical prowess to attract customers and investors....
12:36, 08/14/2019

Airbus startup aims to make satellite imagery easier to use Airbus might just make it easier to use the growing treasure trove of high-res satellite imagery. The aerospace giant has launched a space tech startup, UP42, that promises to make satellite (and dro...
20:12, 05/07/2019

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture capital firm Greylock Partners, the company said on T...
17:24, 05/23/2019

PayPal backs Swedish financial tech startup Tink PayPal Holdings Inc has invested 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in Tink, a Swedish company that enables banks and financial technology startups to access financial data more easily, the companies sa...
09:00, 06/04/2019

Chinese space startup revs up for reusable rocket race Chinese startup LinkSpace on Saturday completed its third test of a reusable rocket in five months, stepping up the pace in China's race to develop a technology key to cheap space launches in an expec...
15:48, 08/10/2019

Musk’s newest startup is venturing into a series of hard problems Enlarge / Elon Musk in Idaho in 2015. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Tonight, Elon Musk has scheduled an event where he intends to unveil his plans for Neuralink, a startup c...
04:48, 07/17/2019

Huawei Accused by Startup of Enlisting Professor to Obtain Its Tech Huawei is accused of enlisting a Chinese university professor working on a research project to improperly access the startup's technology, according to court documents filed last week....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Israeli startup NeuroBlade raises $23 million to develop AI chip Israeli startup NeuroBlade said on Wednesday it has completed a $23 million early funding round, led by Marius Nacht, co-founder of Check Point Software Technologies, with the participation of new inv...
19:12, 06/26/2019

Toyota turns to AI startup to accelerate goal of robots for the home Toyota Motor Corp has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that specializes in artificial intelligence to jump-start its plan....
11:12, 08/07/2019

After historic rocket launch, Chinese startup to ramp up missions Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives to...
09:48, 07/31/2019

Exclusive: GM CEO defends plan to sell Ohio plant to startup General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra on Wednesday defended the automaker's plan to sell an assembly plant in Ohio, arguing the plan to sell the plant to an electric vehicle start-up was thoroughl...
20:24, 06/05/2019

Powerhouse: the startup making solar the most accessible energy in the world It’s one of the only incubators focused on solar companies – but Powerhouse is part of a larger movement to nurture new companies in the low-carbon futureIt started with a crowdfunding startup, an inv...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Australia gives banking license to mobile startup firm Xinja Australia granted a new banking license to online-only banking firm Xinja Bank on Monday, allowing the startup to compete against the country's "Four Big" lenders that dominate the sector....
06:00, 09/09/2019

Porsche invests in Israeli road visibility startup TriEye Israel's TriEye, whose short-wave-infra-red sensing technology enables vision in adverse weather and night-time conditions, has expanded its funding round to $19 million with an investment from German...
10:12, 08/21/2019

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s video startup Quibi loses Janice Min A second top executive of Hollywood mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg’s short-form video startup has abruptly left ahead of the company’s launch next year. Janice Min, best known for turning around trade publi...
06:48, 09/06/2019

HSBC-backed startup aims to become LinkedIn of global trade In a first of its kind initiative, HSBC Holdings Plc is backing the launch of a technology startup that aims to connect small-and-medium-sized manufacturers with component suppliers in different parts...
09:48, 06/24/2019

Former Opel CEO Neumann joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann has joined the board of California-based Apex.AI, which is working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available v...
15:36, 05/24/2019

E-Commerce Platform Shopify Buys Warehouse-Robot Startup Shopify paid $450 million to acquire 6 River Systems, which makes software and autonomous mobile robots that guide workers through warehouse aisles, lighting up when they reach the next item to pick. ...
03:36, 09/10/2019

Google invests in augmented reality tech startup Hello TeamSolar Hello TeamSolar has partnered with Google to create augmented reality (AR) technology focused on customized experiences in particular locations.Read More...
22:36, 06/05/2019

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million to invest in expanding its platform and growing i...
10:12, 06/12/2019

It's Here. Elon Musk's Startup To Reveal How To Link Brain With Computers Tesla Founder and CEO Elon Musk's startup Neuralink is developing ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces - something that only exists in sci-fi movies at the moment - to connect humans and......
08:00, 07/13/2019

Chinese rocket startup puts satellites into orbit for first time A rocket developed by iSpace put satellites into orbit after a launch from a state facility in northwestern China on Thursday, marking the first successful orbital launch by a privately funded Chinese...
09:12, 07/25/2019

Blockchain startup agrees to $23M settlement over allegedly fraudulent tokens The US’ top financial watchdog has settled with Dallas-based blockchain startup Bitqyck Inc. over allegations it fraudulently sold shares of company stock to more than 13,000 buyers of its Bitqy crypt...
19:24, 08/30/2019

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing its valuation to $3.5 billion....
16:00, 07/18/2019

Cryptography startup sues Black Hat conference after getting booed and heckled Tech conferences are usually civil by nature, but one cryptography startup is taking things up a notch by suing organizers of security conference Black Hat USA after being heckled and booed by attende...
21:24, 08/26/2019

Israeli health tech startup DayTwo raises $31 million Israel's DayTwo, which provides personalized nutritional insights based on intestinal bacteria, said on Wednesday it raised $31 million in private financing, bringing its total raised to $48 million. ...
12:36, 06/26/2019

Everything But The House: Ohio's hottest startup plots a comeback Everything But The House rose to fame as Ohio's hottest startup, selling second-hand goods on the Internet. Now it's plotting a comeback.       ...
21:36, 07/16/2019

Reliance to Buy Majority Stake in Shopping Tech Startup Fynd Reliance has announced it will be buying a stake in Fynd, an Indian technology startup that is funded by Google and works as an inventory management platform....
14:48, 08/05/2019

Backlash Brews in China's Startup Culture Against Grueling Hours With China’s economy slowing, younger workers are questioning their commitment to working a grueling schedule in return for high pay and a shot at becoming the next startup billionaire....
18:48, 04/30/2019

There Is No Hybrid Future At GM And Volkswagen Scrapped hybrids, dropping NEV sales in China, and some backtracking on big vehicles. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Monday, August 12, 2019....
01:12, 08/13/2019

Inside Volkswagen's all-electric ID.3 While the exterior of a car is important (no one wants to drive an ugly car), the interior is where you spend most of your time. While the powertrain (electric) and design (a smoother Golf) of the ID....
07:48, 09/12/2019

Used car buying guide: Volkswagen Eos Webasto: Once famous for pop-up sunroofs, it designed the Eos’s folding roof A cut above your average used coupé-convertible in looks and quality, the Eos even has a sunroof within its folding hard...
09:12, 06/10/2019

Dead, For Now: Volkswagen Golf R I can think of few cars that have received near-universal praise on the level of the seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf R. Loved for its power, handling, all-wheel drive, practicality and premium feel...
02:24, 08/08/2019

Volkswagen's sub-£18,000 small EV due in 2023 VW boss says firm is committed to entry level electric 'people's car', but range remains a challenge Volkswagen is committed to launching an entry-level sub-£18,000 electric ID ‘people’s car’ – but ...
00:12, 09/11/2019

Volkswagen Wants You To Forget You've Seen The New Golf Already Back in March, which was a very long time ago, we published spy photos of the upcoming, eighth generation Volkswagen Golf. Photos that showed the whole thing, down to the last exterior detail. So it’s...
21:24, 08/28/2019

Volkswagen ID 3 2020 review Volkswagen’s first proper attempt at a ground-up EV has a familiar depth and variety of qualities. Still unfinished for now, but undoubtedly a car to watch. The Volkswagen ID 3 might be the most im...
23:12, 07/04/2019

Saying goodbye to the Volkswagen Beetle A new Beetle costs much less than one of those beach huts VW’s venerable icon has today gone out of production with no replacement lined up (yet). We drive a current version and reflect on the Bee...
18:36, 07/10/2019

Volkswagen T-Roc R: hot compact SUV on sale from £38,450 Performance crossover closely follows segment-leading Golf R hot hatchback with 296bhp and a top speed of 155mph The new Volkswagen T-Roc R is now available to order in the UK, with prices starting f...
22:24, 09/13/2019

Volkswagen wants name hidden for far-right AfD meeting German carmaker Volkswagen has said it wants a hall named after the company to be rechristened for a party conference by the far-right Alternative for Germany party. It also wants its company logo to ...
07:24, 08/22/2019

Volkswagen Plans IPO for Up to 15% of Traton Volkswagen said it will offer up to 15% of its truck unit Traton in a range of €27 ($30.5) to €33 a share, making the initial public offering worth up to €1.9 billion....
09:36, 06/14/2019

Walmart's Flipkart, Indian startup settle dispute over sharp discounting Walmart unit Flipkart has settled a legal dispute with an Indian startup that alleged it suffered losses because its products were sharply discounted on the global retailer's website....
15:48, 06/14/2019

TikTok’s parent company appears to have acquired AI music startup Jukedeck TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, appears to have acquired a startup that makes AI-generated music called Jukebox, an AI suite that generates custom music. Users can then edit the track to adjust le...
03:48, 07/24/2019

Japan's SoftBank taps into Mexican fintech startup Clip: sources Japan's SoftBank Group invested about $20 million in Mexican payments startup Clip early this year, one of its first Latin America deals as it launches a $5 billion technology fund in the region, said...
20:36, 05/06/2019

Intuit buys data analytics startup as part of AI expansion efforts Intuit plans to use the acquisition of Origami Logic to better analyze multiple data sets, which would allow for more personalized services and products across its portfolio....
22:24, 05/28/2019

Avis enlists Israeli startup to turn rental car data into cash Avis Budget Group Inc has enlisted an Israeli startup to help turn data from its car rental fleet into cash, as more auto industry players look to tap a potential $750 billion market for vehicle infor...
19:24, 07/31/2019

Trump Claims Money Hemorrhaging Truck Startup Will 'Buy' GM Lordstown Plant After months of urging General Motors not to close the Lordstown, Ohio plant that until recently made the slow-selling Chevrolet Cruze, President Donald Trump now says the automaker may have have foun...
20:12, 05/08/2019

Chinese Startup iSpace Plans Up To 8 Commercial Rocket Launches Next Year Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives......
14:12, 07/31/2019

Too Good To Go is Europe’s ‘hottest startup,’ wins Tech5 competition 2019 Just in: Danish startup Too Good To Go is this year’s “most promising startup” of regions Europe and Israel. Today was Founders’ Day, a special part of startup competition Tech5, where investors, infl...
23:00, 05/08/2019

TikTok Parent ByteDance Said to Acqui-Hire AI Music Startup Jukedeck At least five employees of Jukedeck, including founder Ed Newton-Rex, have updated their LinkedIn profiles to say they started work at ByteDance's AI lab as early as April....
14:00, 07/24/2019

Cryptocurrency startup YouHodler leaks troves of unencrypted customer data Cryptocurrency startup YouHodler has reportedly exposed troves of sensitive customer data including credit card information because it forgot to protect its server with a password. According to securi...
12:24, 07/25/2019

Volvo invests in Israeli startup that links doctors with crash data Utilizing sensors aboard almost all vehicles, MDGo says it can gather the necessary data to measure the forces applied to both occupants and vehicles, and then infer the nature and severity of injurie...
02:48, 07/23/2019

Amazon Holds Talks With Indonesian Ride-Hailing Startup Gojek Amazon and Indonesian ride-hailing startup Gojek have held preliminary talks on a partnership, which could expand the online retail giant's services into a populous new market....
17:48, 08/28/2019

Russian Startup 'Muffin Computer' Wants to Keep Your Smartphone Cozy on Cold Days I was chugging coffee and eating currywurst in the press room at Messe Berlin, scrolling through the IFA app when I found Muffin Computer. Or should I say Muffin Computer found me.Read more......
02:01, 09/07/2019

MOVES-Fintech startup TransferWise adds Adyen CFO, former Netflix CFO to its board Money transfer startup TransferWise has appointed Adyen NV Chief Financial Officer Ingo Uytdehaage and former Netflix Inc CFO David Wells and to its board, the company said on Thursday....
13:12, 07/18/2019

At-home blood testing startup Baze rakes in $6 million from Nature’s Way By now, the venture world is wary of blood testing startups offering health data from just a few drops of blood. However, Baze, a Swiss-based personal nutrition startup providing blood tests you can d...
11:48, 08/31/2019

Air taxi startup Lilium stages test 'hover' of five-seater prototype Air taxi startup Lilium has staged a successful maiden flight of a five-seater prototype that it hopes to bring into service by 2025 to whisk passengers between cities without the hassle of an airport...
11:24, 05/17/2019

Apple Buys Self-Driving Car Startup Drive.ai in Sign It's Not Through With Autonomous Vehicles Apple appeared to be pulling back from the autonomous car business when it dismissed some 200 employees from its Project Titan initiative in January 2019. But it would appear that it’s shifting gears ...
21:48, 06/26/2019

GV joins $50 million investment in ‘wearable therapy’ startup Cala Health Cala Health, a startup that's developing "wearable therapies" to tackle hand tremors, has raised $50 million in a round of funding from GV and others.Read More...
16:12, 05/21/2019

How an engineer at a crypto-security startup lost $100K in a SIM-swapping hack Nobody is immune to SIM-swapping attacks – and one engineering lead at a cryptocurrency security startup had to learn this lesson the hard way. In a blog post, Sean Coonce, engineering manager at secu...
15:36, 05/21/2019

Eliza review: Startup culture meets sci-fi in a touching, fascinating tale Enlarge / Main character Evelyn looks upon her hometown of Seattle in the fascinating new visual novel Eliza. (credit: Zachtronics) "You're a computer," a graduate student says in a huff, directly ...
21:13, 08/12/2019

Court Rules Startup May Collect Workforce Data from LinkedIn Profiles SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has affirmed the right of a startup company to collect information from people’s public profiles on networking service LinkedIn. The U.S. Court...
06:24, 09/10/2019

U.S. court rules startup can access public profile data on LinkedIn In a statement, LinkedIn said it was disappointed with the decision and evaluating its options, and will "fight to protect our members and the information they entrust" to it....
01:36, 09/10/2019

Chinese Space Startup Completes Third Test Of Reusable Rocket In 5 Months Chinese startup LinkSpace on Saturday completed its third test of a reusable rocket in five months, stepping up the pace in China's race to develop a technology key to cheap space launches in an......
22:12, 08/10/2019

Louisville gamer startup is changing the negative stereotypes around video games Nonprofit Louisville Makes Games wants to challenge video game developer stereotypes and educate the next generation of gamers and developers.       ...
09:36, 08/10/2019

SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund to expand its online offering of tours and activities that has won a ...
17:48, 05/16/2019

UnitedHealth Buys PatientsLikeMe After Startup Was Forced to Divest Chinese Investment UnitedHealth Group bought PatientsLikeMe, a company that helps connect people who have similar health conditions, after the startup was forced to divest an investment by a Chinese firm....
19:48, 06/25/2019

Nice Bones You Got There, Shame If a Startup Was to Start Renting Out Pogo Sticks Good news for anyone who’s ever wanted to mix the inherent danger of the trampoline with the thrill of getting nowhere slowly, while simultaneously wondering whether their skeletons should be in more ...
03:12, 06/03/2019

Pogo Stick Sharing Micro Mobility Startup Cangoroo Is Truly Beyond the Pale If you needed any further proof that we live in hell and everything is meaningless, there is a new tech-less pogo-stick-sharing micro mobility startup from Sweden called Cangoroo that people are appa...
22:24, 06/02/2019

Amazon in talks for stake in Indonesia's ride-hailing startup Go-Jek: source Amazon.com Inc is in early talks with Go-Jek Group to buy a stake in the Indonesian ride-hailing startup, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday....
17:24, 08/28/2019

Huawei Executive Accused by U.S. Startup of Involvement in Trade-Secrets Theft CNEX Labs, a chip startup backed by Microsoft Corp. and Dell Technologies, has accused a senior executive at Huawei Technologies of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, according ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

The CEO of pogo stick-sharing startup Cangoroo insists his company isn’t a hoax I just got off the phone with Adam Mikkelsen, founder and CEO of shared mobility startup Cangoroo, who insists that his company is totally real. Wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. Let’s back up. Cango...
20:12, 05/22/2019

VW gives startup infusion of cash, talent, potential to grab global AV leadership Investment from the world's largest automaker in an expanding partnership with Ford provides the potential for autonomous vehicle startup Argo to scale at a global level....
15:12, 07/15/2019

Biotech Startup Century Therapeutics Lands $250 Million in Venture Financing Corporate and venture-capital investors are funneling $250 million into startup Century Therapeutics to finance an effort to cure cancers through a new type of cellular therapy....
06:36, 07/01/2019

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech startup Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown says....
21:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street J...
01:36, 05/23/2019

Volkswagen T-Cross 1.0 TSI 95 2019 UK review New compact crossover retains its classy, substantial feel on UK roads, even in mid-range, lower-powered form It’s absolutely no reflection on its expectations of the customer base, as I’m sure it w...
10:24, 05/02/2019

Volkswagen’s $17 Billion Change of Direction The car giant is finally putting its faith in the wonders of the capital markets with its Traton trucks IPO. If only Germany’s citizens would do the same. ...
17:48, 06/14/2019

GM, Volkswagen Say Goodbye to Hybrid Vehicles Two of the world’s largest auto makers say they see no future for hybrid vehicles in their U.S. lineups. Their view contrasts with Toyota and Ford, which are working on full electrics but also expandi...
15:12, 08/12/2019

Volkswagen ID R gains new look for Chinese record bid Volkswagen ID R 671bhp Pikes Peak and Nurburgring record-breaker will tackle 99-turn Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road Volkswagen has unveiled a new look for its record-breaking ID R electric motorsport c...
16:48, 08/09/2019

Used car buying guide: Volkswagen Golf R (Mk6) The Golf R’s 2.0-litre engine produces 267bhp and 258lb ft VW’s potent but perfectly usable four-wheel-drive take on the ubiquitous Golf is a solid second-hand performance buy The used car market c...
08:12, 07/15/2019

Volkswagen ID 4: 2020 electric SUV on display Volkswagen ID 4 Kia e-Niro rival displayed at Frankfurt sporting heavy camouflage; set to lead ID range in US Volkswagen has displayed the forthcoming ID 4 SUV, the second production model in its n...
15:00, 09/10/2019

New Volkswagen ID.3: 15,000 pre-orders for all-electric hatch News 14 May, 2019 More than 15,000 pre-bookings have been taken for the all-electric Volkswagen ID.3, just one week after the limited edition model's reveal...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen Golf R M52 2019 UK review The hottest Volkswagen Golf is made even hotter by a performance upgrade from Mountune and Fifteen52 It would be an unlikely occurrence that, after an enthusiastic drive on your favourite B-road, yo...
15:48, 06/18/2019

New 2020 Volkswagen e-up! launches at Frankfurt News 10 Sep, 2019 VW has unveiled a new version of its all-electric e-up! city car at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, with a claimed range of 162 miles...
03:00, 09/11/2019

Volkswagen teases the ID.3's larger EV sibling The automotive world loves a splashy debut. Lights, loud music, flashy presentations and sometimes there's a special guest. The ID.3 got that treatment as it was finally freed from its camouflage...
16:01, 09/11/2019

Volkswagen T-Cross gets a new 1.6 TDI diesel engine News 10 Jun, 2019 The Volkswagen T-Cross compact SUV is now available with a 1.6-litre four-cylinder diesel engine, priced from £21,240...
12:36, 06/10/2019

Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet is only mainstream convertible SUV Cabriolet gets bespoke bodywork and uses 1.0 and 1.5 petrol engines T-Roc Cabriolet, one of a kind in the market, will arrive next year at “well below £30k” Volkswagen is carving itself a new niche...
05:24, 08/14/2019

Volkswagen's sub-£18,000 electric car set for Frankfurt reveal The affordable electric crossover will sit alongside models like the Crozz An electric 'people's car' concept is touted for Frankfurt motor show in September alongside the ID 3 hatch Volkswagen is ...
14:36, 05/08/2019

Volkswagen bets big on electric — but will consumers buy in? RANKFURT, Germany — Volkswagen is rolling out what it bills as the breakthrough electric car for the masses, the leading edge of a wave of new battery-powered vehicles about to hit the European auto m...
21:24, 09/09/2019

Volkswagen Opens IT Centre In Dresden In the future, the Industrial Cloud will link all 122 Group-wide Volkswagen production facilities. The goal is to amalgamate all data, and in doing so consistently digitalise production and logistics....
17:00, 06/25/2019

Ferdinand Piech: the man who reshaped Volkswagen Man behind landmark cars like the Porsche 917, Audi Quattro and Bugatti Veyron has died. Andrew Frankel looks back on his legacy Ferdinand Piech once wrote ‘My desire for harmony is limited’, and if ...
17:24, 08/27/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: 10,000 pre-orders for electric hatch VW receives more than 10,000 pre-orders in 24 hours for limited-edition sub-£34,000 launch version of EV Volkswagen says the pre-orders for the launch edition of its ID 3 electric hatchback have "sig...
22:36, 05/09/2019

Watch the Volkswagen ID. R Set Its Flying Lap Around the Nürburgring Earlier this week, the record-crushing Volkswagen ID. R demolished the EV lap record at the Nürburgring by over 40 seconds. Now, sit back and enjoy nine sweet, sweet minutes of footage showing just ho...
16:00, 06/05/2019

New Volkswagen ID.3: 10,000 pre-orders for all-electric hatch News 9 May, 2019 Volkswagen nets more than 10,000 pre-bookings for the all-electric ID.3, just 24 hours after the limited edition model's reveal...
20:24, 05/09/2019

Opinion: Why Volkswagen needs to reinvent its image A new logo is just the beginning of a brand-wide revamp that seeks to draw a line under Dieselgate It’s not hyperbole to say the Volkswagen ID 3 will be one of the most significant cars in the histor...
18:36, 08/22/2019

Last Volkswagen Beetle drives into the sunset Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line on Wednesday, the end of the road for a car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in consume...
02:36, 07/11/2019

First drive: Volkswagen ID Buggy concept Meyers Manx-inspired electric dune chaser could reach production; we drive an early working prototype Volkswagen is progressing ever faster towards a future of new electric-powered models under its r...
12:48, 08/19/2019

New 2020 Volkswagen e-up! to launch at Frankfurt News 5 Sep, 2019 VW will unveil a new version of its all-electric e-up! city car at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, with a claimed range of 162 miles...
06:00, 09/06/2019

Video: 2020 Volkswagen ID 3 driven Will Volkswagen's highly anticipated electric equivalent to the Golf change the world? We find out With the muscle of the world's largest car-maker behind it, the Volkswagen ID 3 could be the biggest...
16:36, 07/08/2019

New Volkswagen Golf Mk8: GTE variant seen for first time Volkswagen's eighth-generation Golf will be unveiled in the autumn, with significant developments in electrification Volkswagen will unveil the new, eighth-generation Golf in the autumn, and now spy ...
11:12, 09/05/2019

Cheating Volkswagen Diesels Have Become A Hot Commodity After Volkswagen admitted to cheating on the emissions tests of hundreds of thousands of cars back in 2015, the company was forced to buy back the vehicles, modify them to produce fewer emissions but ...
05:48, 08/24/2019

Volkswagen Touareg 3.0 TSI 2019 UK review V6 petrol power comes to Volkswagen's flagship model but fails to make a strong case for itself The impact of Dieselgate is now being seen in the most unlikely of places. The widespread switch away ...
03:24, 07/04/2019

Ford, Volkswagen to expand collaboration Ford and Volkswagen are expanding their partnership. Volkswagen says it’ll invest 2.6 billion into an autonomous vehicle company in Pittsburgh that is mainly owned by Ford. The company is called...
00:00, 07/13/2019

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing for...
19:12, 06/15/2019

Volkswagen ID.3 name confirmed for Golf-sized EV News 8 May, 2019 Volkswagen ID.3 name confirmed for brand's first ID. model, as order books open and launch edition model is detailed...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Volkswagen recalls 679,000 U.S. vehicles that could roll away VW said drivers could remove the key after stopping without placing the car in park, which increases the risk the vehicle could roll away. VW said a build up of silicate on the shift lever micro switc...
19:00, 08/23/2019

Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup: sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said this week....
03:00, 06/29/2019

Aussie sports startup Jetson changing the game one data point at a time Jetson Industries has combined electronics and online gaming with traditional sports to collect movement data and provide insights to players, coaches, and fans....
11:48, 08/30/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft -WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street J...
07:00, 05/23/2019

Tiger Global Fuels India's Startup Boom, Examining "A Dozen Deals" The ultra-secretive New York-based hedge fund has closed investments in at least half of these startups -- nearly all of them in fintech or enterprise software segments....
07:48, 07/11/2019

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Linux security startup Capsule8 raises approximately $6.5 million led by Intel Capital Capsule8 has received a multimillion-dollar investment from Intel Capital. The startup will use the money to protect Linux production environments.Read More...
23:12, 08/07/2019

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Youth leads way in startup Dynasty league Jamey Eisenberg looks at how several teams built their rosters in a startup Dynasty league, with younger players getting an edge over guys like David Johnson, Julio Jones and Aaron Rodgers....
15:48, 07/03/2019

Hold the phone: Startup Dialpad bets voice AI is key to transforming the front office Cloud-based calling systems are merging with tools to reinvent the "front office" of enterprise and the "go-to-market" process of sales and marketing. Eight-year-old startup Dialpad believes its innov...
11:48, 08/30/2019

Boeing teams with flying taxi startup Kitty Hawk on 'urban air mobility' Two of the better-known names in flying taxi development are getting together. Boeing and Kitty Hawk have formed a partnership that will have the two foster "safe urban air mobility." While they...
04:00, 06/27/2019

Brex raises $100 million at $2.6 billion valuation for startup-friendly credit card Brex, which offers corporate credit cards for startups and scale-ups, has raised $100 million at a $2.6 billion valuation -- less than a year after launch.Read More...
15:48, 06/11/2019

Mike Tyson’s latest startup mixes entertainment, games, fighting, and blockchain Fight to Fame is a new entertainment platform that hopes to boost fighters with the help of film, blockchain, and the star power of former boxer Mike Tyson.Read More...
13:36, 08/13/2019

French photo startup Meero joins unicorn club after $230 million fundraising French startup Meero, which offers online editing and production tools for photographers, has raised $230 million in a boost for the country's technology and start-up scene that President Emmanuel Mac...
11:36, 06/19/2019

Delivery startup Rappi partners with Visa to offer pre-paid cards in Brazil Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet in Brazil, expanding the product's rollout from Mexico and Colombia, where Rappi was founded, ex...
00:24, 06/20/2019

Canadian government backs startup NorthStar to boost data on space debris NorthStar's proposed system calls for the 2021 launch of a new constellation of small satellites that will use an array of hyperspectral, infrared and optical sensors to continuously monitor and analy...
10:00, 06/17/2019

FBI Raids Microbiome Testing Startup uBiome and Boy, Its Online Reviews Sure Aren't Gonna Help On Friday, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the uBiome Inc. offices in San Francisco for what is reportedly an investigation into the biotech startup’s billing practices.Read mor...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Azim Premji-Backed Software Startup Latest Indian Tech Unicorn Icertis, which competes with SAP SE and Oracle Corp. to help businesses manage contracts in the cloud, has raised $115 million, propelling it to unicorn status as investors flock to enterprise......
12:36, 07/17/2019

Freight-Matching Startup Loadsmart Adds $19 Million from Maersk, Ports America Container shipping giant A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S and Ports America, the largest terminal operator in the U.S., are investing in a digital freight-booking service aimed at speeding the flow of cargo th...
15:36, 09/05/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: vital EV revealed with up to 341-mile range Costing from £27,500, the ID 3 will make up to 201bhp and 229lb ft Landmark heir to the Beetle and Golf gets pared-back design to lead new EV product line The electric Volkswagen ID 3, the brand’s...
22:24, 09/09/2019

Your Ridiculously Awesome Volkswagen Beetle Wallpaper Is Here I wouldn’t usually pick a parking lot as a wallpaper-worthy backdrop, but there is something about this slot-mag equipped Beetle really caught my eye. For one thing, it’s a gorgeous shade of blue, and...
22:24, 05/19/2019

Volkswagen Pact Helps Ford in Europe In working with VW, Ford hopes it can develop an electric car for Europe faster and at a lower cost than it could on its own, as tougher emissions rules in the region raise costs for auto makers....
00:36, 07/13/2019

New 2020 Volkswagen ID.3: electric car arrives at Frankfurt News 9 Sep, 2019 The VW ID.3 arrives with a choice of three different battery sizes, with top spec models offering a range of between 242 and 342 miles...
22:48, 09/09/2019

Volkswagen takes the wraps off the production-ready ID.3 EV After announcing the MEB modular electric-car platform at CES in 2016 on the heels of Dieslegate, the automaker went on a tear announcing a microbus, dune buggy, crossovers and other vehicle types tha...
22:48, 09/09/2019

Volkswagen ID 3 confirmed as fastest-charging EV hatchback Renault Zoe rival's lithium-ion batteries given a 100,000-mile warranty Volkswagen has revealed charging and battery details of its upcoming ID 3 electric hatchback, ahead of production getting under...
15:36, 06/17/2019

I Finally Got to See Volkswagen of Mexico's Secret Car Collection I was in Puebla, Mexico recently to help Volkswagen out building the last of the Beetles (more on that soon), and while I was there I finally found something I’d long suspected existed, but have never...
05:00, 07/09/2019

Volkswagen Polo Beats 1.0 Evo 2019 UK review Volkswagen's classy Polo supermini is now available with a 79bhp three-cylinder motor. Is this the engine to go for? The Volkswagen Polo is a car we like here at Autocar. It might be quite a serious...
14:12, 06/06/2019

Volkswagen says today is the last day of Beetle production, even though we all know that really happ Volkswagen says today is the last day of Beetle production, even though we all know that really happened back in 2003. I’ll have more to say on this later, but for now, enjoy the strange, bulbous, sli...
16:12, 07/10/2019

New 2020 Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet fills gap in range News 14 Aug, 2019 New Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet spells end for convertible Golf and will try to succeed where Range Rover Evoque Convertible did not...
10:48, 08/14/2019

Volkswagen Ameo Cup Receives National Recognition The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of India (FMSCI) has recognised the Volkswagen Ameo Cup as a National Championship. Newly christened as the Ameo Class in the National Championship, the series will....
18:24, 06/11/2019

Under the skin: how Volkswagen's DSG gearbox predicted the future Dual-clutch transmissions like Volkswagen’s seven-speed DSG are light, compact and efficient, saving fuel and reducing emissions Entering the mainstream on the first Golf R32, dual-clutch transmissi...
07:00, 05/13/2019

Germany: no layoffs at Volkswagen brand through 2029 BERLIN (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen is ruling out compulsory layoffs at its core brand’s German plants for the next 10 years even as it looks to cut costs and adapts to increasing digitalization....
11:24, 06/05/2019

Volkswagen says 50% of China sales will be NEVs by 2035 By 2035 half of Volkswagen's sales in China will be new energy vehicles (NEVs), CEO Herbert Diess told a conference in Boao, China, on Tuesday, according to a company statement....
14:36, 07/02/2019

Volkswagen not interested in buying Tesla stake Volkswagen said on Thursday it was not interested in taking a stake in Tesla , denying a media report that CEO Herbert Diess wanted to buy shares in the U.S. company to access its software and batter...
16:12, 08/22/2019

Volkswagen says it is not interested in buying a Tesla stake Volkswagen on Thursday denied a media report which suggested that the German carmaker was interested in buying a stake in United States electric car manufacturer Tesla....
16:12, 08/22/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: pre-orders begin for electric hatch A Volkswagen image of the ID 3, with colours edited by Autocar to better show the car's shape Limited-edition launch version of first production car on MEB platform to have 261-mile range and cost l...
13:24, 05/08/2019

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the Unit...
06:12, 06/15/2019

Emission Fiasco: No Coercive Action Against Volkswagen, says SC The Supreme Court Monday said no coercive action will be taken against German auto major Volkswagen against whom the National Green Tribunal has imposed a fine of Rs 500 crore for damaging the......
10:12, 05/06/2019

Meeting Jost Capito, the man behind Volkswagen's R division Jost Capito now heads VW's R performance division The engineer turned high-flying car company executive has developed cars including the BMW E30 M3 and Porsche 964 RS during his stellar career in ro...
09:00, 05/04/2019

New Volkswagen ID.3: name confirmed and order books open News 9 May, 2019 Volkswagen ID.3 name confirmed for brand's first ID. model, as order books open and launch edition model is detailed...
10:12, 05/09/2019

Volkswagen's new fully-electric car sells out in pre-sale The automaker confirmed on Thursday that it had surpassed 30,000 pre-orders for the special first edition of its ID.3 model, which is limited to 30,000 units....
16:24, 09/05/2019

New 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI hits the Nurburgring VW's next-generation hot hatch is seen again in disguise being driven hard on the world's most formidable circuit Volkswagen's answer to the new Ford Focus ST - the 2020 Golf GTI - has been caught b...
12:36, 07/11/2019

New Volkswagen California T6.1 revealed with updated look and tech News 2 Aug, 2019 The facelifted Volkswagen California will make its public debut at the Caravan Salon show in Dusseldorf, with fresh styling and new kit...
02:12, 08/03/2019

New Volkswagen Golf Mk8: unveiling set for autumn 2019 Volkswagen Golf Volkswagen's eighth-generation Golf has been shown in near-production form in testing livery Volkswagen has confirmed that it will unveil the eighth-generation Golf later this year,...
15:00, 08/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Last Volkswagen Beetle drives into the sunset Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line on Wednesday, the end of the road for a car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in consumer...
03:48, 07/11/2019

296bhp Volkswagen T-Roc R makes first UK appearance at Goodwood On sale in autumn, performance crossover closely follows segment-leading Golf R hot hatchback The new Volkswagen T-Roc has made its UK debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, before going on sale i...
20:48, 07/06/2019

Ai Weiwei sues Volkswagen for copyright infringement The Berlin-based Chinese artist is suing Volkswagen in Denmark for an add that shows one of his installations made of discarded life jackets used by migrants....
18:36, 05/22/2019

New Volkswagen Golf GTI: 2020 hot hatch seen for first time Volkswagen's Mk8 variant of the Golf is spotted in Ford Focus ST-rivalling GTI form, and will get more power than ever Volkswagen will naturally follow up the imminent introduction of the Mk8 Golf wi...
21:36, 07/08/2019

Volkswagen creates electric conversion kit for Beetle The firm has teamed up with eClassics to produce a classic e-Beetle using e-Up parts, with a range of 124 miles Volkswagen is backing a new electric conversion kit for the groundbreaking Type 1 Beetl...
01:12, 09/07/2019

What Owning A Reformed Cheater Volkswagen Diesel Is Really Like “When are you going to get press cars again?” my mom asked. I looked down at my right foot, still in a support boot a month after snapping two bones in my ankle. She wasn’t concerned, or just casually...
10:36, 08/27/2019

Volkswagen Ex-Boss Ferdinand Piech Dies At 82 Volkswagen's powerful ex-chairman Ferdinand Piech, credited with the carmaker's rise from the brink of bankruptcy to world leader status, has died aged 82, his wife said Monday....
08:12, 08/27/2019

Volkswagen cuts price of e-Golf by £2765 Price of five-year-old electric hatchback has been reduced to come in line with that of the imminently arriving ID 3 Volkswagen has reduced the price of its electric e-Golf by £2765, resulting in a p...
22:36, 08/30/2019

Ford To Use Volkswagen's MEB Platform To Manufacture 6 Lakh EVs The agreement with Ford has further strengthened Volkswagen's electric strategy and supports the growth of the e-mobility industry on a global level....
16:36, 07/12/2019

Volkswagen To Build New Plant In Turkey - Report German carmaker Volkswagen is planning to build a multi-brand production plant in Turkey, a German trade magazine reported on Friday without citing sources....
16:36, 07/12/2019

Volkswagen to float stake of less than 25% in Traton - source Volkswagen will place a stake of less than 25% in truck unit Traton in a listing planned before the end of June, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
15:12, 06/04/2019

Volkswagen I.D. R: a year of electric record-breaking News 8 Jul, 2019 Volkswagen’s all-electric hypercar has claimed three motoring titles, the most recent being the outright Goodwood hill climb record...
13:12, 07/08/2019

The Missing Link Between Volkswagen and Porsche Is Up for Auction We all know that the first Porsche, the 356, was built in 1948, and largely derived from Volkswagen Type I (you know, the Beetle) designs and components. Ferdinand Porsche was, of course, the lead eng...
06:12, 05/17/2019

Volkswagen boss rules out investment in Tesla Herbert Diess Herbert Diess says he admires Elon Musk's EV start-up, but says 'all they are doing, we can do' Volkswagen Group boss Herbert Diess has said he would not consider buying a stake in Te...
00:12, 09/11/2019

Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate 2019 review Plug-in hybrid Passat gets extra electric range and a lower price. Retains plenty of performance, with a multi-faceted, grown-up character that should suit a broad church. The eighth-generation VW P...
15:00, 06/19/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: pre-orders for electric hatch reach 15,000 VW has received orders for more than half of limited-edition launch version of sub-£34,000 EV Volkswagen says it has received pre-orders for more than half of the launch edition versions of its ID 3 ...
18:00, 05/14/2019

The Volkswagen ID. R Absolutely Crushed the Nürburgring's EV Record After months of hype, the Volkswagen ID. R—the automaker’s ultra-fast EV purpose-built for crushing every record known to man—has done it. It has conquered the Nürburgring. And when I say “conquered,”...
21:36, 06/03/2019

Volkswagen to invest $1.1B in battery production plant BERLIN — Automaker Volkswagen AG says it is investing 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) to set up a battery production plant in Germany. Chief executive Herbert Diess said Tuesday that the factory is pa...
10:36, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen ID: new images of electric hatch leak Volkswagen ID hatch Volkswagen will introduce its first purpose-built electric car early next year; prototypes show design is closely linked to the concept Fresh images of the all-electric Volkswag...
01:12, 05/08/2019

Volkswagen models to get Mountune performance upgrade News 13 May, 2019 The UK-based tuning company and USA-based wheel manufacturer have launched a new Volkswagen performance brand, called M52...
23:48, 05/13/2019

Volkswagen to make batteries in Germany, slim down Volkswagen will invest almost 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in battery cell production at a facility in western Germany and is seeking to simplify the group by spinning off or selling units, the auto...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen ID R establishes record on Chinese hillclimb Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak and Nurburgring record breaker showcases forthcoming ID electric car range in China The record-breaking 671bhp Volkswagen ID R electric prototype has set the first offici...
18:12, 09/02/2019

Volkswagen to launch high-performance ID 3 R by 2024 Four-wheel-drive and high-output electric motors will allow better acceleration than the current Golf GTI An R version of the electric ID 3 will arrive in under five years, using four-wheel drive and...
00:12, 09/11/2019

Opinion: What does Volkswagen's new Nurburging record prove? The ID R has just become one of the most important cars on the planet after tearing around the Nordschleife in just over six minutes How do you follow up setting an outright record on the Pikes Peak ...
17:36, 06/03/2019

Watch Volkswagen's ID.R set an electric record at Nürburgring Earlier this month, after lots of planning and testing, Volkswagen's electric ID.R racer set a record for "the fastest lap ever driven in an emission-free racing car" at the famed Nürburgrin...
14:36, 06/22/2019

Volkswagen India Considering New-Gen Polo Based On MQB A0 IN Platform The 6th generation of the Volkswagen Polo made its debut in 2017 and back then we told you that the car will not make its way to India. However, Volkswagen India has confirmed that it is considering.....
11:36, 08/16/2019

From Nazis to Hippies: It’s The End of the Road for the Volkswagen Beetle (FRANKFURT, Germany) — Volkswagen is halting production of the last version of its Beetle model this week at its plant in Puebla, Mexico. It’s the end of the road for a vehicle that has sy...
12:24, 07/10/2019

This Volkswagen/Audi Engine Ended Up In The Most Unlikely Mix Of Cars I know there’s lots of car engines that got stuffed into pretty much everything: the Iron Duke was shoved into everything from Camaros to mail trucks, and the original Volkswagen air-cooled flat-four ...
05:00, 08/16/2019

Volkswagen Plans To Produce Batteries In Germany The moves are part of Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess's efforts to slim down and simplify the group which has 12 brands, trucks, buses, motorbikes, cars and electric bicycles as part of its.....
08:48, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen ID R smashes electric Nurburgring record Volkswagen's ID R is the new electric lap record holder at the Nordschleife 671bhp EV laps Nordschleife in 6min 05.336secs, adding record to outright Pikes Peak hill mark The 671bph Volkswagen ID R...
17:36, 06/03/2019

New 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI spied for the first time News 9 Jul, 2019 The next-generation Volkswagen Golf GTI has been caught on camera sporting heavy camouflage, ahead of its launch in 2020...
18:48, 07/09/2019

Volkswagen I.D. R breaks Nurburgring electric record by over 40s Volkswagen has set a new lap record for electric vehicles at the Nurburgring Nordschleife, with Romain Dumas setting a time of 6m05.336-seconds in the adapted I.D. R prototype on Monday...
19:00, 06/03/2019

SoftBank Group raises $270 million via Seoul unit for early stage startup investments SoftBank Group Corp said on Friday its Seoul-based venture capital unit focusing on early stage investments has raised a 317 billion won ($270 million) fund....
11:00, 07/19/2019

Jeff Bezos’ space startup Blue Origin just nailed an important test flight SpaceX might be leading the charge in the realm of commercial space flight, but it’s not a one-horse race. Several other startups are working hard on their own rocket technologies and courting e...
23:36, 05/02/2019

Poop-testing startup uBiome was once valued at $600 million by Silicon Valley’s top VCs. It just filed for bankruptcy. Hollis Johnson / Business Insider uBiome filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, after months of challenges and setbacks for the poop-testing startup. Founded in 2012, uBiome raised $105 million from inve...
12:24, 09/05/2019

Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a machine learning startup that helps spot fake news Twitter has acquired Fabula AI, a London-based machine learning startup that helps spot fake news and that will underpin a new research group.Read More...
19:36, 06/03/2019

Self-driving car startup Gatik emerges from stealth with $4.5 million in seed funding and Walmart partnership Gatik, a business-to-business self-driving startup based in Palo Alto, emerged from stealth with $4.5 million in funding and a Walmart partnership.Read More...
18:48, 06/06/2019

MOVES-Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup -sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said this week....
23:00, 06/28/2019

Read the pitch deck that business travel startup Lola used to secure $37 million in funding Lola.com CEO Mike Volpe thinks business travel on the whole is just horrible – but he saw that as a big business opportunity. Lola focuses on making it easier for medium-sized companies to manag...
06:36, 08/22/2019

A Texas Startup Claims To Have Made The Biggest Advancements In Electric Motor Designs In Over A Century Fundamentally, electric motors haven’t changed all that much since they were developed well over a century ago: they’re still electromechanically spinning rotors inside of stators. There a Texas start...
01:12, 08/13/2019

The 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 Aims To Be A 341-Mile Electric People's Car The 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 is the first of the German automaker’s upcoming onslaught of electric vehicles. We’ve seen it in concept form before but now it’s at the Frankfurt Motor Show in production spe...
23:36, 09/09/2019

Volkswagen Polo & Vento Facelifts To Be Launched Next Month Volkswagen India will be introducing the facelifted versions of the Polo and the Vento models on September 4, 2019. VW's most popular models in the country are set to get subtle cosmetic changes for.....
14:12, 08/28/2019

Amazon delivers Volkswagen's 'Final Edition' Beetles The iconic car rolled off the assembly line in July 2019 after more than two decades since its relaunch. There are only 65 'Final Edition' Beetles available, and they can only be bought in Mexico....
09:00, 08/18/2019

Ads from Mondelez and Volkswagen are the first to be banned under new UK gender stereotyping rules The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) introduced the sexism rules in June after research and a consultation with the ad industry. The UN's Unstereotype Alliance welcomed the news....
19:48, 08/15/2019

Volkswagen ID R smashes electric Nurburgring record - with video Volkswagen's ID R is the new electric lap record holder at the Nordschleife 671bhp EV laps Nordschleife in 6min 05.336secs, adding record to outright Pikes Peak hill mark The 671bph Volkswagen ID R...
12:24, 06/04/2019

Efforts to unionize Tennessee Volkswagen plant see setback CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — In a split decision, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled in favor of Volkswagen in a setback for unionization efforts at its Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant. United Au...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Volkswagen CEO interested in Tesla stake: Manager Magazin Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess is interested in acquiring a stake in Tesla , German business publication Manager Magazin reported on Thursday, citing company sources....
14:12, 08/22/2019

Volkswagen Accused of Illegally Selling Prototypes Not Fit for the Road The automaker, which is trying to regain the trust of car buyers after an emissions scandal in 2015, has acknowledged improperly selling preproduction cars....
19:24, 04/28/2019

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon Is a Different Kind of Status Symbol The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon looks futuristic, but it feels a callback to the old school idea of a flagship sedan that exists just because. Built with aesthetic-first mentality, it’s not for everybody. ...
01:24, 05/23/2019

Volkswagen's new branding is part of company-wide reboot On the night the new logo is revealed at Frankfurt, the logo atop VW’s Wolfsburg HQ will be switched for the new one Volkswagen is transforming its entire business – including rebranding itself with...
02:24, 09/06/2019

Opinion: Volkswagen's 'friendlier, people-focused' era begins with the ID 3 Electric hatch's 'smiling face' is a sign that Volkswagen is leaving the legacy of Dieselgate behind There was some light relief at the Frankfurt show's annual Volkswagen Group night during the revea...
15:00, 09/10/2019

Hot hatch face-off: Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR vs main rivals Final fling for the Mk7 Golf GTI doesn’t want for visual clout The TCR, a last hurrah for the current Golf GTI, takes on the Honda Civic Type R and Renault Megane RS 300 Trophy A recent straw poll...
09:00, 05/04/2019

New Volkswagen Ad Campaign Is a U-Turn for a Company Caught Cheating A marketing push hatched by the firm that makes ads for Adidas and Google zooms past contrition on its way toward a greener future for the world’s largest automaker....
09:48, 06/05/2019

Volkswagen to invest up to 4 billion euros in digital transformation Volkswagen will invest up to 4 billion euros over the years to 2023 to digitalize its administration and production, the German carmaker said on Wednesday, adding that up to 4,000 jobs in non-producti...
09:24, 06/05/2019

Volkswagen set to announce battery production plans: sources Volkswagen's supervisory board is on the brink of announcing the automaker's entry into battery cell production, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday....
19:36, 05/13/2019

New 2020 Volkswagen Golf: first official teaser released News 28 Aug, 2019 An official teaser image of the new Mk8 Volkswagen Golf has been issued ahead of the model’s planned launch in October...
22:12, 08/28/2019

Former Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech has died: Bild Ferdinand Piech, Volkswagen AG's former chairman and chief executive, who transformed the German carmaker from a regional manufacturer into a global automotive conglomerate, has passed away, German t...
22:36, 08/26/2019

Unique Volkswagen Golf GTI and R created for Worthersee festival News 30 May, 2019 VW commissioned two teams of apprentices to build a pair of bespoke high performance Volkswagen Golfs for Worthersee 2019...
17:24, 05/31/2019

Volkswagen to reveal new logo at Frankfurt motor show Current logo has "become a bit heavy" according to Volkswagen's marketing boss Redesigned emblem will arrive alongside the pioneering ID 3 electric hatchback as the firm seeks to rejuvenate its imag...
13:48, 08/22/2019

Volkswagen Vento And Polo Facelift Spied Testing Both models are towards the end of their lifecycle and require a generation upgrade. Volkswagen is working on new models and the new-gen models are scheduled to arrive in 2021....
20:12, 07/13/2019

Volkswagen Delivers What We've All Been Wanting in a Concept Car: Holograms in the Trunk Have you ever been driving a car nice and hard, really giving it the beans and pushing it hard through the corners, when the realization suddenly hits you that, hey, this thing would be much better if...
02:12, 05/30/2019

U.S. judge questions SEC on delay in filing Volkswagen suit A federal judge on Friday sharply questioned the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on the timing of its civil suit filed in March accusing Volkswagen AG of defrauding investors and demanded the ...
21:36, 05/10/2019

Volkswagen’s Type 20 electric concept merges old-school and new At an event at its newly christened Innovation and Engineering Center California in Belmont, Volkswagen unveiled its Type 20 concept car that's essentially a 1962 Microbus with a lot of tech cram...
23:00, 07/02/2019

Volkswagen Confirms Participation At The 2020 Auto Expo After missing out on the Auto Expo in 2018, Volkswagen India has confirmed that it will participate in the 2020 Auto Expo which is all set to be held from February 7 2020....
10:01, 08/14/2019

Ford, Volkswagen To Collaborate For Building EVs And Autonomous Tech Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG today announced that they are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles - and will collaborate with Argo AI to introduce autonomous vehicle......
16:36, 07/12/2019

Volkswagen will use Traton proceeds to internationalize truck business: CEO Volkswagen will use proceeds of an initial public offering of its Traton trucks unit to invest in the "internationalization" of the division, Chief Executive Officer Herbert Diess said on Tuesday....
10:12, 05/14/2019

You're Gonna Have To Get Your Electric Volkswagen In Crossover Form, America Say, did you like that electric Volkswagen ID.3 that dropped at the Frankfurt Motor Show this week? I liked it a lot. If you want your practical, long-range electric people’s cars to not be made in a ...
01:36, 09/12/2019

Volkswagen shares rise on truck listing plans Volkswagen shares rose on Tuesday after the group said it would press ahead with listing its Traton trucks unit, in what is set to be Germany's biggest share offering so far this year....
12:00, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen to take stake in battery cell maker Northvolt FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen says it is buying a stake in Swedish battery cell producer Northvolt AB and plans a joint factory in Germany ahead of increased production of electric vehicles nex...
16:12, 06/12/2019

Volkswagen Continues to Test Inexplicable and Joyous T-Roc Convertible I have checked our archives and was astounded to find this take by our very own Justin Westbrook that seemed to infer that the very idea of a Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet was ludicrous. It’s not very of...
16:00, 06/20/2019

U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal rel...
03:24, 07/09/2019

Ford, Volkswagen to share details on EV, AV alliance Friday Details of an agreement are expected to be outlined Friday after months of discussion between the two automakers on how to share the burdens of investing in electric and autonomous vehicles....
21:12, 07/11/2019

Ferdinand Piëch, Domineering Volkswagen Chief, Dies at 82 The grandson of the designer of the Beetle, he rescued Volkswagen from near bankruptcy but was blamed for creating a company culture that bred scandal....
23:48, 08/27/2019

Volkswagen will make batteries in Germany, slim down group Volkswagen plans to invest almost $1.1 billion in battery cell production in Germany, while seeking to slim down its multibrand group, including launching an initial public offering of its Traton truc...
17:24, 05/14/2019

Under the skin: Why Volkswagen is bringing back manual gearboxes The Volkswagen Group’s new MQ281 gearbox shows how far manual gearbox technology has progressed over the years and how it still has a big part to play in cutting fuel consumption and emissions New s...
12:48, 08/19/2019

Volkswagen Polo, Vento & Ameo Cup Editions Launched The 2019 ICC World Cup is here and to celebrate the global sporting event, Volkswagen India has introduced the 'Cup Edition' on its Polo, Vento and Ameo models. The new Cup Edition versions will be......
00:00, 05/30/2019

Volkswagen Expands Network With First City & Pop-up Stores In India German auto giant has inaugurated its first city and pop-up stores in India, in a bid to expand its presence and touchpoints in the country. The manufacturer opened its first City store at Richmond......
16:36, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen to invest 1bn euros in battery production plant BERLIN (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen AG says it is investing 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) to set up a battery production plant in Germany. Chief executive Herbert Diess said Tuesday that the factory ...
13:36, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen Earnings Dented by Diesel Woes, China Volkswagen said profit dropped nearly 10% in the first quarter, hit by slowing growth in China, fresh diesel-related charges, and weaker earnings in core brands. But it surprised a market that had fac...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Volkswagen to invest $577 million in Brazil auto plant Volkswagen will invest 2.4 billion reais ($577 million) in one of its Brazil factories, Sao Paulo state governor Joao Doria said on Thursday during a visit to the automaker's headquarters in Germany....
23:00, 08/29/2019

Volkswagen to launch new e-Up with longer range, lower price Electric city car will now offer 161 miles of range from batteries, with prices starting around £23,000 Volkswagen will launch a new version of its e-Up electric city car, with an increased range of ...
00:48, 09/06/2019

All-electric Volkswagen Kombi concept reimagines classic van News 8 Jul, 2019 The Volkswagen Kombi concept is an all-electric Type 2 van built to celebrate 20 years of Volkswagen’s Electronics Research Laboratory...
18:36, 07/08/2019

How Volkswagen's electric record-breaker conquered the Nurburgring 128.598mph: Average speed of the ID R on its new electric lap record run Volkswagen’s ID R special didn’t just beat the Nordschleife electric car record, it smashed it. We were there to watch the mo...
09:00, 06/22/2019

Volkswagen to start production of Tarek SUV in Mexico in 2020 German carmaker Volkswagen will begin producing the Tarek sport utility vehicle (SUV) at its plant in the Mexican state of Puebla in 2020 and sales will start by the end of 2021, Steffen Reiche, the c...
23:24, 07/10/2019

Volkswagen Ameo Diesel To Be Discontinued By August 2019 Volkswagen India is the next in line to join the bandwagon of carmakers discontinuing diesel models, before the new Bharat Stage VI or BS6 emission norms kick in. carandbike has learned that the......
10:12, 06/23/2019

Volkswagen teams up with China's NIU to make e-scooters - Die Welt German carmaker Volkswagen will join forces with China's NIU to produce battery-powered kick scooters, German newspaper Die Welt reported on Monday without giving sources....
12:48, 05/06/2019

Volkswagen second-quarter operating profit up 30% as SUV push pays off Volkswagen Group shares rose 2% after the carmaker posted a 30% rise in second-quarter operating profit despite a drop in vehicle sales as rising demand for sports utility vehicles and premium brands...
10:48, 07/25/2019

New Volkswagen Passat facelift: price, specs and details News 9 Jul, 2019 Pricing information has been revealed for the facelifted Volkswagen Passat range, starting at £27,630 for the SE saloon...
18:48, 07/09/2019

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
04:36, 06/15/2019

Opinion: why the Volkswagen ID R is tackling a 'crazy' Chinese hill The Volkswagen ID R at Tianmen Mountain Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road packs 99 turns into 6.776 miles – and local bus drivers attack all of them with commitment Romain Dumas has conquered the Pikes Pe...
19:24, 09/01/2019