Didi invests $200M in Chinese auto trading platform RenRenChe

China’s Didi Chuxing is already well-known for making investments, but this time around the ride-sharing company has stepped beyond backing companies in its core industry...

Automakers accelerate their interest in startups

When it comes to startup investment, carmakers are all over the road. Over the past two years, we’ve seen a massive spike in venture funding by...

Baidu announces $1.5B fund to back self-driving car startups

Baidu is putting some serious cash behind its self-driving car push after it announced a $1.5 billion fund that’s focused on backing autonomous driving tech...

Electric scooter maker Gogoro raises $300 million for growth

Electric scooter maker Gogoro has closed a massive $300 million Series C round to expand its service. The company has sold scooters in its native Taiwan...

Udacity adds a new ‘Intro to Self-Driving Cars’ Nanodegree

You likely won’t be surprised when I tell you that building a self-driving car is difficult and complex. Udacity has tried to help address that...

Porsche’s electric Mission E arrives in 2019, priced like Panamera

Porsche’s first all-electric car will go on sale at the end of 2019, the car maker revealed at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, with pricing...

A closer look at the all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf

Nissan’s new Leaf is the updated version of one of the pioneers of the modern all-electric consumer car, and the change is a promising one....

Alphabet is reportedly mulling a $1B investment in Lyft

It’s about as good a timing as any for Lyft to capitalize on the tidal wave of negative publicity that Uber is facing right now,...

Honda’s picture-perfect Urban EV concept car aims for 2019 production

This new concept from Honda, the Urban EV, looks like something most automakers would show off as a distant vision of what cars might look...

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