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Getaround to expand Uber partnership to four more cities – TechCrunch

Getaround to expand Uber partnership to four more cities – TechCrunch Getaround, the peer-to-peer car-sharing service that first launched at TechCrunch Disrupt NY in 2011, is expanding a partnership with Uber that gives users access to rideshare-ready vehicles. The program, which launched as a pilot in May 2017 in San Francisco, is now available …

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Volvo Trucks teases the all-electric semi truck it’s bringing to California in 2019 – TechCrunch

Volvo Trucks teases the all-electric semi truck it’s bringing to California in 2019 – TechCrunch Volvo Trucks released teaser images Wednesday of the electric trucks it plans to bring to California next year as part of a demonstration project, the latest truck manufacturer to publicize its electric plans in the …

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Stratim, formerly known as valet startup Zirx, sues co-founder for theft – TechCrunch

Stratim, formerly known as valet startup Zirx, sues co-founder for theft – TechCrunch Stratim, the mobility services company formerly known as Zirx, is suing its co-founder and now-former COO Shmulik Fishman for breach of fiduciary duties, civil conversion, criminal conversion, theft, criminal mischief, deception, unjust enrichment and fraud. The lawsuit’s co-plaintiff …

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Daimler is buying nearly $23 billion of battery cells to power its electric vehicle offensive – TechCrunch

Daimler is buying nearly $23 billion of battery cells to power its electric vehicle offensive – TechCrunch Daimler plans to buy $23 billion worth of battery cells by 2030 as the maker of Mercedes-Benz vehicles and commercial trucks prepares to bring dozens of electric and hybrid vehicles to market. The …

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Softbank invests in parking startup ParkJockey pushing valuation to $1 billion – TechCrunch

Softbank invests in parking startup ParkJockey pushing valuation to $1 billion – TechCrunch Softbank continues to invest in the future of transportation — this time in ParkJockey, a startup that has built a technology platform aimed monetizing parking lots. And ParkJockey, which was founded in 2013, is already using that …

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Tencent-backed fleet manager G7 racks up $320M in funding – TechCrunch

Tencent-backed fleet manager G7 racks up $320M in funding – TechCrunch A sizable funding round is poised to heat up a race to automate China’s logistics infrastructure. Beijing-based fleet management company G7 announced on Monday that it has banked $320 million to drive technological development, bringing its total capital raised to …

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Neuron Mobility raises $3.7M to bring e-scooters to Southeast Asia’s cities – TechCrunch

Neuron Mobility raises $3.7M to bring e-scooters to Southeast Asia’s cities – TechCrunch Despite the rise in electric scooters in the U.S, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Asia — the region where bike-sharing foreshadowed the rise of e-scooters — has been left off the party. But e-scooters have quietly been …

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