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Sony venture arm invests in geocoding startup what3words – TechCrunch

Sony venture arm invests in geocoding startup what3words – TechCrunch Sony’s venture capital arm has invested in what3words, the startup that has divided the entire world into 57 trillion 3-by-3 meter squares and assigned a three-word address to each one. Financial details were not disclosed. The startup’s novel addressing system …

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Tesla to recall 14,000 Model S cars in China over faulty Takata airbags – TechCrunch

Tesla to recall 14,000 Model S cars in China over faulty Takata airbags – TechCrunch China’s top market regulator said on Friday that Tesla will recall a total of 14,123 imported Model S vehicles in the country over potentially deadly airbags. The recall is part of an industry-wide crackdown on …

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Tesla is entering the Model 3 into Pwn2Own, one of the world’s toughest hacking contests – TechCrunch

Tesla is entering the Model 3 into Pwn2Own, one of the world’s toughest hacking contests – TechCrunch Tesla is handing over its new Model 3 sedan to Pwn2Own this year, the first time a car has been included in the annual high-profile hacking contest. The prize for the winning security …

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GM is transforming Cadillac into an electric brand – TechCrunch

GM is transforming Cadillac into an electric brand – TechCrunch General Motors is turning Cadillac into its lead electric vehicle brand in a bid to compete against Tesla as well as a host of other automakers bringing EVs onto the market. Plans are already underway to introduce the first model …

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The 2019 Mercedes CLA gets a major tech upgrade to make it the “ultimate wearable” – TechCrunch

The 2019 Mercedes CLA gets a major tech upgrade to make it the “ultimate wearable” – TechCrunch Mercedes-Benz has often reserved its best tech for its highest class models — the S Class being the first vehicle to get the latest and greatest. Now Mercedes is bringing more of tech, …

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Byton has added yet another screen to its upcoming all-electric M-Byte SUV – TechCrunch

Byton has added yet another screen to its upcoming all-electric M-Byte SUV – TechCrunch Byton, the China-based electric car startup that made its debut at CES last year, is back to show what the finalized interior of its upcoming M-Byte SUV will look like. The giant 48-inch wraparound digital dashboard …

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An inside look at Rivian’s EV ambitions from AI batteries to electric jet skis – TechCrunch

An inside look at Rivian’s EV ambitions from AI batteries to electric jet skis – TechCrunch For a CEO who insists his electric vehicle startup doesn’t want to be Tesla, Rivian founder RJ Scaringe can sound a lot like Elon Musk. Just weeks before unveiling Rivian’s first vehicles — an …

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Cruise Automation taps GM president Dan Ammann as its new CEO – TechCrunch

Cruise Automation taps GM president Dan Ammann as its new CEO – TechCrunch Cruise Automation, the self-driving car subsidiary of GM, is getting a new CEO. The autonomous vehicle company, which was acquired by GM in 2016 and became subsidiary GM Cruise, has tapped Dan Ammann as CEO. Ammann will …

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Rivian debuts an electric pickup and SUV designed to look good while getting dirty – TechCrunch

Rivian debuts an electric pickup and SUV designed to look good while getting dirty – TechCrunch Rivian has kept a relatively low profile since the automotive startup with Midwestern roots launched in 2009. Those days are over. CEO and founder RJ Scaringe unveiled two all-electric vehicles this week at the …

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