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October 3, 2018
This week's Paris Motor Show comes amid unprecedented industry change, with self-driving cars at the fore. We took a look a the top investors backing autonomous vehicle startups in Europe and Israel.
With a fresh $2.75 billion commitment from Honda, Cruise has secured $5 billion in 2018. Read about where the partnership fits in the web of automakers & investors backing self-driving car companies.
September 18, 2018
If a budding rivalry with Lucid Motors weren't enough, the US Department of Justice is now investigating Elon Musk's assertion that Tesla had "[f]unding secured" to go private.
September 12, 2018
Applied Intuition is the latest autonomous vehicle startup to bring in funding, continuing a spike in global VC investment in self-driving car startups over that last several years.
August 29, 2018
Air mobility company SkyRyse, which is working on autonomous helicopter technology, has raised $25 million in financing. The startup plans to begin operating early next year in Tracy, CA, where it...
August 27, 2018
Uber is raising $500 million from Toyota at a valuation of roughly $72 billion. It's one of many investments this year in the ridehailing and autonomous vehicle industries.
August 23, 2018
The high-profile departure from the $3.2 billion startup was one of several notable personnel moves that dotted the past week's VC headlines.
August 17, 2018
Kroger and self-driving car company Nuro have launched a grocery delivery pilot program in Scottsdale, AZ. The two businesses are partnering to deliver groceries to customers' curbs with Nuro's...
August 8, 2018
Lior Ron is returning to Uber after leaving his post in March. A co-founder of Otto, the autonomous truck company Uber bought in 2016, Ron became head of Uber Freight when he joined the ridehailing...
Battery Ventures has led the round for Kodiak Robotics, a developer of autonomous technology for the long-haul trucking sector. The company was co-founded by Don Burnette, a co-founder of...
August 3, 2018
Xpeng Motors has reportedly brought in 4 billion yuan (about $585 million) from Chinese investors Primavera Capital, Morningside Venture Capital and Hillhouse Capital at a valuation of 25 billion...
August 1, 2018
Uber has shut down its self-driving trucks division, per multiple media reports. The ridehailing company launched the unit in 2016 when it acquired Otto, a purchase that ultimately led to a trade...
July 19, 2018
Light, which makes cameras and the software behind them, has secured $121 million in a Series D funding led by the SoftBank Vision Fund, with participation from Leica Camera. With the new...
July 16, 2018
Zoox has authorized the sale of up to $630 million in new shares, PitchBook has learned. SoftBank could be the investor.
July 12, 2018
Pony.ai, the developer of an AI-enabled self-driving technology platform, has raised $102 million at a reported $1 billion valuation. ClearVue Partners and Eight Roads co-led the funding, with...
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