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Tesla Rout Extends to Fourth Day, Longest Streak Since March

Tesla vehicles charge at the Tesla Supercharger station in Fremont, Calif. Tesla vehicles charge at the Tesla Supercharger station in Fremont, Calif. (Nina Riggio/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. fell as much as 4.2% in early Sept. 4 trading, heading for its first four-day losing streak since pandemic fears were at their height in mid-March.

Kristine Owram | Bloomberg News
September 4, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla’s Three-Day Correction Approaches Bear Market

Tesla's stock is approaching bear market territory. (Nina Riggio/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. shares are now officially in correction territory, in a week that saw the electric-vehicle maker announce a share sale that could dilute its value and a top holder say it would cut its stake nearly in half.

Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
September 3, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Daimler, Torc Robotics See Path to Autonomous Trucking as Marathon

Daimler-Torc truck Daimler Trucks and Torc Robotics mark one year of collaboration. (Daimler Trucks and Buses)

One year after Daimler Trucks purchased a majority share in U.S.-based Torc Robotics to develop Level 4 autonomous trucks, efforts have accelerated to bring out highly automated trucks within the decade, company executives said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 3, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

DOT Launches Tracking Tool for AV TEST Initiative

Nuro R2 Nuro's R2 autonomous vehicle on a neighborhood street. Other participating companies are Beep, Cruise, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Local Motors, Navya, Toyota, Uber and Waymo.(Nuro via Associated Press)

U.S. Department of Transportation officials unveiled an online tracking tool for the agency’s Automated Vehicle Transparency and Engagement for Safe Testing (AV TEST) Initiative on Sept. 2.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 2, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Ike Reaches Autonomous Tech Deal With Ryder, DHL, NFI

Ike truck Ike

Automated trucking technology company Ike Robotics Inc. has reached agreements with three major companies to put its technology into at least 1,000 trucks.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 2, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla to Sell up to $5 Billion of Shares After Stock Surge

Tesla announced plans to sell $5 billion of stocks over time to increase capital. Tesla vehicles sit in a lot at the company's assembly plant in Fremont, Calif. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. plans to sell as much as $5 billion of shares, capitalizing on its high-flying price and on a recent stock split that made it more accessible to individual investors.

September 1, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Uber Expands Self-Driving Safety Report After NTSB Slams Culture

Uber vowed to make public more safety information regarding its self-driving cars. Uber autonomous vehicles sit in a lot in Pittsburgh on May 6. (Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press)

Uber Technologies Inc. vowed to make public more safety information regarding its self-driving cars after the National Transportation Safety Board placed partial blame for a fatal 2018 crash on the company’s policies.

Keith Laing | The Detroit News
August 28, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Autonomous

Bollinger Plans All-Electric Delivery Van

Bollinger DELIVER-E Bollinger Motors

Bollinger Motors, a startup already developing an electric pickup truck and large SUV, plans to go into the commercial vehicle business.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
August 28, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Waymo Tests Autonomous Trucks in Texas

Waymo Via Waymo has begun testing Peterbilt trucks equipped with self-driving technology in Texas. (Waymo)

Waymo launched testing of autonomous trucks in Texas and announced plans to make Dallas the center of its heavy-duty vehicle technology efforts.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
August 27, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin DOTs Win AASHTO Awards

Ohio welcome sign The Ohio DOT won an award for best use of technology for its Interstate 670 SmartLane, which allows an extra travel lane to open during certain times to relieve congestion. Interstate 670 runs through Columbus. (pabradyphoto/Getty Images)

Transportation projects in four Midwestern states recently received awards from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 17, 2020

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