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Unagi, the iPhone of scooters, now has a subscription service

Unagi, the portable and design-forward electric scooter company that made a splash with celebs and pop stars, has launched a subscription service. The service, called Unagi All-Access, will be offered in New York City and Los Angeles. The company said it plans to expand to additional markets as it gathers customer feedback and refines the ...

Autonomous vehicle reporting data is driving AV innovation right off the road

All AV all disengagement reports have one thing in common: their usefulness is ubiquitously criticized by those who have to submit them. ...

****** Orbit to fly 11 satellites for NASA on second orbital launch demo later this year

****** Orbit’s first attempt at an orbital launch demo may not have gone entirely to plan (the LauncherOne rocket released as planned but its flight was cut short just after that), but it has booked a payload for its next try — 11 science satellites selected by NASA and primarily designed and built by U.S. ...

Boom Supersonic enlists Rolls-Royce to help build the engines for world’s fastest commercial aircraft

Boom Supersonic, the Colorado -based startup working on creating a supersonic passenger jet to continue and dramatically advance the legacy of the original Concorde, has signed on Rolls-Royce to build the propulsion system for its Overture commercial aircraft. Boom is getting very close to actually beginning to fly its XB-1, a subscale demonstrator aircraft that ...

Lucid’s driver assistance system will watch you more than Tesla’s Autopilot

DreamDrive is Lucid's version of Tesla's Autopilot. But unlike Tesla's Autopilot with Full-Self Driving, which costs an extra $8,000, it'll come standard in every Lucid Air from the new electric carmaker. The advanced driving system in Lucid's four-d... ...

BMW to sell all-electric versions of its 5 Series sedan and X1 SUV

BMW said it will offer the all-electric versions of X1 compact SUV and the 5 Series as part of the German automaker’s plans to have 25 electrified models in its portfolio by 2023. BMW didn’t say exactly when an all-electric X1 or 5 Series might be available (TechCrunch reached out and will update if we ...

The Station: Winners and losers in Paris, Rivian sets a delivery date, Waymo and FCA deepen ties

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox.  Hello and welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. It’s ...