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Joby Aviation raises $590 million led by Toyota to launch an electric air taxi service

Joby Aviation has raised a $590 million Series C round of funding, including $394 million from lead investor Toyota Motor Corporation, the company announced today. Joby is in the process of developing an electric air taxi service, which will make use of in-house developed electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that will in part ...

Mexico City escalator breakdowns blamed on ***-***

Everyone is ******.

In Mexico City, many people who travel on the subway system blame authorities for the many broken escalators at train stops. Metro officials blame something else: “vast amounts of ***,” reports A-***.

Nobody's clear exactly how it happens, but human *****, in really large amounts, is “penetrating and corroding the drive wheels and ...

Uber kicks off adaptive electric scooter pilot in SF

Uber’s JUMP has started its adaptive scooter pilot in partnership with San Francisco Bike Rentals. This is part of Uber’s permit with the city of San Francisco, which requires all electric scooter operators pilot adaptive scooter share. “We’re committed to helping improve access to transportation for everyone in San Francisco and we believe our adaptive ...

Amazon reinstates FedEx ground delivery for Prime after suspending it last month

Amazon has reinstated FedEx as a ground delivery carrier for Prime members' shipments. The online retailer said today the shipper consistently met its delivery requirements, after suspending it last month.

On Tuesday, Amazon officially told third-party sellers they may now go back to using FedEx's ground-delivery shipping services for orders.

Annie Palmer at CNBC reports that ...

Looks like the Hummer is making a comeback as an electric pickup truck

The Hummer could be making a comeback as an electric pickup truck. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, the Hummer name, once known for outrageous gas-guzzling and general douchebaggery, will be repurposed for a new battery-powered SUV... ...