Pony.ai Begins Autonomous Driving Public Road Testing in Shenzhen

Pony.ai now has autonomous driving public road testing permits in all four Tier-1 cities in China, making it one of the first self-driving companies to have this capability FREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pony.ai, a leading global autonomous driving technology company, announced it has received a permit to conduct road tests in Shenzhen. This permission enables Pony.ai to […]

Bird Secures Green Light on 3-Year Contract in Reno

Bird Set to Operate up to 1,000 Micro-EVs in Reno LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bird Global, Inc. (NYSE:BRDS), a leader in environmentally friendly electric transportation, today announced that it was awarded a conditional exclusive three-year contract to operate e-scooters in Reno after a unanimous vote by the Reno City Council. Committed to expanding transportation access to its […]

Wolfspeed Announces Expansion of Global Operations Team to Support Long-Term Growth Strategy

Semiconductor Industry Veteran Joins to Lead Backend Operations DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wolfspeed, Inc. (NYSE: WOLF), the global leader in Silicon Carbide technology, today announced that Joe Roybal has joined the company as the Vice President of Backend Operations. Mr. Roybal joins Wolfspeed from Texas Instruments and has over 20 years of operations and leadership experience. “Joe […]

Santander Holdings USA, Inc. Announces Extension of Tender Offer to Acquire Shares it Does not Own of Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. for $41.50 per Share

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Santander Holdings USA, Inc. (“SHUSA”) today announced that it has extended the expiration date of its previously announced tender offer (the “Tender Offer”) to acquire all outstanding shares of common stock of Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (“SC”) not already owned by SHUSA for $41.50 per share (the “Offer Price”). Under the terms of […]

U.S. Automotive Wrap Films Market Trends and Forecasts 2021 – 2028: Growing Popularity of Automotive Wraps Films for Vehicle Customization – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “U.S. Automotive Wrap Films Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Application (Heavy-duty Vehicles, Medium-duty Vehicles, Light-duty Vehicles), By Location, And Segment Forecasts, 2021 – 2028” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The U.S. automotive wrap films market size is anticipated to reach USD 4.32 billion by 2028. The market is […]

Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team Builds out Experience-First Network Capability with Juniper Networks

SUNNYVALE, Calif., & SILVERSTONE, UK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team is delighted to announce a new partnership with Juniper Networks, which becomes the team’s Official Networking Equipment Vendor. Juniper Networks, a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, delivers simplified yet disruptive networking innovation to tens of thousands of mission-critical enterprises, cloud operators and telecom providers […]

EV/AV Report: December 13, 2021

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Elon Musk teases some features on the highly-anticipated Tesla Cybertruck, the Manitoba government is building an AV testing framework based on public feedback and Victoria, B.C’s Camosun College welcomes its first EV Maintenance Training students. Features of the Future The Tesla Cybertruck is quickly […]

Consult the Sticker: Thieves ‘re-vinning’ vehicles on the rise, insurers say

Toronto, Ontario — Buyer beware; reports have begun circulating that vehicle thieves have been “re-vinning” stolen vehicles in order to sell to unsuspecting customers. According to a report from Canadian Underwriter, insurers have taken note of a new trend prevailing among car thieves looking to turn a profit. Re-vinning involves removing the VIN (vehicle identification […]

Future-Proofing: B.C. atmospheric rivers caused estimated $450 million in insured damage

Vancouver, British Columbia — Experts are putting the damage incurred from past weeks’ atmospheric river weather in British Columbia around the $450 million mark, according to preliminary estimates from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). The weather event that began on Nov. 13 and lasted over two weeks is expected to be the most costly […]

Do You Smell That: Garbage truck engulfed in flames captured by Google Street View

Vancouver, British Columbia ⁠— If you’re using it properly, Google Street View can deliver hours of fun. After all, Google’s map car drives all over the world daily⁠—they’re bound to capture some wacky situations. That’s exactly what happened in West Vancouver back in April when a Google Street View vehicle captured an ignited garbage truck […]