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Omio raises $80M as travel demand rebounds after years of COVID-19 crisis

It’s been a tough few years for Omio, the Berlin-based travel search and booking platform that saw 98% of its revenues evaporate overnight when COVID-19 hit Europe back in Spring […]







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European micromobility startup Reby acquired by PE player House of Lithium for $100M

Founded in 2018, European micromobility startup Reby took an interesting path. It deployed e-scooters in the city of Zaragoza (Spain), during the COVID-19 pandemic, but also created a SaaS-oriented ‘MaaS’ […]




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GM to pitch perks of Bolt EV to baseball fans on Opening Day

After recalling 14,000 Bolts due to a fire risk, GM wants U.S. customers to know that Chevrolet is back in business. Chevy is announcing the return of the all-electric Bolt […]




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Musk reveals plan to scale Tesla to ‘extreme size’

Elon Musk signaled plans to scale Tesla to the “extreme” while teasing the release of Tesla’s “Master Plan Part 3” on Twitter one day before opening the automaker’s first European […]




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Tortoise co-founder Dmitry Shevelenko: ‘You can’t do too many things at the same time’

For a company named after a slow reptile, Silicon Valley startup Tortoise has made some quick pivots into new business models over the past year. Co-founded in 2019 by ex-Uber […]




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What’s driving China’s autonomous vehicle frenzy?

A lot of government support, it appears Rita Liao 13 hours China’s autonomous vehicle industry first started seeing some traction around 2016, when a bunch of ambitious startups mushroomed following […]




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Cowboy raises $80M to take its e-bike business up a gear

The pandemic spurred a boom in electric bikes and other alternative urban transportation modes as city dwellers looked for less-crowded ways to get around their streets quickly and easily without […]




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Voi scooters raises $115M Series D round as it preps to enter new cities — and for an IPO

The European e-scooter market is currently the main battleground for companies playing in the micromobility space, taking advantage as they are of Europe’s relatively compact cities and the desire of […]




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India’s Cars24, a used-vehicle sales platform, raises $400M, now at a $3.3B valuation, to double down on growth

With supply chains in the automotive industry continuing to be disrupted due to Covid-19, demand has surged in the used-car market. Today, one of the startups that’s seeing a lot […]