Elon Musk says Hertz hasn’t actually ordered 100,000 Tesla EVs yet

Steve Dent Contributor Steve Dent is an associate editor at Engadget. More posts by this contributor NVIDIA’s new ‘GeForce Now RTX 3080’ streams games at 1440p and 120 fps Foxconn unveils three new EV prototypes Last week, a press release from Hertz indicated that the rental company had placed an order for 100,000 Tesla Model […]

Kyte wants to build the foundation for autonomous rental car delivery

Kyte, a fleet-logistics platform that allows customers to order rental cars delivered right to their doors, has raised a $30 million Series A round. In the short term, the startup wants to expand into new cities, countries and verticals, but the long-term goal is to build out a platform that can deliver vehicles via teleoperation […]

Peer-to-peer car rental startup Getaround fined nearly $1M by DC’s Attorney General

Getaround was fined nearly $1 million by the Washington D.C. Office of the Attorney General for operating without a license and other violations, part of a settlement of what the peer-to-peer car rental startup calls “politically motivated allegations.” The AG’s office started investigating the company early last year, after it received reports of vehicle thefts […]