Here’s a short summary of what happened in the world of mobility, logistics & transportation this week:
Tesla to come when called
In a series of
You can also check out Musk’s Recode interview out here.
EasyJet to go Electrical by 2030
EasyJet has pushed back its forecast for flying electric planes by three years to
The Next Big Thing: Tiny Cars
Bloomberg reports that startups and established automakers are launching three-wheeled vehicles and other minimalist designs. They are betting on a world where mobility is no longer a vehicle one owns or that it looks anything like the cars of today. Instead, an in-between object of motorcycle meets car will satisfy 85% of our needs.
New investments: Grab & Hyundai, and Ford & Spin
The Singapore startup Grab is continuing with its ongoing Series H funding round. It now revealed the Korean automotive firm Hyundai as its newest investor with a cool $250 million.
Ford is buying the electric scooter startup Spin. The deal is apparently worth close to $100 million, although earlier sources put the price tag in the range of $40 million, which is around where Spin was valued after its Series A funding last year. More in their press release here.
It’s a yes-vote by the EU for the Car2Go & DriveNow Fusion
Image Source: Spin