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Premium Transportation 2020-11-26T15:25:00Z
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REVEALED: How much Tesla, Rivian, and Nikola pay their employees, from engineers to managers

Business Insider analyzed salary data Tesla, Rivian, Nikola, and Canoo shared with the US government.
Transportation 2020-11-26T15:01:00Z
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Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today

Here's the the pitch deck Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before it became a $120 billion company.
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A leaked copy of Uber's employee handbook reveals how the ride-hailing giant has grown up since Travis Kalanick joked about not being able to sleep with employees

Business Insider obtained a copy the handbook, which illustrates some of the differences between the styles of Dara Khosrowshahi and Travis Kalanick.
Transportation 2020-11-26T13:57:55Z

Delta launches the first quarantine-free travel from the US to Europe, thanks to a new testing program that reduces infection chances on a flight to '1 in a million'

Passengers on Delta and will have to take two COVID-19 tests before boarding the plane, and another one upon arrival in Italy.
Markets 2020-11-26T13:57:37Z

Airlines can expect to bleed up to $157 billion in losses until people fly normally again, making 2020 the worst year in aviation history, industry body IATA says

Pandemic-related revenue slumps show airlines will lose $66 for every passenger carried this year, trade association IATA said.
Transportation 2020-11-26T13:45:00Z

REVIEW: The $144,000 Taycan 4S is Porsche's first EV that pairs cosmic speed with eerie electric silence

A fun game to play when driving a Taycan is seeing how long you can glue your passengers to their seatbacks with the car's relentless acceleration.
Transportation 2020-11-26T13:02:00Z

How Rolls-Royce uses thousands of tiny etchings and fiber optics to fill the $330,000 Ghost with starscapes

The Rolls-Royce Ghost is a $330,000 play on light and shadow, from its thousands of laser etchings and hand-cut fiber optics to its very paint colors.
Science 2020-11-25T21:03:21Z

Elon Musk promoted coronavirus misinformation for months. Then his own infection kept him out of SpaceX's astronaut launch.

Musk took to Twitter to attack the rapid antigen test that showed he had COVID-19 — but then he contacted an epidemiologist to learn more.
Premium Transportation 2020-11-25T19:27:50Z

DHL executives detail how the shipping giant will mobilize to help deliver 10 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses

With more than 10 billion doses needed, many of which have unique storage requirements, shipping the COVID-19 vaccine will be a global challenge.
Transportation 2020-11-25T17:42:14Z

Joe Biden said he wants to make gig-workers full-time employees — but one of his top advisers previously helped Uber and Lyft avoid such a change in California

Nominated national security advisor Jake Sullivan is one of many in the inner circle under fire by progressive Democrats for close industry ties.
Premium Transportation 2020-11-25T16:17:40Z

Ford CEO Jim Farley reveals the key difference between the two main types of electric car customers

Consumers may want cars that can handle road trips and don't require daily charging, Farley says. Commercial buyers worry about price and utility.
Premium Transportation 2020-11-25T16:06:07Z

SpaceX may spend billions to outsource Starlink satellite-dish production, an industry insider says — and could lose $2,000 on each one it sells

The Elon Musk-founded company appears to have contracted a Swiss electronics giant to build user terminals for about $2,400 a pop.
Premium Transportation 2020-11-25T14:56:00Z

Tesla's 'full self-driving' feature could put Elon Musk on the path Tim Cook followed to make Apple the world's most valuable company

Tesla's Autopilot upgrade and other software-based products have set up a "profound" shift in the company's business model, Morgan Stanley said.
Transportation 2020-11-25T14:45:32Z

Tesla is recalling more than 9,000 Model X cars over a cosmetic adhesive that could fly off

Tesla said it's not received word of any accidents or injuries, but noted the "applique" could detach from the car posing a safety hazard.
Transportation 2020-11-25T14:24:00Z

Why it's almost impossible for cars to go 300 miles per hour

We explore why it was so difficult for automotive engineers to reach 300 mph and how they managed to do it.
Transportation 2020-11-25T13:33:00Z

Alaska Airlines will acquire 13 more Boeing 737 Max planes despite misgivings from skeptical consumers about safety

Boeing's 737 Max is a perfect match for Alaska with plans for the first flight in March but customers are still hesitant to fly on the troubled jet.

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Transportation 2020-11-25T12:05:50Z

The US is said to be close to lifting its 8-month travel ban for Europe, now that its own COVID-19 outbreak is far worse

Reuters reported Wednesday that the White House was considering lifting its ban on entry by non-US citizens from Europe and Brazil.
Transportation 2020-11-25T11:15:39Z

5 major airlines are rolling out shared digital health passes to prove negative COVID-19 tests. They hope it's a step towards recovery for an industry set to lose $157 billion.

United Airlines, Lufthansa, Virgin Atlantic, and JetBlue will accept the CommonPass as proof of negative COVID-19 tests.
Transportation 2020-11-25T04:05:00Z

Here's how Swamy Kotagiri, incoming CEO of the US's largest auto parts manufacturer, is using an 'open for business mindset' to lead the company

"If you want to be  successful with technology, you need to connect innovation with making money," said Swamy Kotagiri, incoming CEO of Magna.
Transportation 2020-11-24T20:40:39Z

Nearly the same amount of planes are in the air above North America ahead of Thanksgiving this year compared to last year. Here's what that looks like.

Millions of people are taking to the skies this week, even though the CDC recommended against Thanksgiving travel.
Transportation 2020-11-24T19:26:26Z

'You should fly': Southwest Airlines CEO said traveling by plane is safe, despite the CDC and infectious disease experts warning against air travel

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly said air cabins recirculate and filter air well, but experts say traveling during the pandemic remains risky.
Premium Transportation 2020-11-24T19:12:00Z

While everyone waits for the EV revolution, we're ignoring an extremely capable alternative: plug-in hybrids

EVs from Porsche, Tesla, and Lucid get all of the attention these days. But do consider the humble plug-in hybrid as the realistic EV to own.
Transportation 2020-11-24T18:14:24Z

Elon Musk says Tesla is working on a battery that drives more than 600 miles — and hints at a new compact car for Europe

The billionaire said he recently had a tricky time finding space to park a Tesla Model X on Berlin's dense streets.
Premium Strategy 2020-11-24T17:58:00Z

The CTO of a $4 billion driverless tech company shares her daily routine

Laura Major manages hundreds of engineers, does focused work during lunch, and takes calls with international coworkers after putting her daughters to bed.
Tech 2020-11-24T16:56:00Z
Transportation 2020-11-24T16:15:24Z

With no COVID-19 relief in sight, the private bus industry could collapse — taking with it a vital US transport network

Up to 50% of the nation's 3,000 private bus companies — many of them small, family businesses — could go out of business by 2021, a trade group warns.
Premium Transportation 2020-11-24T16:07:00Z

12 airlines, retailers, and freight operators poised to win big in a historic holiday season shipping meltdown

The global shipping network is so out of whack, hot tubs are riding as air cargo. Players like Amazon, UPS, and Maersk are reaping the benefits.
Premium Transportation 2020-11-24T15:09:00Z

10 times Elon Musk proved Tesla doesn't need advertising

Tesla and Elon Musk enjoy goodwill and earned advertising — not only from fans and buyers, but also from Musk's other companies and celebrity status.
Transportation 2020-11-24T14:30:00Z

How we travel now: a guide for getting from here to there in a suddenly static world

We've past few months thinking about how get around amid a pandemic that makes a hazard of movement and connection, and what it means for our future.
Transportation 2020-11-24T14:24:00Z

Car rentals alternatives are disappearing at a time when people need them most — here are 8 that still exist

You don't always have to rely on traditional rental companies like Hertz, Enterprise, or Avis to rent a car and get out of town.
Transportation 2020-11-24T14:22:00Z
Transportation 2020-11-24T14:19:00Z

Henrik Fisker wants to lease you an electric car for no-strings-attached road trips

The new electric-car maker is going after younger buyers who have different expectations about personal mobility than previous generations.
Transportation 2020-11-24T14:15:00Z

COVID-19 has ushered in a new kind of vacation: the ultra-exclusive road trip for the uber-wealthy traveler

The partnership of two luxury travel companies allows the rich to get away from 合约数字币和虚拟币home in style, comfort, and safety.
Transportation 2020-11-24T14:13:00Z

Here's everything you need to know and check before returning to the skies this holiday season

Travelers taking to the skies for the first time since before the pandemic should be prepared for fewer options, crowded flights, and quarantines.
Tech 2020-11-24T14:12:00Z

Elon Musk just became the second-richest person in the world, second only to Jeff Bezos. It's the latest development in a 15-year rivalry between 2 of the world's most powerful CEOs.

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos mainly feud over their respective space ambitions, but Musk needled Bezos over Amazon's business decisions.
Transportation 2020-11-24T14:09:00Z

Architects are designing the airports of the future as the coronavirus pandemic forces new thinking on how we travel - take a look

Flyers may someday take individual pods directly from the terminal to their planes while security and border checks are virtually conducted.
Premium Transportation 2020-11-24T14:05:00Z

COVID-19 has created a once-in-a-lifetime crisis for Carnival and Royal Caribbean, but after surviving hijackings and shipwrecks, the industry looks unsinkable

Loyal customers and aggressive fundraising should allow the likes of Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
Transportation 2020-11-24T14:02:00Z

Americans can now travel to 64 nations for vacation and tourism — here's the list of every open country and how to get there

The United Kingdom, South Korea, Jamaica, Turkey, Bermuda, and other locales are allowing tourists from the US.
Transportation 2020-11-24T12:59:00Z

Delta just gave all of its employees 2 free flights to go anywhere in the world, including those on leave from the company during the pandemic

The flight passes can be used for a confirmed seat on any flight in Delta's network, even on the longest and most expensive flights.
Transportation 2020-11-24T12:17:00Z

How the refined new Mazda 3 Turbo is pivotal to Mazda's push to compete with the likes of Audi and Mercedes

Mazda was once known for its speedy Mazdaspeed lineup and its "Zoom-Zoom" tagline. But these days, the automaker is all about premium.
Science 2020-11-24T11:24:45Z

Shanghai's airport — the 11th-busiest in the world — ringfenced 17,700 employees for COVID-19 testing after finding 5 positive cases linked to the cargo unit

Shanghai Pudong International Airport has canceled hundreds of flights since testing began on Sunday. It is the second-busiest airport in China.
Transportation 2020-11-24T10:58:12Z

Millions of people are flying across the US for Thanksgiving, ignoring CDC advice

More than 3 million people travelled through US airports between Friday and Sunday, the Transportation Security Administration said.
Transportation 2020-11-24T04:12:05Z

New FAA documents reveal SpaceX's latest plans for launching Starship prototypes on suborbital flights from South Texas — and potential hurdles to orbit

SpaceX hopes to eventually fly Starships to orbit from Boca Chica, Texas, but it can't do so without Federal Aviation Administration approval.
Transportation 2020-11-23T21:48:00Z

General Motors reverses course and says it no longer backs Trump's bid to fight California's new emissions rules

In 2019, GM joined the Trump administration's bid to bar California from setting its own emissions rules for vehicles.
Travel 2020-11-23T21:30:00Z

How Delta flight attendants are trained

Delta flight attendants go through an intense training course to learn how to deal with emergency landings, evacuations, and medical emergencies.
Transportation 2020-11-23T20:55:26Z

A researcher managed to 'steal' a Tesla in 90 seconds with a $300 bluetooth kit

Tesla patches security vulnerabilities after a researcher managed to steal a Model X in 90 seconds with a $300 bluetooth kit.
Transportation 2020-11-23T19:40:14Z

Rivian's first batch of electric pickups and SUVs is already sold out as the Amazon-backed EV startup faces production constraints

Rivian's limited production capacity means most buyers won't take delivery until 2022, Bloomberg reports.
Transportation 2020-11-23T18:48:08Z

Frontier Airlines is launching 19 new routes and expanding to 3 new cities in 2021 with a new shortest route at 167 nautical miles — here's the full list

The focus of this expansion is cheap weekend getaways with flights to vacation destinations in the US, Caribbean, and Mexico.
Premium Transportation 2020-11-23T18:06:00Z

Travis Kalanick believed mastering self-driving cars was a matter of life-or-death for Uber. His replacement might dump the autonomous strategy altogether.

It's less clear why Aurora would want to take on ATG, but the startup could benefit from access to ATG's workforce and gain a helpful investor.
Premium Transportation 2020-11-23T16:57:00Z

Online car auctions have seen a pandemic boom, partly because buyers want to move money into alternative assets

Seven-figure Ferraris? Yep. Online car auctions are going strong, partially because their target buyers aren't traveling and have extra cash to spend.
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