The Week in Mobility News — 09 October

  • House Democrats tackle Big Tech’s “monopolies” — Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google
  • Daniel Ek, the founder of Spotify, has committed to investing €1bn of his fortune in European deeptech ”moonshot projects”
  • Kiwibot partners with Sodexo to roll out delivery robots at the University of Denver
  • The electric MPV from Peugeout is now taking orders in the UK
  • Octopus Energy has outlined its plan to make the UK the “Silicon Valley of energy” with plans for a new technology, data science and AI centre in Manchester
  • Stockholm-based Einride raises €8.5 million to expand its freight service using driverless e-vehicles
  • Uber Freight, Uber’s logistics arm, raised $500 Million raising its valuation to $3.3 billion
  • Via acquires delivery logistics startup Fleetonomy to bolst fulfilment using Fleetonomy’s demand prediction and fleet utilization tools
  • How Amazon hid its safety crisis between robots and humans in warehouses
  • Amazon unveils its new electric delivery vans built by Rivian

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