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Alexei Andreev joined Autotech ventures in 2015, after stints at other major VC firms in New York and California.

A transportation investor overseeing a $200 million portfolio reveals the biggest opportunities coming to the industry

Not only has Autotech Ventures backed Lyft, it gave founder John Zimmer a literal roof over his head when he moved to San Francisco.

Elon Musk said a Tesla car would be able to drive itself across the country by the end of 2017 — but it’s 2019, and that still hasn’...

Musk said he now expects Tesla cars will be able to operate without any driver intervention by the end of 2020.

Elon Musk wants to build a high-speed tunnel underneath Las Vegas, and it sounds like it’s going to actually happen

Elon Musk's tunnel would be ready in time for the Consumer Electronics Show in 2021.
Rachel Holt (left) and Ryan Rzepecki.

IGNITION 2018: Hear from execs at Uber and Jump Bikes as they chart the future of transportation

Rachel Holt and Ryan Rzepecki are leading the charge.

Elon Musk’s tunneling company just unveiled a plan to transport people in Los Angeles to Dodgers Stadium in only four minutes — but the ti...

Elon Musk's Boring Company has only sold merchandise so far. But this week, it announced plans to build a 3-mile tunnel that could transport people in Los Angeles to Dodgers Stadium in just four minutes. The timing of the announcement is curious to say the least.

Uber and Lyft are creating more traffic and congestion instead of reducing it, according to a new report

According to a report conducted by transportation analyst Bruce Schaller, ride hailing services like Uber and Lyft are actually making traffic worse rather than reducing it — contrary to the companies' claims.
One Turo host in San Francisco (not pictured) earned $40,000 in 2017 by leasing his 2016 Tesla Model X to strangers via the app.

People in San Francisco are leasing their Teslas and supercars to strangers in order to afford owning a car in one of the most expensive cities in Ame...

Turo is changing the economics of owning a car in cities like San Francisco. Car owners list their vehicles on the platform and lease them by the day. One "power host" says her new Tesla Model 3 costs her practically nothing because she recovers the cost by renting it to strangers via the Turo app.

Tesla produced three times as many Model 3s in Q2 as it did in Q1

At a total of 53,339 vehicles, Tesla's vehicle production is up 100% year-over-year, and for the first time more than half of those vehicles are Model 3s.
Anthony Levandowski

Anthony Levandowski, the engineer at the center of the Uber/Waymo legal battle, has been tied to another upcoming autonomous vehicle project

Levandowski, the former head of Uber's self-driving car research who was accused of stealing trade secrets from his previous employer, Waymo, was at the center of a scandal involving the two companies. He was fired from Uber — but TechCrunch has found that he's tied to a new autonomous car project.

Elon Musk bought $25 million worth of Tesla stock just a day after laying off 9% of Tesla employees

Elon Musk might have made his $25 million Tesla stock buy to convince employees and analysts that he's still all in on the company and the production of the Model 3 electric vehicle.