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Amazon backed out of taking a stake in Argo; then it folded

Ford, VW shuttered venture after retailer’s interest waned

Amazon moves to take down seatbelt alarm blockers [UPDATE]

Discontinues them in India, calling them 'unsafe,' but they had remained for sale here

Amazon-owned Zoox seeks to test self-driving robotaxis in California

'We can compete with ... Uber and Lyft and make money and be very cost competitive'

Ford's Hau Thai-Tang, Frederiek Toney retiring to make way for Amazon exec

Chief engineer of Mustang and other big projects, VP of customer service to leave

'The Terminal List' from Amazon Prime features several cool vehicles

The show isn't for gearheads, per se, but it's heavy on neat wheels plus the Rezvani Tank

Amazon to buy Stellantis EV vans, provide digital cockpits

The delivery vans are in addition to the 100,000 coming from Rivian

Rivian Amazon Prime delivery van details found in NHTSA VIN document

Two variants, three sizes denoted by cargo capacity, and hopes for a cameo in 'Cars'

Amazon is in talks to buy stake in AI truck-driving startup Plus

It also ordered 1,000 autonomous driving systems from Plus

Ford F-150, Mach-E, Bronco and more will get Amazon Alexa

Vehicles with SYNC-4 can use it hands-free for everything except streaming music

Amazon's Jeff Bezos backs corporate tax increase to pay for infrastructure

Biden had singled out Amazon for using loopholes to pay no federal income tax

Tesla co-founder J.B. Straubel aims to build world's top battery recycler

Redwood Materials will partner with Panasonic and Amazon

Straubel aims to leverage two partnerships, one with Panasonic Corp , the Japanese battery manufacturer that is teamed with Tesla at the Nevada gigafactory, and one announced weeks ago with e-commerce giant Amazon . With production of electric vehicles and batteries about to explode, Straubel says his ultimate goal is to "make a material impact on sustainability, at an industrial scale."

Amazon orders 1,800 Mercedes-Benz electric vans for European deliveries

The tally stands at 1,800 from Mercedes, 100,000 from Rivian

A majority of the electric vehicles from Daimler AG's car and vans division will go into service this year, the company said, adding that it had ordered 1,200 of Mercedes-Benz's larger eSprinter models and 600 of the midsize eVitos. The order is the largest for Mercedes-Benz's electric vehicles to date and includes 800 vans for Germany and 500 for the United Kingdom. It is dwarfed, however, by Amazon's recent order for 100,000 electric delivery vans from Rivian Automotive LLC, a startup it has

Amazon begins rolling out bigger UPS and FedEx-style delivery trucks

Ordered over 2,200 walk-in trucks from Shyft Group

Amazon.com is launching a new fleet of bigger, boxier trucks like those favoured by rival package carriers United Parcel Service Inc and FedEx Corp , as it fights to fix widespread pandemic-fueled delivery delays that sent customers into the arms of competitors like Walmart Inc . The world's largest online retailer ordered more than 2,200 heavy-duty Utilimaster "walk-in" delivery trucks from Shyft Group , a Michigan-based speciality vehicle company, an Ama

Amazon buying self-driving startup Zoox for over $1 billion

Company's invested in Aurora Innovation, too

The report did not mention the exact purchase price and added Amazon is unlikely to disclose it when the deal is announced, likely to be on Friday. A majority of Zoox investors are getting their money back, with some making a positive return, the report added. Lux Capital, DFJ and Atlassian co-founder Michael Cannon-Brooks are some of the investors.

NYC wants to replace delivery trucks with bicycles

UPS, Amazon and DHL have signed up for the cargo bike pilot program

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