Boundary Layer pivots from container ships to hydrofoiling personal watercraft

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Boundary Layer, which was gunning for local air freight, and announced a slew of launch partners earlier this year, today announced a shift in strategy, with some high-performance foiling personal watercraft. Think low-flying SeaDoo, and you’ve got the right idea. The new product is called Valo, and will be able to carry a couple of […]

Boundary Layer pivots from container ships to hydrofoiling personal watercraft by Haje Jan Kamps originally published on TechCrunch

iPhone users can share car keys in Wallet with non-iPhone users

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Apple iPhone users with iOS 16.1 software can now share car keys in their Wallet with non-iPhone users, starting with Google Pixel devices. In the future, that capability will extend to other devices with Android 12+, according to Apple. Apple says it has been working with the Internet Engineering Task Force and other industry players […]

iPhone users can share car keys in Wallet with non-iPhone users by Rebecca Bellan originally published on TechCrunch

Sony and Honda envision an EV that entertains while it takes the wheel

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Sony and Honda have officially launched their joint mobility venture that aims to start delivering premium electric vehicles with automated driving capabilities in the United States in the spring of 2026, followed by Japan in the second half of 2026. The joint venture from hardware, software and entertainment conglomerate Sony and automaker Honda to produce…

BMW will use Amazon Alexa to build its next voice assistant

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Amazon Alexa will be the foundation of BMW’s next-generation voice assistant, the companies announced Wednesday at Amazon’s annual Devices and Services launch event. The German automaker and Amazon are have had a relationship for years now. BMW started offering the Alexa assistant in select cars starting in 2018 and the partnership has grown from there. […]

BMW will use Amazon Alexa to build its next voice assistant by Kirsten Korosec originally published on TechCrunch

Unagi launches the updated Model One Voyager, a subscribable scooter

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Unagi is perhaps best known for its Model One and its (now cancelled) Model Eleven scooter. Today, the company announced it has a new micro mobility transportation tool in the works, the Voyager. It packs significantly more range, power, acceleration, and smart mobile app features while keeping the lightweight and portable design of its predecessor. […]

Unagi launches the updated Model One Voyager, a subscribable scooter by Haje Jan Kamps originally published on TechCrunch

Escend is bringing neck-breaking micromobility to your feet

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Escend is a U.K.-based startup that must have figured that scooters were too big, instead deciding to shrink micromobility even further (what are we calling this — picomobility?), adding a battery pack and motors to rollerblades. The company started selling its ‘blades today. The blades use regenerative braking, and have been designed to last; between […]

Escend is bringing neck-breaking micromobility to your feet by Haje Jan Kamps originally published on TechCrunch