Rapid Antigen Mobile Covid-19 Testing Coming to New York City: Bronx & Staten Island

As COVID-19 cases increase this holiday season, the NYC Test & Trace Corps announced the launch of rapid testing on mobile units to reach more communities in need of testing at no cost. The partnership with Rapid Reliable Testing (RRT), a subsidiary of Ambulnz, is introducing rapid antigen testing in two mobile testing units, with …

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Drivers Concerned About Pandemic, DUI & Other Risky Business

The Traffic Injury Research Foundation USA, Inc. (TIRF USA), in partnership with TIRF in Canada and with sponsorship from the Anheuser-Busch Foundation, released the sixth annual Road Safety Monitor (RSM) on alcohol-impaired driving. The survey takes the pulse of the nation regarding the alcohol-impaired driving issue by means of an online survey of a random, representative …

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Kia, Sirius XM & NBA will Deliver Money & Presents to Underserved

To spread some holiday cheer and provide welcome relief to those hit hardest by the pandemic, Kia Motors America, SiriusXM and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) will surprise families from underserved communities with holiday presents and monetary gifts, all delivered in Kia K5 midsize sedans. The deliveries, which will be made virtually by NBPA …

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Canoo Goes Public as GOEV & GOEVW

Canoo Holdings Ltd. (“Canoo”), a company developing breakthrough electric vehicles (“EV”) with a proprietary and highly versatile EV platform for personal and business use, and Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. IV (“HCAC”) (NASDAQ: HCAC, HCACW), a special purpose acquisition company, announced today the completion of their business combination (the “Business Combination”). The Business Combination was approved …

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Ouster Comes Out as Public $1.6 Billion

Ouster, Inc. (“Ouster”) a leading provider of high-resolution digital lidar sensors for the industrial automation, smart infrastructure, robotics, and automotive industries, and Colonnade Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: CLA) (“Colonnade”), a special purpose acquisition company, today announced their entry into a definitive merger agreement (the “Merger Agreement”). Upon closing of the business combination, the combined company will …

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Covid-19 Affecting December Travel with More Personal Vehicle Travel

The latest research from Cars.com reports nearly half of Americans (46%) plan to travel for December holidays.1 COVID-19 is increasingly impacting travel decisions and prompting the majority of travelers (66%) to use their personal vehicles as opposed to flying or taking mass transit.2 As virus cases continue to rise across the country, the number of …

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Zoox Self-Driving Vehicle is Bi—-Directional

Autonomous mobility company Zoox Inc. today revealed its fully functional, electric, autonomous vehicle that is designed for dense, urban environments. Zoox is the first in the industry to showcase a driving, purpose-built robotaxi capable of operating up to 75 miles per hour. Since its inception in 2014, Zoox has combined artificial intelligence, robotics, vehicle design, …

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