How would you drive if your car insurance rate adjuster was in your passenger's seat? That question is the premise behind Just Auto Insurance, a Brentwood-based startup that offers data driven, pre-paid and pay-per-mile car insurance.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare many defects in our society, but chief among them may be the fragility of our supply chains. From toilet paper to bicycles to lumber, the virus has shown that even relatively minor disruptions to the chain can cause long-term shortages of important goods.

In Los Angeles, a San Francisco-based autonomous trucking company is carrying out a new pilot program with computer hardware giant HP Inc. In the next couple of years, the startup wants to reduce emissions and transit times in HP's supply chains. And if it's successful, expand the model to other companies.

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Irvine-based electric vehicle startup Rivian announced Friday it filed to go public through an initial public offering.

The company provided limited details, saying it has submitted a draft S-1 to the Securities and Exchange Commission, but the "size and price range for the proposed offering have yet to be determined."

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