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Friday, 10 June 2022 08:56

Arizona to Spend $76.5M in EV Charging Stations on Highways

Written by Tom Joyce, The Center Square

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The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) plans to invest in electric vehicle charging stations in the coming years.

Thursday, 09 June 2022 16:02

Owners of EVs, Hybrids in Louisiana to Pay Annual Road Usage Fee

Written by Alex Reid, CarScoops

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Electric and hybrid vehicle owners in Louisiana will soon be paying a new fee in order to make it fairer for ICE owners, USA Today reported.

Thursday, 09 June 2022 09:43

Texas Resident Bought a $1M Hybrid Porsche, Taxpayers Subsidized it with a Rebate

Written by Brett Rowland, The Center Square

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A Texas taxpayer-funded electric vehicle rebate program gave a resident $2,500 for buying a rare hybrid Porsche that costs about $1 million. 

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CARSTAR, North America’s largest leading multi-store network of independently owned and operated collision repair facilities, announced the opening of two CARSTAR locations.

Monday, 06 June 2022 12:22

Tesla Snubbed by New Home State’s EV Rebate Program

Written by Simon Alvarez, Teslarati

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Tesla may consider Texas its new home after establishing a Gigafactory in the state, but the EV maker is still getting the cold shoulder from the local auto market.

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EOS Linx, a provider of solar-supported electric vehicle (EV) chargers with data-driven digital advertising displays, has partnered with the Lone Star Business Association Cooperative (LSBAC) to expand its EV charging network at petro-convenience stores across Texas.