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Friday, 18 September 2020 17:34

Amazon Deploys 10 Lion Electric Trucks

Amazon announced it will deploy 10 all-electric trucks from Lion Electric this fall in California as part of its electrification initiative, mostly based on 100,000 Rivian EV vans by 2030, the first tp be deploysed in 2021.

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Spet. 17 signed two bills as part of his worker protection package, SB 1159 by Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, and AB 685 by Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes, D-San Bernardino.

Three suspects are at large after being charged with insurance fraud and conspiracy for their alleged involvement in an automobile insurance fraud scheme where they staged vehicle damage in order to submit bogus vandalism claims for undeserved insurance payouts.

David Glawe, president and CEO of the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), issued the following statement in response to Hawaii Gov. David Ige signing Senate Bill 2384. 

The Boring Company, an entity owned by Elon Musk, is poised to have its Las Vegas Convention Center loop expanded to more portions of the Sin City, after the area’s monorail filed for bankruptcy.

Fix Auto USA on Sept. 15 announced its newest location in the growing network, Fix Auto Clackamas in Portland, OR.

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