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A Baldwin Hills, CA, man pleaded guilty Jan. 20 to a federal criminal charge for conning victims nationwide into giving him their high-end and exotic vehicles with bogus promises he would find other people to take over their car leases.

Monday, 24 January 2022 17:56

CAWA 2022 Scholarship Application Now Open

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CAWA announced the application is open for its 2022 scholarships, now through March 31.

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California's 2022 legislative session has begun and bills are starting to be introduced. 

Friday, 21 January 2022 18:25

Tesla Worker Collapses and Dies at Fremont Factory on Powertrain Line

Written by Joey Klender, Teslarati

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An employee at Tesla’s Fremont Factory in Northern California collapsed and died Jan. 19 while working on a powertrain line.

Wednesday, 19 January 2022 17:05

Tesla Driver Charged with Felony After Deadly Crash Killing 2

Written by Steven Loveday, Inside EVs

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According to a recent article in The Washington Post and also reported by Electrek, Reuters and other publications, a Tesla owner/driver has been charged with a felony after running a red light with Autopilot engaged, which caused a deadly crash, though it seems Autopilot isn't being blamed for the terrible situation.

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Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) is providing $100,000 in funding to EVmatch, a local electric vehicle (EV) charging software company, to support increased EV charging access to the public and people living in multi-unit residential housing.

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