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Ford on Dec. 17 announced it is launching a new sustainable charging program that allows plug-in electric vehicle owners in California to opt into carbon-neutral charging at home, reducing their carbon footprint from energy used to power their vehicles. 

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Nikola Corporation on Dec. 17 delivered the first Nikola Tre battery-electric vehicle (BEV) pilot trucks to Total Transportation Services Inc. (TTSI), one of Southern California's prominent port trucking companies, to expedite zero-emission transportation solutions at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

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Polestar has opened a new retail location in Corte Madera, CA.

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Industrial Finishes & Systems Inc., a leading distributor of automotive paint, equipment and supplies, is pleased to announce the acquisition of S&H Car Color, Inc., in Seaside, CA.

Wednesday, 15 December 2021 17:45

Tesla Employee Arrested for Suspicious Death at Fremont, CA, Factory

Written by Maria Merano, Teslarati

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The Fremont, CA, Police Department issued a press release about the suspicious death at Tesla’s Fremont Factory discovered Dec. 13.

Wednesday, 15 December 2021 00:28

Uptick in Exotic Rental Crashes Could Lead to More Regulation

Written by Amy Hercher, Auto Rental News

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Nevada’s Clark County commissioners are looking to add more guidelines for renting a vehicle in the exotic rental industry, according to a report by CBS 8.