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Tuesday, 22 March 2022 09:06

Former Tesla Employee Opens Third-Party EV Repair Business in Seattle

Written by Nehal Malik, Tesla North

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Carl Medlock, who was once a territory manager for Tesla, today owns Medlock & Sons, an aftermarket repair shop in Seattle, WA, that exclusively services electric vehicles (EVs).

Monday, 21 March 2022 10:43

LAPD Offers $1,000 Reward for Info on Flying Tesla Model S Driver

Written by Maria Merano, Teslarati

 

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The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is offering a $1,000 reward for any information that could lead to the driver’s arrest behind a flying Tesla incident. 

Thursday, 17 March 2022 16:47

L.A. Residents Furious at Auto Repair Shop Parking Exotics on Neighborhood Streets

Written by Brad Anderson, CarScoops

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Residents in the Los Angeles area of Silver Lake have been struggling with limited parking for more than 20 years, largely because of one local car repair center.

Thursday, 17 March 2022 14:52

California Lawmakers Propose $400 Gas Rebate to Pay Nation's Highest Gas Prices

Written by Madison Hirneisen, The Center Square

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A group of Democratic lawmakers unveiled a proposal March 17 to send $400 rebates to every California taxpayer to bring relief to consumers amidst record-high prices at the pump.

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For 50 years, TABC has led the way for Toyota's manufacturing operations in North America.

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Three industry veterans have been appointed to CAWA’s Manufacturers Advisory Council: Russel Kruse of Wells Vehicle Electronics, Ryan Maas of ENEOS and Dave Stewart of Dorman Products.