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Amazon begins testing Rivian delivery trucks in LA

Amazon begins testing Rivian delivery trucks in LA

Amazon has begun initial testing of Rivian's e-delivery truck, developed specifically for the eCommerce giant, in parts of Los Angeles. The vehicle is currently being tested on some delivery routes, with plans to deploy the e-truck in 15 more cities by the end of the year.

Fisker to open brand centres in USA and Europe in 2022

Fisker to open brand centres in USA and Europe in 2022

Fisker has released details on its plans for offices in the U.S. and Europe, with the first so-called "Brand Experience Center" set to open in Los Angeles in the first half of 2022, followed by a center in Munich. In addition, Fisker is naming a price orientation for Ocean in Germany for the first time.

Electrify America and NFI plan HPC project for e-trucks in California

Electrify America and NFI plan HPC project for e-trucks in California

Volkswagen subsidiary Electrify America and NFI Industries are planning the nation's largest charging infrastructure project in the U.S. to support heavy-duty electric trucks, with plans to build 34 HPC chargers for e-trucks by the end of 2023.

Kia unveils large E-SUV in LA

Kia unveils large E-SUV in LA

Following in Hyundai's footsteps, Kia has now also announced an all-electric large SUV model, with a preview in the form of a concept car to be unveiled at AutoMobility LA on November 17 with the Kia Concept EV9, for which Kia has released preliminary renderings.

Kenworth wins largest e-truck order to date

Kenworth wins largest e-truck order to date

US manufacturer Kenworth has announced its largest ever order for e-trucks. Jack Khudikyan, owner of logistics companies AJR Trucking and MDB Transportation, has ordered 15 Kenworth T680Es and ten Kenworth K270Es to be deployed in Los Angeles.

Will LA soon ban the construction of new gas stations?

Will LA soon ban the construction of new gas stations?

The Californian metropolis of Los Angeles could become the largest city yet to ban the construction of new petrol stations, with a policy currently being drafted, according to a report in the Guardian.