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Los Angeles Mayor Gets Serious About Public Transit

April 29th, 2015 | by Susanna Schick

Last week, Move LA invited Mayor Eric Garcetti and many other esteemed guests to discuss the potential for Measure R2, the next step in funding (fixing) Los Angeles’ transportation woes. Measure R is a half percent sales tax approved in 2008, slated to bring in as much as $40 billion over 30 years. Since 2008, it has helped rapidly increase LA’s metro system


National Drive Electric Week Revs Up

September 10th, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

Next Monday begins National Drive Electric Week, a chance for EV enthusiasts to give the interested a curious a chance test drive a plug-in vehicle


Plug In Day 2013 | Los Angeles Plugs In At The Port

October 2nd, 2013 | by Susanna Schick

This year's Plug-In Day celebration may not have had hunky models riding motorcycles, but there were a lot more EV owners present. 216 signed up, mostly LEAF owners. We took over a parking lot near the Catalina Express, with a lovely view of one of the cleanest and busiest shipping ports in the world


Forget the Prius Effect- Here Comes The Matrix Effect

July 1st, 2013 | by Susanna Schick

I was invited, at Ford's expense, to attend their "Further With Ford" conference. We were treated to a delightful first-class event. However, let me preface this article with a caveat. I have always hated cars. My most recurring nightmare as a child was being chased by cars. My primary form of transportation is my electric motorcycle, because I value Freedom. The car comes in a distant 3rd, mainly reserved for road trips to the racetrack. If it weren't for the money it makes on Relay Rides and Zimride, I'd probably sell it


Tesla Not Allowed To Sell Its Own Cars In Virginia

April 26th, 2013 | by Nicholas Brown

So far Tesla has won lawsuits in several states giving it the right to sell its cars directly to customers, and it is pursuing the cause in other states as well. But Virginia recently slapped down Tesla's attempt to sell its electric Model S directly to customers. Can Tesla overcome this setback


Fisker Seeking Chinese Savior By Next Month

January 29th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Sometimes it feels like we are picking on Fisker, because for the past year it has been one bad, sad news story after another. But it is hard to deny that Fisker faces a grim outlook unless they can get a much-needed injection of cash. This means the U.S. based automaker, which builds and ships cars over from Finland, has gone to China in search of funding...and they may have found it



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