Los Angeles Stories May 17

Electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) developer Overair announced a partnership with Urban Movement Labs (UML) to help expedite urban air mobility (UAM) in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The partnership is one of several with UML to collaborate with the city of Los Angeles to eventually implement eVTOL technology.

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Los Angeles Stories April 29, 2019

Los Angeles has updated its city sustainability plan with a number of ambitious goals for electric vehicles and renewable energy, calling it “L.A.’s Green New Deal.”

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Los Angeles Stories April 5, 2019

Los Angeles has set a number of future sustainability and renewable energy goals, and residential solar installation company Sunrun believes a “virtual power plant” based around home solar power and battery storage can help the city reach its marks.

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Los Angeles Stories September 11, 2018

The city of Los Angeles is working on a new plan to accelerate the electrification of transportation by the 2028 Olympics.

Tesla, BMW, Edison and a bunch of other industry players are partnering with Los Angeles to work on the plan. expand full story

Los Angeles Stories March 23, 2016

The Tesla Model 3 is seeing the most interest in these cities

Tesla will start taking reservations worldwide for the Model 3 in the morning of March 31st and the closer we get to the event, the more it looks like it will be an iPhone launch-like pandemonium. Coincidentally, Apple is also releasing its new iPhone SE on the same day, and a lot like it’s a less expensive version of its flagship phone, Tesla is also launching a less expensive product built on the knowledge it accumulated while developing its luxury sedan and SUV.

Los Angeles Stories March 3, 2016

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Tesla has yet to confirm exactly who will be able to attend the unveiling of the Model 3 on March 31st, but it did already invite the select few who won invitations through the automaker’s Model S referral program.

Through those first invitations, we now learn that the event will be held in Los Angeles. You can see the invite below. expand full story

Los Angeles Stories October 19, 2015

The Bavarian Police are now using all-electric BMW i3’s as police vehicles [Picture Gallery]

Electric vehicles are getting popular with law enforcement. After the LAPD announced the use of a fleet of electric vehicles including a Tesla and Zero Motorcycles being used by over 60 public service agencies, now the Bavarian Police took delivery earlier this month of 3 all-electric BMW i3’s to use as police vehicles.

Los Angeles Stories September 11, 2015

LAPD_TeslaLos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced a commitment to lease 288 electric vehicles, including 160 fully-electric vehicles (BEVs), which would give Los Angeles the largest city-owned fleet of pure electric vehicles. The city will also lease 128 plug-in hybrids (PHEVs).

100 of the BEVs will be used by the LAPD and the rest of the vehicles will go to the city’s Fire, General Services, and Water and Power departments. expand full story

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