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Electrify America selects Long Beach-Wilmington for $25M investment in EV drayage trucks
LAEDC celebrates the Green City status announced on June 24th, which means significant EV drayage truck infrastructure investment is coming
EV funding in Governor Newsom’s budget will create jobs, address climate change, address equity and grow local industry
The investment recognizes that moving swiftly to reduce GHGs is essential, positions CA to grow well-paying jobs, strengthens a future-forward competitive green industry, and provides health benefits for all.
UK and Los Angeles collaboration on climate action creates opportunity: WTCLA event recap
As California sees federal support for sustainability, and the UK looks to California fresh from Brexit, both see opportunity in global collaboration on climate investment and innovation.
EV charging companies talk future, jobs, equity at e4 Council meeting
E4 explored emerging companies, workforce opportunities and equity in non-vehicle EV companies which make electric cars more accessible: charging solutions companies, mobile-phone apps, last-mile EV transit solution businesses.
Maximum acceleration in ZEV policy: e4 meeting highlighted collaboration
Participants explored policy priorities and agreed that LA’s ZEV industry is ripe to accelerate even further because of the new federal administration and our governor and state budget, priorities and policies.
ZEV automotive technician career opportunity strong, says Tesla at E4 meeting
Talent pipelines and diversity were discussed at the e4 meeting Nov 12th, on the topic of Cool Jobs in a Hot Industry: Tesla and ZEVs. The meeting’s purpose was to advance equitable access to well-paying jobs
Local government policies are key to EV adoption: Findings from e4 Policy Committee meeting
Industry experts offered next steps local governments can take to comply with Governor Newsom’s EV order and support more EV adoption, at the e4 Mobility Alliance meeting held on October 22nd.
Clean Transportation Equity, Jobs, and Economic Recovery: LAEDC speaks at CEC Workshop
LAEDC’s Jessica Ku Kim spoke at the California Energy Commission (CEC) Workshop meeting (webinar) on August 19th on the topic of economic recovery related to the California clean transportation industry.
LA’s EV companies on the move: Canoo to go public on NASDAQ, Xos Trucks raises $20M
Two electric vehicle OEMs in LA County have this week announced major financial deals, extending the region’s investment in EV innovation. With a plethora of EV makers including a number … Continued
SUPPORT: Assembly Bill AB 326, Electric Vehicle Manufacturers
AB 326 helps Californians afford EVs and supports well-paying jobs for Californians. July 27, 2020 Assembly Member Al Muratsuchi State Capitol P.O. Box 942849 Room 2179 Sacramento, CA 94249-0066 RE: … Continued
Recap: Future Forum – Future of Electric Mobility zoom event included workforce discussion
Speakers from Uber Air, LA-based XOS electric trucks, CA-based Ampaire electric planes, Formula-E racing, and LAEDC discussed the major advances underway in electrification of transportation, as well as the needs of the industry from a workforce development perspective.
LAEDC report: California and SoCal EV Industry is growing, giving region global competitive advantage
Southern California EV industry grows to 120,000 direct jobs; 276,000 in California, according to LAEDC report
California EV sector driving growth of nation’s automotive industry, shifting future locus of the industry to California and Los Angeles
With 276,000 EV industry jobs in the state and 120,000 jobs in SoCal, EV adoption is only part of the story LOS ANGELES, CA (November 15, 2019) – The Electric … Continued
Recap: e4 Mobility Alliance Meeting on Women Advancing Transportation
On August 15th, LAEDC’s e4 Mobility Alliance convened business leaders from NEXT Trucking, Fisker, Canoo, Faraday Future, and the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office around a dynamic conversation about the opportunities … Continued
SCE new $356M charging program will enable electric trucks, buses and other large vehicles
LAEDC’s e4 Mobility Alliance has for years supported the development of the local EV industry, so we are pleased to congratulate Southern California Edison (SCE) on a new $356 million … Continued
Recap: e4 Mobility Alliance Meeting on New Modes of Vehicle Usage
On May 9th, LAEDC’s e4 Mobility Alliance convened leaders from Canoo, HopSkipDrive, BlueLA, Spin, Borrow, and HyreCar for a dynamic conversation around new modes of vehicle usage. Hosted by Nixon … Continued
ACT clean transportation expo supports e4 goals
As LAEDC’s e4 Mobility Alliance continues to foster growth of the new mobility industry and related jobs in LA, we are pleased to welcome back the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) … Continued
LAEDC e4 Mobility Alliance Gains Two New Co-Chairs, John Rossant and Justine Johnson
LA’s advanced transportation sector got another boost this week as the e4 Mobility Alliance industry council dedicated to growing the region’s electric and autonomous vehicle ecosystem gained two new Co-Chairs, … Continued
Recap: e4 Mobility Alliance Meeting with EV Charging Leaders
On January 24th, LAEDC’s e4 Mobility Alliance convened leaders from Southern California Edison (SCE), EVgo, EV Connect, Greenlots, ChargePoint, and Los Angeles Trade-Technical College (LATTC) for a robust conversation around … Continued
Judy’s Advanced Transportation Journey
Our Director of Advanced Transportation, Aerospace & Defense Industry Cluster Development, recently purchased a new Urb-e electric scooter. The Urb-e, which is designed and made in Pasadena, takes Judy from … Continued
Next Wave of Ridesharing Platforms, Related Business, Explored by e4 Mobility Alliance
LAEDC’s e4 Mobility Alliance brought together businesses with agencies involved in advanced transportation, to explore project and procurement opportunities in LA’s fast evolving ridesharing category. Many of the local businesses … Continued
Electric Bus Manufacturing is Bringing Good Paying Jobs Back to LA County
By: Stella Li, President of BYD Motors This summer, the LA Metro board made a bold statement with a commitment to adopt an entirely zero-emission bus fleet by 2030. This … Continued
AB 1082 and AB 1083 (Burke) Would Increase Electric Vehicle Adoption
AB 1082 and 1083 together support growth in the EV consumer market by making charging stations more accessible. This aligns with LAEDC’s support of the advanced transportation industry cluster. Read … Continued