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Southern California Driving Electric Surge, Too

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I’ve mentioned before BYD’s expansion into LA.  BYD plans to sell its all-electric car, the e6, in the U.S. later this year. The Wall Street Journal notes BYD benefited from Beijing’s stimulus measures last year to encourage auto purchases during … Continue reading »


Politics in a Plastic Bag

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In the waning days of California’s legislative session, as a stampede of bills heads to the checkout counters, a proposed ban on plastic bags captures the attention of the Sacramento Bee today. First, there’s a follow-the-money story, in which we … Continue reading »


Sing the Song of the Electric

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Elon Musk was on sister station KCRW in Santa Monica earlier this week, talking about Tesla’s decision to manufacture in Fremont. Downey – within broadcasting range – was crestfallen, as you might imagine, so Musk chose his words cautiously. Without … Continue reading »