2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid debuts at Los Angeles Auto Show

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After recently debuting the all-new fifth generation Sportage, Kia has unveiled an electrified version of the brand’s longest running nameplate at the Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS).

Mercedes-Benz and Bosch showcase automated valet parking with EQS at InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown hotel

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Mercedes-Benz and Bosch showcased automated valet parking at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown featuring the all-electric EQS sedan from Mercedes-EQ. Automated valet parking technology from Bosch and Mercedes-Benz is at the core of the demonstration in Los Angeles.


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Los Angeles Auto Show 2021 debuts electric vehicles from Nov 19-28 

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Los Angeles Auto Show 2021 debuts electric vehicles from Nov 19-28 . Los Angeles Auto Show is back again after the pandemic break, it’s one of the major automotive events that is happening physically. Los Angeles Auto Show.

Electrify America selects Long Beach and the Wilmington neighborhood of Los Angeles for $25M investment

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Electrify America selected Long Beach and the Wilmington neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles as its second “Green City” investment. In 2021, with a shipping mega-boom underway, the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach—the busiest port complex in the nation—set a new all-time high in May of inbound containers, showcasing the importance of transportation activity in the region.

Port of Los Angeles rolls out $82.5M hydrogen fuel cell electric freight demonstration; Toyota fuel cell technology

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The Port of Los Angeles and its partners rolled out five new hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) and introduced two hydrogen fueling stations. The Port of Los Angeles has remained open with all terminals operational throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Los Angeles launches New Mobility Challenge 2018

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For the second year running, Los Angeles is inviting innovative and environmentally-friendly entrepreneurs from around the world to push the envelope on urban mobility solutions from ride-sharing and zero-emission electric bikes and scooters to self-driving vehicles and flying cars. This year’s edition is also supported by The Los Angeles Department of Transportation, French Tech-Los Angeles, Starburst Accelerator, Fontinalis Partners, Trucks VC, and Autotech Ventures.

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Event: City of Los Angeles Taking Green To the Streets

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The route to electrification is now going through the City of Los Angeles. “Los Angeles is a laboratory for innovation and new technology–a place that is always guiding the future,” LA Mayor Eric Garcetti said at the opening.

Overair is the latest eVTOL company working to bring urban air mobility to Los Angeles


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.

Vinfast aims to deliver U.S. EVs by end of 2022, establishes Los Angeles headquarters

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With a splashy introduction at the 2021 Los Angeles auto show, Vietnamese auto manufacturer Vinfast detailed its plans to bring a pair of electric SUVs to the United States and establish a foothold in the U.S.

Los Angeles Metro orders 100 electric buses

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) has ordered 35 buses and has the option to purchase an additional 65. Los Angeles California mass transit electric BusesAs part of its bid to go green, America's second-largest bus system has placed an order for up to 100 New Flyer Xcelsior Charge all-electric buses.

Volocopter shares plan to bring eVTOL urban air mobility to US starting with Los Angeles


Urban Air Mobility (UAM) specialist Volocopter has recently announced a partnership with Urban Movement Labs (UML) to explore the potential of implementing UAM solutions in the Los Angeles area.

Los Angeles Mayor launches phase two of Metro NextGen Bus Plan

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Mayor Eric Garcetti launched the second phase of the Metro NextGen Bus Plan , a strategy to boost ridership through faster, more reliable, and more frequent service as riders return to the system. The second phase of the NextGen Bus Plan brings hundreds of new bus trips on weekdays and weekends, with a focus on additional mid-day bus service. The new phase also streamlines eight Metro Rapid Lines with local transit operators, increases annual revenue service hours from 5.6 million to 6.5

Researchers map CO2 emissions for entire Los Angeles Megacity to help improve environmental policymaking

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A team from Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University, the University of Michigan, the National Institute of Standardized Technology (NIST) and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory have developed a high-resolution, bottom-up emissions map that includes every building and road in the Los Angeles megacity basin for a total of 176 million tons of CO 2 per year. And if we can do this for the entire Los Angeles Megacity, we can do it anywhere in the United States.

Los Angeles-Long Beach Port trucking company replacing entire diesel truck fleet with near-zero emissions natural gas trucks, RNG

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The announcement was made in conjunction with the non-profit Coalition for Clean Air (CCA) to raise awareness of the importance of natural and renewable gas trucking to help improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions the Los Angeles region, especially at the LA and Long Beach ports. In any given month, 13,000 to 14,000 trucks call at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, emitting roughly 2,600 tons per year of smog-causing nitrogen-oxide emissions.

Bolloré launching BlueLA electric car sharing service in Los Angeles

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A little more than a year after the launch of BlueIndy, the all-electric car sharing service in Indianapolis ( earlier post ), the Bolloré is opening BlueLA electric car-sharing in Los Angeles, California. BlueLA will be available in the communities of Westlake, Pico Union, portions of Koreatown, areas north of the University of Southern California, and portions of Downtown Los Angeles.

First electric fire truck in US finds a buyer: Los Angeles

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Case in point: The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) will be the first North American agency to take delivery of an electric fire.

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Motional to begin robotaxi testing with Hyundai Ioniq 5 in Los Angeles


Driverless tech company Motional announced the expansion of its West Coast operations, including public road testing of its next-generation robotaxi in Los Angeles under an agreement with Lyft.

Green Car Preview: 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

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Media days for the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show begin next week, which means a new round of production and concept cars is about to be revealed. So far, it looks like the Los Angeles show will be a little light on hybrids and plug-in electric cars. Los Angeles Auto ShowBut there will still be several fuel-efficient models of note debuting there. DON'T MISS: Expect A.

Mercedes-Benz showcases its Intelligent Park Pilot technology in Los Angeles, demonstrating an EQS autonomously valet itself


During a live demonstration at the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, Mercedes-Benz and Bosch offered a glimpse into the future in which our EVs will valet themselves.

KLM to operate biofuel flights out of Los Angeles

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has signed a three-year contract for the supply of sustainable biofuel in Los Angeles. Los Angeles is the world’s second airport that has incorporated biofuel into its regular refueling process. SkyNRG supplies the sustainable biofuel, which is made from used cooking oil by AltAir Fuels in Los Angeles. KLM will purchase sustainable biofuel for all its flights at this airport for a period of three years.

See Kia EV6 At The 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show


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Three Rivian R1T Electric Trucks Spotted Heading To Los Angeles


Supposedly those are production vehicles, ready for customer delivery

2016 Los Angeles Auto Show green-car preview

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The 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show gets underway this week, and a few notable green cars are expected to debut there. Los Angeles Auto Show new carsThe current popularity of crossover utility vehicles is evident in the numerous new or redesigned crossover models lined for the L.A. show. A smattering of other models will debut as well, but crossovers could very well represent the.

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2018 Ford EcoSport unveiled at 2016 Los Angeles auto show

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Los Angeles Auto ShowLike most things at Ford that don't have GT or RS in their name these days, the new Ford EcoSport is about 90% hype and 10% car. Fortunately, underneath all that ad-speak, it's a cute little thing, with some cool features. If Ford can deliver it with the right driving experience, for the right price, those in the market for a fun and functional.

First Look At The 2023 Nissan Ariya At The Los Angeles Auto Show


The Ariya is at the Los Angeles Auto Show, but deliveries in the U.S. will not start until about a year

EPA requires trucking companies to reduce air pollution near Los Angeles schools as part of emissions violation settlement

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As part of the settlement, the companies will spend $575,000 on air filtration systems at schools in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. EPA made the announcement at an event at Eastman Avenue Elementary School in Los Angeles, Calif., EPA was joined by the California Air Resources Board, the South Coast Air Quality Management District, and the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Los Angeles wants to pave its streets with recycled plastic

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Many, many peoples' trash may become Los Angeles' treasure, as the city is currently mulling a proposal to use waste plastic in the creation of bitumen—the glue that holds asphalt together. Los Angeles is in talks with Silicon Valley- and Saudi Arabia-based Technisoil⁠, which specializes in alternative landscaping products, to put.

Los Angeles City Council approves development plan for 10,000 city-owned EVs


The Los Angeles City Council is putting forth a plan to expand the number of city-owned electric vehicles to at least 10,000 and deploy a sizeable charging infrastructure for EVs throughout the city. The proposal was passed by a 12-0 vote, according to NBC Los Angeles.

Port of Los Angeles sets new record for highest monthly container volumes; 924,225 TEUs in November

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The Port of Los Angeles moved 924,225 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in November, the most containerized monthly cargo the Port has processed during its 110-year history. The Port of Los Angeles is on track to be the first Western Hemisphere port to exceed 9 million TEUs in a calendar year. Four vessels calling in Los Angeles each discharged and loaded more than 23,000 TEUs in November, all close to October’s 24,308 TEU record set last month in Los Angeles.

Kia Concept EV9 At The 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show


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Hyundai Seven Concept At The 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show


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Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation expanding digital pilot throughout Port

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Less than one year since launching the first digital solution to keep cargo flowing efficiently through America’s largest container port, the Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation are expanding the program to include all container terminals and shipping lines at the Port. Because of the pilot’s success, the Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation have agreed to new commercial agreements worth up to nearly $12 million and extended their relationship for at least five years.

CARB preliminarily awards Port of Los Angeles $41M to launch zero-emissions hydrogen-fuel-cell-electric freight project; total cost $83M

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has preliminarily awarded $41 million to the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) for the Zero-Emission and Near Zero-Emission Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) project. The Port of Los Angeles will develop the project in several phases, ultimately encompassing initiatives in Southern California, the Central Coast Area, and Merced County.

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Scion C-HR Concept: Live Photos From Los Angeles Auto Show

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But there's a third model coming, the brand's first-ever crossover utility vehicle, and today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota's "youth brand" unveiled a concept for that vehicle. Los Angeles Auto Show Future Cars subcompactWith its iA subcompact sedan and iM compact hatchback launched, Scion is now starting to reap the benefits of its first mainstream new models in several years.

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Electrify America Celebrates “Green City” Selection of Long Beach and the Wilmington Neighborhood of the City of Los Angeles for $25 Million Investment

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Port of Los Angeles surpasses 2023 pollution reduction targets five years ahead of schedule; NOx down 60% from 2005

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Emissions of NO x , a key component of smog, at the Port of Los Angeles are down 60% compared to 2005 emissions levels. —Chris Cannon, Director of Environmental Management for the Port of Los Angeles. The newly released 2017 Inventory of Air Emissions shows the Port set new record lows for emissions reductions while its container volume reached an all-time high of 9.34 million Twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs). Source: 2017 Inventory of Air Emissions.

Port of Los Angeles implementing Environmental Ship Index (ESI) program

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The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners formally approved an Environmental Ship Index (ESI) program to take effect 1 July, becoming the first seaport in North America and the Pacific Rim to do so. The Port of Los Angeles developed its ESI with input from the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association and other stakeholders. Deploying ships with a Tier II or Tier III engine to the Port of Los Angeles.