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First Electric Highway in U.S. Unveiled Near Ports of L.A. and Long Beach

Southern California Edison is helping to energize the project to support a cleaner energy future.
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Electric trolleys first appeared in Los Angeles in 1887 and ran until 1961. This marked the beginning of Los Angeles’ long history of electric transportation. It continued in 1990 with the opening of Metro’s light rail blue line, which uses overhead electric wires to power the trains.

Fast forward to 2017.  

Supporting and Honoring Our Veterans

by Bry Roth
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With Veteran’s Day just around the corner, we wanted to pause and take a moment to reflect and share our thanks to those who’ve dedicated their lives in service to our great country. We’re proud of the many men and women in the armed forces who’ve fought and continue to fight for freedom.

LA Galaxy and The Partnership for A Healthier America Team up for a Second Year in Support of “Drink Up” Initiative to Encourage Water Consumption Across Los Angeles

Partnership Brings Engaging Community Events and Water Consumption Awareness to Hispanic Communities Across East Los Angeles As a Part of Drink Up’s Ongoing Advertising Campaign, “H20 Claro™”
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LOS ANGELES, September 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The LA Galaxy and the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), a non-profit organization that works with the private sector to make healthier choices easier for busy parents and families, and an official partner of the club, are teaming up for a second year. The partnership will help bring water consumption awareness to Hispanic communities across east Los Angeles through Drink Up’s “H20 Claro,” campaign and various community events.

Wells Fargo Names Winners in Small Business Renovation Contest

Company awards physical makeovers to 20 small businesses in Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami and Minneapolis
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SAN FRANCISCO, August 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) today named 20 small businesses as winners and finalists of the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business®: Neighborhood Renovation Program Contest, which ran from May 1 – June 16, 2017. Each business will receive a physical makeover including architect-advised renovation planning and design.

Maven Gig Expands Across the United States

Summary: 
  • Maven Gig now provides vehicles for freelance drivers in Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco.
  • Future cities include Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Phoenix and Washington, D.C.
  • HopSkipDrive is added as a new partner, along with existing partners GrubHub, Instacart, Roadie and ridesharing services.
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  • Maven Gig now provides vehicles for freelance drivers in Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco.
  • Future cities include Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Phoenix and Washington, D.C.
  • HopSkipDrive is added as a new partner, along with existing partners GrubHub, Instacart, Roadie and ridesharing services.

General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter - April 2017

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See How Water Bottles Become Car Parts, Filters and Coat Insulation
Through its Do Your Part program, GM is turning recycled water bottles into car parts, air filters, and insulation for coats for the homeless. In this video, GM's global manager of waste reduction, John Bradburn, explains how the process works.
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Maven Introduces Reserve, a New Monthly Offering for Members

A frictionless, on-demand transportation option is available in Los Angeles and San Francisco
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  • Flexible pricing now includes hourly, daily and monthly options.
  • Initial Maven Reserve vehicles include the Chevrolet Tahoe and extended-range electric Chevrolet Volt.
  • Maven members in L.A. on average reserve cars for longer than in any other market.

Maven Joins the City of Los Angeles in Expanding Sustainable Transportation Solutions

Summary: 

FACTS

  • Starting in Los Angeles, Maven is collaborating with cities and municipalities to co-create smart transportation options that aim to enhance mobility, create jobs and ease parking and congestion.
  • Once fully deployed, more than 100 Bolt EVs will be available in Maven Los Angeles.
  • Bolt EV in Maven Los Angeles allows for nearly 250,000 all-electric miles per month.
  • Since launching in October 2016, Maven City car sharing in Los Angeles has seen an average of 56 percent member growth month-over-month.
Maven to expand L.A. car-sharing and ridesharing services by introducing the Chevrolet Bolt Electric Vehicle to the fleet
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FACTS

  • Starting in Los Angeles, Maven is collaborating with cities and municipalities to co-create smart transportation options that aim to enhance mobility, create jobs and ease parking and congestion.
  • Once fully deployed, more than 100 Bolt EVs will be available in Maven Los Angeles.
  • Bolt EV in Maven Los Angeles allows for nearly 250,000 all-electric miles per month.
  • Since launching in October 2016, Maven City car sharing in Los Angeles has seen an average of 56 percent member growth month-over-month.

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