It’s been more than a decade since Paul Elio founded Elio Motors on the promise of transforming transportation and in that time, Elio’s company has collected about $27 million in nonrefundable reservation fees for a vehicle that has yet to be delivered.
Lucid Group, which is setting new standards with its advanced luxury EVs, today announced that the Lucid Air Dream Edition Range has received an official EPA rating of 520 miles of range.
Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ: NKLA), a leading designer and manufacturer of heavy-duty commercial battery-electric vehicles (BEV), fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEV) and energy infrastructure solutions, announced today the continued expansion of its Class 8 truck sales and service coverage with the addition of Quinn Company, a leading provider of on-highway truck service and construction equipment in the Central and Southern California regions. The addition of Quinn Company to the Nikola dealer network will include sales and service facilities across 15 counties.
In the Arizona Technology Council’s August 2021 episode of AZTechCast, distinguished business leaders from Raytheon Missiles & Defense, the University of Arizona College of Engineering and the U.S. Air Force Academy joined Council President and CEO, Steve Zylstra, to discuss the importance of hypersonics research in Arizona.
More than 30 large organizations, including major businesses and energy consumers in Arizona, called on the state’s utility regulators to finalize and implement new Clean Energy Rules that will require Arizona Public Service Company and Tucson Electric Power to generate 100% carbon-free electricity and expand programs to eliminate energy waste.
As leader of a group that counts hundreds of member companies across the state and beyond, it’s no surprise that their interests are as varied as the people reading this column right now. Getting these companies to agree on one subject has been nearly impossible.
We are in the middle of one of the biggest revolutions in motoring, with electric vehicles rapidly gaining significant ground. And for good reason too.
Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego today joined business leaders to call for modernizing the transportation sector by investing in advanced vehicles and transportation infrastructure, as well as expanding electric vehicle (EV) tax incentives.
Flagstaff Mayor Paul Deasy and community leaders urged Arizona’s elected leaders in Washington to support federal investments in clean transportation infrastructure in Flagstaff, the Navajo Nation and northern parts of Arizona. The press conference was sponsored by Moms Clean Air Force Arizona and is part of a series of grassroots events coordinated by the Climate Action Campaign. Speakers called for bold federal investments in clean transportation to support the expansion of electric buses and electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure in Flagstaff and on the Navajo Nation.
The big question is whether all the companies can get commercial production up and running. After that, the big test will involve suppliers and whether Arizona can attract them in sizable numbers to transform the state into an auto manufacturing hub. The next few years could prove pivotal.