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Collin Riggin is founder of Evolve Auto in North Little Rock, an EV dealership that has  sold a stake to Seal Solar.
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In Arkansas, EVs Climb Uphill Road

EV and hybrid vehicle registrations have surged in Arkansas during the past 16 months, but they still have a long way to go. read more >
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US Allows Tech Firms to Boost Internet Access in Iran

Most internet access has been cut off in response to anti-government protests over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. read more >
The Arkansas operations of W&W/AFCO Steel and Lexicon Inc. helped speed Tesla’s nearly $1.1 billion Gigafactory Texas from site work to certificate of occupancy in 502 days.
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Arkansas Steel Takes Shape for Tesla

Little Rock-based W&W/AFCO Steel and Lexicon Inc. fabricate 90,000 tons for giant Tesla manufacturing plant Gigafactory Texas. read more >
Canoo Inc. CEO Tony Aquila, left, shows Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson the inside of one of the company's electric vehicles during an event at the Governor's Mansion on Feb. 22, 2022. 
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Canoo Reports Losses for Q4 and Full Year, Along With Signs of Growth

The company has finalized a purchase agreement for 1,000 vehicles with the state of Oklahoma. read more >
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Supreme Court Wrestles With EPA Power to Curb Carbon Emissions

The case that could limit the Biden administration's plans to combat climate change. read more >
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Markets 2021: Stocks Soar, IPOs Explode, Crypto Goes Wild

While many industries have yet to fully bounce back, the gradual reopening of the economy ushered in a swell of demand. read more >
A sticker of President Joe Biden on a gas station in the Gravel Ridge area of Sherwood, Arkansas.
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EV Future Hits Gas-Pump Present

Bumps dot the road to sustainability in today’s transit crisis. read more >
Jennah Denney of Today’s Power Inc.
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EVs Await Chargers; Retailers Await EVsLock Icon

Before gas-station owners invest hundreds of thousands of dollars in charging stations, they need to know there are enough electric cars to make it pay off. But before car buyers pick an electric vehicle, they want to be sure they’ll find enough places to recharge. read more >
Tom Schueck
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Lexicon Growth Continues Following Founder’s DeathLock Icon

Lexicon’s 2020 performance included the start of a $100 million job for Tesla in Austin, Texas, and continuing work for Nucor and Big River Steel. read more >
Collin Riggin is founder of Evolve Auto in North Little Rock, an EV dealership that has  sold a stake to Seal Solar.
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Arkansas Dealers Prepare for Electric Vehicle RealityLock Icon

The future is not quite now for electric vehicles in Arkansas, but it isn’t far off. read more >
Collin Riggin is founder of Evolve Auto in North Little Rock, an EV dealership that has  sold a stake to Seal Solar.
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Seal Solar Takes the Wheel at Evolve AutoLock Icon

Seal Solar CEO Josh Davenport walked into a North Little Rock auto dealership looking to buy an electric car. Now, his company is a partner in the only exclusive electric vehicle dealership in Arkansas. read more >
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Walmart, Tesla Settle Lawsuit Over Fiery Solar Panels

Walmart and Tesla have settled a lawsuit filed by the retail giant alleging that Tesla installed rooftop solar panels that caught fire. read more >
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Walmart, Tesla Pause in Legal Fight Over Fiery Solar Panels

Walmart's lawsuit against Tesla over fiery rooftop solar panels is being sealed by the court and both companies say they look forward to addressing all issues. read more >
Mark Cayce, CEO of Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corp.
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Ouachita Electric Takes Charge with TeslaLock Icon

Mark Cayce has the keys to a new Tesla, and if you’re a member of Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corp. in Camden, he might just hand them over to you — briefly. read more >
Walmart is getting stricter in its shipping demands to suppliers.
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Walmart Canada Orders 30 More Tesla Electric Semis

Walmart says it will buy 30 more electric semis from Tesla for use in its Canadian operations. read more >
Tesla unveiled its new electric semitractor-trailer, which the company said is capable of traveling 500 miles on an electric charge — even with a full load — and will cost less than a diesel semi considering fuel savings, lower maintenance and other factors.
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Tesla Aims to Electrify Big Rigs; Wal-Mart, J.B. Hunt Want In

After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks. read more >
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Apple Car: A Ripening Idea (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

The Tesla Model S electric car costs $70,000. The Apple iPhone 5s costs from $199 to $399, depending on the gigabyte storage. But they both use lithium-ion batteries. And that may be the common denominator linking the two companies. read more >