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  1. Lucid Group Makes History in Saudi Arabia as it Opens Country's First-Ever Car Manufacturing Facility
    In the first phase, the facility has the capacity to assemble 5,000 Lucid vehicles per annum, and in the future, the complete King Abdullah Economic City manufacturing facility, including the assembly facility, is expected to have capacity to produce a total of 155,000 electric vehicles per annum.
  2. The New 2024 WRX TR Will Debut at Subiefest Florida on October 7th
    The event includes opportunities for fans to drive their own Subarus on specially designed autocross courses and test themselves while gaining valuable driving experience.
  3. Goodyear's New Wrangler® Duratrac® RT Tire with Dupont™ Kevlar® Technology Stands Up to the Toughest On- and Off-Road Conditions for All-Season Adventures
    "Engineered with a proven tread pattern featuring more biting edges for enhanced grip, this versatile tire can help drivers take on any road or trail in any weather condition – rain, snow or shine," said Michiel Kramer, director of Product Marketing, Goodyear.
  4. Air Canada to fly every model in 787 Dreamliner family, orders 18 Boeing 787-10s
    The flag carrier of the country, Air Canada will deploy the new fuel-efficient airplanes as part of its broader strategy to reduce carbon emissions while expanding its global route network.
  5. Mitsubishi Electric Selects BlackBerry to Power its New In-Vehicle System
    The collaboration will help advance road safety by leveraging an array of sensor data to anticipate safety risks, reduce driver distractions, highlight potential driving hazards, and enable new consumer experiences.
  6. Autonomous Vehicle Reality Check: Widespread Adoption Remains at Least a Decade Away, according to S&P Global Mobility
    For the next decade, autonomous tech will be limited to two specific areas: geofenced robotaxis operated by fleets in specific areas, and hands-off systems with various safeguards in personal vehicles that will still require some form of driver engagement.
  7. Lockheed Martin Conducts First Flight in U-2 Avionics Tech Refresh
    During this mission the aircraft successfully performed a low-altitude functional check flight to integrate new avionics, cabling and software.
  8. itselectric Partners with SWTCH to Revolutionize Urban EV Charging
    SWTCH's proven charging software, already powering chargers across North America, will enable itselectric to offer 99% charger uptime and offer advanced load management, as itselectric scales to provide accessible and affordable charging in urban neighborhoods across the country.
  9. Storyteller Overland introduces market-disrupting Class C adventure truck
    While the visually stunning exterior is rugged and built for the new generation of intrepid trailblazers everywhere, the interior provides a tranquil, spa-like retreat that makes one feel at home no matter how extreme the environment around them may be.
  10. GreenPower Highlights Key Findings from All-Electric School Bus Pilot Program and Resulting Vehicle Orders
    The nine-month pilot program covered more than 32,000 miles in 18 counties representing one-third of the school districts in West Virginia. More than 100 professional school bus drivers drove the GreenPower Type D BEAST and Type A Nano BEAST during the pilot and provided feedback and recommendations.

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