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Watch A Firefighting Airtanker Rain Red Death On A Ford Expedition

Forest fires are getting bigger, thanks to climate change, and when it comes to fighting forest fires, bigger fires require bigger planes. This training video was released during the height of the destructive 2019 fire season by folks who know a thing or two about big fires and fighting them: the California Department…Read more… Continue […]

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West Coast States Are Teaming Up to Build an Electric Highway

The West Coast is preparing for a future where giant diesel transport trucks go electric. Utilities and state agencies in California, Oregon, and Washington announced a plan to transform highway infrastructure that would speed the transition.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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West Coast States Are Teaming Up to Build an Electric Highway

The West Coast is preparing for a future where giant diesel transport trucks go electric. Utilities and state agencies in California, Oregon, and Washington announced a plan to transform highway infrastructure that would speed the transition.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Trippie Redd and Diplo share grim alternate cut of ‘Wish’ visual [Watch]

Diplo takes a step back in time, revisiting “Wish” featuring Trippie Redd in the form of an alternate new visual for the track. “Wish” was a single on his 2018 EP California, and now the collaborative pair have circled back to share a reimagined version of the music video. The alternate version of the video […]

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Watch RÜFÜS DU SOL preview new film tracing Joshua Tree live performance

One of dance music’s most visceral and aurally ambidextrous Aussie outfits, RÜFÜS DU SOL are offering fans a visual appendage to their recent desert-dwelling display at California’s picturesque Joshua Tree. Premiering in Los Angeles February 18, the film documents the band’s sonic takeover of the voraciously traveled-to destination. They’ve now shared an official preview to […]

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RÜFÜS DU SOL have a live album in their back pocket

While 2019 brought news of twin Grammy nods and an ARIA (Australian music awards) nomination trifecta for RÜFÜS DU SOL, fans were met with near radio silence on the original release front for the year. But that doesn’t mean the group isn’t still set on driving their release train to dance music superstardom this year. […]

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RÜFÜS DU SOL have a live album in their back pocket

While 2019 brought news of twin Grammy nods and an ARIA (Australian music awards) nomination trifecta for RÜFÜS DU SOL, fans were met with near radio silence on the original release front for the year. But that doesn’t mean the group isn’t still set on driving their release train to dance music superstardom this year. […]

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Elon Musk Hits Traffic Pylon With New Cybertruck After Dinner in Malibu

Billionaire tech icon Elon Musk turned a lot of heads in Malibu, California on Saturday night when he showed up to a swanky restaurant in his new Tesla Cybertruck. But Musk’s night on the town included at least one embarrassing hiccup. The founder of Tesla and SpaceX hit a traffic pylon with his shiny new […]

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Elon Musk Hits Traffic Pylon With New Cybertruck After Dinner in Malibu

Billionaire tech icon Elon Musk turned a lot of heads in Malibu, California on Saturday night when he showed up to a swanky restaurant in his new Tesla Cybertruck. But Musk’s night on the town included at least one embarrassing hiccup. The founder of Tesla and SpaceX hit a traffic pylon with his shiny new […]

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California And 23 Other States Sue Trump Administration As Emissions Fight Escalates

For decades, California’s been able to set its own emissions standards, but the Trump Administration moved this week to end that ability as it seeks to create one national standard for (very debatably) cheaper, safer cars. But California’s not going down without a fight, and nearly two dozen other states are getting…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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California And 23 Other States Sue Trump Administration As Emissions Fight Escalates

For decades, California’s been able to set its own emissions standards, but the Trump Administration moved this week to end that ability as it seeks to create one national standard for (very debatably) cheaper, safer cars. But California’s not going down without a fight, and nearly two dozen other states are getting…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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AB5, Landmark Bill Protecting Gig Workers in California, Becomes Law

The hard-fought bill that may one day give full employee status to workers engaged in the gig economy spearheaded by companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash has finally been signed into law by the office of California Governor Gavin Newsom. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Ford’s Electrifying Its More Popular Vehicles Because We’re Too Accustomed To High Gas Prices

Ford’s electrification plans, still-slumping car sales in India and China, talks of Nissan’s next CEO, and bills that could give franchise dealers in California more freedom and better automaker reimbursement from warranty work. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Lyft Still Desperately Wants Its Own Drivers to Oppose AB5

A contentious bill that puts a stake into the heart of the worker misclassification schemes buoying Uber, Lyft, Doordash, and other overvalued gig work platforms, has passed the California Senate. As predicted, this hasn’t stopped these companies from continuing to undermine this threatening legislation in any way…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Gig Workers Win in California

After the better part of year, California’s Senate today passed AB5, legislation that is expected to unravel the contractor business model of companies like Uber, Lyft, and Doordash. In a historic victory, workers for those companies and others like them are now likely to be considered employees, entitled to the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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