Dallas-Based CBRE and California’s EV+ Partner To Deploy 10K EV Charging Stations Across U.S.

by | May 16, 2024
The companies said they're focused on "EV-enabling" real estate where drivers most need charging stations—multifamily complexes, hotels, and healthcare-related facilities, all of which "have been critically underserved to date."
Alto Rideshare Launches Its First Fleet of Electric Vehicles in Dallas
by | Apr 23, 2024
As part of its aim to promote "a cleaner, greener rideshare experience," Dallas-based Alto is rolling out 12 fully Alto-branded Kia EV-9’s in the city. The company has also installed EV fast-charging stations at its Dallas depot.
JLR Taps Irving-Based Alkegen To Bring ‘Advanced Thermal Protection’ to Next‑Gen EV Battery Systems
by | Apr 17, 2024

JLR—formerly known as Jaguar Land Rover—has chosen Irving-based Alkegen, a high-performance specialty materials company pioneering innovative solutions for the battery industry, for a new range of anti-thermal propagation products....

Texas’ First EV Fleet Charging Hub To Be Built at Fort Worth’s AllianceTexas
by | Apr 2, 2024
Gage Zero, an Austin-based fleet electrification solutions company, is developing the project in North Fort Worth to help address the carbon impact of medium- and heavy-duty truck fleets. Gage Zero called the project "a significant leap forward in sustainable infrastructure."

Toyota Joins Ford & GM in Adopting Tesla’s North American Charging Standard

by | Oct 20, 2023
Plano-based Toyota Motor North America said it will incorporate the NACS ports into certain Toyota and Lexus BEVs starting in 2025, including the all-new, three-row, battery-electric Toyota SUV that will be assembled at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky.
Delta Electronics Ships First EV Fast Chargers from Its Plano Plant to EVgo
by | Sep 14, 2023
Delta and EVgo collaborated closely to accelerate the manufacturing timeline for the domestically produced 350kW fast charger, resulting in the first delivery months ahead of the originally scheduled date. Delta's Plano plant opened last year.
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China’s Junchuang Opens EV Parts Plant, R&D Hub in Fort Worth
by | Aug 14, 2023
JCNA's model plant in Fort Worth will be its cornerstone North American R&D hub, driving innovations for the EV market and creating over 120 jobs by 2025.
Trailblazing Frito-Lay and Schneider Make History With First Third-Party Electric Truck Shipment for PepsiCo
by | Apr 13, 2023
The cross-industry partnership sets the stage for expanding low- or zero-emissions vehicle use in third-party transportation, revolutionizing the logistics industry.

The Last Word: Canoo CEO Tony Aquila on the EV Maker’s Electric Delivery Vehicles Coming to DFW Walmart Locations

by | Jul 15, 2022
Walmart has ordered 4,500 all-electric Lifestyle Delivery Vehicles from Canoo, with the first pre-production test models to roll in Dallas-Fort Worth “in the coming weeks.” Aquila, the former CEO of Westlake's Solera Holdings, says Walmart has the assets to really leverage Canoo's EVs.
Wallbox—a Global EV Charging Leader Expanding to Arlington—Begins Trading on NYSE
by | Oct 4, 2021
Now trading under "WBX," the Barcelona-based EV charging manufacturer closed its merger with N.Y.-based SPAC Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp. on October 1.

Arlington leaders recently granted Wallbox incentives to build the company’s first North American plant in the Great Southwest Industrial District.
Dallas-Based EV Startup is Electrifying the Future of Rideshare
by | Jan 28, 2021
What's next is scale, says eCarra's Rock Robinson. The electric vehicle startup offers luxury “rides that matter” in their fleet of Teslas. Landing its largest corporate client to date, the future looks bright. Now, Robinson wants to replicate its model in markets across the country to spur more EV usage—and help support other Black-owned businesses.
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Kandi Brings the ‘Most Affordable’ Electric Cars in the U.S. to Dallas-Fort Worth
by | Jul 30, 2020
A virtual event will kick off the launch of two models—the K23 and K27. The price tag for its new compact EV starts at about $13,000 after incentives, Garland-based Kandi America says.
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North Texas, Start Your (Electric) Engines

by | Mar 7, 2018
Estimates show that the city of Dallas is expected to have 39,000 electric vehicles by 2030, and officials want to make it easier to use them.
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With National Drive Electric Week in Full Swing, an EV Owner Shares Tips From the Road
by | Sep 11, 2017
More than 180 electric and hybrid vehicles registered for the National Drive Electric Week kickoff event at Grapevine Mills Sept. 9.
Drive Electric Week Puts a Charge in EV Awareness
by | Sep 19, 2016
The National Drive Electric Week celebration was held in Grapevine, with organizers breaking their record for most EVs in one place.