A 2020 report from the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. identified a growing cluster of businesses in the region’s electric vehicle industry as a “new automotive ecosystem” that accounted for nearly 120,000 jobs in 2018.

In the Valley region, companies range from BYD Motors’ massive factory in Lancaster – where the company assembles electric buses with an eye on the electric truck market – to the custom garage Icon 4x4 in Chatsworth, which converts vintage gasoline car into emission-free electric ones.


Read the full story in the October 25 issue of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.