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Filming Way Up in County

On-location filming was up in the third quarter, netting the third-highest total for any quarter on record, according to figures released Wednesday by FilmLA.

Deal Puts BYD in Driver’s Seat for Fleet Sales

Joint venture lines up to buy 5,000 vehicles over five years.

Early this month, BYD Motors Inc. announced a collaboration with a new San Diego-based joint venture, Levo Mobility, to integrate vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology into 5,000 vehicles over the next five years.

Ghost VFX’s New Leaders Seek Change

Burbank firm’s president talks about global expansion.

Ghost VFX, a visual effects house with a location in Burbank, announced this month that Patrick Davenport has been appointed as president as part of a strategic expansion.

Magic Mountain to Build Wonder Woman Roller Coaster

Six Flags Magic Mountain announced this week plans to build its 20th roller coaster called Wonder Woman Flight of Courage.

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New Rule Puts Risk in Recycle

REGULATION: Metal shredders ask for federal oversight.

State agency wants to make a change that recyclers say will drive them out of business.

Chatsworth Garage Learns to Go Electric

Fast-changing EV technology means no estimates for clients.

A look at three electric vehicle companies in the greater Valley area.

Capstone Sells Turbines to Utility in Colombia

Capstone Green Energy Corp. announced this week it received an order for a three-bay microturbine system from a natural gas utility company in Colombia.

Disney to Delay Release of Superhero Movies

Walt Disney Co. is delaying the release of five upcoming Marvel superhero films and the next installment of the “Indiana Jones” franchise.

Anti-Piracy Executive to Be Honored

Associaton gives lifetime award to Darcy Antonellis.

The Hollywood Professional Association will recognize a former Warner Bros. Entertainment executive with its lifetime achievement award.

Universal City Event Debuts the Solo

Three-wheel EV can handle freeway driving for only $18,500.

Climbing into the Solo, a single-occupant vehicle from Canadian electric car manufacturer ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp., feels exactly like getting into any type of car, said Kevin Pavlov, the chief executive.