A Utah-based technology firm that unveiled the first-ever battery-powered electric big rig has chosen a Tennessee company to produce the first wave of vehicles for highway driving. The first Nikola One trucks are expected to be on the road by 2019.
At South Salt Lake's Lincoln Elementary, there is a volunteer who puts in full-time hours. This spring, Lizzie Whiffen came aboard to help keep a school store stocked. But soon, Whiffen was reading with refugee children and organizing a pillow drive.
What do a troop of groovy stormtroopers and a dance called "The Wookiee" have to do with texting and driving? Nothing. But the team behind an online campaign hopes its pledge videos will get drivers thinking about their phone habits behind the wheel.