Driving the Spotlight - LA and OC Regional Report

November 20, 2014
Next 10

In "Driving the Spotlight: Los Angeles and Orange Counties' Large Producer and Consumer Base Driving Advanced Transportation Growth," Next 10 reports on how in both Los Angeles and Orange County, traditional anchor industries and a large population, as well as regional collaborations, are driving the clean tech sector.

Key findings include:

- LA and OC represent the largest and fastest-growing electric vehicle market in the state.

- Advanced transportation research is taking off, which we can see by the growing number of patents filed.

- The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach serve as working test beds for new technologies. 

- There are more than 20 automotive design centers in the region that are developing new advanced transportation technologies.

- Regional companies are forming innovative partnerships to drive advanced vehicle technology adoption.