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Electric Vehicle Startup Announces Phoenix-area Factory, Expects to Employ Up to 500 Workers

The developer of a three-wheeled, single-seat electric vehicle announced a Phoenix suburb as the home of its debut U.S. factory.

New Law Classifies Delivery Robots as “Pedestrians”

Car and Driver reports that the Keystone State technically defines delivery robots as “pedestrians” under a newly implemented measure. The law, which went into effect earlier this year, stipulates that autonomous delivery robots can maneuver on sidewalks, pathways, and roadways in Pennsylvania. They can carry up to 550 pounds of cargo at speeds of up to 25 miles per hour on roadways but must cap their speed at 12 miles per hour in human — presumably — pedestrian areas.