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Keep Your Eye on These Up and Coming Names in Tech

Written By: Diego E. Gaxiola SoCal Tech Companies SoCal Tech Companies

Today’s technological advancements continue to revolutionize the world we live in, allowing us to access innovative, environmentally-friendly products and activities within our own communities. Here are some of the newest, tech-based companies in Southern California sure to transform your perception of what modern-day transportation has to offer. SoCal Tech Companies

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Oh, the Places You’ll Go

Karma Orange County

This Southern California-based company is leading the world in electric vehicle technology with its phenomenally-designed, extended-range electric vehicle, the Revero. Karma engineers spend every morning reviewing the operating characteristics of every Revero on the road to ensure any potential problems are taken care of. In addition, the colors of both the interior and exterior are inspired by various areas around Orange County, including the “Balboa Blue” exterior and the “Crystal Cove” interior.

Native Knowledge: Owners have their own personal Karma representative assisting them throughout their entire ownership of a vehicle, including purchasing, delivering and providing roadside assistance.   

Karma Orange County
950 W Coast Hwy
Newport Beach, CA 92663

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I’m on a Boat

Lido Marina Village Electric Boat Rentals

Lido Marina Village’s Electric Boat Rentals are paving the way in the boating world by offering a fleet of energy-efficient, electric boat rentals, available to reserve for those over 21 years old. Not only are these electric boats environmentally-friendly, but they also offer convenient amenities including a Bluetooth stereo—just don’t rock the boat too much! Whether it be a romantic sunset cruise or just a fun weekend activity with friends, Lido Marina Village’s fleet of electric boats will deliver top quality service.

Native Knowledge: Want to bring your pup along for the ride? This awesome company allows dogs, under 25 pounds, to enjoy a day on the water as well!   

Lido Marina Village Electric Boat Rentals
3424 Via Oporto, Ste 101
Newport Beach, CA 92663

The Wheels on the Bus



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Proterra is making history with its outstanding group of zero-emission, battery-electric Catalyst buses. These electric-powered buses are formulated with an advanced carbon-fiber-reinforced body to ensure top-quality safety and endure nearly two decades worth of on-road service. While in the process of purchasing a Proterra bus, customers are able to choose between two vehicle sizes depending on their specific needs. From there, customers are then able to precisely choose which energy level and charging solutions function best with the transportation routes they plan to utilize the Proterra vehicle for.

Native Knowledge: The Proterra Catalyst buses make little to no noise, even while in motion, helping to assure communities are not disturbed!     

383 Cheryl Ln
City of Industry, CA 91789

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Jumpin’ Jumpin’

JUMP by Uber

Uber’s latest innovation is JUMP, a bike-sharing network that provides electric-powered bike rentals in various cities around the country. By simply downloading the JUMP app and selecting the city you wish to bike around, you will be connected with a network of neighborhood bikes you can rent for as little as fifteen minutes! Every JUMP bike comes fully-equipped with a headlight, front basket and bike lock.  

Native Knowledge: Want to ride to the grocery store and back, but are worried your JUMP bike will be rented by someone else while you’re shopping? No problem, JUMP offers a feature that allows you to keep a bike reserved for up to an hour!      

JUMP by Uber
Santa Monica, CA 90411

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Diego Gaxiola was born and raised in Orange County and currently lives in Tustin. Outside of writing, he enjoys anything related to real estate, exploring different cities, and trying new foods. In addition, Diego is an expert when it comes to the The Real Housewives, though he will never admit to it in person.


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