Black woman-owned skateboard brand soars

What does a skateboarder really look like? In an interview with Bloomberg, Latosha Stone explained that most people would visualize a white man with long hair. Stone loves skateboarding and she owns a skate brand called Proper Gnar, which is the first black woman-owned skateboard company. While incorporating her creative …

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Rivian May Expand Illinois Plant

March 12, 2021 Rivian will use a “skateboard” chassis that includes a four-engine system for its pickup trucks and SUV. Published reports suggest Rivian will expand its manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois. The electric vehicle maker has filed plans that would add up to 10 million square feet, WGLT radio …

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