Mike Simon, an aerospace engineer, founded TransPower in 2010. The CEO said the Poway company’s focus is electrifying school buses, big rigs and other large vehicles.

Mike Simon, an aerospace engineer, founded TransPower in 2010. The CEO said the Poway company’s focus is electrifying school buses, big rigs and other large vehicles. Photo by Jamie Scott Lytle.

— If Mike Simon had his way, trucks in high-traffic areas might share a feature with San Diego Trolley cars...

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