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Bold Types | With SparkCharge, Josh Aviv is providing electric vehicle charging on-demand
Aviv is the founder and chief executive of Somerville-based SparkCharge, the world’s first mobile on-demand EV charging network. (Producer & Editor: Anush Elbakyan, Producer & Reporter: Janelle Nanos, Camera & Editing: Chaney Carlson-Bullock Mikayla Litevich)

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