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11 Jan 2019
Global Automakers Investing At Least $300b in Electric Vehicles
Global automakers are planning an unprecedented level of spending to develop and procure batteries and electric vehicles over the next five to 10 years, with a significant portion of their budgets targeted at China.
10 Jan 2019
Volkswagen, China spearhead US$300 billion global drive to electrify cars
Herbert Diess, chief executive of VW: "The future of Volkswagen will be decided in the Chinese market. It will become one of the automotive powerhouses in the world."
09 Jan 2019
SP launches 38 high-speed charging points for electric vehicles
They are the first of 1,000 charging points SP aims to launch by 2020. A mid-sized sedan can be fully charged between 45 to 60 mins.
07 Jan 2019
Before the Electric Car Takes Over, Someone Needs to Reinvent the Battery
To deliver an electric vehicle that’s cheaper, safer and capable of traveling 500 miles on a single charge, the auto industry needs a breakthrough in battery technology.
06 Jan 2019
New Study Shows Which Countries Lead & Trail In Electric Car Adoption
With 1,227,770 cars, China has the highest electric car stock in the IEA countries. It also has more charging points than any other country.
03 Jan 2019
Electric Cars on Course to Be the New Normal In Norway
Almost one-third of all new cars sold in Norway last year ran on batteries, reinforcing the Nordic country’s reputation as the world’s best market for electric vehicles.
03 Jan 2019
Shenzhen Is Now Almost Fully Serviced by E-Taxis
Shenzhen bids farewell to its remaining green and red cabs as the city’s goal to replace all fuel-powered taxis with electric-powered models is nearing completion.
02 Jan 2019
Blackwater founder launches fund to invest in car battery metals
The fund aims to raise up to $500 million and will invest in deposits of metals such as cobalt, copper and lithium, largely in Africa and Asia.
19 Dec 2018
London’s black cabs ‘up to thirty times as toxic as personal cars of same age’, research reveals
Mayor of London welcomes ‘damning report’ and calls for faster uptake of electric vehicles
19 Dec 2018
Norway sees boom in electric cars, fueled by the government
To help sales, the Norwegian government waived hefty vehicle import duties and registration and sales taxes for buyers of electric cars. Owners don't have to pay road tolls, and get free use of ferries and bus lanes in congested city centres.