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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China reaffirms route to electrification with new technical roadmap

The new ‘Energy-saving Vehicle and New Energy Vehicle Technical Roadmap 2.0’, or ‘Roadmap 2.0’ for short, was published in Shanghai in late October of this year. The plan was commissioned under the guidance of the Chinese government and organised by the Chinese Society of Automotive Engineers.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Ban on gasoline-only vehicles could jump-start Japan's EV bid

Toyota made "hybrid" a household word with the Prius. Honda was the first to bring the electric-gasoline mashup technology stateside, with its first-generation two-seat Insight.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: First Electric Only Car-Charging Station Opens in the U.K.

The first all-electric auto service station will open in Britain on Monday as drivers increasingly avoid cars fueled by gasoline and diesel.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EU Aims to Have 30 Million Electric Cars on the Road by 2030

The European Commission seeks to have at least 30 million electric vehicles on the region’s roads by the end of the decade under a plan that would require the auto industry to massively accelerate its transformation.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Germany’s Electric-Car Market Is Poised to Overtake California’s

Electric-vehicle sales in Germany will surpass California’s for the first time this year, with a range of government incentives propelling Europe’s biggest auto market ahead of Tesla Inc.’s home state.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Biden’s Charging Plan Could Sell 25 Million EVs

In a bid to fight climate change and build a stronger, greener economy, Joe Biden is starting with plugs. Specifically, the president-elect has a plan to install 500,000 electric vehicle charging cords by 2030, roughly a five-fold increase in the nation’s EV infrastructure that could cost more than $5 billion.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Cars on Hyundai’s Electric Platform Can Charge 80% in 18 Minutes

Hyundai Motor Group plans to build 23 electric vehicles on its new EV-dedicated platform, and is aiming to sell 1 million of the cars worldwide by 2025, the South Korean automaker said Wednesday.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: U.K. 100% Clean Car Target Energizes Electric Vehicle Sector

Under the "Ten-Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution," the U.K. has committed to a phase-out of new sales of gasoline and diesel vehicles by 2030. By 2035, sales of plug-in hybrid vehicles will also be banned. Under this new policy, 2.4 million battery-electric and and fuel-cell passenger vehicles will be sold in the U.K. in 2035. To support the increase in the electric vehicles fleet, the U.K. will need 14 million EV charging connectors by 2035.

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