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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Why the electric-car revolution may take a lot longer than expected

A new report from the MIT Energy Initiative warns that EVs may never reach the same sticker price so long as they rely on lithium-ion batteries, the energy storage technology that powers most of today’s consumer electronics. In fact, it’s likely to take another decade just to eliminate the difference in the lifetime costs between the vehicle categories, which factors in the higher fuel and maintenance expenses of standard cars and trucks.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Brexit drove Tesla to pick Germany over Britain for new factory, report says

LONDON -- Britain missed its chance to host Tesla's European factory because of Brexit, CEO Elon Musk told a UK car magazine.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tesla’s Model 3 Success Hits BMW the Hardest

We asked 5,000 owners about what it’s like to live with Elon Musk’s electric car. Here’s what we found.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China Considers Cutting Electric-Car Subsidies Again

China is considering further cuts to subsidies for electric-vehicle purchases, according to people familiar with the matter, threatening to deal another blow to a once-burgeoning industry that’s facing an unprecedented slump.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Toyota, BYD to set up research venture to develop EVs

Toyota and Chinese electric-car maker BYD said their joint venture to design and develop battery-electric cars will be set up next year and will be based in China.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: BYD, Toyota Partner Up For New Electric Vehicles

While BYD has been working on electric vehicles for many years now, the Chinese company’s most public EVs - especially in the U.S. - have been its zero-emission buses. This might change - in China, at least - with today’s announcement that BYD and Toyota will establish a new joint venture focused on researching and developing battery electric vehicles.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Germany to increase subsidies for electric vehicles

Berlin has agreed to expand subsidies for electric vehicles and to increase the number of charging stations across Germany, in a move that highlights growing concern among business and political leaders that the country has fallen behind its competitors in a crucial area.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China’s Electric Carmakers Battle for Survival After Subsidies Scaled Back

When Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc. delivered positive earnings few saw coming last quarter, China’s top electric carmakers were weathering a historical contraction in demand.

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