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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Volvo Cars to Go Electric-Only And Shift Sales Online From 2030

Volvo Cars set an ambitious goal to only sell battery cars by 2030, accelerating its plans after sales of electric vehicles surged.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: SolarEdge to supply electric powertrain units, batteries for Fiat EV

SolarEdge e-Mobility will supply Fiat with full electrical powertrain units and batteries for the automaker’s E-Ducato light commercial vehicle.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EU should target 1m EV public chargers by 2024, say carmakers, environmentalists and consumer groups

Brussels, 11 February 2021 – Carmakers, environmentalists and consumer groups are calling on the EU to set ambitious targets per country for the deployment of electric vehicle charging points. In a common letter today, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), Transport & Environment (T&E) and the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) asked the EU climate, transport, industry and energy commissioners to use this year’s revision of the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure law to requ

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Sinocharged: The bright future of China’s electric vehicle market

This report on electrification, titled Sinocharged: The bright future of China’s electric vehicle market, highlights how the new energy vehicle (NEV) market in China has changed over the past year and summarises trends in three major areas of electrification, namely original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), the battery value chain and electric vehicle (EV) charging. The report analysis integrates observations from KPMG partners involved in the auto industry, as well as input from in-depth intervi

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: VW's Keogh: 2021 will be breakout year for EVs

A "mountain" of battery-electric vehicles coming into the market this year likely will mean that 2021 will be the year that EVs break out and start grabbing larger percentages of new-vehicle sales in the U.S., the CEO of Volkswagen of America predicts.

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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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