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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Who is buying EVs in China?

Sales of electrified vehicles have been surging in China for years. But until recently, it remained unknown who was buying many of the vehicles.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Ford shocks with electric F-150 statement

Jim Farley, Ford Motor's head of world markets, has told attendees at an industry conference in Detroit that the company will bring a fully electric version of the world's best selling vehicle to market.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Volvo CE goes electric on smaller vehicles

In an industry-first move, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that in 2020 it will start the launch of an electric range of Volvo branded compact wheel loaders and compact excavators.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Veloz: 2018 banner year for EV sales in California; up 84% from 2017; 312% increase from January to December

According to tracking by Veloz—a non-profit organization focused on accelerating the transition to electric vehicles—Californians are buying electric cars at a sharper rate of increase, with year-over-year increases in sales for all twelve months in 2018; total electric car sales increasing 84% from 2017 to 2018; and, comparing the start and end of 2018, the state saw a 312% increase in sales.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Faurecia estimates China electrification to reach 25%

Faurecia says it believes electrification will approach 25% of the car park in China as a rising global population coupled with increased longevity will drive alternative mobility solutions.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: India's electric vehicle goals being realized on two wheels, not four

GOVE/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Hurt by high fuel prices, Vinod Gore, a farmer in Gove village in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, ditched his petrol scooter for an electric model, underlining how two-wheelers are driving the country’s goal of electrification of its vehicles.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China: Regulatory chaos, confusion reign over EV market

The severe downturn in China’s traditional vehicle market in the second half of 2018 caught automakers unprepared.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: A Reuters analysis of 29 global automakers found that they are investing at least $300 billion in electric vehicles, with more than 45 percent of that earmarked for China.

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, according to a Reuters analysis of public data released by those companies.

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