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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Amazon Buys 1,800 Electric Mercedes Vans in Latest Green Effort

Amazon.com Inc. is buying 1,800 electric delivery vans from Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz, the retailer’s biggest commitment to date to cut the carbon footprint of its delivery operations in Europe.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Economic recovery packages in response to COVID-19: Another push for electric vehicles in Europe?

Italy is the latest country in Europe to announce greater financial aids for the purchase of new cars. It follows in the footsteps of France, Germany, Spain, and Austria, which launched similar stimulus packages to boost new car purchases and, as a result, the local automotive economy. This comes at a time where economies worldwide have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Beijing's uphill battle to boost EV sales

SHANGHAI -- While overall new-vehicle sales have rebounded three straight months, China’s electric vehicle market has contracted nonstop following a cut in subsidies in June 2019.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Peugeot boss urges radical steps to cut price of electric cars

Costs from offices, dealers and suppliers must come down to make battery-powered vehicles affordable, says Tavares Carlos Tavares says the gap between the cost of developing electric vehicles and selling them at a profit must be closed

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: European demand for electrified vehicles continues in June

Uncertainty continued to spread across the European new car market in June as, according to JATO Dynamics, 1.13m units were registered last month, a year on year drop of 24% compared to the 1.49m new cars registered in June 2019.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: U.K. Grid Planning for 30 Million Electric Cars by 2040

The number of electric cars on Britain’s roads will jump to 30 million in the next 20 years, helped by government policies to phase out the sale of polluting cars.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric-Car Subsidies Make Renaults Free in Germany

Car buyers in Europe can now get their hands on a brand-new electric vehicle for less than the typical cost of a mobile-phone contract. Thanks to newly generous subsidies, some are even free.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: South Korea to spend $95 billion on green projects to boost economy

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea outlined a plan on Tuesday to spend 114.1 trillion won ($94.6 billion) on a “New Deal” to create jobs and help the economy recover from the coronavirus fallout, anchored in part by “green” investment in electric vehicles and hydrogen cars.

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