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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: BYD profit leaps on demand for electrified vehicles

Chinese electric-vehicle maker BYD, backed by U.S. investor Warren Buffett, reported a 632 percent jump in its first-quarter net profit, buoyed by strong demand for its new energy vehicles.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Climate change: Electric car target 'needs to be sooner'

The UK government's plan to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2040 is too tame, advisers will say.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: At Shanghai auto show, a dim future for most China EV startups

Hundreds of new companies have popped up across China to develop electric vehicles with the dream of becoming the next Tesla.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Umicore Plummets as Electric Car Slowdown Prompts Profit Warning

Umicore SA dropped the most in more than a decade after warning profit will miss analyst estimates this year as demand slows for electric vehicles in China and South Korea, weighing on the Belgian company’s battery materials sales.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: The uphill road - battery limitations to test China's electric vehicle ambitions

It took one 330 kilometre trip from Chongqing to Chengdu in his Nio ES8, a seven-seater all-electric SUV, for its owner Wang Haichun to be consumed with buyer’s remorse.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: The $18 Billion Electric-Car Bubble at Risk of Bursting in China

An iPhone assembler, e-commerce emporium and real-estate developer typically don’t compete in the same business -- except when it comes to electric vehicles in China.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Lack of electric car charging points 'putting off drivers'

A "patchy" network of charging points is discouraging UK drivers from embracing electric cars, analysis suggests.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China's Closing the $6 Trillion Electric-Car Gap

China is moving to close the $6 trillion cost barrier to the widespread adoption of electric cars. As part of its much-awaited new energy policy, China on Tuesday rolled back its subsidies and imposed tougher performance requirements for electric vehicles. Beijing’s outlays will be reduced by around 60 percent, after an initial transition period that lasts until June, while local-government handouts will be terminated.

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