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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric car chargepoints to be installed in all future homes in world first

All new-build homes could soon be fitted with an electric car chargepoint, the government has outlined today (15 July 2019) in a public consultation on changing building regulations in England. The consultation comes alongside a package of announcements to support electric vehicle drivers and improve the experience of charging.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Ford will build electric car on VW platform in Germany

Ford Motor will build battery-powered cars based on Volkswagen Group's MEB electric platform at its factory in Cologne, Germany, and VW will invest $2.6 billion in Ford's Argo AI self-driving unit.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Fiat Chrysler will invest $788 million for production of new electric 500

TURIN, Italy -- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will invest $788 million to build a production line for the new electric version of the 500 model, said Pietro Gorlier, FCA's chief operating officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: One of the World’s Worst Polluters Finally Gets an Electric Vehicle

South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co. on Tuesday launched its Kona SUV in India, where 3.4 million new cars and SUVs hit the roads last year, and is the only major market without a real electric vehicle. The vehicle will sell starting at 2.5 million rupees ($36,000) in the South Asian nation, more than eight times the starting price for the Alto, India’s most popular and best-selling car that’s made by the local unit of Suzuki Motor Corp.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Sibanye-Stillwater’s Froneman vows group will keep pace with the EV revolution

NEAL Froneman, CEO of Sibanye-Stillwater, and Joseph Mathunjwa, the leader of the militant Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), have something in common: they both have a passion for and play musical instruments.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: India looks to lead electric vehicle race with latest push in budget

New Delhi: With a host of incentives unveiled in the Union budget for electric vehicles, India has joined governments in China and Europe that have backed the development of the nascent EV industry by offering extensive fiscal incentives and a favourable regulatory environment.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Two Big U.K. Utilities Pledge to Adopt All-Electric Fleets

Two of Britain’s six biggest utilities pledged to switch their entire vehicle fleet to run on electricity by 2030, adding momentum to the shift away from traditional engine technology.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Jaguar to make multi-million pound electric car investment in UK plant

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is making a multi-million pound investment to build electric vehicles in its home market, in a major boost to a sector hit by a slump in diesel sales and Brexit uncertainty.

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