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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Millions of Electric Cars Needed in Germany's War on Pollution

Germany will need a massive jump in the number of electric cars plying the autobahn highways to make serious progress in cutting carbon emissions from the transport industry.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: New EU CO2 limits on cars risk triggering an invasion of fake ‘electric’ vehicles

On the day the European Parliament rubber-stamps stricter CO2 limits for new cars and vans, Transport & Environment (T&E) warns that carmakers can exploit loopholes in the regulation to push sales of fake plug-in cars over electric vehicles (EVs) with no tailpipe emissions. As the rules on crediting EV sales leave room for gaming, carmakers can supply half of all ´zero and low-emission´ cars needed to comply with stricter CO2 limits with fake ‘electric’ cars.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Trump's America overtakes ‘green’ Europe in the electric car race

The US has become the second largest electric passenger car market in the world [1], selling 361,000 EVs in 2018 (a 2.1% market share) and relegating Europe to the third place with 302,000 cars (or a 2.0% market share), new analysis by Transport & Environment (T&E) shows. China continues to top the ranking with over one million EVs sold last year and an EV market share of 4%.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: German Car Industry to Invest $45 Billion in Electric Vehicles

Germany’s automotive industry will invest over 40 billion euros ($45 billion) in electric vehicles over the next three years to triple the number of models vying for buyers, the head of the VDA car industry association said.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric Cars Are China Auto Industry's Lone Bright Spot

Electric cars are holding their own in China, the world’s biggest auto market, even as the industry has seen a slump in overall sales for seven straight months.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Cost parity by 'early 2020s' will be electric vehicle tipping point

A new report by McKinsey forecasts a rapid switch from gas guzzlers to electric vehicles on the world's roads will be boosted by the plummeting costs of owning a battery powered vehicle.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric cars are already cheaper to own and run, says study

Petrol and diesel vehicles cost more over four years in UK and four other European nations

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Chinese listed companies misjudge EV start-ups with excessive valuations

Several listed Chinese electric vehicle (EV) companies and associated component makers issued profit warnings in recent days, as many companies suffered from inflated valuations at acquisition.

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