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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Former Ford CEO says industry faces 'reckoning' over EV goals

Former Ford Motor Co. CEO Mark Fields says the auto industry needs to tap the brakes on its expectations for electrification.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Audi Recalls Its First Electric Car for Battery Fire Risk

Volkswagen AG luxury brand Audi is recalling its first all-electric vehicle due to the risk of a battery fire.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EV Sales Are Set To Soar 540%

The United States’ electric vehicle market is amped up and surging ahead full throttle. While EVs have truly revolutionized the global automotive sector since their inception about a decade and a half ago, for all their pomp and verve, EV sales currently make up just a tiny fraction of total car sales in the country.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China's EV plants expected to run at 80% of capacity in 2019-20

Electrified vehicle makers in China will utilize 80 percent of their annual production capacity, on average, in 2019 and 2020, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. 

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electrified car registrations pass 100K units in Europe for 1st time in March; total reg down 3.6%; Model 3 top EV

The European car market registered its seventh consecutive month of decline in March 2019, according to figures from JATO Dynamics. Ongoing political and economic uncertainty, including lack of clarity around Brexit, alongside consumer preoccupation with diesel bans in cities, meant that overall demand continued to decline.

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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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