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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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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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