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Hyundai Motor Group, lagging behind rivals in the introduction of electric vehicles, is stepping up plans for battery-powered cars as world governments crack down on polluting fossil fuels.
Porsche said 60 percent of buyers of its revamped Panamera four-door coupe opted for the partly battery-powered version from its sales start in June through October.
The Porsche 911 will likely get a plug-in hybrid variant mid-way through its next generation, Porsche CEO Oliver Blume says.
Tesla has kept thousands of would-be buyers waiting to see a car they started paying $1,000 deposits for 20 months ago. The chance to get up close to a Model 3 sedan can be had now for another $15.
Scientists working for American Manganese have developed a way to produce enough cobalt to power all the EVs on the road today without drilling into the ground: by recycling faulty batteries.
Rolling out super chargers along highways in Europe and North America is key to unlocking sales of electric cars, according to the head of the biggest network provider.
From LA Auto Show: Toyota off-road concept evokes FJ Cruiser, Hyundai dives into compact CUV market, Porsche times four, Honda grabs green prize; GM plans mass robocar rollout by 2019.
Leading carmakers including Volkswagen and Toyota pledged to uphold ethical and socially responsible standards in their purchases of minerals for an expected boom in electric vehicle production.
Toyota, which has made a big bet on hydrogen-powered cars, looks more isolated as industry rivals double down on plug-in EVs as the dominant technology in the emerging post-fossil fuel era.
Pronouncements grab headlines. Vehicle deliveries make up market share. Successfully mass-producing vehicles is hard.
BYD, the Chinese electric-vehicle maker backed by Warren Buffett, plans to open its first assembly plant in Canada, anticipating a surge in demand for electric trucks.
Even as Tesla struggles with manufacturing bottlenecks for its new Model 3 and pushes back production targets by at least a quarter, many reservation holders aren't budging.
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