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    Deutsche Post DHL to Double Electric Minivan Output  

    The German logistics firm says it is building a second factory that will have the capacity to produce 10,000 electric StreetScooter minivans per year, with the added output earmarked for third parties....More
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    China Sets Automakers' Green-Car Sales Targets for 2019  

    Dropping its 2018 quota, the Chinese government says automakers will need to collect credits for electric plug-in, hybrid-electric or all-electric vehicles that equal 10% of annual sales by 2019, and 12% for 2020....More
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    Ford May Produce Electric Van in Cologne, Germany  

    Ford is partnered with Deutsche Post DHL Group, a German logistics firm that initially developed the electric Streetscooter minivan for internal use....More
  • Newswire

    UPDATE 2-BYD predicts ambitious China shift to electric cars by 2030  

    * China has said mulling ban on traditional fuel cars * UK, France have said to ban new petrol, diesel cars from 2040 * Over 20 Chinese cities to begin building BYD sky rail next year (Adds analyst comment, background) By David Stanway SHENZHEN, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Chinese automaker BYD Co Ltd expects the country's shift to cleaner new-energy vehicles (NEV) to be complete in just over a decade, an aggressive timeframe that would challenge traditional carmakers in the world' top auto market....More
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    Electric Bus Travels 1,100 Miles on Single Charge  

    California-based Proterra says the 40-foot-long bus, using a battery developed with Korea's LG Chem, traveled 15 mph on a single charge to top the previous electric-vehicle range record of 1,013 miles....More
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    REFILE-Toyota president says will continue to make variety of vehicle types  

    (Fixes reporting credit) TOKYO, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp President Akio Toyoda on Tuesday said his company would continue to make a variety of vehicle types available to customers, even as tighter global regulations are prompting automakers to develop more electric vehicles. "EVs (electric vehicles) are in focus at the moment but customers and the market will ultimately decide which powertrains will be successful," he said at an event to launch a new line of sports cars....More
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    State Must Incentivize China's Green-Car Push, GM's Barra Says  

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra says the Chinese government must work with automakers to foster consumer acceptance of new-energy vehicles in the world's biggest automotive market....More
  • Newswire

    REFILE-UPDATE 1-Mazda to make all models hybrid, electric by early 2030s - Kyodo  

    (Refiles to fix typo in first paragraph) TOKYO, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Mazda Motor Corp plans to make all of its vehicles electric-based, including petrol hybrids, by the early 2030s, Japanese media reported on Friday, as more automakers shift strategies to meet tightening global emission regulations. The Japanese automaker plans to use electric motors in all of its models by that time, Kyodo News reported, without citing sources. A Mazda spokeswoman declined to comment on the report....More
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    Daimler Bringing Electric Commercial Truck to U.S.  

    The German automaker, whose Mitsubishi Fuso unit began building eCanter electric delivery vehicles earlier this year, says it will supply the battery-electric trucks to customers in New York City....More
  • Newswire

    Jaguar to Launch Formula E Support Series  

    The series of 10 races involving up to 20 production-version electric cars beginning next year will accompany the Formula E championship series' fifth season....More
  • Newswire

    Shell Looks to Expand Vehicle Recharging at Fuel Stations  

    Royal Dutch Shell says it wants 20% of sales from its 43,000 fuel stations in 80 countries to come from recharging electric vehicles and low-carbon fuels by 2025....More
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    Let Market Guide Transition to EVs, Daimler CEO Says  

    Dieter Zetsche, Daimler's chief executive, says automakers "don't need quotas" to drive the migration from combustion-engined cars to electric vehicles, although the European Union says it doesn't plan to impose quotas....More

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