More in Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs)

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    VW aims at ride-pooling market with all-electric minibus  

    BERLIN, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Volkswagen has unveiled an all-electric minibus to target urban customers who prefer to pay for use rather than own a vehicle, furthering the German company's push into new forms of online-controlled personal transport services. Volkswagen's (VW) new MOIA "mobility services" division on Monday announced plans for a fully electric international ride-pooling service that aims to remove 1 million cars from European and U.S. cities by 2025....More
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    PSA, Japan's Nidec to Form EV Engine JV  

    The €200 million joint venture will produce high-performance electric-car engines for PSA and possibly other automakers....More
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    South Korean Firm to Build EV Battery Plant in Hungary  

    SK Innovation says it will invest 840.2 billion won ($777 million) to build an EV battery plant in Hungary that would serve European automakers including Mercedes-Benz....More
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    Current, Former Tesla Workers Describe Quality Issues  

    Current and former employees citing data from Tesla's internal tracking system say defects are found in more than 90% of Model S and Model X vehicles inspected after assembly....More
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    Shell Joins Automakers in Plan to Deploy Ultra-Fast EV Chargers  

    Royal Dutch Shell says its partnership with IONITY, a joint venture among BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen, intially will place high-powered vehicle-charging stations to 80 European locations in 2019....More
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    UPDATE 2-Volkswagen accelerates push into electric cars with $40 bln spending plan  

    * Investments also cover mobility services, digitalisation * Total investments by 2022 of 72 bln eur * Spending plan covers 2018-2022 period * Thrift, rising auto sales help trim investment quota -VW (Adds comments from works council chief and analyst, details on investment, background) By Andreas Cremer and Jan Schwartz...More
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    Daimler to Spend $755 Million on Chinese EV, Battery Production  

    The first vehicle to be produced by Daimler and its joint-venture partner BAIC will be the EQC, a battery-powered CUV with a targeted launch date of 2019....More
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    Tesla to Take Wraps Off Prototype Electric Heavy Truck  

    The truck, called the Tesla Semi, reportedly will have an operating range of 200 to 300 miles and may have autonomous capabilities....More
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    REFILE-AUTOSHOW-Volkswagen Group earmarking $11.8 bln to develop, build China electric cars  

    (Refiles to clarify reporting credit) GUANGZHOU/BEIJING, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Volkswagen Group plans to spend 10 billion euros ($11.8 billion) by 2025 to develop and manufacture so-called new-energy vehicles (NEVs), the group's China chief Jochem Heizmann told Reuters on Thursday. China has set stringent production quotas for NEVs which automakers must meet by 2019, a move that is prompting a flurry of electric car deals and new launches of battery electric and plug-in hybrid models as automakers in China race to ensure they do not fall short....More
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    China Battery Maker CATL Plans IPO to Fund Expansion  

    CATL, or Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., which plans a $2 billion IPO designed to raise ¥13.1 billion to build two new battery plants, has grown rapidly thanks to the Chinese government's promotion of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles....More
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    GM China Chief Says EV Sales Will Meet Quotas By 2019  

    Matt Tsien says GM's joint ventures hope to sell so-called New Energy Vehicles in sufficient numbers by 2019 that the JVs will not need to buy credits from other automakers....More
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    Ford to Form Electric Vehicle JV With Chinese Automaker  

    Ford and China's Anhui Zotye Automobile have agreed to invest $756 million in a 50-50 JV that will manufacture all-electric vehicles for the world's biggest auto market....More
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    Electric-Van Maker Plans Tests in California, Ohio  

    Workhorse Group, whose customers already include United Parcel Service and FedEx, says it will test its new lightweight N-Gen electric van in several unnamed cities in California and Ohio beginning in first-quarter 2018....More


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