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Business, Technology, Fuel

Porsche Unveils Its First Electric Car

Porsche The Porsche Taycan. (Alex Kraus/Bloomberg News)

Porsche picked Niagara Falls, a Chinese wind farm and a solar site in Germany to unveil its first all-electric sports car, underscoring the new Taycan’s central role in turning parent Volkswagen AG into the world’s leading seller of battery-powered vehicles.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
September 4, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous, TCA

New North Carolina Law Means Electric Vehicles Can Pay for Power

Electric charging sign Getty Images

A new North Carolina law allows the operators of publicly available electric car charging stations to make drivers pay for how much electricity they get when they charge their car batteries.

Paul Woolverton | Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer
August 14, 2019
Business, Technology

French Startup Develops Tech to Convert Diesel Cars to Electric

car Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg News

About 5,000 euros ($5,600) are set to buy your 10-year-old combustion clunker an electric makeover — and offer a cut-price way to avoid driving bans across European cities.

July 31, 2019
Business, Technology

Lithium Boom Is Coming, Just not Overnight

Lithium Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg News

Lithium miners are bulking up for a booming future when electric cars go mainstream. But speed bumps loom, with prices tumbling on a burst of new production and demand growth slowing in China.

Laura Millan Lombrana | Bloomberg News
July 29, 2019
Business, Technology, Safety

Lotus Debuts All-Electric Super Coupe Evija

Lotus Evija Lotus' new all-electric supercar, Evija. (Lotus)

Lotus unveiled its first all-electric supercar, the Evija, in London on July 16.

Hannah Elliott | Bloomberg News
July 16, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Tesla Readies Production Boost, Hints of Return to Hiring Mode

Tesla Jasper Juine/Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc. is poised to increase production at its California car plant and is back in hiring mode, according to an internal e-mail sent days after the company wrapped up a record quarter of deliveries.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
July 10, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Electric Jaguars to Be Made in UK Despite Brexit Uncertainty

Hand polishing Jaguar logo Frank Augstein/AP

LONDON — Jaguar Land Rover says it will manufacture a range of electric cars in the U.K., a boost to an industry braced for turmoil ahead of Britain’s departure from the European Union.

July 5, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Ford Readies for Push in Electric Cars, Morgan Stanley Says

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Ford Motor Co. is preparing to make a bigger push in electric vehicles, according to Morgan Stanley.

Tatiana Darie | Bloomberg News
July 3, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel

Saving the Planet With Electric Vehicles Means Strangling This Desert

Atacama desert in Chile Lengths of pumping pipe lie on the ground at a Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile lithium mine on the Atacama salt flat in the Atacama Desert, Chile. (Cristobal Olivares/Bloomberg News)

Mining for lithium for electric vehicles is having an irreversible impact on the Atacama desert in Chile.

Laura Millan Lombrana | Bloomberg News
June 11, 2019
Business, Equipment, Safety

Audi Recalls First Electric SUV in US on Battery Fire Risk

Audi David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

Volkswagen AG’s luxury brand Audi is recalling its first all-electric vehicle sold in the U.S. due to a potential risk of a battery fire.

June 11, 2019