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Monday, June 1, 2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker BYD Co Ltd 002594.SZ, 1211.HK will supply EV batteries to U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co F.N, a document on the website of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology showed on Monday.

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Friday, May 29, 2020

A new report by Cairn Energy Research Advisors, a research firm focused on the battery and EV industries, predicts a surge in electric vehicle sales in 2021 as countries around the world push new programs to encourage consumers to buy battery powered vehicles.  Cairn estimates global sales of EVs in 2021 will jump 36% and top 3 million vehicles for the first time ever.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

California and nearly two dozen other states on Wednesday filed suit against the Trump administration, arguing that its decision to weaken fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks puts the public’s health at risk and is based on flawed science.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

France’s government is injecting more than 8 billion euros ($8.8 billion) to save the country’s car industry from huge losses wrought by virus lockdowns, and wants to use the crisis to make France the No. 1 producer of electric vehicles in Europe.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Two months to the day after Volkswagen closed its Chattanooga plant amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the factory's CEO said Thursday that the timing is right for restarting operations.

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Monday, May 18, 2020

The Detroit Three automakers and their suppliers began restarting assembly lines on Monday after a two-month coronavirus lockdown in a slow revival of a sector that employs nearly 1 million people in the United States.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Electric Hummers and Cybertrucks, as well as the next generation of S.U.V.s, will signal the arrival of the E.V. era in America if they start to sell in big numbers.

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Friday, May 1, 2020

Tesla (TSLA) is once again cutting the price of its China-built Model 3s so that it can qualify for government incentives that are meant to encourage people to buy cars again.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

With the US trapped in a historic lockdown, everyone agrees that enormous federal spending is necessary to keep the economy going over the next year and beyond — and everyone has their own ideas about how, exactly, that federal spending should be targeted.

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

When General Maximus — that’s Russell Crowe in “Gladiator” — leads his Roman legions into battle, Hans Zimmer’s bombastic, percussive score propels them to victory.

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