Electric vehicles

October 17, 2017 - 6:49 am
BEIJING (AP) — Volvo Cars' performance electric car brand, Polestar, unveiled a four-seat coupe in lightweight carbon fiber as its first model Tuesday, adding to competition in a market dominated until now by Tesla. The hybrid Polestar 1 promises a range of 150 kilometers (95 miles) on a charge,...
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This photo provided by General Motors Co. shows a Chevrolet Bolt, surrounded by nine electric and fuel cell vehicles covered by tarps. On Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, GM announced the company will produce two new electric vehicles on the Bolt underpinnings in the next 18 months and 20 electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles by 2023. (Courtesy of General Motors Co. via AP)
October 02, 2017 - 2:37 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Even though gasoline-powered SUVs are what people are buying now, General Motors is betting that electric vehicles will be all the rage in the not-to-distant future. The Detroit automaker is promising two new EVs on Chevrolet Bolt underpinnings in the next 1 ½ years and more than 20...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2016, file photo, a staff member stands next to an e.Cool electric SUV by Chinese automaker Changjiang on display at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition in Beijing. China has stepped up pressure on automakers to accelerate development of electric cars by raising the first-year target for a planned system of production quotas but delayed its rollout until 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
September 29, 2017 - 8:29 am
BEIJING (AP) — China has stepped up pressure on automakers to accelerate development of electric cars by raising the first-year target for a planned system of production quotas but delayed its rollout from next year until 2019. China has the world's most aggressive government plans to promote...
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August 29, 2017 - 1:23 am
BEIJING (AP) — Automakers Renault and Nissan say they plan to develop electric cars with a Chinese state-owned partner. The venture announced Tuesday with Dongfeng Motor Corp. adds to a string of tie-ups between foreign automakers and Chinese partners to create electric vehicles for China, the...
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Hyundai Motors' new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle is displayed during a media preview in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Hyundai Motor says its new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will travel more than 580 kilometers (360 miles) between fill-ups. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
August 17, 2017 - 3:06 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor said Thursday it plans to launch early next year a second-generation hydrogen fuel cell vehicle that will travel more than 580 kilometers (360 miles) between fill-ups. If delivered as promised, the new fuel cell vehicle will travel 40 percent farther than its...
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German Chancellor and top candidate of the Christian Democratic Union, CDU, for the upcoming general election Angela Merkel delivers a speech during the start of her election campaign in Dortmund, western Germany, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (Ina Fassbender/dpa via AP)
August 12, 2017 - 9:59 am
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel opened the final phase of her election campaign Saturday with a focus on her record, emphasizing the economic growth and prosperity achieved during her dozen years at the helm as she seeks a fourth term. Merkel told a rally organized by her Christian...
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In this photo provided by Nils Henningstad, Henningstad poses next to his Tesla Model X while charging the electric car at a public charging station, Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Lillestrom, just outside Oslo, Norway. Electric cars are seeing growing support around the world. France and the United Kingdom want to ban sales of gas and diesel cars by 2040. But there’s a problem: There aren’t enough places to plug those cars in. (Lene Marie Brynildsen/Courtesy of Nils Henningstad via AP)
August 11, 2017 - 3:00 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Around the world, support is growing for electric cars. Automakers are delivering more electric models with longer range and lower prices, such as the Chevrolet Bolt and the Tesla Model 3. China has set aggressive targets for electric vehicle sales to curb pollution; some European...
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August 11, 2017 - 7:14 am
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's main rival in Germany's upcoming election is calling for a Europe-wide quota for electric cars. Martin Schulz told the Sueddeutsche Zeitung daily newspaper in an interview published Friday that binding quotas would help support electric car technology...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan. U.S. stocks are rising Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period while energy companies rise as investors hope for a new deal that limits oil production. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
August 03, 2017 - 4:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Losses for energy and technology companies left most U.S. stocks lower on Thursday. Smaller companies fared worse as the dollar remained at 15-month lows. Energy companies weakened as the price of oil turned lower, and technology companies declined as Apple gave up a piece of its...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan. U.S. stocks are rising Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period while energy companies rise as investors hope for a new deal that limits oil production. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
August 03, 2017 - 12:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slipping Thursday as banks and technology companies fall, while a solid quarter from cereal maker Kellogg helped makers of food and household goods move higher. Health care stocks are a mixed bag as insurers continue to rise while other companies including generic...
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