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India approves $1.4 billion electric vehicle incentive scheme

Febuary 28, 2019
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s cabinet has approved a scheme to spend $1.4 billion to subsidize sales of electric and hybrid vehicles as part of efforts to curb pollution and reduce dependency on fossil fuels.

Chinese electric cars prepare US blitz in 2020 despite trade war

Febuary 27, 2019
Chinese automakers plan to push ahead with major U.S. launches of electric vehicles in 2020 despite signs of rising protectionism and America's growing wariness of Chinese technology.

Honda to close British car plant as Brexit looms

Febuary 19, 2019
LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) - Honda will close its only British car plant in 2021 with the loss of up to 3,500 jobs, a major departure of Japanese investment announced just over a month before the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union.

EU agrees to cut greenhouse gas emissions from trucks

Febuary 19, 2019
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union agreed on Tuesday to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from new trucks and buses by 30 percent by a 2030 deadline as part of its commitment to cut its output of greenhouse gases.

European car sales drop 4.6 percent in January: ACEA

Febuary 15, 2019
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - FCA Group, Ford and Volkswagen led a 4.6 percent decline in European car registrations in January, industry data showed, dampened by an economic slowdown in euro zone economies and consumer jitters over Brexit and trade.

Toyota charges into electric car race with Panasonic tie-up

January 23, 2019
Toyota Motor is entering the electric car market at full force, an area it was one step behind in, with technological help from battery partner Panasonic , as it shores up its presence in the world's largest auto market of China.
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