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Construction of electric vehicle plant to proceed as planned, says MIER

It says the project at Enstek Industrial Park will go on regardless of whether it is given national car status later.

Tesla slumps on profit doubts, co-founder’s surprise retreat

Despite delivering a record number of vehicles in the second quarter, Tesla lost US$1.12 a share, a bigger deficit than any analyst projected.

World’s longest electric road trip ends in New Zealand

The 101,000km trip took Wakker through Eastern Europe, Iran, India, Southeast Asia, before travelling around much of Australia and across to New Zealand.

Choking India gets first fully-fledged electric car

The Kona Electric SUV costing US$36,000 will address the shortage of charging stations in India.

Dyson driving towards all-terrain electric car

Dyson says that 'the patents show a car with very large wheels, giving a low rolling resistance and high ground clearance.'

BMW i3 car-sharing service launched in Warsaw

The new Innogy go! car-sharing service will help Warsaw reduce the number of private cars on the road and reduce traffic emissions.

Dutchman ends ‘world’s longest electric car trip’ in Australia

The Dutch man only spent US$300 on electricity in outback Australia.

Tesla’s ‘mass market’ US$35k electric car ready to order, online

Tesla founder and chief Elon Musk has his vision fulfilled with the Tesla Model 3 electric car of doing away with gasoline-powered vehicles.

Saab-Koenigsegg team up is promise of great things to come

The collaboration of Chinese-owned Saab and Koenigsegg, a Swedish super car brand may see the development of new electric vehicles.

Volkswagen dune buggy makes an electric comeback

The 'e-buggy' is scheduled to make its debut March 5 at the Geneva Motor Show.

Sidestepping trade war, Musk breaks ground on Tesla Shanghai plant

The production in China would allow for Tesla to escape measures and pressures by Washington to keep jobs at home.

VW and Ford in talks on self-driving and electric vehicles

The German and US automakers are in 'exploratory talks' to jointly develop self-driving and electric vehicles in a far-reaching strategic alliance.

Why did Dyson pick Singapore to build its electric car?

It already employs 1,100 people in Singapore, making 21 million digital electric motors a year. It also has manufacturing hubs in Malaysia and the Philippines.

Tesla launches new US$45,000 Model 3

The rear-wheel-drive model has a 'mid range' battery, a range of 260 miles, 50 miles less than the long-range battery that the more expensive Model 3 is equipped with.

Mazda aims for all of its vehicles to be electric hybrid,...

The Japanese automaker joins a growing number of global automakers who are planning to reduce emissions by producing more gasoline-hybrid vehicles, plug-in hybrids and battery EVs.

Carmakers brace for shocks as electrified future looms

Google, Nokia and French IT specialist Atos are among the tech groups sending staff to the Paris show with pledges to help automakers navigate their industry's seismic shift.

Musk blog ends one Tesla drama, rekindles all the others

Elon Musk’s decision to scrap his plan to take Tesla Inc. private still leaves many questions about where he and the electric-car maker go from here.

Elon Musk hires Morgan Stanley to help take Tesla private

Morgan Stanley is advising Musk, not the company, its board or a special board committee formed to evaluate a potential take-private proposal.

Move over, Musk: Kalashnikov unveils ‘electric supercar’

The look was inspired by a Soviet hatchback model developed in the 1970s called "Izh-Kombi," a statement on the Kalashnikov website said.

Tesla stays on rocky run after Morgan Stanley drops coverage

Whereas Goldman Sachs Group Inc. paired its announcement that it was removing its Tesla rating and price target with the disclosure of a reason why, Morgan Stanley hasn’t elaborated on what prompted its move.

Germany forces 1,050 Tesla owners to forgo electric car bonus

The Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control said only vehicles costing 60,000 euros or less qualified for Germany's "environmental bonus", intended to encourage the purchase of electric cars.

Tesla Model 3 is most profitable electric car

Sandy Munro, president of Michigan-based Munro & Associates, said the car generates net profit margins in excess of 30%.

China weighs further cuts in electric-car subsidies

The average purchase incentive per electric vehicle may be lowered by more than a third from the 2018 levels, said the people, who asked not to be identified disclosing information that isn’t public.

Panasonic would consider extra investment in Tesla’s Gigafactory if requested -exec

Additional investment would come on top of about $1.6 billion. Panasonic is contributing to Tesla's $5 billion so-called Gigafactory, which Panasonic jointly operates.

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