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General Motors Plans 3,000 Hires for EV Development

November 9, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

General Motors Co. is going on a hiring binge to accelerate its development of electric vehicles. The Detroit automaker said Nov. 9 it plans to hire 3,000 new employees across engineering, design and information technology to spur efforts to develop […]


Impact & Regulations

House Considers Electric Vehicles Legislation

September 14, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Senate-passed legislation meant to promote access to electric vehicles around the country will be under consideration before the U.S. House of Representatives this month. A House companion bill sponsored by Rep. Ro Khanna aims to provoke government agencies to buy […]


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Tesla to Sell up to $5 Billion of Shares After Stock Surge

September 1, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. plans to sell as much as $5 billion of shares, capitalizing on its high-flying price and on a recent stock split that made it more accessible to individual investors. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based carmaker will sell the shares […]


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Tesla Keeps China Growth Going With Record Registrations

July 17, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. kept growing in China last month, with registrations of its electric vehicles jumping to a record in the world’s largest market as the coronavirus outbreak receded. In June, 14,976 China-built Teslas were registered in the country, according to […]


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Electric Vehicles Are Starting to Buoy the Global Metals Market

July 7, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

The market gloom over the metals that will power the cars of the future is starting to lift. Supply overhangs and then the coronavirus pandemic had crushed short-term prospects for the minerals used to make rechargeable batteries. But new government […]


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What to expect when you’re expecting electric transportation

February 25, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily

In the study led by Assistant Professor Runsen Zhang at Hiroshima University, researchers combined economic and transport models and data from 17 regions around the world to produce six scenarios for transportation into the year 2100. As many governments plan […]


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Daimler Q4 Profits Tumble; Revenue Inches Higher

February 11, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Daimler AG reported a net loss and a 1% increase in revenue in the fourth quarter as sales of cars and vans increased, while truck sales globally fell 16%. The mounting costs of shifting to electric vehicles and a large […]


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VW’s Herbert Diess Confident He Can Catch Tesla in Electric Car Race

January 24, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Volkswagen AG CEO Herbert Diess is preparing to muscle Elon Musk out of the electric-car lead. While Tesla Inc. is paving the way in sustainable mobility, the world’s biggest automaker is buying software companies and ramping up investments in electric […]


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Want a Tax Credit for Buying an Electric Vehicle? Move Fast

December 18, 2019

Via: Wired

For many Americans, New Year’s Day means a new set of resolutions, a slight headache, and a refreshing tabula rasa. At Tesla, the electric vehicle maker, January 1, 2020 will mark something else: the official end of its vehicles’ eligibility […]


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3 Things You Need to Know About Electric Buses

September 30, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

Electric bus use is growing, with nearly half of municipal buses on the road globally expected to be electric by 2025 and the size of the U.S. electric bus market projected to reach $1.95 billion by 2024. With all this […]