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The Future is Near (and It’s Electric)

It’s becoming more and more apparent that the future of automotive is electric. Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. announced on August 4 their plans to join forces to develop new electric vehicle technology, including building a $1.6 billion assembly plant in the U.S. The plant will have a 300,000-cars-per-year capacity and will provide […]

Aug. 8, 2017
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Volvo announces plan to abandon combustion engines

In an electrifying announcement on Wednesday, Volvo said that every new vehicle it produces from 2019 onward will be at least partly electric “either as a mild hybrid with a 48-volt electrical system, a plug-in hybrid, or as an all-electric vehicle”, making the Swedish automaker the first to commit to only using alternative drivetrains.

July 7, 2017
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China’s Qiantu Motor Aims To Become A Leader In Electric Vehicles

Lu Qun, chair of China’s Qiantu Motor, is hoping that the rise of electric cars will propel his company and his country into the automotive spotlight.

Feb. 3, 2017
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