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Global Automakers in China Betting on Hybrids than NEVs after 2020

In the latest sign of caution from global automakers in China, Germany’s Audi last week unveiled a new factory for high-efficiency transmissions in Tianjin, to be used in petrol-powered cars. While Chinese firms go electric in the world’s biggest auto market, Audi is intent on petrol engines that can run farther, cleaner, in tandem with hybrid technology. As China’s electrified

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California Targets 1.5 Million Electric Vehicles in 10 Years

Environmental groups like Natural Resources Defense Council and electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors told CARB  that auto companies may be able to reach the state’s target by simply submitting credits, and changes to the program’s credit system are required. A California lawmaker next week will introduce a bill requiring 15% of all vehicles sold in the state to be emissions-free by

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