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Japan may ban sale of new petrol-powered cars by mid-2030s

December 04, 2020 5:00 AM

TOKYO • Japan may ban sales of new petrol-engine cars by the mid-2030s in favour of hybrid or electric vehicles, public broadcaster NHK reported yesterday, aligning it with other countries and regions that are imposing curbs on fossil fuel vehicles.

Japan may ban sale of new gasoline-powered vehicles in mid-2030s

December 03, 2020 1:40 PM

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Japan may ban sales of new gasoline-engine cars by the mid-2030s in favour of hybrid or electric vehicles, public broadcaster NHK reported on Thursday (Dec 3), aligning it with other countries and regions that are imposing curbs on fossil fuel vehicles.

Devise ways to promote Japanese electric vehicles: Yomiuri Shimbun

September 01, 2020 11:45 AM

In the editorial, the paper says that the global market for electric vehicles in 2019 was 1.67 million units, accounting for 2 per cent of new vehicle sales, and is predicted to reach nearly 20 per cent in 2035.

India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric

June 06, 2019 10:58 PM

NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - India plans to order taxi aggregators such as Uber and Ola to convert 40 per cent of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules for clean mobility.

Tesla suddenly catches fire in Hong Kong parking lot, after similar case in Shanghai

May 14, 2019 9:04 AM

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - A Tesla Inc. electric vehicle (EV) suddenly caught fire while in a Hong Kong parking lot, the Hong Kong Economic Times said, less than a month after a similar case was reported in Shanghai.

Tesla to probe video of parked Model S exploding in Shanghai

April 23, 2019 5:00 AM

SHANGHAI • US electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla said it has sent a team to investigate a video on Chinese social media which showed a parked Tesla Model S car exploding, the latest in a string of fire incidents involving Tesla's cars.

Global car makers face bumpy road as China hosts car show

April 14, 2019 12:26 PM

SHANGHAI (AFP) - Global car makers flock to the Shanghai Auto Show this week with the world's largest vehicle market facing an unfamiliar sales slump just as China veers toward an ultra-competitive electric future.

Dutchman ends 'world's longest electric car trip' in Australia, clocking 95,000km

April 07, 2019 3:15 PM

SYDNEY (AFP) - A Dutchman completed an epic 95,000km journey by electric car in Sydney on Sunday (April 7) in a bid to prove the viability of such vehicles in tackling climate change.

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