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Electric Vehicle Market Hits Its Tipping Point

Electric vehicles have been the coming thing for quite some time now.  Twelve years ago Tesla TSLA-0.1% debuted its first EV, the Roadster. Ever since, EV enthusiasts have been predicting that the U.S. market for electron-powered personal transportation would soon bloom.   In the intervening years a number of promising electric cars—some from major manufacturers not named Tesla—have arrived […]

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Two-tone car paint makes a comeback, with Nissan, Hyundai among automakers reviving 50s-era styling for SUVs

If you think you’ve been seeing a lot of white, silver, gray or black cars on the road lately, you’re not wrong. More than 3 in 4 vehicles sold today in North America are one of those four monochromatic “colors,” if you can call them that. But the period of rather subdued colors might be […]

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Fisker Ocean SUV to arrive in late 2022 as electric vehicle startup makes deal to go public

Startup automaker Fisker is poised to become a public company in a deal that it says will enable the company to begin production on its first electric vehicle in late 2022. Fisker announced Monday that it had agreed to a $2.9 billion deal to merge with private equity firm Apollo Global Management’s Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp. Spartan […]

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Ford, VW will stay neutral on challenges to Trump vehicle emissions rule

Ford Motor Co, Volkswagen AG, Honda Motor Co and BMW AG struck a voluntary agreement with California in July 2019 on vehicle emissions rules. WASHINGTON: Four major automakers will not take a position on legal challenges to the Trump administration‘s decision to dramatically weaken Obama-era fuel economy standards but want to weigh in on any court fix, according […]