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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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Audi launches 500bhp V8 petrol engine for SQ7 and SQ8 SUVs

Audi’s two largest performance SUVs drop diesel and swap back to petrol power Audi has revised the SQ7 and SQ8 performance SUVs with a new 4.0-litre turbocharged V8 petrol engine. The new engine replaces the brand’s existing V8 diesel models and will be available to order from autumn this year, with prices starting from around £78,000 for the SQ7 and […]

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Navistar to develop self-driving trucks with TuSimple

Navistar Chief Executive Persio Lisboa, who said the truck maker chose TuSimple because its software was more developed than its competitors’ and because of its relations with customers, said the minority stake could “turn into something bigger as we go to the next phase of development.” Truck maker Navistar International Corp has bought a minority stake in TuSimple and […]

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Amara Raja ties up with Gridtential Energy for bipolar battery technology

Under the technology evaluation agreement, Amara Raja Batteries Limited and Gridtential Energy will assemble and test Silicon Joule bipolar reference batteries using Amara Raja’s active material to determine improvements in cycle life, energy density, battery efficiency, charging rates and manufacturing ability. New Delhi: Industrial and automotive battery majors Amara Raja has entered into a formal […]