South Korea accelerates EV adoption with diesel ban for public sector fleets by 2025

Tesla may very well be hitting its momentum in South Korea at just the right time, as the country recently launched an assertive program to phase out the internal combustion engine. Dubbed as the “No Diesel” plan and led by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, the initiative aims to ban diesel-powered vehicles from being used in […]

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Tesla and EVs poised to hit stride as 82% of UK drivers want gas cars phased out earlier than 2035

A new consumer group called the Electric Vehicle Association (EVA) England recently conducted a study to determine the UK market’s stance on the government’s plan to phase out gas cars by 2035. According to the results of the study, 82% of drivers actually want gas cars phased out earlier than the UK government’s 2035 target, […]

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Xpeng looks to generate $300 million in funding before U.S. IPO

Xpeng Motors is looking to rally around $300 million in funding prior to its United States’ initial public offering (IPO), sources said. Of the companies and investors who are looking to get involved in the funding round, one of the most notable is the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), which is the country’s sovereign wealth fund. […]

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Mercedes EQS EV spied benchmarking against Tesla Model S and Model 3

Mercedes-Benz was spied testing its yet-to-be-released EQS long-range electric vehicle against Tesla’s flagship Model S, a vehicle that has arguably become the gold standard when it comes to the electric car to be benchmarked against. Outfitted with a familiar camouflage wrap to conceal some of its exterior features, the EQS was spotted with a Tesla Model 3 […]

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Thailand is using COVID-19 to ditch gas cars in favor of EVs

Thailand’s automotive industry is changing for the better, and it took the COVID-19 pandemic to accelerate the shift to electrification. Since the pandemic has started, shutdowns of automotive factories have allowed a shift to electric vehicles from combustion engines to take shape. 900,000 Thai citizens are employed in the automotive industry. Now, many of them […]

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