Motoring

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Pepper spray for the school run? The weaponised SUV set to terrify America’s streets
The extreme features of the Rezvani Vengeance – including electrified door handles and blinding strobe lights – are wholly in tune with lethal trends in the US market

Oliver Wainwright

25, Jan, 2023 @6:25 PM

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EU ‘could end reliance on China for electric car batteries by 2030’
Prediction predicated on investment that keeps pace with Joe Biden’s $369bn green subsidy spree

Alex Lawson

24, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Business minister boasted Britishvolt was Brexit success story months before collapse
Electric car battery firm planned to build large facility in Northumberland with government funds if it found investors

Michael Savage Policy Editor

22, Jan, 2023 @7:30 AM

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Britishvolt: how Britain’s bright battery future fell flat
Startup that hoped to transform UK car production was once valued at more than £800m, but collapsed worth a tiny fraction of that

Jasper Jolly

20, Jan, 2023 @4:49 PM

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Spoof billboard ads take aim at BMW and Toyota over ‘going green’ claims
‘Subvertisers’ hijack 400 posters in Belgium, France, Germany and the UK to satirise what they claim are misleading ads by carmakers

Damien Gayle

19, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Thailand’s tuk-tuks go green amid rising demand for electric models
Travel without the combustion-engine fumes and noise is increasingly popular in the country with some of the world’s worst air pollution

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

19, Jan, 2023 @4:29 AM

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Electric vehicle sales accelerate to record highs in New Zealand
Environmental awareness and government-backed subsidies have contributed to the spike, while Australian purchases remain stuck in the slow lane

Charlotte Graham-McLay in Wellington

18, Jan, 2023 @2:39 AM

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China takes great leap forward in Australia’s car market with EVs leading the charge
Exclusive: Sales of Chinese-made vehicles increased 61% in 2022 with one industry expert saying companies are ‘innovating faster’

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

18, Jan, 2023 @12:06 AM

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Where does the Britishvolt collapse leave UK’s dream of an electric future?
Britain’s car industry relies on petrol or diesel vehicles – and every failure to be part of the electric revolution makes it more exposed

Jasper Jolly

17, Jan, 2023 @4:39 PM

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Polestar boss Thomas Ingenlath’s drive for a truly emission-free car
The Swedish-based electric carmaker has pulled ahead of rivals thanks to its no-factory model and Chinese partner, but its boss want to remove carbon from the production process too

Jasper Jolly

17, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Battery startup Britishvolt enters administration as rescue talks fail
Staff told majority of firm’s 300 employees would be immediately made redundant on Tuesday morning

Alex Lawson and Jasper Jolly

17, Jan, 2023 @1:28 PM

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After their baby was killed by a car crash, parents aim to end road deaths
The Louis Thorold Foundation, which was set up by Rachael and Chris in memory of their son, campaigns for safer roads

Libby Brooks

12, Jan, 2023 @2:19 PM

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