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Carmakers pushing ahead with battery-powered vehicles

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GM's Ms Barra unveiling the Chevrolet Bolt EV at the CES trade show in Las Vegas on Wednesday. The car will have a 320km range and cost about US$30,000.

Las Vegas

ALTHOUGH sales of electric and hybrid vehicles have struggled, carmakers are charging ahead to bring new battery-powered vehicles to market.

Several car companies have focused on electric vehicles at the International CES consumer trade show here, including General Motors