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LAST December, Asia's largest oil trading hub, Singapore, launched its first electric vehicle (EV) sharing service with 80 cars and 30 charging stations. By 2020, the goal is to have 1,000 such...

[STOCKHOLM] The global race to develop batteries for electric cars is reaching deep into the pine forests of central Sweden, where a dormant graphite mine is getting a new lease on life.

INFINITI is recharging its attack on BMW and Audi. The Nissan Motor Co premium brand wants to use the structural changes enabled by the industry's shift towards electric and self-driving cars -...

[SHANGHAI] Delegates to China's annual meeting of Parliament have urged the state to provide more policy clarity for the electric car industry and overhaul a local government subsidy programme...

THE Boston Consulting Group added its voice to the chorus of forecasts predicting a slump in US petrol consumption as electric vehicles become popular and internal combustion engines turn more...

COBALT is hitting historically high prices fuelled by the car industry, which needs the rare metal to make light and durable electric batteries.

APPLE is in talks to buy long-term supplies of cobalt directly from miners for the first time, according to people familiar with the matter, seeking to ensure it will have enough of the key battery...

TESLA, the biggest-selling electric carmaker in the US, is in danger of being relegated to an expensive niche in China because Elon Musk can't clinch a deal to open a factory there...

[TOKYO] Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding and Foxconn Technology Group led a new fundraising round by electric carmaker Xiaopeng Motors, investing 2.2 billion yuan (S$454.7 million) in...

[LONDON] Demand for low-carbon electricity to power a future wave of electric vehicles could be provided by small, factory-built nuclear reactors.