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BMW reveals next-generation EV to take on Tesla, China’s BYD

Electric cars and plug-in hybrids are expected to make up 90 per cent of the world’s biggest auto market around the end of this decade


China’s Xpeng soars after buying Didi unit to consolidate market

As part of the deal, Xpeng plans to launch a new EV brand in partnership with Didi in 2024

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Tips to maximise electric vehicle performance in summer

EV owners and operators must provide careful attention and maintenance to their vehicles to minimise and prevent various risks


Lucid pledges to reach 10,000-EV target this year; shares rise

The company’s shares jumped more than 5 per cent in post-market trading

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Dubai Police has added this new luxury EV to its fleet

The luxury EV features a 516hp dual-engine capable of accelerating from 0-100kmph in just 4.3 seconds

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Oil is hard to quit, even in Norway where electric cars rule the road

The International Energy Agency says the rest of the world is going the way of the electric car, bringing peak oil demand before the end of the decade


Minor fender bender? That will be $42,000, please

Vehicle owners should brace for their car insurance premiums and repair bills to remain high


Abu Dhabi to take 7% stake in Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio

CYVN Holdings, an investment entity controlled by Abu Dhabi, agreed to buy about 85 million newly issued Class A shares for $738.5m in cash, or $8.72 apiece

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UAE’s EV market projected to grow by 27% annually over next six years

With more than 20 per cent of government car fleets running EVs since 2021, the UAE is leading the way towards the future of electric vehicles in the region

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Global electric vehicle transformation project launched for the UAE

The launch of the Global EV Market is in line with the country’s objective to transition to net zero and set itself up as a global electric vehicle hub

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Ford taps Tesla superchargers in rare partnership

Ford’s next-generation vehicles, starting in 2025, will have the Tesla charging capability built in


Tesla to build new battery factory, says Elon Musk

The company will manufacture its Megapack large-scale energy-storage unit in the new facility


Admiral Mobility to bring 5,000 electric commercial vehicles to the Middle East

The order stems from a strategic partnership between Admiral Mobility and Geely Farizon Commercial Group


Saudi’s first EV brand Ceer appoints James Deluca as CEO

In his last role, DeLuca led VinFast, Vietnam’s first domestic automobile brand

Saudi Crown Prince launches kingdom’s first electric vehicle brand

The EV brand, Ceer, will attract over $150m of foreign direct investment, and create up to 30,000 direct and indirect jobs

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Dubai Police adds first electric SUV to its fleet of patrol cars

The E-HS9 is the first fully sports utility vehicle from Hongqi with the functionality of an SUV

Abu Dhabi to host its first electric vehicle assembly facility

Constructed by KIZAD, the facility is set for completion in the fourth quarter of 2022


Tesla notches record profit, sees big 2022 production gain

It delivered about 936,000 cars in 2021

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Panasonic to spend $5bn on EV cells, supply chain software

The Osaka-based firm will invest 400 billion yen in growth areas including electric vehicle cells

Ford reorganises to run EV and engine businesses separately

The newly formed Ford Model e unit will scale up the automaker’s EV offerings

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Abu Dhabi introduces unified tariff for electric vehicle charging across emirate

Once a charging unit is registered and a sub-meter installed, a unified tariff of 30 fils per kilowatt hour will be implemented

One-time pioneer LG Electronics to close smartphone business

Phones constituted 8.2 per cent of LG sales last year

GM latest automaker to recall EV for battery-fire risk

The Detroit-based company said on Friday it is recalling 68,667 2017-2019 model year Bolt hatchbacks delivered globally