Electric vehicles

March 28, 2018 - 9:21 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automakers Daimler and BMW have agreed to merge their transportation services businesses so they can expand their offerings in ride-hailing apps, car-sharing, parking and charging electric cars. The two companies said Wednesday they aim to become a "leading provider" of...
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FILE -In this Oct. 16, 2010 file photo, employees and guests look over a new Nissan Leaf, an all-electric vehicle, after a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new car dealership in Seattle. Washington state's sales tax exemption for electric vehicles is expected to end sometime this summer after efforts to extend the tax break stalled during the recent legislative session. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
March 21, 2018 - 3:39 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's sales tax exemption for electric vehicles is expected to end sometime this summer after efforts to extend it stalled during the recent legislative session. The current exemption expires in June 2019 or once 7,500 electric vehicles have been registered with the...
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The logo of German car manufacturer BMW is pictured on a BMW 7 car prior to the earnings press conference in Munich, Germany, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
March 21, 2018 - 9:00 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — BMW's profits this year will at least equal last year's results as the automaker sinks billions into developing electric and autonomous car technology to meet expected changes in how people get from one place to another, the company said Wednesday. Chief Financial Officer...
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The New Volkswagen I.D. Vizzion is presented during the press day at the 88th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
March 06, 2018 - 1:19 pm
GENEVA (AP) — This year's Geneva auto show is crowded with new cars flaunting electric and autonomous technologies meant to help unclog city streets and fight global warming and air pollution. That didn't stop carmakers from offering their traditional crowd-pleasers: ostentatious displays of...
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March 01, 2018 - 12:30 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson says it will collaborate with Alta Motors on the motorcycle maker's plans for an electric bike. The Milwaukee company said Thursday that it has made an equity investment in Alta Motors, an innovator in lightweight electric vehicles. Harley-Davidson wasn't specific...
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Tom Puckett
July 06, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Volvo has announced it is focusing on hybrid and electric cars. The Car Coach says on the surface the move doesn't make a lot of sense. "I think they want to go head to head with Tesla," says Lauren Fix, considering Chevy, BMW and Mercedes-Benz have invested money in electric and...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is embarking on a campaign to install 450 new charging stations for electric vehicles. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the effort on Monday. The new charging stations will be located in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Utica, Albany, the Hudson Valley, Westchester County...
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March 03, 2017 - 2:46 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state will soon launch a rebate designed to make electric vehicles more price competitive with traditional cars. Officials said Friday they'll launch the initiative by April 1. The rebate of up to $2,000 will be available for zero-emission and plug-in electric hybrid...
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