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  • PARIS/ FRANKFURT Sept 15- The battle over how and where Europeans charge their electric cars is expanding from the continent's cities to its motorways. Norway, where electric cars have a 29 percent market share, is the most advanced market, followed by the Netherlands with 6.4 percent and Sweden with 3.4 percent. China, France and Britain all have EV market shares...

  • PARIS/ FRANKFURT Sept 15- The battle over how and where Europeans charge their electric cars is expanding from the continent's cities to its motorways. Norway, where electric cars have a 29 percent market share, is the most advanced market, followed by the Netherlands with 6.4 percent and Sweden with 3.4 percent. China, France and Britain all have EV market shares...

  • TOKYO, Sept 15- Mazda Motor Corp plans to make all of its vehicles electric-based, including petrol hybrids, by the early 2030 s, Japanese media reported on Friday, as more automakers shift stretegies to meet tightening global emission regulations. The Japanese automaker plans to use electric motors in all of its models by that time, Kyodo News reported, without...

  • Tesla entering $25B-$30B market in the US with electric semi-truck: Oppenheimer's Colin Rusch

    Oppenheimer's Colin Rusch discusses Elon Musk's teaser about Tesla electric semi-trucks.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 14- South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to become a major player in autonomous driving, building on its recent $8 billion acquisition of audio and auto parts supplier Harman and its pole position in mobile communications markets. "It's time to communicate our intent to enter the autonomous driving market," Young Sohn, the company's...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 14- HERE, the digital mapping company controlled by Germany's premium carmakers, aims to expand its business not only to offer navigation for self-driving cars but also drones and advanced robotics, Chief Executive Edzard Overbeek told Reuters. Germany's carmakers Daimler, Volkswagen and BMW bought HERE from mobile telecoms company Nokia...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 14- HERE, the digital mapping company controlled by Germany's premium carmakers, aims to expand its business not only to offer navigation for self-driving cars but also drones and advanced robotics, Chief Executive Edzard Overbeek told Reuters. Germany's carmakers Daimler, Volkswagen and BMW bought HERE from mobile telecoms company Nokia...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 14- HERE, the digital mapping company controlled by Germany's premium carmakers, aims to expand its business not only to offer navigation for self-driving cars but also drones and advanced robotics, Chief Executive Edzard Overbeek told Reuters. Germany's carmakers Daimler, Volkswagen and BMW bought HERE from mobile telecoms company Nokia...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 14- HERE, the digital mapping company controlled by Germany's premium carmakers, aims to expand its business not only to offer navigation for self-driving cars but also drones and advanced robotics, Chief Executive Edzard Overbeek told Reuters. Germany's carmakers Daimler, Volkswagen and BMW bought HERE from mobile telecoms company Nokia...

  • DETROIT, Sept 14- Daimler AG on Thursday said United Parcel Service Inc will be the first U.S. commercial customer for its new battery-powered eCanter truck, and the company will expand its electric truck production as lower cost, longer-range batteries become available within two to three years. Daimler said at a news conference in New York on Thursday that UPS...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 14- Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany's car industry should do everything in its power to repair its damaged reputation, pointing to the combustion engine's uncertain future as she opened the Frankfurt motor show. The auto sector- Germany's biggest exporters and employers of more than 800,000 people- was plunged into crisis two years ago...

  • *COO on charm offensive after Germany tightens social media rules. FRANKFURT, Sept 14- Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg went on a charm offensive in Germany on Thursday, telling the country's powerful automakers that the world's biggest social network does not want to compete with them. Sandberg's visit to Germany comes after the country's...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 14- Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany's car industry should do everything in its power to repair its damaged reputation, pointing to the combustion engine's uncertain future as she opened the Frankfurt motor show. The industry now faced many challenges, including suggestions that China might eventually ban combustion engines, she said.

  • BERLIN— German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "a lot of trust has been destroyed" in the country's automakers by the diesel emissions cheating scandal and they need to regain it quickly. Merkel opened the Frankfurt auto show Thursday, telling car manufacturers that theirs was a key industry of "huge importance" for Germany's economy. She said that the cars on...

  • Skoda, commissioned by Volkswagen to explore an entry-level car platform with a focus on India, and Tata last month said talks had ended after their cooperation failed to hit cost-savings goals. Skoda has held talks with a group of local suppliers, Maier said, as the carmaker aims to develop a low-cost vehicle that complies with stiffer engine emissions and...

  • BERLIN, Sept 14- Chancellor Angela Merkel called on German car industry to clean up its act for the sake of it employees and the wider economy as she opened the Frankfurt motor show on Thursday, pointing to threats on the horizon to the combustion engine. "A lot of trust has been destroyed. Merkel noted that the Volkswagen emissions scandal had broken just after she...

  • SEOUL, South Korea— Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it will invest 75 million euro in TTTech, a Vienna, Austria- based company that makes autonomous driving technologies and safety controls for Audi cars and others, stepping up its push into autonomous driving technology. Samsung's investment in TTTech is the first from a $300 million fund aimed at adding...

  • BERLIN, Sept 14- European car sales rose 5.5 percent in August, accelerating from an increase of 2.6 percent in July, according to industry data published on Thursday. Registrations rose to 903,143 vehicles in the European Union and European Free Trade Association countries in August and to 1.19 million vehicles for July, Brussels- based industry body ACEA said.

  • BERLIN, Sept 14- European car sales rose 5.5 percent in August, accelerating from an increase of 2.6 percent in July, according to industry data published on Thursday. Registrations rose to 903,143 vehicles in the European Union and European Free Trade Association countries in August and to 1.19 million vehicles for July, Brussels- based industry body ACEA said.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 14- South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to become a major player in autonomous driving, building on its recent $8 billion acquisition of audio and auto parts supplier Harman and its pole position in mobile communications markets. "It's time to communicate our intent to enter the autonomous driving market," Young Sohn, the company's...