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Why the world’s biggest EV maker is getting into shipping

Why the world’s biggest EV maker is getting into shipping

Venturing out by themselves That’s why Chinese auto companies, which have become such prominent exporters thanks to the rise of EVs, are starting to form their own shipping businesses.  News that BYD was looking to buy or charter ships was first reported by the shipping outlet Lloyd’s List in late 2022. In December that year, […]

US-built EV batteries, and California’s monkeypox emergency

US-built EV batteries, and California’s monkeypox emergency

The news: The US Senate Democrats released a bill last week that could significantly cut the country’s carbon emissions. One of the bill’s key components is an extension of electric vehicle tax credits, which are designed to help push adoption of EVs by giving buyers $7,500 credit towards purchasing a qualifying new electric vehicle, or […]