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November 26, 2018 11:10 AM Italy's SNAM signs deal with Volkswagen for gas-powered cars

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian gas group Snam (SRG.MI) has a deal with Seat, a unit of German car maker Volkswagen VOWD_p.DE, to boost the use of natural gas to power cars, the two companies said on Monday. Snam and Seat will explore ways to develop fuel station networks and create new products. “For SEAT, one out of every five vehicles sold in Italy uses compressed 122

November 23, 2018 6:48 AM Chinese Police Say Driver Deliberately Crashed Into Elementary School Students

(BEIJING) — Police in northeastern China say the suspect in a car crash that killed five elementary school students and injured 19 other people deliberately targeted his victims, in what appears to be the latest in a pattern of mass attacks using vehicles. The 29-year-old suspect, identified only by his surname, Han, plowed his car into a crowd of children 77

November 21, 2018 10:28 AM U.S. chipmaker Nvidia to provide AI platform for Chinese EV start-ups

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. chipmaker Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) has signed separate deals with Chinese electric vehicle startups XPeng Motors, Singulato Motors and SF Motors to develop autonomous driving technology, Chief Executive Jensen Huang said on Wednesday. Huang, speaking at an event in the eastern Chinese city of Suzhou, said XPeng and Singulato will use Nvidia’s 117

November 21, 2018 12:53 AM British Columbia moves to phase out non-electric car sales by 2040

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - British Columbia’s premier said on Tuesday his government will introduce legislation next year that will require all new light-duty cars and trucks sold in the province by 2040 to be electric or zero-emission vehicles. Premier John Horgan said the government will phase in the sales targets, which apply only to new vehicles. They will start 116

November 16, 2018 3:07 PM Volkswagen expects to be the most profitable maker of electric cars

WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) Chief Executive Herbert Diess on Friday said he expected the multi-brand carmaking group to be the most profitable manufacturer of electric cars thanks to economies of scale. Even first generation vehicles, which start rolling off production lines next year, are expected to make a positive contribution 112

November 16, 2018 1:42 PM VW says could build up to 15 million electric cars

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) could build up to 15 million electric cars over several years on its new electric vehicle production platform, the company said on Friday, adding that its Chief Executive Herbert Diess had misspoken in an interview on Monday. Automotive News on Monday quoted Diess as saying that VW could build 50 million electric 109

November 16, 2018 1:42 PM Volkswagen to spend 44 billion euros on electric, autonomous cars by 2023

WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) on Friday said it will spend 44 billion euros on electric cars, digitalization, autonomous driving and new mobility services by 2023 as part of a push by Europe’s largest carmaker to mass produce electric cars. The carmaker also plans to increase productivity of its factories by 30 percent by 2025, by building 122

November 15, 2018 8:41 PM Canada welcomes U.S. sanctions on Saudis, weighs similar action

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday welcomed U.S. Treasury sanctions on 17 Saudi officials for their role in the killing last month of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and said Canada was weighing similar action. “Canada welcomes the U.S. action,” Freeland told reporters after touring a factory in Port Colborne 73

November 14, 2018 1:01 PM Call of Duty 'swatting' death prankster pleads guilty

A California-based gamer faces up to 20 years in jail after admitting crimes including making a hoax call to US police that resulted in them shooting an innocent man dead. Tyler Barriss made the call after becoming involved in a dispute with other video gamers engaged in an online Call of Duty match. The 25-year-old had meant to direct the police to another 78

November 12, 2018 1:13 PM VW capable of building 50 million electric vehicles: CEO in Automobilwoche

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) electric vehicle platform and battery procurement plans are being readied to handle production of 50 million vehicles, Chief Executive Herbert Diess told German trade publication Automobilwoche. The electric vehicle platform has been “booked” for 50 million cars, Diess said, adding that battery procurement 119