Lotus unveils $2.1M electric supercar
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Phil Popham, chief executive officer at Lotus Cars, discusses their new Evija electric supercar, who’s buying the cars, their 10-year business plan, what else is in the lineup, their partnership with Geely, the availability of charging stations and his outlook for the company.
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Mercedes and other car manufacturers could now be forced to pay millions in "dieselgate" compensation. Owners can sue if their vehicle was fitted with unlawful defeat devices.
Berlin wants last-ditch changes to the landmark EU law spelling the demise of the combustion engine from 2035. It’s not a good look on the international stage, observers in Brussels warn.
France, Germany face off on EU's 2035 internal combustion car ban. In this edition: Germany seeks an "e-fuels" exemption to the EU's ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars after 2035, while France pushes for an all-electric transport future.
Police said a suspect was in custody after a vehicle hit a group of people waiting at a bus stop in Texas. The cause for the incident was not immediately clear.
It's been ten years since the start of the conflict in the Central African Republic opposing the Seleka and anti-Balaka militias. What quickly turned into a third civil war has left thousands of people dead and over half a million displaced. Behind the staggering numbers are countless civilians forced to make radical decisions to continue their lives in unimaginable circumstances.
France's inaugural "gigafactory" is perceived as a critical milestone in the transition towards a green economy, given that the EU is set to prohibit the sale of petrol cars beginning in 2035. In anticipation of this deadline, both France and Europe aim to lessen their reliance on Chinese suppliers, who have enjoyed a lead of over a decade.
Legendary car designer Giorgetto Giugiaro has recreated the 'lost' design of the Pony Coupe for Hyundai almost 50 years after the original sketch.
The Central African Republic is confident that its July 30 referendum will go ahead. Russia's Wagner mercenaries have been contracted to provide security. Analysts consider this an overt act of political interference.
Wiesmann is known for combining German engineering and design with British style, but the automaker hasn't released a new model for almost a decade. That's until Project Thunderball, a new EV that signifies the company's re-entry into the market.
Justice Minister Kiri Allan was charged with reckless driving and offered her resignation after speaking with the prime minister. Allan acknowledged she needed to take care of her mental health.
Salvage crews are waiting for temperatures to subside before attempting to board the burning freighter drifting in the North Sea. The Dutch government says the risk of an oil spill is low.
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We focus on the situation in Sierra Leone, where 20 people were killed during Sunday’s attack on military barracks. President Julius Maada Bio said in an address on Sunday that most of the leaders of the attack had been arrested. Officials confirmed, however, that nearly 2,000 inmates escaped central prison during the events and only 23 have so far been brought back.
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