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BMW i8 Coupé: all charged up

One thing’s certain about the new BMW i8 Coupé: it attracts plenty of attention. The plug-in sports hybrid is now available in a Roadster for the first time, alongside a facelifted Coupé version, which TechCentral took out for a spin this week.

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VW getting serious about tech acquisitions

Volkswagen has mapped out details of its transformation from a mass manufacturer of cars to a provider of transportation services by unveiling a car-sharing service and promising digital acquisitions.

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Watch out, Tesla, the Germans are coming

Electric car pioneer Tesla no longer has the road to itself. German car makers Daimler, BMW and Volkswagen are closing in and may pass their American rival by 2021, based on a consultancy’s ranking of electric

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BMW guns for 50% growth in EV sales next year

BMW is targeting another ambitious hike in plug-in hybrid and battery car sales next year to defend its position in the electric-car shift as competitors like Volkswagen ready their own battery line-ups. The planned increase to about

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The electric car market is getting crowded

Here are two facts that defy logic: by the end of the year, electric car maker Tesla will have burned through more than US$10bn without ever having made 10c. Yet companies around the world are lining up to compete

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