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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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Volvo to stop making fuel-only cars

Volvo is phasing out cars that rely on combustion engines, with every new model launched from 2019 to have an electric motor, as the shift away from the technology that’s dominated the auto industry for more than a century gathers pace. Promising the

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BMW teases new 8-Series

BMW is plotting the revival of a high-end coupé to claw back market share lost to arch-rival Mercedes, part of a model blitz that BMW is billing as the biggest in its history. The sporty 8-Series two-door car is set to hit dealerships next

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Will Africa miss out on the drone business?

Ever since a 2010 Las Vegas electronics exhibition, drones have entered the mainstream. There’s been a swift change in perception from drones being military weapons, to cool toys, with some commercial application. It’s the commercial application

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