Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

10/03/2017: The end of gasoline and diesel cars

October 03, 2017

(Markets Edition) The era of gasoline and diesel cars may be over. The CEO of General Motors, Mary Barra, has announced that its future is all electric, while Ford has announced a new team to accelerate its electric car development. Jamie Kitman, New York editor for Automobile Magazine, joined us to talk about this major shift and how the stock market is treating companies that make electric cars. Afterwards, we'll look at how 40 Roman Catholic organizations are divesting from fossil fuels, and then discuss how Russian-backed Facebook ads were used to target American voters.

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News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents Marketplace Morning Report from BBC World Service to bring you up to speed as the global economy shifts. It's the world perspective you need, from two trusted sources.