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Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly

Episode 143: Must. Keep. Growing.

Dec 10, 2019

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Battery prices are crashing. That's good news.

by Jack Stewart Dec 3, 2019
They've fallen 87% since 2010. That means cheaper electric vehicles.
An electric car charges on a London street.
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Daimler cutting jobs as it prioritizes electric vehicles

by Andy Uhler Nov 29, 2019
Daimler, the owner of Mercedes-Benz, is cutting at least 10,000 jobs as it aggressively makes a shift toward electric car production. The news comes on the heels of German rival carmaker, Audi, announcing a similar job cut for similar reasons.…
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Despite influx of new models, electric car sales expected to remain low

by Sue Carpenter Nov 29, 2019
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Ford's new Mustang Mach-E electric SUV is CEO Jim Hackett's big bet on the future

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Chinese electric bus maker BYD faces U.S. ban pushed by Senate and competitors

by Scott Tong Sep 26, 2019
The Senate version of a federal spending bill would ban Chinese vehicle makers from the U.S. public bus sector on grounds of national and economic security.
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Columbus explores what it means to have "smart" transit

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Ford invests $500 million in Rivian EV pickup truck

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Electric vehicles in the spotlight at Shanghai Auto Show

by Jennifer Pak Apr 18, 2019
Electric cars are drawing attention and Chinese automakers are to the fore.
Chinese automaker BYD, a firm backed by Warren Buffet, unveiled an electric sports car at the Shanghai auto show. It’s not available for sale yet but many live streamers and car bloggers were surprised that this sleek design came from a Chinese automaker.
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Tax credit for GM's electric cars starts to phase out

by Marielle Segarra Mar 28, 2019
On April 1, the credit will drop by 50 percent.
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Rocky past in tow, Fisker promises a new electric SUV

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Industry adviser Chelsea Sexton explains why she's skeptical.
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