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Volvo Vows End of Combustion Cars With New Electric Push

(Bloomberg) — 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 “historic end” of cars that only have combustion engines, Volvo Car Group will introduce five electric ... Read More »

Trump climate deal: Modi vows to go beyond Paris accord

Narendra Modi (left) met Emmanuel Macron in Paris Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed his country will go “above and beyond” the 2015 Paris accord on combating climate change. Speaking at a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron, Mr Modi described the agreement as part of “our duty to protect Mother Earth”. Several global leaders have criticised President ... Read More »

Uber Vows to Stay in Hungary Despite Clampdown

Global ride-sharing app Uber vowed Thursday to continue in Hungary despite the government bringing in tough new legislation aimed at cracking down on the service after large taxi driver protests. “Uber is staying in Hungary, stands by its drivers, and will do its best to comply with all regulations, although that takes time,” Zoltan Fekete, Uber’s head in Hungary, told ... Read More »