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Aston Martin RapidE electric concept revealed

| Aston Martin, Car Industry, Electric Vehicles, United Kingdom | October 24, 2015

Aston Martin RapidE electric concept revealed

Aston Martin has revealed the new RapidE concept, which is a preview of the fully-electric Rapide sedan that is scheduled to arrive sometime around 2017.

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Tesla may build cars in China within the next two years

| Car Industry, China, Electric Vehicles, Tesla Motors, USA | October 24, 2015

Tesla may build cars in China within the next two years

Tesla Motors primarily manufactures its cars in California, but CEO Elon Musk intends to change that. As reported by The Wall Street Joural Musk said that Tesla will start building autos in China as a way to offer its cars to the country at lower prices.

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Nissan pressures government for electric vehicle road signs

| Electric Vehicles, Nissan, United Kingdom | October 23, 2015

Nissan pressures government for electric vehicle road signs

Nissan and Ecotricity challenge UK government to provide official signage for EV drivers to help them to find charging stations more easily.

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Uber arrives in Sri Lanka

| Car News, Sri Lanka, Transportation Alternatives | October 22, 2015

Uber arrives in Sri Lanka

Uber, a global ride sharing company in over 340 cities in 60 countries, launched in Sri Lanka.

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Toyota recalls 6.5 million vehicles worldwide for window switch defect

| Car Industry, Japan, Recalls, Toyota, USA | October 21, 2015

Toyota recalls 6.5 million vehicles worldwide for window switch defect

Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.5 million vehicles worldwide for a defective power window switch that can overheat, melt and lead to fires.

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New tariff to facilitate Electric Vehicles announced

| Car News, Electric Vehicles, New Laws, Sri Lanka | October 19, 2015

New tariff to facilitate Electric Vehicles announced

In order to encourage the use of Electric Vehicles, on the 8th of July 2015, CEB had submitted a new tariff proposal for domestic consumers for the approval of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka.

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Volvo to add EV, expand plug-in hybrid lineup

| Car News, Electric Vehicles, Green Culture, Hybrid, Volvo | October 17, 2015

Volvo to add EV, expand plug-in hybrid lineup

Volvo recently sent out a press release outlining its plan to introduce more electric vehicles in its lineup. The Swedish automaker plans to introduce plug-in hybrids in all its series of models, including a new compact category, but more importantly, it will bring to market its first all-electric car in 2019.

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Nissan is the World’s fastest rising Automotive Brand

| Car Industry, Car News, Nissan | October 11, 2015

Nissan is the World’s fastest rising Automotive Brand

Nissan has been crowned as the world’s fastest rising automotive brand for the year 2015. The company now stands at the 49th position as compared to the 56th position last year and the 90th position in the year 2011.

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Low quality vehicles flood the market

| Car Industry, New Laws, Sri Lanka | October 11, 2015

Low quality vehicles flood the market

Local consumers will face difficulties in buying good vehicles in the future as low quality vehicles are being imported, says President Vehicle Importers Association of Sri Lanka Mahinda Sarathchandra.

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Reduction of LTV ratio will hit motor trade

| Auto Finance, Car Industry, New Laws, Sri Lanka | September 27, 2015

Reduction of LTV ratio will hit motor trade

The move by the government to reduce the Loan to Value (LTV) ratio to 70% is good for the country to save the outflow of foreign exchange and maintain a healthy balance of payment.

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