A modular platform and battery system unveiled by General Motors in Michigan, US. Reuters
Asian cities are switching to electric vehicles in a bid to tackle worsening air quality, cut climate changing emissions, and expand their public transport networks, climate experts said on Friday.
Tesla has started delivering Model 3 electric cars built at its Shanghai factory in just under a year since it began work on the $2 billion plant, a record for global automakers in China, and said it would ramp up deliveries from next month.
Japan’s Subaru Corp, long a laggard in electrification, plans to go greener with a target to get at least 40 per cent of its global sales from full-electric or hybrid vehicles by 2030.
Major players including Facebook, Intel and others have already ploughed some $15 billion into Jio Platforms this year, as Ambani — India's richest man — seeks to take on US giants Amazon and Walmart in India's growing online retail sector.
In its order four years ago, the European Commission said Apple benefited from illegal state aid via two Irish tax rulings that artificially reduced its tax burden for over two decades - to as low as 0.005% in 2014.
The move to stop dealing with cash comes as part of the municipality’s efforts to constantly upgrade its work system and provide best services to its customers.