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Vinfast could eventually offer an electric pickup -executive

Vinfast could eventually offer an electric pickup -executive

A VinFast electric SUV VF8 model is displayed at a store which the Vietnamese automaker plans to open in Santa Monica, California, US, May 23, 2022. REUTERS/David Swanson/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DETROIT, June 23 (Reuters) – Vietnamese electric vehicle startup Vinfast could eventually enter the electric pickup truck market, …

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GLOBAL ECONOMY US recession fears darken outlook for global growth

GLOBAL ECONOMY US recession fears darken outlook for global growth

WASHINGTON/LONDON/TOKYO, June 23 (Reuters) – Manufacturing growth is slowing worldwide as China’s COVID-19 curbs and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine disrupt supply chains and keep inflation at the highest in years, while the growing risk of a US recession poses a new threat to the global economy. Gauges of factory activity released Thursday in Japan, Britain, …

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India orders investigation into Tata Motors EV fire incident

India orders investigation into Tata Motors EV fire incident

Tata Motors’ electric sport-utility vehicle (SUV) Nexon EV is displayed during its launch in Mumbai, India, January 28, 2020. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BENGALURU, June 23 (Reuters) – India has ordered an investigation into a fire incident involving a Tata Motors (TAMO.NS) electric vehicle, a government official said …

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Column: Green hydrogen may be energy’s future, but it’s complicated

Column: Green hydrogen may be energy’s future, but it’s complicated

A new hydrogen fuel cell truck made by Hyundai is pictured at the Verkehrshaus Luzern (Swiss Museum of Transport) in Luzern, Switzerland October 7, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DEVONPORT, Australia, June 23 (Reuters) – Green hydrogen is often touted as the future of energy, providing a flexible …

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Cheniere Energy authorizes expansion at Texas LNG export plant

Cheniere Energy authorizes expansion at Texas LNG export plant

A sign of US LNG company Cheniere is seen at the registration counter at the International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG2019) in Shanghai, China April 1, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 22 (Reuters) – Top US liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter Cheniere Energy Inc (LNG.A) …

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Umicore plan to double down on battery business knocks almost  bln off market cap

Umicore plan to double down on battery business knocks almost $1 bln off market cap

A car is plugged in at a charging point for electric vehicles in London, Britain, March 6, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Umicore plans to invest 5 bln euros in batteries by 2026 Shares tumble 10%, wiping nearly $1 bln from market cap Suppliers of electric vehicle batteries …

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Australia power crisis forces manufacturers to eye offshore moves, production cuts

Australia power crisis forces manufacturers to eye offshore moves, production cuts

SYDNEY, June 20 (Reuters) – Australia’s biggest building materials manufacturers are cutting back operations, hiking prices and considering moving production offshore to manage a spike in power and gas bills, adding to pressure on the government to resolve the country’s energy crisis. The CEOs of Brickworks Ltd (BKW.AX), the country’s largest brickmaker, and Boral Ltd …

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Australian power station fire will not worsen energy crisis -market operator

Australian power station fire will not worsen energy crisis -market operator

The Liddell coal-fired power station is pictured in the Hunter Valley, north of Sydney, Australia, April 9, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed/File Photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, June 19 (Reuters) – A fire that ripped through a New South Wales power station on the weekend will not affect electricity supply, …

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