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Toyota says consumer choice dictates pace of electrification

Toyota says consumer choice dictates pace of electrification

TOYOTA, Japan, June 15 (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) pushed back against critics who say it has been slow to embrace battery electric vehicles (BEV), arguing it needed to offer a variety of car choices to suit different markets and customers. At its annual general meeting on Wednesday, the world’s largest automaker by sales …

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Baidu’s electric vehicle firm Jidu unveils first ‘robot’ car

Baidu’s electric vehicle firm Jidu unveils first ‘robot’ car

BEIJING, June 8 (Reuters) – Baidu’s electric vehicle (EV) arm Jidu Auto on Wednesday launched a “robot” concept car, the first vehicle to be revealed by a Chinese internet company. The concept car, which is free of door handles and can be fully controlled via voice recognition, was launched through an online press conference held …

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