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Opel boss: Europe "will lose its competitive edge" unless EV, battery development moves into overdrive

by Eric Loveday (RSS feed) on Oct 18th, 2010 at 1:56PM

European automakers are often tagged as innovators who pride themselves with the distinction of being at the cutting edge of technological breakthroughs and leading the industry's push for advancement. However, Europe's car makers are now faced with the possibility that manufacturers from other nations – like the U.S., Japan and South Korea – that are already knee-deep in the development of electric vehicles will steal the role of the industry's innovators. Vauxhall/Opel boss Nick Reilly is thus sounding the warning that ignoring electric vehicles could put Europe behind the... Read More

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