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Gas car sales ‘have already peaked and may never recover' as battery prices plunge

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Plunging battery prices are bringing the age of gasoline-powered cars to an end faster than anyone expected, according to a new report from Bloomberg NEF. That means peak oil demand will also arrive sooner than expected - which in turn means ambitious climate goals will be more affordable than previously thought.
“Sales of internal combustion passenger vehicles have already peaked, and may never recover,” BNEF's Electric Vehicle Outlook 2019 finds.
Electric vehicle sales are now seriously eating into internal combustion engine vehicle sales - and that trend is projected to accelerate in...
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The Latest: Colorado starts work on new oil and gas rules

The Latest: Colorado starts work on new oil and gas rules

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The Latest on Colorado's new oil and gas rules : 10:45 a.m. Environmentalists and community activists are asking Colorado regulators to stop issuing new oil and gas drilling...
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