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Electric vehicles (EVs) could grow more than twice as fast over the next 10 years as expected just a year ago, potentially posing major...

Factcheck: How much power will UK electric vehicles need?

Electric vehicles (EVs) could grow more than twice as fast over the next 10 years as expected just a year ago, potentially posing major...

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Amory Lovins is the co-founder and chief scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute. He has served as energy advisor to major firms and governments...

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