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Audi Recalls First Electric SUV in U.S. on Battery Fire Risk

Volkswagen AG’s luxury brand Audi is recalling its first all-electric vehicle sold in the U.S. due to a potential risk of a battery fire. The company issued a voluntary recall of approximately 540 E-Tron SUVs because of a risk that …

Companies See New York as Scooter Haven; NYC Says Not So Fast

Four companies — Uber Technologies Inc., Lyft Inc., Bird Rides Inc. and Lime — are aggressively lobbying in New York to legalize electric scooters, considered both perilous play-rides of the well-off and one of many alternative transportation solutions. They’re pouring …

Tesla Fires Sound Alarms About Safety of Electric-Car Batteries

Electric vehicles may be less prone to catch fire than gas guzzlers, but recent blazes involving Tesla Inc. and NIO Inc. cars in Greater China are prompting the industry to take steps to alleviate concerns from potential customers in the …