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Federal money is now headed to states for building up fast EV chargers on highways

All 50 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico have received the go-ahead to start spending federal dollars on new chargers. The long-term plan is to spend $5 billion improving charging infrastructure. → Read More

Federal money is now headed to states for building up fast EV chargers on highways

All 50 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico have received the go-ahead to start spending federal dollars on new chargers. The long-term plan is to spend $5 billion improving charging infrastructure. → Read More

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What to know about the U.S. emergency oil stash as Biden gears up to tap the reserves

The U.S is planning its largest-ever release from its Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Here's what to know about the country's emergency oil stash. → Read More

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How a handful of metals could determine the future of the electric car industry

Automakers want to sell you an electric vehicle, but to do that, they'll need the world to dig a lot more minerals out of the ground. The challenge is transforming both mining and the auto industries. → Read More

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Oil prices surge as fears about Russian crude supplies intensify

The global benchmark topped $115 briefly on Wednesday, just days after it crossed the triple-digit mark for the first time in seven years. → Read More

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Ford announces a historic restructuring as it pivots to an electric future

The American automaker is going to split its auto business into two units — Ford Blue and Ford Model E. They will be housed under the same corporate umbrella. → Read More

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ExxonMobil joins business exodus from Russia after decades of close ties

The American oil and gas giant is "beginning the process to discontinue operations" at the Sakhalin-1 project off Russia's eastern coast. The company also says it won't make new investments in Russia. → Read More

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The U.S. and 30 other nations are releasing oil from reserves to try to calm markets

Oil-consuming nations will bring 60 million barrels of crude out of storage and onto global markets. It's supposed to calm oil prices down, but global crude went up on the news. → Read More

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Oil surges past $100 a barrel after Russia invades Ukraine

Oil surged past triple-digit prices for the first time since 2014. The breach of the psychologically significant milestone is bound to reinforce fears about inflation. → Read More

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Automakers face even more supply chain pain as Canadian protesters block a key bridge

Car makers are canceling some production shifts as protests over public health measures in Canada shut a key bridge that connects Detroit to Ontario. → Read More

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Why buying a car is still such a miserable experience

Car buyers today continue to face fewer choices and much higher prices – and cheap vehicles are especially hard to find. It's not just that there are fewer cars; the ones being made are fancier, too. → Read More

Why buying a car is still such a miserable experience

Car buyers today continue to face fewer choices and much higher prices — and cheap vehicles are especially hard to find. It's not just that there are fewer cars; the ones being made are fancier, too. → Read More

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The Electric Car Race! Vroom, Vroom!

Electric cars can help reduce greenhouse gases and companies are taking note — racing to become the next Tesla. Today on the show, guest host Dan Charles talks with business reporter Camila Domonoske about how serious the country is about this big switch from gas to electric cars. Plus, what could get drivers to ditch the gas guzzlers?For more of Camila's reporting on electric cars, check out… → Read More

Tesla recalls nearly half a million cars over possible safety issues

Defects in some models leading to problems with the rearview camera and front hood, which could lead to serious accidents, triggered two separate recalls of the electric cars. → Read More

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Cars are getting better at driving themselves, but you still can't sit back and nap

A lot of new cars can drive themselves down the middle of a lane and adjust speed to match traffic. Some even let you go hands-free at times. But they all require very close supervision. → Read More

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Every auto startup wants to be the next Tesla. Why these 2 may have a real shot

They aren't household names yet, but Rivian and Lucid are two auto startups attracting a lot of buzz – and loads of money. → Read More

The U.S. emergency oil stash is in the spotlight as gas price surge. What to know

A recent surge in gasoline prices has left President Biden scrambling for options to do something about it. → Read More

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The U.S. emergency oil stash is in the spotlight as gas prices surge. What to know

President Biden is looking at options to bring down high prices. One possibility attracting a lot of attention is releasing crude oil from the country's emergency reserves. → Read More

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Giving up gas-powered cars was a fringe idea. It's now on its way to reality

In just a few years, phasing out gas-powered cars has gone from fringe idea to mainstream policy proposal. It's still a long way from being reality, but the sense of urgency is accelerating. → Read More

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Two Sides Of Guyana: A Green Champion And An Oil Producer

For Guyana the potential wealth from oil development was irresistible — even as the country faces rising seas. Today on the show, Emily Kwong talks to reporter Camila Domonoske about her trip to Guyana and how it's grappling with its role as a victim of climate change while it moves forward with drilling more oil. For more of Camila's reporting and pictures from her visit, check out "Guyana is a… → Read More