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China takes the pole position in the electric-car race

Vehicle frames await testing in leading carmaker BYD’s lab in Shenzhen, China

FROM A CURSORY LOOK AT THE RECENT NEWS FROM Tesla, a casual observer could be forgiven for thinking that the dream of transitioning the world to electric vehicles has stalled. The Tesla brand is more closely associated with electric vehicles than any other, and in the past year the company has struggled to deliver the $35,000 Model 3. CEO and founder Elon Musk

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