This Oregon company wants to build electric cars in Costa Rica
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This Oregon company wants to build electric cars in Costa Rica

Jill Replogle - October 10, 2016

In early September, some of the people seemingly best placed to help Costa Rica reduce emissions from transportation — the Achilles heel of the country’s carbon neutrality…

ExpoMóvil 2016: Where Costa Rica shops for wheels
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ExpoMóvil 2016: Where Costa Rica shops for wheels

Jill Replogle - March 4, 2016

Costa Rica’s annual car show, ExpoMóvil, kicked off its 10-day event Thursday, offering consumers special financing deals and a chance to inspect nearly every new car and…

Costa Rica seeks to boost electric, hybrid cars
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Costa Rica seeks to boost electric, hybrid cars

L. Arias - February 19, 2016

Costa Rica ended 2015 with an impressive 98 percent of its electricity generated from renewable sources. But the country is still highly dependent on fossil fuel consumption for transportation. Now the…

Scandal-hit VW to cut investments by €1 billion, says CEO
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Scandal-hit VW to cut investments by €1 billion, says CEO

AFP - November 20, 2015

BERLIN – German auto giant Volkswagen will cut investments by €1 billion euros in 2016, said its chief executive, as the group sought to scale back on…