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Uber aims to go all-electric in London in 2025

LONDON: Uber plans for every car on its taxi app in London to be fully electric in 2025 and will add a clean air fee to each trip from early next year, its boss told reporters in the British capital city on Tuesday. Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi also said the firm would wait for answers about the incident before deciding how that might affect Saudi Arabian investment in a stock market flotation. After reports that Uber was looking into acquiring British food courier Deliveroo, Khosrowshahi said the firm was very…

Nissan to launch new all-electric Leaf in Asia-Pacific markets

SINGAPORE: Nissan said on Tuesday it will launch the new version of its all-electric vehicle Leaf in seven markets in Asia-Pacific, and explore bringing it to two more, in its latest push to boost sales of electrified vehicles. Lower-emission vehicles have become a major priority for the world’s top automakers, who are poised to introduce dozens of new battery electric and hybrid gasoline-electric models over the next five years. Nissan, Japan’s No. 2 automaker, will launch the model in Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia,…