Day: May 14, 2020
Challenged by the arrival of Tesla in China last year, domestic electric vehicle (EV) start-ups were struggling even before the economic shock wrought by the coronavirus, but now for some it has become a battle for survival.
Gunmen attacked a Doctors Without Borders medical clinic in the western part of the Afghan capital of Kabul, a Ministry of Interior source said on Tuesday. “A hospital belonging to Doctors Without Borders is under attack,” the source told Reuters, adding that security forces were working to counter the attack and the deputy health minister may have been visiting the clinic at the time.
President Donald Trump has said the US has increased the Covid-19 testing capacity and the number of tests being conducted in the country will cross the 10 million mark this week even as the coronavirus deaths surged past 80,000 in the world’s worst-affected nation. US has so far recorded over 1.3 million infected cases and more than 80,000 deaths, as JHU data.
Registrations of electric cars in Europe jumped 57.4% in the first quarter of 2020, but still only accounted for 4.3% of total registrations, auto industry data showed on Tuesday, as carmakers struggle to meet tough new anti-pollution rules.