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Porsche confirms Taycan electric car catches fire in Fla.

Porsche said "it's too early to speculate on the cause until the investigation has concluded." The Taycan is the brand's first battery-electric production vehicle, with an 800-volt system instead of the usual 400 volts for electric cars.

Jaguar Land Rover's UK output at risk from coronavirus-hit supplies

The head of JLR parent Tata Motors said the automaker does not have sufficient visibility regarding parts suppliers from China.

Subaru lands naming rights for Philly's MLS stadium

Major League Soccer's Philadelphia Union will play at 18,500-seat Subaru Park starting this season. It marks the first stadium-naming-rights deal for the Japanese automaker globally.

Tesla in talks to use CATL's cobalt-free batteries in China-made cars, report says

The electric vehicle maker is seeking to reduce its use of expensive cobalt as it considers lithium iron phosphate batteries from Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Reuters reported.

VW's Shanghai JV delays production restart

The SAIC-VW joint venture will restart production Feb. 24 as measures are put in place to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. The operation had been scheduled to resume work Feb. 17.