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COP26: Deal to end car emissions by 2040 idles as motor giants refuse to sign

A global deal to eliminate new car emissions by 2040 is struggling to attract support from the world’s largest carmakers and governments including the US and China, days before it is due to be revealed at the COP26 climate summit.

Volkswagen has said it would not sign the deal while Toyota is still debating but is highly unlikely to agree, citing the reluctance of key governments to join the agreement, according to people close to the negotiations. The two companies are the world’s largest carmakers.

BMW confirmed it would also not sign the deal, saying: “There remains considerable uncertainty about

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Apple Car Back On Track With Potential Toyota Deal: Report

Another day, another Apple car rumor appears from an online publication. This time around, DigiTimes says the tech giant is currently in Asia to meet representatives of Toyota and discuss a potential partnership. Apple’s goal is to find a trusted and solid partner from the automotive sector in an attempt to launch its first production vehicle in 2024.

The details are very scarce at the moment, unfortunately, and we don’t know when and where the two parties have met or will meet. One thing DigiTimes reports, though, is that the focus of the discussions will most likely be battery supply.

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