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    EU wants to curb Chinese electric car imports, says head of EU commission

    EU Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen announced an anti-subsidy probe into Chinese electric cars, presenting herself as a champion of European business as she defended her record ahead of next year’s elections. In a speech to the EU parliament that announced few concrete steps on the foreign policy front – Ukraine, she said, must do more before joining the bloc – the most significant announcement was the launch of the investigation into China’s electric cars.


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