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Climate Disasters Risk Putting a Damper on Electric-Car Making

Droughts in China and Germany are giving the industry a glimpse of the threats posed by global warming.

High temperatures have caused the most severe drought in the Yangtze River Basin since 1961.

High temperatures have caused the most severe drought in the Yangtze River Basin since 1961.

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Automakers racing to make more electric vehicles have a problem: climate change is catching up with the industry.