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In 2017 global sales of electric cars surpassed the 1-million-unit mark

Seat boss quits chairmanship of automobile employers’ association due to government’s lack of commitment to electric cars: “They are not up to the task”

Wayne Griffiths, president of Cupra and Seat, has resigned as president of the car manufacturers’ association (ANFAC). He was already on the verge of resigning at the end of last year and stayed on because he wanted to give President Sánchez another chance. The resignation presented this Thursday was communicated to the board of directors five minutes before the meeting began. A body that has endorsed his decision. “It is…

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Bank of Spain governor bids farewell, recalling that Spain has not been converging with rest of Europe for a decade

“Europe is lagging behind the rest of the major economies and Spain has not been able to achieve sustained convergence in per capita income with the rest of our European partners for more than a decade,” said Pablo Hernández de Cos, governor of the Bank of Spain, who left office yesterday after six years at the helm of the Spanish central bank. The Spanish banker called for “ambition and great…