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The Republican Party’s presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday denounced violent protesters outside his rally in California the previous night as “thugs” and warned that his supporters could be far tougher if they wanted to be.
Commenting on his Thursday night’s rally in San Jose, he also criticized small group of “thugs” for their alleged action of burning American flag.
In two different posting on Twitter, he wrote, “Rally last night in San Jose was great. Tremendous love and enthusiasm … Outside, small group of thugs burned (American) flag! … My supporters are far tougher if they want to be, but fortunately they are not hostile.”
Trump argued that everyone should be given the right to express his/her views and that there is no room for a politics that fails to listen to the other side. He stressed that people with better arguments could persuade people without turning violent.
Hundreds of protestors insulted Trump’s supporters as they were leaving the event. At least one supporter was hit with an egg, while many people were punched.
Violent clashes between Trump’s supporters and opponents have erupted outside a number of rallies in the past few weeks. The Republican presumptive presidential nominee has angered many across the nation with his rhetoric against Hispanics, Mexicans and Muslims.
According to an Automotive News report, German automaker BMW plans to discontinue its i3 all-electric compact car and i8 plug-in hybrid sports car ahead of introducing its next-generation electric vehicles (EVs).
Chinese electric vehicle (EV) start-up NIO is all set to deliver its first production vehicle to the market; and its first EV service center in Beijing is coming up right next to EV manufacturer Tesla’s service center.
According to reports, the electric-car sales system which is being adopted by China is similar to the one applicable in California.
The shares of the Silicon Valley-based electric-car manufacturer Tesla Motors plunged to a 52-week low this week, with the freefall of the company’s stock continuing on Wednesday.
In a recent announcement, New York-based startup Bollinger Motors revealed that it has efforts underway to bring its B1 all-electric utility truck to production. The startup announced that it has partnered with engineering firm Optimal, Inc.
In a move which underscores the scaling back of Indian government’s efforts to switch to electric vehicles, the country’s 2030 target for electric vehicles has been revised downward from 100% to 30% by the government led by Prime Minister Narendra