Tag: China

May 29, 2020 - 12:48 pm

Renault to strike 15,000 jobs

After alliance partner Nissan, Renault has also presented its restructuring program. The savings plan provides for the elimination of two billion euros in fixed costs. Among other things, savings will be made in personnel.

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May 29, 2020 - 11:39 am

VW to take over majority stake in JAC JV

Volkswagen has officially confirmed its plan to increase its stake in JAC Volkswagen, its joint venture for electric mobility, and to invest around one billion euros in this. The Wolfsburg-based company will invest another billion in a Chinese battery specialist.

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May 27, 2020 - 06:17 pm

Vestas to electrify company vehicles around the globe

Danish wind turbine builder Vestas has announced it will be replacing all new service vehicles with EVs by 2025. Pilots will be introduced in several markets throughout 2020. This policy has already launched in China, where the first EV has now been in operation in the Fuijan Province since January.

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May 27, 2020 - 01:53 pm

Tesla reduces prices across the board

Tesla has just lowered the prices of its models, in some cases considerably, depending on country and model range. All Tesla models are affected by the price cuts with the exception of the new Model Y. In the USA, the Model 3 will also be around 2,000 dollars cheaper.

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May 25, 2020 - 02:08 pm

Evergrande breaks ground on e-drive production plant

The extremely ambitious electric car plans of the Chinese Evergrande Group are becoming more concrete: In Huzhou in Zhejiang Province, local media reported that the ground-breaking ceremony for a production facility of Evergrande for electric drive systems has now taken place.

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May 14, 2020 - 04:09 pm

China announces new EV safety standards

The Chinese government has issued three national standards on safety requirements for electric vehicles and their batteries, which will come into force on 1 January 2021. One of the standards relates to electric vehicles in general, another specifically to electric buses and the third to traction batteries.

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May 13, 2020 - 05:32 pm

GM mostly sticks to electrification timetable

Despite the crisis, General Motors is sticking to the timetable for most of its electric offensive. By the middle of this decade, GM has also reaffirmed its goal of achieving annual sales of one million electric cars in the two largest markets, North America and China.

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May 8, 2020 - 04:42 pm

China publishes wireless charging standard GB/T 38775

China has set a national standard for wireless charging of electric vehicles based on WiTricity technology. The inductive charging specialist has worked closely with the GB standards committee on several technical issues, including efforts for harmonisation.

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May 5, 2020 - 01:29 pm

BAIC brand Arcfox launches debut BEV in China

The first series-production electric car from Arcfox, a dedicated EV brand by BAIC BJEV, is now going on sale in China. The Arcfox Alpha-T is a large electric SUV with premium standards and a range of over 650 kilometres.

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May 4, 2020 - 07:48 pm

Nissan could withdraw from Europe

Nissan reportedly wants to withdraw from Europe and instead focus more on its main markets: the USA, China and Japan. The news comes through sources of Reuters and also includes repercussions on the alliance’s e-mobility offering.

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May 4, 2020 - 11:45 am

Volkswagen takes Seat off small electric car project

Volkswagen has relieved its Seat brand of responsibility for the development of the planned MEB small electric car for under 20,000 euros, insiders say. The decision is related to the fact that Seat has indefinitely postponed its market entry in China.

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Apr 30, 2020 - 12:12 pm

BYD remains flexible as quarterly profits drop

BYD’s net profit in the first quarter fell by around 85 per cent year-on-year from 749.7 million yuan to 112.6 million yuan (almost 14.6 million euros). Revenues in the first quarter fell by 35 per cent to 19.68 billion yuan.

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Apr 28, 2020 - 06:42 pm

CHAdeMO 3.0 supports charging with “over 500 kW”

The CHAdeMO Association has presented the new CHAdeMO 3.0 protocol, which was jointly developed with the China Electricity Council (CEC). According to the organisation, the charging standard will enable DC charging with a capacity of “over 500 kW”.

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Apr 28, 2020 - 04:39 pm

Xpeng Motors brings 2nd model to market in China

Xpeng Motors launched its second production model in China. After the G3 e-SUV was released in late 2018, the P7 E-Limousine is now on the market, with prices starting at 229,900 yuan (around 29,950 euros) after subsidies. In addition, there are unconfirmed reports of an imminent launch in Europe.

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Apr 27, 2020 - 11:58 am

VW factory in China producing an eSUV

In China, according to a number of media sources, VW has begun the production of prototypes presented last year as an electric SUV concept called ID. Roomzz. The seven-seater is apparently first set for launch on the Chinese market in 2021, presumably as VW ID.6.

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Apr 23, 2020 - 03:00 pm

BYD & Hino to cooperate on electric utility vehicles

BYD and Toyota’s commercial vehicle subsidiary Hino Motors have signed a strategic cooperation agreement in the field of electric vehicles. The agreement initially provides for the joint development of BEV commercial vehicles and will later extend to other areas such as sales.

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Apr 23, 2020 - 01:36 pm

China extends EV sales tax exemption til 2022

The Chinese government has now officially confirmed that it will exempt New Energy Vehicles (BEV, FCEV and PHEV) from the 10 per cent purchase tax in 2021 and 2022. Rumours to this effect had already been in circulation since the beginning of this month.

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Apr 20, 2020 - 01:56 pm

Maple 30x is a new low-cost EV from China

A new electric car brand launched in China named Maple. Maple is a joint venture between Geely and Kandi’s Fengsheng Automotive Technology Group. The brand’s first model, the Maple 30x, is to be launched at prices of less than 9,000 euros.

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Apr 20, 2020 - 01:45 pm

Nio launches delivery of revised ES8

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio has started deliveries of the new edition of its ES8 model. The electric SUV has been revised in many areas and is now offered with a new 100 kWh battery pack, among other things.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/05/29/renault-to-strike-15000-jobs/
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