Tag: China

Apr 19, 2021 - 02:52 pm

Schaeffler signs fuel cell cooperation with Refire

At Auto Shanghai, Schaeffler signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Refire, a Chinese supplier of fuel cell technology. The duo aims to push the development of FC components such as bipolar plates or thermal management systems.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 02:43 pm

Nio reveals infrastructure plan for northern China

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio has presented its Power North Plan at Auto Shanghai. The plan is to build fast-charging stations, destination chargers and battery exchange stations in northern China within the next three years.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 02:03 pm

Geely shows off new BEV & PHEV models for China

Geely presented a new SUV model based on the CMA platform at the Shanghai Auto Show. The Xingyue L will also get an electrified version later. There is also a new BEV version of the ‘Geometry A’ and a plug-in hybrid from Lynk & Co.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 01:13 pm

Honda presents near-series e-SUV for China

Honda is planning ten fully electric models for the Chinese market within the next five years, as the company announced at Auto Shanghai. Honda is now showing a preview of the first BEV model, which is to go on sale in China in spring 2022, with the “Honda SUV e:prototype”.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 12:03 pm

Volkswagen presents the ID.6 for China

At the Auto Shanghai, VW has presented the ID.6, the third model in the ID. family for the Chinese market. Like the ID.4, the all-electric MEB-based family SUV with room for up to seven passengers is available in two versions.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 07:13 am

Audi gives preview of electric A6 for 2023 in Shanghai

Audi has just presented the A6 e-tron concept at Auto China in Shanghai. Although it adopts the familiar model designation of the combustion engine, the A6 e-tron is based on the PPE, i.e. an all-electric platform. It seems the electric car’s chances of going into series production are good since Audi already mentions a concrete […]

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Apr 16, 2021 - 12:54 pm

Geely brand presents its first electric car as Zeekr 001

Geely’s premium electric brand Zeekr has officially unveiled its first model, the Zero Concept presented last year and now in the production version. Geely considers the Zeekr 001 an all-electric “shooting brake” ready to hit the markets in China this autumn.

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Apr 15, 2021 - 01:52 pm

Nio presents next-gen battery swap station with Sinopec

Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio has unveiled the second generation of its battery swap station in Beijing. The Nio Power Swap Station 2.0 now enables 312 battery swaps per day. Nio has also signed a strategic deal with Chinese petroleum company Sinopec.

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Apr 15, 2021 - 12:55 pm

Xpeng’s smaller model to use advanced self-driving tech

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Xpeng has provided the first preview of its third series model after the G3 compact SUV and the P7 large sedan. The third Xpeng model is called P5 and although it is more or less a little sibling of the P7, in a number of regards it promises to be […]

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Apr 14, 2021 - 06:10 pm

Huawei confirms plans for EVs in China

The rumour that Huawei is moving into the business of electric mobility has now been officially confirmed. As Huawei CEO Eric Xu told analysts, Huawei wants to invest one billion US dollars in researching technologies for automated electric cars.

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Apr 14, 2021 - 02:41 pm

Bosch & Qingling form JV for H2 fuel cells for China

Bosch has founded the joint venture Bosch Hydrogen Powertrain Systems with the commercial vehicle manufacturer Qingling Motors in Chongqing, China. The new company will develop, assemble and market fuel cell systems for the Chinese market.

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Apr 13, 2021 - 12:55 pm

Former Byton CEO Daniel Kirchert starting at Evergrande

According to Chinese media reports, Daniel Kirchert has moved to Evergrande Auto, the electric car offshoot of the Chinese Evergrande Group, where he is now Executive Vice President. Kirchert had left the struggling electric car maker Byton last year.

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Apr 9, 2021 - 12:40 pm

BYD introduces four BEVs fitted with the Blade Battery

BYD announces to equip all future pure electric models with its ‘Blade Battery’. The first new electric models to have the Blade batteries on board for the Chinese market are the Qin PLUS EV, the Song PLUS EV and the 2021 versions of the Tang EV and the e2.

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Apr 9, 2021 - 12:30 pm

Xpeng to build another factory in Wuhan

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Xpeng has announced the construction of another plant. It is to be built in Wuhan and will have an annual capacity of 100,000 cars. A timetable for the start of construction or even production has not yet been given.

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Apr 9, 2021 - 12:17 pm

Xiaomi to unleash hydrogen motorcycle

Xiaomi announces the Segway Apex H2, a futuristic-looking motorcycle with hydrogen propulsion. The manufacturer says the fuel cell bike will become available by 2023 for 10,700 US dollars, currently the equivalent of around 9,000 euros.

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Apr 8, 2021 - 01:22 pm

China shows strong EV sales growth over Q1 2021

The first EV manufacturers from China published their sales figures for March and for the first quarter of the year. Unsurprisingly, the statistics from BYD, Nio and Xpeng show a strong increase in sales compared to the start of 2020, which was overshadowed by the beginning of the pandemic.

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Apr 7, 2021 - 04:32 pm

Great Wall Motor to launch hydrogen SUV & truck

Great Wall Motor has announced that it will launch its first hydrogen-powered SUV model and 100 FC heavy-duty trucks in 2021. GWM also plans to contribute a hydrogen-powered passenger car fleet to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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Apr 5, 2021 - 03:48 pm

Tesla delivers another record in Q1/2021

Tesla announced new record deliveries of 184,800 electric cars during the first quarter of 2021. Q1 of any year but especially this Covid-year is traditionally a slow quarter for car companies which makes it even more remarkable.

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Mar 31, 2021 - 12:59 pm

Toyota & SinoHytec found fuel cell joint venture

Toyota is founding another joint venture for commercial vehicles with fuel cells in China. The new joint venture, in which Toyota and fuel cell specialist SinoHytec each hold a 50 per cent stake, will focus on the production and sale of FC systems.

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Mar 31, 2021 - 11:50 am

Xiaomi enters the EV business

The Chinese technology company Xiaomi has now officially announced its entry into the electric car business. Only a month ago, Xiaomi had denied that a decision had been made. However, there are not many details yet.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 12:40 pm

BYD annual profit climbs by 162%

BYD has presented its business figures for 2020. Sales rose by 22.6 per cent year-on-year to the equivalent of around 20.3 billion euros, while profits climbed by 162.3 per cent to around 550 million euros.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 12:32 pm

Volkswagen ID.3 looking to launch in China this year

Volkswagen partner SAIC is reportedly planning to produce and sell the VW ID.3 in China. According to a Chinese media report, the model will be launched on the Chinese market this year. In addition, there are now more details on the VW ID.6, which is to be launched in China in April.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 02:58 pm

BAK presents their own 4680 cylindrical cell

The Chinese battery manufacturer BAK Battery presented a cylindrical cell in the 4680 format at a trade fair – the format Tesla wants to rely on in the future. Unfortunately, no details are known about the chemistry of the new BAK cell.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 01:08 pm

SAIC-VW’s ID.4 celebrates Chinese market debut

The VW ID.4 X has made its official market debut in China. The electric car produced by VW with its partner SAIC is now available in China in six variants at prices ranging from 199,900 to 272,900 yuan (equivalent to around €25,900 to €35,300) after subsidies.

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Mar 26, 2021 - 11:35 am

Evergrande to set up dealership network in China

Evergrande New Energy Vehicle, the electric car offshoot of the Chinese Evergrande Group, plans to build 1,600 dealerships across China. The company is known to be aiming to produce up to one million electric cars per annum from a standing start by 2025.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/04/19/schaeffler-signs-fuel-cell-cooperation-with-refire/
19.04.2021 14:00