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17.10.2018 - 20:36

Tesla secures site for Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai

Tesla has found the spot to construct the Gigafactory 3 on Chinese soil. A 860,000 sqm plot of land in Shanghai has been secured according to a post the company made on social media of China and previous rumours had suggested as much. Still, the deal must be considered groundbreaking in every sense.

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17.10.2018 - 19:24

Mitsubishi & GAC making a $20,000 electric SUV

Mitsubishi and GAC jointly kick-off production of their first electric SUV in the Chinese town of Changsha. The Eupheme EV offers a range of 410 kilometres according to the manufacturer GMMC, yet it is the base price after subsidies that will ultimately sway the consumers.

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17.10.2018 - 15:27

Renault & Brilliance detail electric van lineup for China

Renault and Brilliance joined forces late last year to electrify the light commercial vehicle market in China. Now they announced their plans that include a lineup of a total of seven electric vans. Three models will hit China within the next two years under the Jinbei and Renault label.

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11.10.2018 - 14:43

Tesla is about to buy land for its Gigafactory in China

The preparations for Teslas Gigafactory in China are apparently progressing. As Bloomberg reports, Tesla is about to buy land for the factory for 145 million US dollars. A decision by the Shanghai city government to allocate the land to Tesla could already be made this month.

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11.10.2018 - 12:58

Byton acquires FAW subsidiary Huali / securing license

Chinese EV start-up Byton, led by former BMW-i manager Carsten Breitfeld, takes over FAW subsidiary Huali (Tijian) Automobile and thereby secures a production license for serial production of electric cars in China. Byton had already closed an investment agreement with FAW in summer.

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11.10.2018 - 10:33

BMW to take over 75 % majority of China-JV BBA

BMW is pushing ahead with its electrical plans in China. First, the carmaker takes over the majority of the joint venture with local car manufacturer Brilliance, second, the joint venture announced that it would invest over 3 bn euros in new and existing plant structures in Shenyang.

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09.10.2018 - 16:46

Daimler & Geely planning ride-hailing service in China

Geely has gone from acquisitions to creating something with those firms it gathered in hand. Insiders told Bloomberg of a new joint venture in the making that would see Daimler and its 10%-stakeholder Geely set up a ride-hailing service in China, possibly using Denza EVs.

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30.09.2018 - 16:21

PSA subsidiary Free2Move launches car-sharing in Wuhan

The French company has launched an electric car-sharing initiative in Wuhan, China. The fleet will launch with 300 vehicles, before being upgraded to 3,000 vehicles by 2019. The car-sharing service will be operated by the joint venture Fengbaio Company.

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28.09.2018 - 19:16

Ford & Zotye sign ride-hailing JV deal

Ford and their Chinese partner Zotye have officially signed the contract for their planned joint venture which will provide electrified solutions for fleet operators and drivers in China to help address the fast-growing ride-hailing market.

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26.09.2018 - 14:38

China’s EV startups turning to established suppliers

News reach us speaking of two strategic cooperations. Electric carmaker WM Motor of China has turned to BorgWarner as a seasoned supplier of electric drives. Also Byton, China’s EV startup with a western all-star board, announced a cooperation with Bosch.

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19.09.2018 - 14:01

BYD pushing to increase battery production capacity

BYD has announced their plan to construct a battery factory with an annual capacity of 30 GWh in Xi’an, the capital of Shaanxi province. Its size will place it among the country’s “super factories” and is part of a wider push by BYD to increase production.

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18.09.2018 - 20:46

BorgWarner to supply EV and hybrid drives to China

BorgWarner has announced it is to supply its electric and hybrid drivetrains to three Chinese automotive players, among them Great Wall and its EV brand ORA. The other two OEMs have not been named so far yet overall the deal is huge for BorgWarner. 

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14.09.2018 - 16:00

Ikea to accelerate electrification in five cities

Ikea has announced an accelerated time plan for their planned switch to electrified vehicles. As things stood, in 2020 deliveries in the inner city areas of Amsterdam, Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Shanghai will be conducted in a fully electric manner.

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11.09.2018 - 18:55

China: SAIC-GM & CATL forge new battery alliance

General Motor’s joint venture in China, SAIC-GM agreed a cooperation with battery giant CATL. They aim to deepen cooperation in R&D for GM’s next battery technology for new energy vehicles in China. The move is a necessary one for GM.

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08.09.2018 - 19:33

Farasis sets up production in China and EU

The US American battery specialist Farasis Energy has managed to collect more than one billion dollars in a new financing round. The money will be used to fund the expansion plans for the company, which include the set up of a new factory in Europe, to join the recently completed factory in China.

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06.09.2018 - 15:30

China strikes another 272 vehicles from subsidy list

The Chinese ministry for industry has announced further eliminations from their list of vehicles eligible for subsidies: This time 272 electric and hybrid vehicles will no longer be subsidized, because they had not entered production/been imported by the end of August.

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02.09.2018 - 14:08

FAW-VW JV opens new Tianjin factory

Volkswagen and their Chinese partner FAW have opened a new factory in Tianjin. The factory will serve to support their SUV offensive in China. It will serve as a production facility for Volkswagen and Audi SUVs, including PHEV variants.

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30.08.2018 - 15:34

GM postpones Velite 6 launch in China

The planned launch of the Buick Velite 6 PHEV and the fully-electric version planned for the start of next year have been postponed because the batteries have failed internal performance and safety tests.

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27.08.2018 - 13:15

Donfeng & Nissan JV begins Sylphy production

The joint venture’s first low-cost BEV has begun rolling off the assembly line at the Guangzhou factory in China. According to the manufacturers, it will be joined by another 5 models spread over several brands by the end of next year.

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23.08.2018 - 13:11

Japan and China team up for high power chargers

China and Japan have announced plans to cooperate on developing a new charging standard for ultra-fast vehicle chargers with more than 500 kW. A statement of intent will be signed by the CHAdeMO association and the China Electricity Council (CEC) on the 28th of August.

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21.08.2018 - 12:42

Nissan to boost China production by 30%

Nissan has earmarked $900M for increasing their production capacity in China. They plan a new factory in Wuhan together with JV partner Dongfeng. Also existing facilities are to be expanded. Nissan is looking to grow their China business by 30%, including new energy vehicles.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/08/20/hydrogen-buses-coming-to-chinas-henan-province/
20.08.2018 18:00