Tag: China

Jul 29, 2021 - 01:49 pm

CATL presents sodium-ion battery design

Chinese battery manufacturer CATL has unveiled the first generation of a sodium-ion battery developed by the company as an alternative to lithium-ion batteries and announced plans to establish a supply chain for the new technology by 2023.

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Jul 28, 2021 - 01:24 pm

Daimler hungry for more CATL batteries

Mercedes-Benz will purchase more battery cells from CATL than planned for its accelerated electrification offensive. There is also new information on the announced eight cell factories with partners.

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Jul 26, 2021 - 10:37 am

Battery IP battle is taking off in China

Chinese battery cell manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) has sued its smaller rival China Lithium Battery Technology (CALB) for alleged infringement of its intellectual property. The latter denies the allegations.

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Jul 22, 2021 - 03:12 pm

Daimler to exclusively introduce EV platforms from 2025

Daimler presented its updated plans for the upcoming switch to electric mobility at an investor day. The goal: Mercedes-Benz is preparing with new platforms and battery factories to become fully electric before the end of the decade – with one caveat.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 01:11 pm

Gotion rumoured to build unified VW battery cells in China

Volkswagen’s battery partner Gotion High-Tech also wants to produce the Group’s new unified battery cells in China, local media reports. The corresponding factory is to be built on an area of 333,000 square metres in the city of Hefei and designed for an annual production capacity of 20 GWh.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 12:15 pm

FAW-VW launches electric SUV ID.6 Crozz in China

Volkswagen started deliveries of the VW ID.6 Crozz in China this week. Produced by the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture, the battery-electric SUV is offered in five versions at prices starting at 239,800 yuan, around €31,500.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 11:57 am

ICCT study finds BEVs maintain 70% smaller CO2 footprint

A new study by the ICCT finds battery-electric cars already have a better greenhouse gas emissions record than conventionally powered vehicles – and not only in Europe, but also in China, India or the USA. By 2030, the emissions advantage will increase further.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 05:18 pm

Volkswagen sells over 170,000 EVs in first half of 2021

Volkswagen AG delivered more than twice as many electric cars in the first half of 2021 as in the same period last year (+165.2%). The Group had sold 170,939 battery-electric cars worldwide by the end of June, 110,991 of them in Q2 of this year alone.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 11:22 am

Ford is offering a new Mustang Mach-E variant in China

Ford has expanded the range of its Mustang Mach-E in China with a new variant that qualifies for the government subsidy there. The new Mustang Mach-E in the SE edition with rear-wheel-drive and large battery is available from 282,000 yuan (equivalent to around 36,900 euros) after subsidies.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 11:00 am

Xpeng P5 to launch in China for under €25,000

Chinese electric car manufacturer Xpeng has priced its third production model, the P5, to be launched in China in the third quarter of 2021 and delivered in the fourth quarter of 2021. The electric sedan will start at prices starting at 180,000 yuan after subsidies (equivalent to around 23,500 euros).

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Jul 19, 2021 - 04:12 pm

Schaeffler kickstarts e-axle production in China

Schaeffler has started series production of its so-called 2in1 E-axle in Taicang, China. The first Chinese car equipped with this product will be launched shortly. After the market launch in China, the axle will also be used by a European OEM, according to Schaeffler.

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Jul 19, 2021 - 12:35 pm

Posco plans another cathode material plant

The South Korean company Posco Chemical is planning to build another factory for cathode materials in its home country. This is to be built in the coastal city of Pohang and will have an annual capacity of 60,000 tonnes. But plans for plants abroad are also becoming more concrete.

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Jul 18, 2021 - 12:57 pm

WM Motor to release 2 electric sedans this year

Chinese EV startup WM Motor has unveiled its first sedan called the M7 and a second sedan-like EV specifically for the mobility market called the E5. Both are supposed to launch in China before the end of the year. The company has also revealed a new logo.

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Jul 13, 2021 - 06:07 pm

Volkswagen presents strategy til 2030

Volkswagen has presented its strategy for 2030 called ‘New Auto’. At the core of this strategy is the shift to electromobility and the gradual phasing out of the combustion engine – but it goes far beyond electrifying the hardware that has been dominant for so long

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Jul 13, 2021 - 11:56 am

Stellantis to source batteries from SVOLT

From 2025, Stellantis will also source its batteries for electric cars from SVOLT. The fact that SVOLT will be one of the future suppliers of battery cells alongside CATL, BYD, Samsung and LG Energy Solution was already mentioned by Stellantis a few days ago when it presented its new electric strategy.

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Jul 8, 2021 - 11:59 am

Volvo & Geely found powertrain joint venture

Volvo Cars and its parent company Geely have formed a joint venture called Aurobay. The new company is to develop combustion engines, transmissions and hybrid drives. The Swedish company wants to be able to concentrate on developing premium electric cars itself.

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Jul 6, 2021 - 03:37 pm

BYD crack 40,000 EVs sold mark in June

BYD’s sales of plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles exceeded the 40,000 mark for the first time in June. PHEV sales in particular saw a sharp increase, which is likely to be related to the launch of corresponding vehicles.

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Jul 2, 2021 - 11:50 am

Great Wall Motor plans to sell 3.2 million EVs in 2025

The Chinese carmaker Great Wall Motor has presented its strategic plan until 2025 and its new traction battery. Great Wall plans annual global sales of 4 million vehicles by 2025, of which 80 per cent – or 3.2 million vehicles – are to be so-called New Energy Vehicles.

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Jun 28, 2021 - 11:03 am

Audi’s e-tron facelift contains technical updates

Audi’s e-tron and e-tron Sportback electric models are to receive a facelift in the second half of 2022, including some technical upgrades. According to a media report, this will include a new generation of batteries that will increase the range in both models to more than 600 kilometres.

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