Tag: China

Jul 15, 2020 - 02:19 pm

Nissan Ariya: Dedicated EV design for a “new” Nissan

Nissan revealed the new all-electric model in Japan today, deeming the Nissan Ariya crossover “to mark a new chapter” for the company’s electric vehicles to come. Indeed, the most dearly missing features in its other EV have received an overdue makeover.

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Jul 13, 2020 - 06:38 pm

McKinsey finds 7 of 10 China EVs potentially profitable

The management consultancy McKinsey has disassembled and analysed ten popular electric cars from Chinese manufacturers for a new study. From this, the consultants derived some interesting statements on possible profits and the market prospects of international manufacturers.

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Jul 10, 2020 - 02:29 pm

Honda and CATL forge battery cooperation

Honda has taken a one-percent stake in CATL as the company seeks a stable supply of battery cells and also closer cooperation in the areas of development and research as well as recycling and second-life approaches.

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Jul 5, 2020 - 03:06 pm

Daimler in talks to sell French Hambach plant

Daimler plans to sell its plant in Hambach, France, where they build the Smart electric vehicles. In 2018, Daimler had announced that the factory would also make a compact model of the electric car brand EQ, presumably the EQB.

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Jul 3, 2020 - 12:07 pm

Mercedes invests in battery production with Farasis

Mercedes-Benz has agreed a strategic partnership with the Chinese battery cell manufacturer Farasis Energy and is also taking a financial stake in the Ganzhou-based company. Farasis’ already planned plant in Bitterfeld-Wolfen will then primarily supply the German Mercedes plants.

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Jun 30, 2020 - 01:48 pm

Porsche presents Taycan variant for China

Porsche has now presented the announced entry-level version of the Taycan with rear-wheel drive in China. It offers an engine output of up to 350 kW and is available with both well-known battery options.

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Jun 29, 2020 - 01:41 pm

Xpeng launches deliveries of the P7 sedan

The Chinese electric car startup Xpeng Motors has started deliveries of its second production model in China. The Xpeng P7 electric sedan will be offered at prices starting at 229,900 yuan (around 29,950 euros) after subsidies.

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Jun 25, 2020 - 04:02 pm

Geely-owned Terrafugia completes eVTOL test flights

Terrafugia, the aircraft developer Geely took over, presented a prototype of its all-electric vertical take-off plane TF-2A and says they have undertaken test flights already. Terrafugia has now also provided the first key technical data on the aircraft.

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Jun 25, 2020 - 03:20 pm

CATL invests millions in new battery research centre

CATL has begun construction of an innovation laboratory at its headquarters in Ningde in the eastern Chinese province of Fujian. The laboratory, named 21C Lab, will focus on the development of next-generation batteries and new energy conversion systems.

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Jun 24, 2020 - 07:22 pm

ABB scores major order from GAC Toyota via Chargedot

ABB has received a major order for charging infrastructure worth around five million US dollars through the Chinese charging specialist Chargedot: The Chinese manufacturing joint venture GAC Toyota is ordering several thousand AC wall boxes.

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Jun 21, 2020 - 06:06 pm

Nissan & Sunwoda exploring next-gen battery development

Nissan has announced a collaboration with Chinese company Sunwoda Electric Vehicle Battery to develop next-generation batteries for its e-Power vehicles jointly. The negotiations also include a production system to ensure a stable supply capacity for the shared cells.

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Jun 21, 2020 - 05:24 pm

SAIC brand Maxus brings electric van to the UK first

Maxus, formerly LDV and a British brand of China’s SAIC, is now taking orders for the E Deliver 3, its first compact electric van, in the UK. The E Deliver 3 had debuted as EV30 before the Maxus re-brand and is expected to arrive in September.

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Jun 18, 2020 - 12:35 pm

Next electric VW ID.4 look leaked from China

Chinese media have unveiled first pictures of the serial version of the VW ID.4. The source of the images seems serious enough for us to break it to you – the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

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Jun 17, 2020 - 02:12 pm

Evergrande to buy up the rest of NEVS

The Chinese Evergrande Group has announced its intention to take over National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) entirely. The acquisition of the remaining shares is to be completed by autumn.

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Jun 16, 2020 - 04:34 pm

Glencore to supply Tesla with Cobalt

Glencore is apparently going to supply Tesla’s Gigafactory in Shanghai and the planned plant in Brandenburg with cobalt from the Congo. A recent article in the Financial Times already mentions concrete quantities to be delivered to Tesla.

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Jun 16, 2020 - 02:36 pm

Mini rumoured to be going cobalt-free

According to a British news site, Mini is planning the first electric model as a five-door SUV as part of the Spotlight Automotive joint venture. There is also speculation about the cell supplier and a larger SUV for the USA.

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Jun 11, 2020 - 01:51 pm

A little Changli drives just fine for around 1,200 USD.

Jason Torchinsky ordered what is probably cheapest electric car in the world at 930 dollars (1,200 dollars with battery) via the Chinese online dealer Alibaba. The litte car was shipped to the USA where he tested it. Of course, there is not a lot of comfort at this price, but the Changli did better than […]

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Jun 11, 2020 - 12:55 pm

Tesla stocks rise past 1,000 USD mark

Tesla shares broke through the USD 1,000 mark for the first time on Wednesday. At over 180 billion dollars, this exceeded Toyota’s market capitalisation for the first time. This means that Tesla is currently trading on the stock exchange as the most valuable car manufacturer in the world.

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Jun 10, 2020 - 02:36 pm

Tesla loses top manager while Corona hits Fremont

Robin Ren has left Tesla now vacating the position of Vice President of Business Development. More locally, Tesla’s Fremont plant reportedly has 6 Covid-19 cases and workers complaining of unsafe conditions. Meanwhile, in Germany, Tesla presented the required amended application documents for the construction of Giga Berlin.

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Jun 9, 2020 - 05:28 pm

China’s EV market is recovering slowly

In China, 55,829 battery-electric cars and 14,370 plug-in hybrids from local production were sold in May. The sales figures for so-called New Energy Vehicles were thus 25.8 per cent lower than in the same month last year, but 19.5 per cent higher than in April 2020.

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Jun 9, 2020 - 03:31 pm

BMW completes homogolation for the iX3 in China

BMW has given a new interim result for the market launch of the iX3. The test procedures required for homologation were completed and the results sent to the approval authorities in the most important automobile markets.

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Jun 5, 2020 - 01:19 pm

GM planning electric delivery van

General Motors is reportedly working on a purely electric delivery van to go into production at the end of 2021. Also, the US carmaker is said to have imminent cooperation plans with CATL in China.

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Jun 4, 2020 - 06:24 pm

BMW launches energy cooperation in China

BMW has just signed a cooperation agreement with the Chinese state-owned energy supplier State Grid to drive forward the expansion of the Chinese store network for electric cars. One of the goals is to more than double the existing range of charging points to around 270,000 by the end of this year.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/07/15/nissan-ariya-dedicated-ev-design-for-a-new-nissan/
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