Tag: FAW

Jul 10, 2018 - 05:06 pm

Seat coming to China with VW gearing up for growth

Volkswagen’s Spanish subsidiary Seat will enter China by hooking onto the JAC Volkswagen joint venture. Together the three plan to establish a R&D centre for electric vehicles. Development is to culminate in a dedicated electric car platform for China and beyond in 2021.

Apr 24, 2018 - 05:10 pm

VW invests $15 bil. in to China/EV brand SOL

Volkswagen is set to invest a significantly increased sum into the e-mobility business, including autonomous driving, digitization and new mobility services in China. By 2022, the company plans to invest 15 billion dollars with its joint venture partners SAIC, FAW and JAC.

Apr 20, 2018 - 06:20 pm

China’s state car manufacturer FAW invests in Byton

The car manufacturer FAW, which is owned by the Chinese government, is investing a “significant amount of money” into the EV startup Byton, which is run by former BMW-i manager Carsten Breitfeld. The news was broken by Breitfeld himself.

Mar 23, 2018 - 02:33 pm

Volkswagen to be big-ger in China

Volkswagen is strengthening its stance in China as the German corporation prepares a plug-in hybrid and electric model for market launch this year. Another ten SUV shall reach the Chinese by 2020 with VW renewing its entire range.

Mar 7, 2018 - 02:20 pm

Audi and FAW are planning four EVs for China

Audi and its Chinese joint venture partner FAW have announced the founding of two new entities which will focus on mobility and digital services from the end of this year. They plan to launch 4 all-electric models made in China within the next 5 years.

Feb 12, 2018 - 12:46 pm

FAW-Volkswagen to launch 7 Audi EVs in China by 2020

The joint venture FAW-Volkswagen plans to roll out seven new energy vehicles under the Audi label in China by 2020. The line-up will include both PHEVs as well as pure electric cars such as Audi’s upcoming electric SUV that will also be made in China.

Jan 10, 2018 - 12:35 pm

15 new EV models from FAW’s Hongqi by 2025

Chinese carmaker FAW wants to launch 15 all-electric models under its Hongqi brand by 2025, and will kick start the effort with the first EV this year. By 2020, range may reach 600 kilometres as a standard with autonomy to increase gradually.

May 6, 2014 - 08:45 am

FAW, Nissan, Porsche, Mercedes, Berlin, Tesla.

China EV strategy: At the recent Bejing motor show, the FAW group announced its ambitious plans to acquire a 15 percent share of the country’s EV market by 2020. Starting with four models this year, FAW hopes to have six new energy vehicle platforms and 16 mass-market vehicles on offer in six years’ time.
greencarcongress.com, faw.com

Nissan e-NV200 production start: Following substantial investments in its Spanish operations, Nissan kicked off production of its second mass-market electric vehicle in Barcelona. The e-NV200 will be available both in a cargo and passenger configuration without compromises in payload or space compared to its petrol sibling. From the start, the e-NV200 will be exported to 20 international markets, including Japan.

Porsche to expand Cayenne range: As Autocar has learnt from Porsche insiders, we might see a new coupe-style Cayenne by 2018. As part of a new line of SUVs based on VWs modular MQB platform, the Cayenne will also feature plug-in petrol-hybrid and diesel-hybrid powertrains.

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Tesla genes: It is no news that the Mercedes B-class Electric Drive has Tesla technology inside. A recent review undermines that fact, highlighting features such as improved clearance of about five centimetres for battery protection, an understated acceleration figure of 7.9 seconds from 0 to 100 kph and a Range Plus charge-mode that will put an extra 25 percent of energy into the battery. Model S drivers, does that sound familiar?

Future for a month: In 2015, about 20,000 residents of the Helmholtz neighbourhood in Berlin, will be living car-free for one month. For the duration of the Eco-Mobility Festival, 3,500 conventional cars will have to make room for pedestrians, bikes, public transport, EVs and shared cars. Whether the locals like it or not. The project follows the example of the EcoMobility World Festival 2013 that successfully took place in Suwon, South Korea.
tagesspiegel.de (in German), ecomobilityfestival.org (South Korea)

Working for Tesla is something worth going the extra mile for. That is what many might have thought when they headed towards Tesla’s job fair held at the Fremont facility last weekend. Unfortunately, too many candidates led to heavy traffic and the job fair had to shut its doors only two hours after opening.
green.autoblog.com, transportevolved.com

Found on electrive.com
10.07.2018 17:32