Tag: Shanghai Auto Show


Apr 20, 2023 - 12:34 pm

Li Auto to launch five EVs by 2025

Chinese manufacturer Li Auto is entering the all-electric vehicle market. The company, which until now specialised in hybrid models with range extenders (EREV), announced five BEV models by 2025 at the Auto China in Shanghai. All will be based on an 800-volt platform.

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Apr 19, 2023 - 04:47 pm

Toyota reveals plans for two new EV models for China

At the Shanghai auto show, Toyota presented two new BEV concept models that the Japanese carmaker plans to bring to market in China in 2024 together with its local partners. In addition, the bZ3 electric sedan has now officially gone on sale.

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Apr 19, 2023 - 12:10 pm

CATL launches ultra-high energy ‘Condensed Battery’

CATL is showing novel ‘Condensed Battery’ technology in Shanghai, which claims an energy density of 500 Wh/kg at the cell level. The Chinese battery giant considers it suitable for electric aircraft but also envisions use in road vehicles, with series production to start this year.

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Apr 19, 2023 - 12:03 pm

Xpeng officially presents the G6 electric SUV

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Xpeng has presented its fifth model, the G6, at Auto China in Shanghai. For the premiere, the company does not spare superlatives – and hints that the Model Y competitor will probably not only be available in China.

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Apr 18, 2023 - 11:37 am

Polestar 4 is heading to Europe in early 2024

Polestar presented its third all-electric series model, the Polestar 4, at the Shanghai auto show. In terms of size and price, the SUV coupé is to be positioned between the Polestar 2 and Polestar 3. The most striking feature: the Polestar 4 no longer has a rear window.

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Apr 17, 2023 - 09:35 am

Xpeng unveils new modular EV architecture

The Chinese carmaker Xpeng has presented its next-generation EV architecture called ‘Smart Electric Platform Architecture’, or SEPA 2.0. The G6 electric SUV will be the first model based on the new platform.

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Apr 13, 2023 - 12:20 pm

MG Cyberster to debut in April

The SAIC brand MG will apparently launch its announced electric roadster Cyberster before the end of April. Shortly before its premiere at the Shanghai Auto Show in China, pictures and technical data have now become known for approval by the Ministry of Information and Technology (MIIT).

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Apr 21, 2021 - 11:11 am

Great Wall’s Beetle clone keeps bugging VW

An electric car in the style of the VW Beetle has now been presented at the Shanghai Motor Show. The Beetle-like vehicle does not come from VW, but from Ora, a brand from the Chinese manufacturer Great Wall Motors.

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Apr 20, 2021 - 02:05 pm

BYD presents 800-volt platform

At the Shanghai Auto Show, BYD presented a new electric car platform that will also be offered to other carmakers. BYD’s ‘e-platform 3.0’ relies on the manufacturer’s Blade batteries and is supposed to enable enormous driving performance and ranges; there is talk of more than 1,000 kilometres.

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Apr 20, 2021 - 01:03 pm

Nissan presents new X-Trail with e-Power hybrid drive

At the Auto Shanghai, Nissan presented the fourth generation of its SUV model X-Trail, which will also be available in Europe from summer 2022. Like the Qashqai, the new Nissan X-Trail is based on the CMF-C platform and will also be launched with the e-Power hybrid drive. Deliveries in Europe are expected by summer 2022.

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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 - 01:08 pm

Genesis presents a battery-electric G80

Hyundai’s premium brand Genesis has shown its first all-battery electric model at the Shanghai Auto Show. The Genesis Electrified G80 is the electric variant of the well-known G80 luxury sedan and will be offered exclusively with all-wheel-drive.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 12:57 pm

Toyota presents the bZ4X battery-electric concept

Toyota presented the Toyota bZ4X Concept at Auto Shanghai, providing a preview of the Japanese brand’s first battery-electric vehicle. The study, developed by Toyota together with Subaru, is expected to go into series production in mid-2022.

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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 18, 2021 - 03:23 pm

Mercedes EQB: a compact seven-seater with combi-van qualities

Mercedes has just presented its second compact electric SUV, the EQB, at Auto China in Shanghai. Despite similar technology, Mercedes’ new electric car promises to be more than just an angular version of the EQA. The German carmaker even ascribes the five-or seven-seater the “qualities of a compact estate car”.

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Jun 5, 2019 - 01:30 pm

China tightens regulations for EV startups

The Chinese government is planning new rules to raise the market entry barrier for manufacturers of electric vehicles. The aim is to reduce the number of electric car startups and promote fewer, but more competitive players.

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May 12, 2019 - 12:55 pm

SGL & Nio present lighter battery casing

The German manufacturer SGL Carbon and the Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio have developed a prototype of a battery housing made of carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) for electric vehicles. It is around 40% lighter than comparable aluminum housings.

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Apr 23, 2019 - 04:48 pm

What looks like a Porsche 911 and is all-electric?

Well, that would be the GT3 study that the Chinese car brand Zedriv presented at Auto Shanghai. Despite the fact that Porsche will soon release their all-electric Taycan and the Macan, they are clearly too slow off the mark with an electric version of their 911.

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Apr 22, 2019 - 04:36 pm

Continental widening e-mobility portfolio in China

At Auto Shanghai, supplier Continental is showing an extensive portfolio of solutions for electric mobility in China. Conti plans to significantly expand its production capacities in the Chinese cities of Tianjin and Changzhou in the coming years accordingly.

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