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.
SK Innovation battery swapping scales up in China
The South Korean company SK Innovation is entering the battery replacement technology business in China. This has been made possible by a strategic investment in the company specialised in battery swapping called Blue Park Smart Energy (BPSE) that is a subsidiary of the BAIC Group.