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The uphill road: battery limitations to test China"s electric vehicle ambitions

It took one 330 kilometer trip from Chongqing to Chengdu in his Nio ES8, a seven-seater all-electric SUV, for its owner Wang Haichun to be consumed with buyer's remorse......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 16th, 2019

China EV vendors may adopt batteries produced by Japan, Korea makers

China-based electric vehicle (EV) vendors, to cope with big changes in government subsidization for new energy cars, may adjust procurement practice by including China-based joint ventures established by Japan and Korea battery suppliers......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesApr 9th, 2019

Why Investors Should Cheer as China Slashes Electric Vehicle Subsidies

That country's 50% subsidy reduction for pure-battery EVs is a near-term speed bump that should pay off long term for innovative automakers and their shareholders......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 1st, 2019

China EV battery makers reportedly competing for orders from Tesla

As Tesla is constructing an electric vehicle (EV) assembly plant in Shanghai, China-based EV battery makers are reportedly competing for orders from the carmaker, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMar 21st, 2019

Exclusive: Tesla holds battery supply talks with China"s Lishen

U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc has held talks with China's Tianjin Lishen to supply batteries for its new Shanghai factory, and two people with direct knowledge of the matter said the pair signed a preliminary agreement......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 22nd, 2019

China "Is the Only One in the Race" to Make Electric Buses, Taxis and Trucks

A project to replace gasoline-fueled taxis, buses and trucks with new electric models is boosting China’s ambitions to lead the global shift to battery-powered transportation......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjDec 3rd, 2018

Ford, Baidu to start self-driving road tests in China

Ford Motor Co and Baidu Inc launched a two-year project on Wednesday to test self-driving vehicles on Chinese roads, amid a global race by carmakers and internet firms to develop autonomous vehicle technology......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 31st, 2018

VW to take on Tesla X in China from 2021 with electric SUV

Volkswagen plans to build a fully electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) for China from 2021, taking on the Chinese market leader Tesla's Model X as the German carmaker ramps up production of zero emissions vehicles......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 14th, 2019

VW to launch Tesla X rival for China in 2021

Volkswagen said on Sunday it will build a fully electric sports utility vehicle for the Chinese market from 2021, entering a segment dominated by Tesla's Model X......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 14th, 2019

China"s auto show highlights electric ambitions

This year's Shanghai auto show highlights the global industry's race to make electric cars Chinese drivers want to buy as Beijing winds down subsidies that promoted sales......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 13th, 2019

Tesla begins sales of cheapest yet Model 3 car variant in China

U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc on Friday said it has started taking orders in China for a lower-priced version of its Model 3 car, as it seeks to expand its lineup and boost sales in the world's biggest EV market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 12th, 2019

Tesla, Panasonic halt Gigafactory expansion amid sagging vehicle demand: Report

Gigafactory 1 is a hub where Tesla and Panasonic manufacture electric battery packs used in the cars......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 11th, 2019

China"s JAC says it has not held talks with Volkswagen

JAC Motors said on Thursday it had not held talks with Volkswagen AG, after Reuters reported that the German auto giant was interested in taking a stake in its Chinese electric vehicle joint venture partner......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 11th, 2019

Volkswagen eyes big stake in China partner JAC, taps Goldman: sources

Volkswagen AG is exploring purchasing a big stake in its Chinese electric vehicle joint venture partner JAC Motors and has tapped Goldman Sachs as an adviser on the plan, people with direct knowledge of the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 11th, 2019

Electric Vehicle And Battery Metal News (March 2019)

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Category: topSource: seekingalphaApr 10th, 2019

Nissan (NSANY) to Introduce First Electric Sedan in China

Infinity brand of Nissan (NSANY) plans to launch the first electric vehicle, which is in sync with its long-run strategy to electrify the product line up on a.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 10th, 2019

Exclusive: Volkswagen eyes big stake in China partner JAC, taps Goldman - sources

Volkswagen AG is exploring purchasing a big stake in its Chinese electric vehicle joint venture partner JAC Motors and has tapped Goldman Sachs as an adviser on the plan, people with direct knowledge of the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 10th, 2019

Exclusive: VW eyes buying big stake in China partner JAC, taps Goldman - sources

Volkswagen AG is exploring purchasing a big stake in its Chinese electric vehicle joint venture partner JAC Motors and has tapped Goldman Sachs as an adviser on the plan, people with direct knowledge of the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 10th, 2019

Exclusive: Volkswagen eyes buying big stake in China partner JAC Motor, taps Goldman - sources

Volkswagen AG is exploring purchasing a big stake in its Chinese electric vehicle joint venture partner JAC Motor and has tapped Goldman Sachs as an adviser on the plan, people with direct knowledge of the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 10th, 2019

Exclusive: SK Innovation in talks to set up EV battery JVs with Volkswagen, China partners

SK Innovation Co Ltd is in talks to set up separate battery-making joint ventures with Volkswagen AG and Chinese partners, as the South Korean petrochemicals producer aggressively expands its involvement in electric vehicles (EVs)......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 10th, 2019

‘Burning Money’ or Seizing the Future? Inside Germany’s Bid to Beat China at Building Batteries

Amid the electric car revolution, it's throwing €1 billion at an effort to become a home-grown battery powerhouse. The German government has placed a big bet on batteries as a key to the country’s industrial future. The autom.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 7th, 2019