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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

Toyota to launch ultra-compact battery vehicle, tie up with China"s CATL

Toyota Motor Corp will launch an ultra-compact, battery-powered car that seats two by next year and will tie up with Chinese battery maker CATL, it said on Friday, to accommodate an accelerated shift to electric vehicles......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2019

U.S. Senate moves forward on plan to develop electric vehicle supply chain

U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday moved closer to developing a national electric vehicle supply chain policy, with senators voicing bipartisan support for legislation designed to parry China's dominance in metals production and battery manufacturing......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 14th, 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

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

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‚Äôs ambitions to lead the global shift to battery-powered transportation......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjDec 3rd, 2018

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

EV battery prices to fall to US$100/kWh in 2022, says Digitimes Research

Electric vehicle (EV) battery prices have been decreasing in line with fast growing demand for EVs worldwide, and are expected to drop to US$100/kWh in 2022, declining 45.7% from 2018, according to Digitimes Research......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 12th, 2019

Tesla says single battery module caused car fire in Shanghai, has changed vehicle settings

Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said on Friday a single battery module caused a car to catch fire in Shanghai and it had revised its vehicle settings to further protect its batteries following an investigation into the incident......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 28th, 2019

Faces for cookware: data collection industry flourishes as China pursues AI ambitions

In a village in central China's Henan province, amid barking dogs and wandering chickens, villagers gather along a dirt road to trade images of their faces for kettles, pots and tea cups......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 27th, 2019

Is China"s electric dream in danger?

A once thriving electric vehicle industry in China is starting to feel the pinch from Beijing putting the breaks on its generous subsidy plans and a slowing performance from established rivals like Tesla. Michelle Hennessy reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 18th, 2019

Electric dreams in danger as funding dwindles for China"s Tesla challengers

Last year, Wei Qing and his private equity investment team visited more than 20 Chinese electric vehicle manufacturing startups......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 18th, 2019

CATL expected to expand battery production capacity to 136.6GWh in 2022, says Digitimes Research

China-based Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) has been expanding its production capacity for lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles and energy storage systems, with its overall annual capacity expected to reach 136.6GWh in 2022......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJun 13th, 2019

China"s CATL, Ant Financial and Hellobike set up e-bike battery firm

China's Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), Ant Financial Services and Hellobike said on Wednesday they will invest 1 billion yuan ($144.60 million) to establish a electric bicycle battery joint venture......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2019

Audi Preemptively Recalls Its First Electric Vehicle Due To Risk Of Battery Fire

Audi has preemptively recalled its firs.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 10th, 2019

Primecap Management Buys More Albemarle Corp

Quiet but outperforming firm increases interest in electric vehicle battery-connected company as price fallsRelated Stocks: ALB, ADBE, MSFT, LLY,.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusJun 7th, 2019

Toyota speeds up electric vehicle schedule as demand heats up

Toyota Motor Corp aims to get half of its global sales from electrified vehicles by 2025, five years ahead of schedule, and will tap Chinese battery makers to meet the accelerated global shift to electricity-powered cars......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2019

Toyota speeds up electrified vehicle schedule as demand heats up

Toyota Motor Corp aims to have half of its global sales from electrified vehicles by 2025, five years ahead of schedule, and said it will tie up with Chinese battery makers to accommodate an accelerated shift to electric power......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2019

Toyota, Subaru team up to develop electric SUV in battle against costs

Toyota Motor Corp and Subaru Corp on Thursday said they plan to jointly develop a battery-electric sport-utility vehicle (SUV) on a platform produced together as they seek to split the cost of producing the lower-emissions car......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 6th, 2019