Chinese Kandi electric cars a step closer to U.S. arrival

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The federal government has given initial approval for the Chinese electric car manufacturer Kandi to import two electric cars to the U.S. chinese carsin coming years, the company announced to investors last week. The company, which is owned by Geely, and is known as Zhejiang Kangdi Vehicles Company in China, is publicly traded on the NASDAQ under the ticker.

Study finds association between air pollution, coronary atherosclerosis in Chinese population

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The study was conducted on 8,867 Chinese adults aged 25 to 92. In 2015, more than 95% of the Chinese population was exposed to concentrations of PM 2.5 Improving air quality to the Chinese national standards of 35 and 40 micrograms per cubic meter of air for PM 2.5

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Blue World Technologies signs strategic cooperation agreement with Chinese EV manufacturer AIWAYS; methanol fuel cell vehicles

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In March, eight Chinese ministries led by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued a Methanol Vehicle Policy with an aim to deploy methanol-fueled vehicles across China.

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MAN propane-fueled ME-LGIP to power Chinese VLGC

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Jiangnan Shipyard, owned by China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC), has ordered an LPG (liquefied propane gas)-burning MAN B&W 6G60ME-LGIP engine in connection with the building of an 86,000-m 3 VLGC (Very Large Gas Carrier) for Tianjin Southwest Maritime (TSM), the Chinese shipping company.

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Electric Mini Rocketman to take to Chinese city streets

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British auto magazine Autocar learned that the company plans to team up with Chinese automaker Great Wall Motors to build an electric city car smaller than the Cooper SE.

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Report suggests low-speed electric vehicles could affect Chinese demand for gasoline and disrupt oil prices worldwide

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At the current estimated low-speed electric vehicle fleet size, the potential fuel demand displacement could exceed 60,000 barrels per day—2% of current total Chinese gasoline demand.

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Robert Bosch Venture Capital invests in Chinese autonomous trucking start-up Trunk

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Trunk’s founders are Chinese pioneers in autonomous driving. Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC), the corporate venture capital arm of the Bosch Group, has invested in Trunk, a startup based in Beijing. Trunk provides combined hardware and software solutions for autonomous trucking.

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Chinese EV company Xpeng Motors raises US$400M in Series C; Xiaomi strategic investor

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In addition to the latest equity raising, Xpeng Motors has also successfully diversified its funding sources by securing several billions of RMB-denominated unsecured credit lines from leading Chinese and international banks including China Merchants Bank, China CITIC Bank and HSBC.

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Volkswagen Group and Chinese manufacturer Ganfeng sign memorandum of understanding for long-term lithium supplies

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GFL is the world’s leading lithium compounds and metal manufacturer and dually listed on Chinese A share in 2010 and Hong Kong H share in 2018. The Volkswagen Group and Ganfeng Lithium Co.,

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Siemens partners with Chinese R&D center TIES to develop new technologies for EV batteries

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Siemens Digital Industries Software has partnered with Tianmu Lake Institute of Advanced Energy Storage Technologies (TIES), a major Chinese energy storage research and development center, to build an Advanced Battery Technology Innovation Center. Launched in April 2019, TIES was set up jointly by the Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Science and Jiangsu Zhongguancun Technology Park (Z-Park) for developing new battery technologies and providing high quality customized services.

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Adamas: lithium usage for EV batteries up 76% year-over-year in February 2019

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In February 2019, 76% more lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) was deployed globally in batteries of newly-sold passenger EVs than the same month the year prior, according to a model-by-model build-up using Adamas Intelligence’s “EV Battery Capacity and Battery Metals Tracker”.

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Report: Toyota using Tesla-style Panasonic cells in Chinese PHEVs

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Toyota has reportedly started using Panasonic cylindrical lithium-ion cells in two of its new plug-in hybrid models for the China market.

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Electric Jaguar XJ, hybrid airplanes, more driving, fewer Chinese EV makers: Today's Car News

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Diesel Pickups EPA aircraft air pollution chinese carsAmericans driving more miles could cancel out emissions progress. Airbus looks to build hybrid airplanes. China puts restrictions on who can build electric cars in the world's largest EV market. And Jaguar plans to launch its new flagship XJ sedan as an electric. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Jaguar Land Rover plans to introduce its.

Musk teases Tesla truck, opens Chinese Model 3 orders at lower price

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In an appearance on a "Ride the Lightning" unofficial Tesla podcast this weekend, CEO Elon Musk got a little more specific about the company's highly-anticipated upcoming pickup truck. He confirmed earlier reports that the new pickup "won't look like a normal truck.

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Mercedes-Benz introduces #MoveSafety initiative with two-day hackathon; new app based on Chinese app

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The new app will be based on “Tuban Xiong”, an app which has already been successfully introduced to the Chinese market by Mercedes-Benz in 2018 and offers several functions especially aiming at increasing travel safety such as: Location Sharing, Trip Sharing, SOS-Call, Geo-Fencing, Bodyguard Service, Fake Call etc.

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BYD, Toyota jointly to develop battery electric vehicles for Chinese market

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The two parties will jointly develop sedans and low-floor SUVs as well as the onboard batteries for these vehicles and others with the aim to launch them in the Chinese market under the Toyota brand in the first half of the 2020s. BYD Company Ltd.

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Chinese Kandi cars, longer-range Volvos, Nissan Leaf Plus review: Today's Car News

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We had a first chance to drive the 2019 Nissan Leaf. chinese carsA new car company from China gets approval to sell electric cars in the U.S. We have a first chance to drive the longer-range Nissan Leaf Plus. Volvo gives is plug-in hybrids additional battery range for 2020. And the last Volt rolls off the assembly line. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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China lets air out of its EV market with new restrictions on startups

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chinese carsChina has developed such a lead in EVs, the country is looking to dial it back, according to a recent Bloomberg report.

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Byton readies for China production of $45K US-bound electric SUV

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China Byton Byton M-Byte chinese carsNot too long ago, Byton was another longshot electric vehicle maker with some good ideas.

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Eight Chinese electric-car companies: Headed for boom or bust?

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At almost twice the volume of the U.S., China is the world’s largest car market. Its government has aggressive plans to put the country at the forefront of global electric-car development, deployment, and sales.

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Chinese NEVS buys leading in-wheel electric motor manufacturer

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National Electric Vehicles Sweden announced last week that it has bought Protean, a British manufacturer of in-wheel motors for electric cars. In announcing the tie-up with NEVS, Protean said the acquisition will speed the rollout of its technologies in next generation electric and self-driving cars, and "paves the way for NEVS to deploy Protean. wheel motor NEVS

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Chinese EVs, Lightyear taps Tesla talent, apartment charging: Today’s Car News

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We take a walk through some highlights among the many EVs seen at a major Chinese auto show. Tesla experience might come in handy for a company aiming to disrupt the electric-car sector. And renters need to charge, too. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Adamas: BEVs responsible for 91% of all passenger EV battery capacity deployed in June 2019

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In June 2019, battery electric vehicles (BEVs) were responsible for 91% of all passenger electrified vehicle battery capacity deployed globally (in GWh) versus just 84% in June 2018, according to Adamas Intelligence’s latest ‘ EV Battery Capacity Monthly ’ report. First, in June 2019, sales of BEVs made up a greater share of overall EV sales than they did the same month the year prior as the sales growth of BEVs over the same period outpaced that of PHEVs and HEVs.

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Report: SUV boom, VW diesel scandal, Chinese steel all relate to slipping CO2 progress

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In the aftermath of the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal and all of its settlement terms, it might seem that a cleaner, more efficient future is assured.

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Lessons In Losing From Leviton: First Screw Up, Then Blame The Customer, Then Pound Sand

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Mark Richards bitched at me because my electrician opened the Leviton charger we sent back to him to see which of the Chinese-produced parts had failed. Hey Mark Richards , Sr.

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Volvo taking on Tesla with Chinese-built Polestar 2 electric car: details and photos

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Ahead of the Geneva auto show, Volvo’s Polestar electrified performance-car brand has revealed its first all-electric model and first volume-production model, the Polestar 2. The Polestar could prove to be the strongest alternative yet to the Tesla Model 3, with pricing, range, performance, and even the way that you buy it all comparable to. Geneva Motor Show Polestar Polestar 2

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Adamas Intelligence: share prices of China’s REE materials companies skyrocketing in 2019

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This uptick in exports coincided with a weakening of the Chinese Yuan relative to the US dollar (the primary currency of China’s exports), boosting the value of exports at home for China’s major suppliers.

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Grove launches hydrogen fuel-cell car brand in China

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Fuel Cell Vehicles chinese carsChina is the world's largest market for cars—especially electric cars. The country has even announced that at some point in the future it will ban internal combustion cars. But it's not all about battery electric EVs, it turns out. A new company called Grove Hydrogen Automotive Co. announced that it will focus on fuel-cell cars, starting.

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Adamas: average EV sold in 2019 H1 contained 52% more LCE than the average EV sold a year prior

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From 2018 H1 through 2019 H1, the growing popularity of long-range BEVs with high-capacity batteries resulted in a 52% increase in the amount of lithium carbonate and lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) deployed globally per EV, from 7.7 The report also finds that Iin 2019 H1, 27,350 tonnes of battery-grade nickel were deployed globally in batteries of all newly-sold passenger EVs combined, an increase of 78% over the amount deployed in 2018 H1.

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Hyundai Motor Group opens Hyundai Hydrogen World in Shanghai

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It features a variety of displays and programs, including an air-purifying demonstration on a 2019 NEXO fuel-cell electric vehicle, a model NEXO showing its internal mechanical parts, as well as galleries and spaces containing hydrogen-related information.

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BYD debuts E-SEED GT concept car, Song Pro SUV and e Series at 2019 Shanghai Auto Show

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BYD’s latest offerings will bring you a whole new experience, while delivering new power to Chinese cars! BYD debuted its E-SEED GT concept car and Song Pro SUV alongside its all-new e-series models at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition.

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Chevy Bolt EV vs Nissan Leaf Plus; Honda, Kia EVs for China; used EV incentives: Today's Car News

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We recently drove both the 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus and 2019 Chevy Bolt EV, then compared them. Honda and Kia rolled out new electric cars for the Chinese market. chinese carsGM trademarked a possible name for the new electric sibling to the Chevy Bolt EV. And Ontario, Canada, buyers can get rebates on used electric cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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Electric Ford F-Series, Lincoln crossover, Tesla charger, Chinese minivan: Today's Car News

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And Chinese automaker GAC showed a U.S.-designed Ford plans to build an all-electric F-series truck. Lincoln's making electric "elegant." Tesla has released a new portable Level 2 home charger. designed concept at the Detroit auto show. All this and more on Green Car Reports. At a meeting with investors following the Detroit auto show Ford Global Vice. GAC Electric Car Chargers

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Continental to begin series production of new integrated electric axle drive this year

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Continental is presenting its third generation of electric powertrains at the IAA 2019, with the new, very high-performance, light and compact axle drive set to take to the roads in various electric models from several Chinese and European manufacturers later this year.

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GAC and Toyota sign strategic cooperation framework agreement to deepen partnership in electrification and intelligent networking

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Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., and Toyota Motor Corporation signed a Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement to deepen their partnership in the fields of electrification and intelligent networking.

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Nio is providing a fully charged battery in 3 minutes for free, in China

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The Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio, in a bid to win over new customers, is waiving the fees for something that could be a real selling point in the increasingly tight Chinese EV market: battery swapping.

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Nio unveils ET Preview electric sedan in Shanghai

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After a supercar, a race car, and two SUVs, Chinese automaker Nio plans a sporty fastback sedan for its next model. Shanghai Auto Show Nio chinese carsNio unveiled the ET Preview at the Shanghai auto show on Tuesday, following a teaser with the ET7 Concept earlier this month. READ THIS: Nio teases sleek ET7 coupe, to include next-generation power system The company released few.

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Byton M-Byte electric SUV tackles cold-weather testing, nears production

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With a Chinese base and international outposts—tech in California and design in Germany—Byton aims to create a different kind of electric-car lineup. Byton Byton M-Byte chinese carsThat vision revolves around a cloud-based Byton Life ecosystem, built-in Amazon integration and, in at least two of its models, what could be the biggest infotainment display yet, a big.

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Study suggests China urban passenger transport emissions could peak in 2030

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At the same time, a policy database is established with the quantitative parameters of policies or plans that have been promulgated by the Chinese government (e.g.,

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Study suggests future climate changes to worsen air quality for >85% of China’s population; ~20k+ additional deaths each year

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As a result, we estimate an additional 12,100 and 8,900 Chinese (95% confidence interval: 10,300 to 13,800 and 2,300 to 14,700, respectively) will die per year from PM 2.5

CRU: Lithium prices plunging as hype meets reality; impact of new supply, disappointing BEV sales

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Lithium carbonate prices in China have dropped by nearly 20% since the beginning of 2019 to RMB 65,000/t, equivalent to $9.25/kg LCE. China is the world’s largest user of lithium, accounting for 57% of global demand in 2019, and is also the biggest supplier of lithium converted products.

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Chinese fuel-cell cars, lithium-ion battery growth, EPA and health: Today's Car News

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A Chinese hydrogen company introduces its own line of fuel-cell cars. The Chinese Institute of Geosciences and the Environment is. A Texas startup plans to make motors more efficient. A report shows more battery production coming online. And without science boards the EPA questions some fundamental links. All this and more on Green Car Reports. EPA GM Fuel Cell Vehicles

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GM reveals the Chevy Menlo electric car to China

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General Motors officially unveiled its new Menlo EV Friday, giving the Chinese market its first real look at the car that will spearhead the company's local electrification efforts.

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