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

2019 134

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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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.

2019 88

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.

2019 78

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.

2019 136

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.

2019 134

Chinese automaker GAC teams up with Nio for EV, postpones US launch

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GAC Nio chinese carsNio last week announced a joint venture with state automaker GAC to sell electric cars in China. It's especially of interest in the U.S. because both companies have their sights set on selling electric vehicles here. The equal-split venture, to be called GAC Nio New Energy Vehicle company, will build and sell EVs under a new Hycan brand in China.

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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.

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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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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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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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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.

2019 93

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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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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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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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

2019 85

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.

2019 88

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.

2019 78

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.

2019 81

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.

2019 57

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

2019 61

Volkswagen Group Components supplying numerous components and parts for the production of the Volkswagen ID.3

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Kassel works closely with the Chinese plant in Tianjin where the electric drive is produced in parallel for the Chinese market. It is scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2019. Pre-series production of the ID.3 EV has already begun at the Volkswagen plant in Zwickau.

2019 91

China researchers synthesize high-density aviation fuel with cellulose

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Yanting Liu, Guangyi Li, Yancheng Hu, Aiqin Wang, Fang Lu, Ji-Jun Zou, Yu Cong, Ning Li, Tao Zhang (2019) “Integrated Conversion of Cellulose to High-Density Aviation Fuel,” Joule , doi: 10.1016/j.joule.2019.02.005.

2019 135

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.

2019 59

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.

2019 61

Adamas: NCM 811 deployment in passenger EV batteries in May up 113% over capacity deployed in April

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In May 2019, NCM 811 (cathode with nickel, cobalt and manganese in a ratio of 8:1:1) battery cell deployment in passenger EV batteries (MWh deployed) was 113% higher than the total capacity deployed in April, according to Adamas Intelligence’s latest “EV Battery Capacity Monthly” report.

2019 78

ZF introducing new 170 kW electric drive with functional safety for commercial vehicles

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Developed in China, with future production planned there, the new unit is designed to meet the particular conditions of the Chinese market and the requirements of vehicle manufacturers there. ZF is introducing a new electric central drive for buses and medium-duty trucks.

2019 121

BMW Group partners with Tencent to build BMW Group China High Performance D³ platform

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Both partners will comply strictly with Chinese laws and regulations on data security, prevent data security risks and ensure data compliance using Tencent’s security expertise. BMW China Automotive Trading Ltd. and Tencent signed an agreement to work together on building the BMW Group China High Performance D³ (Data-Driven Development) platform.

2019 68

China to contribute more than half of Volkswagen Group’s planned output of 22M BEVs by 2028

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Initiatives with all three Chinese vehicle production joint ventures – FAW-Volkswagen, SAIC VOLKSWAGEN and JAC Volkswagen – will enable this target to be reached. Volkswagen Group China is going full-scale electric in 2019. Now, it’s time to bring the Chinese mobility to the next level.

2019 102

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

2019 40

MIT: hybrid cathodes could boost energy capacity of lithium-sulfur batteries

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Researchers at MIT and in China are proposing a new class of dense intercalation-conversion hybrid cathodes by combining intercalation-type Mo 6 S 8 with conversion-type sulfur (HMSC) to realize a Li–S full cell.

2019 120

Seres EV startup postpones US launch amid downsizing

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The electric-car company was founded in 2017 when the Chinese industrial company Sokon bought the battery-technology company founded by former Tesla CEO and founder Martin Eberhard.

2019 59

SGL Carbon produces prototypes of fully integrated composite battery enclosures for NIO; battery swapping

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In collaboration with SGL Carbon, Chinese automotive manufacturer NIO has developed prototypes for battery enclosures made of carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) for its NIO high performance electric vehicles.

2019 96

EVs could get more expensive as US trade war heats up

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Chinese state-run media outlets have begun threatening that the government will impose new tariffs on rare-earth metals used in the permanent magnet motors in electric cars as well as capacitive touch screens and electronic capacitors. As the U.S.

2019 83

Toyota expands battery supply with CATL deal

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Japan's largest automaker signed a deal this week to buy batteries from Chinese suppliers Contemporary Amex Technologies (CATL) and BYD. As it gradually moves to begin selling more plug-in and electric cars, Toyota is widening its net to secure more batteries. The agreement adds to a January deal Toyota signed to buy batteries from Panasonic. lithium batteries

2019 56

Adamas: Shifting cathode chemistries and strong EV sales driving accelerated nickel deployment in China

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In January 2019, the Chinese market saw 253% more nickel deployed in passenger EV batteries 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.

2019 88

Oversold Lithium could be about to rally

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It’s back with a vengeance in 2019. Many Chinese brine producers in the Qinghai region had outlined plans to triple or quadruple capacities over the coming 3-4 years. 2019: A Transition Year. Key lithium trends to watch in 2019 and beyond. by Alex Kimani for Oilprice.com.

2019 120

Geely's Geometry electric-car brand shows Tesla Model 3 rival for China

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Chinese automaker Geely is launching a new electric-car brand in China designed to take on Tesla. China Geely chinese carsGeely already owns Volvo, but plans to open a new electric car brand called Geometry with lower priced model designed first for China. It calls the first model the Geometry A, a small sedan the size of the Tesla Model 3 with a choice of two battery.

2019 48

Researchers use fluorescence probe to show distribution of active lithium species on lithium metal anodes

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Cui (2019) “Fluorescence Probing of Active Lithium Distribution in Lithium Metal Anodes” Angewandte Chemie doi: 10.1002/anie.20190010. Batteries with metallic lithium anodes offer enhanced efficiency compared to conventional lithium-ion batteries because of their higher capacity.

2019 96

Volkswagen launches model offensive in China; 8 SUVs this year

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During Auto Shanghai 2019, Volkswagen announced that the share of SUVs is expected to rise to up to 40%. Wöllenstein expects the revitalization of the Chinese market especially after the lowering of the sales tax.

2019 96

BMW Group introduces Alibaba voice assistant introduced into BMW vehicles in China; Tmall Genie

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Labs will be fully and seamlessly integrated in BMW vehicles in China by the end of 2019. The integration of the intelligent cloud-based voice control service in the Chinese market opens up a variety of in-car entertainment and shopping options for BMW drivers while on the road.

2019 112

New BMW X1 xDrive25Le PHEV boosts electric range 83% to 110 km; new NCM battery technology

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At Auto Shanghai 2019 in April, BMW Brilliance Automotive will present the new edition of the BMW X1 xDrive25Le. The compact Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) developed exclusively for the Chinese automotive market with extended wheelbase and plug-in drive now achieves an electrically powered range of up to 110 kilometers (68 miles) due to its new battery technology. The BMW X1 xDrive25Le was conceived of especially to meet the needs and preferences of Chinese customers.

2019 98

JATO: 2018 record year for EVs; sales up 74% to 1.26M units; overall market stable, as SUVs rule

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Chinese demand for EVs soared throughout 2018, as the car-type gained more visibility among consumers, due in part to their promotion by local governments for their environmental impact. The dip in the Chinese market had ramifications upon the rest of the global market in 2018.

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