Buffett's Chinese electric car company

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Sign Up Login All Posts | About & Contact Us | Get a TEC Badge | Getting Started with The Energy Collective Cutting-edge insight on energy and climate that you wont find anywhere but here. BYD’s conventional gas-powered cars are selling well these days in China, and his electric plug-in electric model looks like it will come to market with a longer range and a lower sticker price than the new Toyota Prius much-hyped Chevy Volt.

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2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV: Chevy’s lowest-priced electric car gets a big brother


US drivers see the Bolt EUV as a larger, better-equipped version of Chevy’s first modern electric car. If it were a person, you might almost feel sorry for the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV, which was launched in February. Electric! All prices include the mandatory destination fee.


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Drive Electric Earth Day sets new records in attendance. Drive Electric Earth Day parade in Riverside, California. Programs were conducted in English, Spanish, and Manderin Chinese. The Tucson Electric Vehicle Association in Arizona showcased conversions and self-built vehicles.

Road Test: 2021 Polestar 2

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The secret is that Polestar is an electric performance brand from Volvo and its Chinese owner, Geely Holding. The Polestar logo looks like two boomerangs and is not at all like the familiar Volvo ironmark. New electric vehicles like the VW ID.4 Go EV the Scandinavian Way.

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Berkeley Lab study finds hybrids more fuel efficient in India, China than in US

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Currently hybrid and electric vehicles have a tiny share of the market in India and China and are seen as a higher-end product. These findings could have an important impact in countries that are on the brink of experiencing an explosion in the sales of personal vehicles; the government of India has already taken note of the findings. Hybrid and electric vehicles can significantly reduce carbon emissions and other pollutants.

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Volkswagen unveils third-generation Touareg SUV in China; plug-in hybrid drive this year

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4MOTION all-wheel drive. The new, third-generation Touareg continues to be equipped with permanent all-wheel drive (4MOTION) as standard. The all-wheel drive is coupled to an 8-speed automatic gearbox (with shift by wire and a selector lever position indicator in the instrument cluster), likewise as standard, which can transfer drive torques of up to 1,000 N·m. 4MOTION Active Control adapts all relevant assistance systems to the driving situation in just seconds.

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China’s EV Subsidy

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Journal article: China to Subsidize Electric Cars. China to Subsidize Electric Cars. BEIJING—China will subsidize buyers of battery-powered cars and plug-in hybrids under a pilot program aimed at keeping the country competitive in the global race to develop an electric-vehicle industry, but which also risks a public backlash. All-electric e6 vehicles made by BYD charge up in Shenzhen, where the cars are used as taxis.

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Berkeley Lab study forecasts China energy use will peak within 20 years; 356 million private cars by 2050

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A baseline (Continued Improvement Scenario or CIS) and an alternative energy efficiency scenario (Accelerated Improvement Scenario or AIS) have been developed to assess the impact of actions already taken by the Chinese government, planned or proposed actions, and actions that may not yet have been considered, in order to evaluate the potential for China to control energy demand growth and mitigate CO 2 emissions. Appliance sales and expansion of urban areas also drive electricity demand.

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Using the PHEV (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle) to Transition Society Seamlessly and Profitably From Fossil Fuel to 100% Renewable Energy

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The PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle), a subset of the electric car, combines a primary electric motor with a much smaller back-up engine fueled with a hydrocarbon/biofuel mix. (In In this paper PHEV refers solely to the long-range PHEV of 60 miles (100 km) electric-only range.) The PHEV does not require the heavy, costly batteries required by other electric cars, nor does it suffer from a limited range or poor freeway performance.

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China and the Electric Car | Autos | Smart Spending | Mainstreet

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Even billionaire investor Warren Buffett is betting on the market for more fuel efficient and electric vehicles, including those made in China. The Promise China announced new efforts early this month to become one of the world’s top manufacturers of hybrid and electric cars within the next three years, which could mean a significant challenge to the electric car efforts undertaken by struggling U.S.

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A Brief Look at Today's Plug-in Hybrid and Electric Vehicles and the Companies That Are Revolutionizing an Old Industry - Yahoo! Finance

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News & Opinion Markets Investing Ideas Expert Advice Special Editions Company Finances Providers Personal Finance Banking & Budgeting Career & Work College & Education Family & Home Insurance Loans Real Estate Retirement Taxes My Portfolios New Portfolio MarketTracker Tech Ticker (new) Search for share prices Get Quotes Finance Search Tue, Apr 21, 2009, 10:17AM ET - U.S. The battery capacity that is needed for an all-electricvehicle iscurrently very costly. All rights reserved.

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Why Warren Buffett is investing in electric car company BYD - Apr. 13, 2009

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News | Markets | Technology | Personal Finance | Small Business | CNN.com RSS Newsletters Video Home Fortune 500 Technology Investing Management Rankings Warren Buffett takes charge Warren Buffett hasnt just seen the car of the future, hes sitting in the drivers seat. Why hes banking on an obscure Chinese electric car company and a CEO who - no joke - drinks his own battery fluid. BYDs breakthrough all-electric E6, photographed at this years Detroit auto show.

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A 100 m.p.g. truck? A Bright IDEA | Freep.com | Detroit Free Press

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will be unveiling its IDEA, a 100 miles-per-gallon plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. For years now, inventors and sellers of electric car conversion kits have been blasting traditional automakers for not providing the 100 m.p.g. vehicles splattered all over YouTube videos  most of which are retrofitted Toyota Prius cars  this baby is actually what we in the auto industry like to call a light truck, a category that includes big pickups, vans and SUVs.

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GM's New Plan: Fewer Jobs, More Chevy Volt - Environmental Capital - WSJ

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More BigCharts Virtual Stock Exchange FiLife.com WSJ Asia WSJ Europe WSJ Portuguese WSJ Spanish WSJ Chinese SEARCH Welcome, Logout My Account My Journal Help Message Center ( new) U.S. Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions As a registered user of The Wall Street Journal Online, you will be able to: Setup and manage your portfolio Personalize your own news page Receive and manage newsletters Log In Log In User Name Password Log in Remember me Forgot your password?

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Clean Tech - GigaOM - Salon.com

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Search: Salon The Web Site Presented By Friday, Apr 17, 2009 A&E Books Comics Environment & Science Life Movies News & Politics Open Salon Opinion Tech & Business Log in smart news, smart analysis Cleantech Tuesday, April 14, 2009 01:00 PST China’s Electric Cars & the Road to an Affordable EV By Josie Garthwaite BYD Auto has been the poster child for electric cars in China ever since Warren Buffett invested in the company back in September. All rights reserved.

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Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

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Skip to Content Budget travel destinations for 2009 Autoblog AOL Autos Green Daily Gadling Engadget AutoblogGreen Autoblog Green Web Images Video News Local More → x Jobs Mapquest Movies Music Personals Shopping Travel Yellow Pages Send us a tip Contact us Advertise Corrections/Problems? However, the electric drive portion of the vehicles, including the motor, electronics and A123 System lithium ion battery pack is identical. Oh, and the whole electric thing is good too.

Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day

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Skip to Content Listen to the Joystiq Podcast (because your ears cant read) Autoblog AOL Autos Green Daily Gadling Engadget AutoblogGreen Autoblog Green Web Images Video News Local More → x Jobs Mapquest Movies Music Personals Shopping Travel Yellow Pages Send us a tip Contact us Advertise Corrections/Problems? It will be a long, long time before the thrill of driving an all-electric vehicle wears off. fully electric car.

Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Search All NYTimes.com Energy & Environment World U.S. Ted Kulongoski behind the wheel of Nissan’s prototype electric vehicle. Mr. Kulongoski wants to make Oregon the go-to state for electric vehicle production. According to Nissan, the company plans to introduce its upcoming electric car in Oregon in late 2010. So why has Oregon become a hotbed of activity for electric vehicles all of a sudden?

Technology Review: First Plug-in Hybrid to Be Sold in the United States

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Videos Blogs Community Magazine MIT News Newsletters Events Resources International English Spanish Chinese Italian German Home Computing Web Communications Energy Materials Biomedicine Business [1] 2 Next » Thursday, April 16, 2009 First Plug-in Hybrid to Be Sold in the United States In November, Fisker Automotive will begin sales of a car with 50 miles of battery-powered range. Drivers will need to select the "stealth" mode to rely exclusively on electricity stored in the battery.