Tesla’s Elon Musk confirms increased investment, R&D efforts in China


Elon Musk briefly appeared during the opening ceremony of the 2021 World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, China recently. During his appearance via video, Musk confirmed that Tesla would increase investment and R&D efforts in China. News Tesla Tesla China Tesla Giga Shanghai

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Air Liquide’s technology chosen for Daxing hydrogen station in Beijing, the world’s largest by refueling capacity

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China is scaling up several fuel cell vehicle projects in 5 priority provinces and 10 major cities, actively developing a low-carbon sustainable automobile industry. It is a leading hydrogen energy technologies developer and related service provider in China.


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Renault and Brilliance sign strategic cooperation agreement with Liaoning province, China; 3 new electric LCVs in 2 years

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Groupe Renault and Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Limited (Brilliance), who earlier this year formed Renault-Brilliance-Jinbei Automotive Co., a joint venture to manufacture and sell light commercial vehicles (LCV), signed a Strategic Cooperation agreement with Chinese officials from Liaoning Province to further accelerate growth of LCVs in China. Renault also confirmed plans for three new electric light commercial vehicles for China within two years.

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Volkswagen Group and SAIC to produce EVs and PHEVs in China

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The Volkswagen Group and SAIC Motor Corporation Ltd, Volkswagen’s original joint venture partner in China, have agreed to expand the main plant of their joint venture Shanghai Volkswagen (SVW) in Anting to support the local production of electric vehicles. Full localization of the Volkswagen Group’s electric vehicles in China will be gradually implemented. billion) in China planned by the Volkswagen Group together with its joint ventures by 2019.

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Is China making U.S. irrelevant to the future of automobiles?

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The first automobile was invented in Germany in 1885 by Karl Benz, but it was the U.S. that led the building of the global 20th-century automobile industry. China government plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) regulation new energy vehiclesThrough the turn of the current century, the U.S. new-vehicle market was the world's largest, and General Motors was for decades the world's largest car company. Neither of those is still the.

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Volkswagen furthers commitment to China

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With the Chinese automobile market continuing to expand at a rapid rate Volkswagen has decided to expand its investment programme for the country by a further €1.6billion. Tags: Green cars Latest news Volkswagen China automobile industry FAW-Volkswagen Shanghai Volkswagen Volkswagen Golf GTI VW VW China

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CHAdeMO, China Electricity Council to co-develop next-gen ultra-fast EV charging standard; backward compatibility with CHAdeMO, GB/T

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CHAdeMO Association and the China Electricity Council (CEC) will jointly develop a next generation Ultra-Fast charging standard. CEC is China’s official association of utilities in charge of their national regulations and standards related to electricity. China Electric (Battery) Japan Smart charging StandardsThe two entities will sign a Memorandum of Understanding on 28 August in Beijing to launch their collaboration.

2018 183

CATL-SC officially launches operation of phase 1 of $4.7B Yibin traction battery production project

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The Yibin production base is an important part of CATL’s global layout, and it is being developed to become CATL’s most important traction battery production base with strategic significance in Southwest China. Batteries China Manufacturing

Toyota to launch two new plug-in hybrid models in China; Corolla and Levin

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On the eve of the 2016 Beijing International Automobile Exhibition, Toyota announced that it will launch plug-in hybrid versions of the Corolla and Levin—two mass-market models, both of which have conventional hybrid variants—in China during 2018. Levin Hybrid (left) and Corolla Hybrid (right) introduced at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in 2015. Later, the establishment of Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (China) Co.,

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EIA: China promoting both fuel efficiency and alternative-fuel vehicles to curb growing oil use

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Consumption of gasoline in China grew from 0.9 This continues a trend of significant growth in China’s transportation sector since the 1990s. Increasing oil demand is requiring increasing imports; since 2009, China has been importing more than half of its petroleum needs. China vehicle sales and gasoline consumption. China Electric (Battery) Fuel Efficiency Oil Policy

2014 195

Volkswagen extends cooperation with China joint venture partner FAW Group for 25 more years; enhanced R&D on alt drive systems

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In addition, the Volkswagen Group and the Chinese joint venture partner SAIC are investing in the Shanghai Volkswagen (SVW) proving ground in Xinjiang province, western China. Both agreements were signed in Berlin in the presence of Li Keqiang, Premier of the People’s Republic of China; Dr. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany; and Prof. The Volkswagen Group is one of the most successful companies in the Chinese automobile industry.

2014 195

Johnson Controls begins production of batteries for Start-Stop vehicles in China

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Johnson Controls is expanding its manufacturing operations in China by beginning production of advanced lead-acid batteries for Start-Stop vehicles to help automakers meet increasingly strict fuel economy and emission regulations. In China, the company predicts 40% of all new vehicles will be Start-Stop in this time frame. The company recently began making Enhanced Flooded Batteries (EFB) at its facility in Changxing, China for use in Start-Stop vehicles.

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Johnson Controls to supply AGM batteries to Chery Jaguar Land Rover in China; introducing 48V micro hybrid system

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Johnson Controls will provide its Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) advanced lead-acid battery technology to power the Chery Jaguar Land Rover Start-Stop and other vehicles made in China to serve the China market. Separately, the company will debut to the China market its 48-volt Micro Hybrid battery demonstration module ( earlier post ) at the 15 th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition (Auto Shanghai 2013). Batteries China Fuel Efficiency Hybrids

Deloitte global survey gauges consumer prospects for EVs in China, Europe and Americas; China leads

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Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited’s (DTTL) Global Manufacturing Industry group conducted a global survey to explore consumer adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). Broadly, the survey found that the majority of consumers’ in the world’s four largest automotive markets either identify themselves as potential first movers, or at least willing to consider purchasing an electric vehicle (China 93%, Europe 69%, US 54%, and Japan 48%). China. China Electric (Battery) Europe Surveys

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BorgWarner China JV begins delivery of dual-clutch modules

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a BorgWarner majority-held joint venture with 12 leading Chinese automakers in Dalian, China, has recently started delivery of its DualTronic control modules and clutch modules with integral torsional dampers for SAIC Motor Corporation’s new six-speed wet dual-clutch transmission (DCT), the first developed completely in-house by a domestic Chinese automaker. BorgWarner United Transmission Systems Co., Ltd.,

2013 188

Volkswagen Group and FAW to build 2 new vehicle plants in China; “Our most important market”

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China has become our largest and most important market. To satisfy the demands of our customers in the country, we are engaging in a further substantial expansion of our capacities in China together with our Chinese partner FAW Volkswagen. Furthermore, Tianjin is the location of a new production plant for dual-clutch gearboxes (DSG) for Volkswagen in China that is due to be inaugurated at the end of 2014.

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China publishes plan to boost fuel-efficient and new energy vehicles and domestic auto industry; targeting 500K PHEVs and EVs in 2015, rising to 2M by 2020

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China’s State Council has published a plan to develop the domestic energy-saving and new energy vehicle industry, which includes battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid vehicles and fuel cell vehicles. China is targeting the cumulative production and sales of more than 5 million new energy vehicles, including fuel cell vehicles, by that time as well. 2012 Chinese Auto Industry Development Report. Developing the industrial system.

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Exploring the adoption of EVs in the US, Europe and China; charging scenarios and infrastructure

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Bradley & Associates, commissioned by the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) and the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), examines key drivers of EV adoption in the US, Europe and China, with an emphasis on vehicle charging scenarios and infrastructure. Within China, information comes from Beijing, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen, which are significant economic centers with demonstrated long-term EV policy planning.

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12th Five-Year Plan for Chinas auto industry to make new-energy vehicles priority

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The 12 th Five-year Plan for China’s auto industry reportedly will make developing new-energy vehicles the top priority. China is targeting annual new-energy automobile sales of 1 million units by 2015, according to the China Association for Automobile Manufacturers. Under the plan, China will update the new-energy vehicle sector by focusing on integrating the two major technologies of electric vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles.

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Better Place, China Southern Grid sign strategic agreement on battery switching; Guangzhou accord to encourage production of EVs with switchable batteries

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Better Place and China Southern Power Grid Co. The agreement, which focuses on joint electric car and infrastructure projects in CSG’s service areas, will further advance electric cars with switchable batteries in China. The Guangzhou accord calls for the municipal government to encourage local car manufacturers, such as Guangzhou Automobile Industry Group, to produce electric cars with switchable batteries. —China Southern Grid Chairman Zhao Jianguo.

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Volkswagen Group to Invest 4B by 2011 to Expand Activities in China

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The Volkswagen Group is set to continue its growth in China over the next few years. billion) in new products and the expansion of production capacities in China. For the Volkswagen Group, China is one of the most important markets in the world. Demand for our models is growing so dramatically that our capacities in China are no longer sufficient. In China, we will see clear double-digit growth in 2009 and expect to remain the market leader in the future.

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Kandi Vehicles signs LOI with China Aviation Lithium Battery Co., Ltd. to promote 20,000 EVs in Hangzhou

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a China-based manufacturer and developer of battery electric vehicles (EVs) and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Zhejiang Kandi Vehicles Co., signed a cooperative letter of intent (LOI) with China Aviation Lithium Battery Co., CALB), a subsidiary of Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) to promote 20,000 pure electrical vehicles in Hangzhou. Kandi Technologies Corp.,

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Volkswagen Adding 1.6B to Investment for China; 6B Total

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In view of the dynamic development of the Chinese automobile market, Volkswagen has added €1.6 billion) to its current investment program for China. Growth in the Chinese automobile market has exceeded everyone's expectations”. billion) in its activities in China. With the new total of €6 billion (US$8 billion), the Group intends to maintain and reinforce its leading position on one of the key sales markets of the automobile industry.

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Volkswagen Group to invest more than €9.8 billion in China by 2015; efficient products and production

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We will be launching the largest investment program in China’s automotive history. The Volkswagen Group is building seven new plants in China. The member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft with responsibility for China, Prof. Volkswagen had already reduced the fuel consumption of its fleet in China, currently including more than 70 models, by 20% between 2005 and 2010.

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CATL starts construction of Li-ion factory in Germany; 14 GWh by 2022

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China-based Li-ion battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. CATL has developed partnerships with a number of European companies in the automobile industry including BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler, Volvo, and Bosch. Germany is home to a strong automotive industry and several of CATL’s key customers. CATL will also intensify its cooperation with local R&D institutes and universities, such as MEET, to extend its strong position in the industry.

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Electric Last Mile Solutions announces long-term supply agreement with Wuling Motors

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Electric Last Mile Solutions (ELMS), a designer of intelligent, e-mobility workstations for the last mile, signed a binding, long-term supply agreement with Liuzhou Wuling Automobile Industry Co.,

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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 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. Today, China’s new energy vehicles have entered the ‘fast lane’, ushering in an even larger market outbreak. China Electric (Battery The company also showcased its latest Dynasty series of vehicles, which were recently unveiled at the company’s spring product launch in Beijing.

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GAC Group begins construction of $6.5B industrial park for electric and intelligent vehicles

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China-based automobile manufacturer Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC Group), the parent company of GAC Motor, has begun construction of a large industrial park for electric and intelligent vehicles as part of its efforts to boost its electric vehicle business. Located in Guangzhou’s Panyu district in China’s southern Guangdong province, the industrial park has a planned area of 5 square kilometers. China Electric (Battery) Manufacturing

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Changan Acquires AVIC Units to Become 3rd Largest Automaker in China

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The state parent of China’s Chang’an Automobile Group is taking over five vehicle units of the Aviation Industry Corp of China (AVIC) to create the third-largest automaker in China. China Ordnance Equipment Group, Chang’an’s parent, will transfer a stake in Chang’an Auto to AVIC in exchange for AVIC’s ownership share of minivan maker Harbin Hafei Automobile Industry Group, Changhe Automobile, engine maker Dongan Power, Changhe Suzuki and Dongan Mitsubishi.

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Continental in strategic agreements with NIO on EVs, Baidu on autonomous driving

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Continental also signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Baidu, one of the biggest Internet companies in China, with the goal of establishing a comprehensive strategic cooperation in the areas of automated driving, connected vehicles and intelligent mobility services. Already today, China is one of the leading markets for electric vehicles. Autonomous driving China Electric (Battery

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BAIC BJEV opens Silicon Valley EV research center, planning another for Europe

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China-based automaker BAIC has opened its first overseas research and development center, the BAIC EV R&D Center in Silicon Valley, California. BAIC BJEV), a subsidiary of BAIC, is a developer of new energy vehicles in China. In the first half of 2015, China surpassed the United States to become the largest market for alternative energy vehicles. market share amongst China’s pure EV players. China Electric (Battery

2015 197

OnStar expanding to Brazil in Chevy Cruze

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OnStar, with more than 7 million customers in North America and China and 19 years of experience, is the leading global provider of connected safety and security solutions, value-added mobility services and advanced information technology in the automobile industry. GM OnStar will launch its Emergency, Security, Navigation, Diagnostics and Connectivity services in Brazil on the Chevrolet Cruze later this year.

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Researchers synthesize magnetic nanoparticles that could offer alternative to rare earth magnets

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A team of scientists at Virginia Commonwealth University has synthesized a powerful new magnetic material that could reduce the dependence of the United States and other nations on rare earth elements produced by China. Nearly 70 to 80 percent of the current rare earth materials are produced in China.

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cost of Electric vehicles are going to available for petrol vehicle cost.

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According to the data released by the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA), Electric vehicle retail sales in India saw over a three-fold jump last fiscal. “Most automobile brands have a presence in India, barring a few.

Nidec to form electric traction motor JV with a subsidiary of Guangzhou Automobile Group

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a member of China-based Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., GAC Components is a subsidiary of major Chinese car manufacturer Guangzhou Automobile Group with the sixth-largest market share in the increasingly environmentally strict China. GAC Components mainly manufactures automobile interior parts, electric components, etc. Leading motor manufacturer Nidec Corporation will form a joint venture with GAC Components Co., Ltd.,

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Tesla and Toyota to revisit old partnership for new EV development: report


Citing an official from the Japanese automobile industry, the Chosun Ilbo , one of South Korea’s largest newspapers, stated that the upcoming partnership between Tesla and Toyota would likely result in the development of a small electric SUV.

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China puts its electric vehicles on center stage - China automotive news

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My Gasgoo Sign in | Join Now | Help Automotive News A Leading Portal for China Auto Industry Make it my homepage Favorite Contact Us Home China News Global News Commentary Interview Blog Data Suppliers Gallery Thursday, April 23, 2009 Home » Automotive News » Commentary » News detail Email This Story Welcome to our registration page. Brilliance Jinbei Automobile Co. and Chery Automobile Co. GM plans to launch the Volt in China in 2011.

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Feature: Top 6 Reasons Why an EV Is the Right Choice

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Europe and China. With more users gearing towards purchasing electric vehicles, a surge in demand has drastically hit the electric automobile industry. It’s Getting Easier To Go Electric. The entire world is becoming environmentally conscious.

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2025-2035: Rewriting The Automotive History

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A recent report from the Environmental Defense Fund indicates that electric vehicle sales volumes are growing at a rapid pace, signalling an epochal shift in the auto industry over the next decade. The Electric Vehicle Market Update, the fifth in a series of reports tracking EV growth point outs, The disruption of the supply chain during Covid has affected the automobile industry in the last few years. Disrupting The Industry With A Total Shift.

Nidec to Acquire Emerson Electric Co. Motors & Controls Business

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Nidec believes that EMC’s large industrial motors, medium-size central air conditioning motors, related motion control technologies and the developing main motors for electric vehicle and hybrid electric vehicles, will not only expand Nidec’s current product portfolio, but also contribute to further stabilizing volatility in its profitability.

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Tesla Aiming For New Milestone Of Two Million Cars


Only last year, Tesla beat BYD company from China, delivering more than 800,000 electric vehicles towards the end of 2019, while BYD lagged at about 700,000. The stock market price surged, and the company started pumping out its electric cars from its second Gigafactory in China.

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DLR and Wuppertal publish comprehensive global analysis of e-mobility technologies, outlook and lifecycle assessments

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At the moment, the automobile industry in Japan and the United States is pioneering the development of marketable vehicle models; they also produce the highest-selling models on the market. The availability of rare earth elements varies greatly; while some are available on the global market from various sources, others are highly dependent on just a few source countries, China in particular.

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The Magnet That Made the Modern World

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The global market for these magnets is expected to reach $20 billion a year within a couple of years, as the automobile industry shifts towards electric vehicles and as utilities turn increasingly to wind turbines to meet growing demand.