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Southeast Asia market will become a competitive place for Chinese and Japanese car companies

Setec Powerr

Europe, the birthplace of the automobile industry, to North America across the Pacific Ocean, has always been the top stage that Chinese car companies hope to step on. With the current sales figures and the seductive future expectations, Southeast Asia has successfully attracted the attention of Chinese car companies.

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BYD introduces fifth brand to focus on professional and personalized new energy vehicles

Green Car Congress

FANG CHENG BAO Model SF BYD says that the brand name Fang Cheng Bao translates literally as “Formula” and “Leopard” from Chinese, symbolizing the pursuit of the transformative rise and the exploration of digital realms. However, from BYD, we believe this is only a minor part of the whole transition, and a greater realm is unfolding.

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

Green Car Congress

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. The Chinese LCV market forecast is for 3 million units per year, growing and moving rapidly.

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Balqon to build electric buses in China with SAIG

Green Car Congress

California-based Balqon Corporation, a developer of heavy-duty electric vehicles, drive systems and lithium battery storage devices ( earlier post ), has entered into a Joint Development Agreement with China-based Sichuan Automobile Industry Co., Sichuan Automobile Industry Co.

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China’s CALB wants lithium battery factory in Portugal – ET Auto

Baua Electric

Chinese manufacturer CALB is planning on building a lithium-ion battery factory in Portugal, the APA Portuguese environment agency said on Monday. It will “serve the strong customer demand, mainly in the automobile industry,” APA said on its website. The two billion-euro (USD 2.2 The two billion-euro (USD 2.2

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

Green Car Congress

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. Volkswagen has been active on the Chinese market for 30 years and is one of the Western pioneers of the automobile industry in the country.

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

Green Car Congress

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. BYD’s latest offerings will bring you a whole new experience, while delivering new power to Chinese cars! —Wang Chuanfu, Chairman and President of BYD.

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