Audi deepening partnerships with Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent on connected cars in China

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In China, Audi has signed tripartite memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with Alibaba, Baidu, and Tencent respectively. The partnerships will be supported through the brand’s strong development capabilities in China. MMI Screen of the Audi A4 L in China.

2016 48

China developing timetable to end sales, production of gasoline cars

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But a milestone in that trend may have come today, in news from China. emissions China government climate change plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) transportation policyThe auto industry has now grudgingly accepted that battery-electric cars will make up some portion of the world's new vehicles in years to come. Policy makers in the world's most populous country, and largest car market, are developing a timetable to end production and sales of.

2017 23

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China wants all electric cars: will it work? Reasons and reactions

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Now that China has said it's considering timetables. emissions China global warming energy policy climate change plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) regulation air pollutionIt was quaint and adorable when Norway did it, saying it would end sales of cars with internal-combustion engines by 2025. The Netherlands followed suit, with little fanfare. More recently, France and the U.K. have enacted various forms of bans on non-electrified vehicles, on varying schedules.

Hydrogenics to provide 1,000 fuel cell bus power modules to Blue-G in China; $50M deal

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Hydrogenics Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and hydrogen-based power modules, has signed a Purchase and License Agreement for technology and fuel cells with Blue-G New Energy Science and Technology Corporation (Blue-G) in China. We are very pleased to be able to bring Hydrogenics’ unique and leading technology to our transit customers in China. China Fleets Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen

2017 35

Audi & FAW sign strategic growth plan for China; focus on electrification and digitalization; 5 more e-tron models

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Audi AG and FAW Group have crafted a strategic growth plan for China. With the Audi A6 L e-tron as first locally produced plug-in hybrid and the Q7 e-tron as an import model, Audi will sell two electrified full-size models in China from this year on.

2017 46

Future Volvo electric car to be built in China

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That proved to be an appropriate stage, as the Chinese-owned maker plans on having the model produced in China. China Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars Shanghai Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Finally joining the bandwagon, Swedish manufacturer Volvo has confirmed that it will introduce its first all-electric vehicle to the market in 2019. The announcement was made last week at the 2017 Shanghai auto show.

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Mercedes-Benz Vans launches new Vito in China; unveiling electric van of future this week

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Mercedes-Benz Vans launched its new mid-size van—the Vito—at the Chengdu Motor Show in China on Friday. With the launch of the new Vito in China, we completed the roll-out of our highly successful mid-size segment in this growing market.

2016 43

Volkswagen and JAC launch new JV for electric cars for mass market in China; 1st vehicle in 2018

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The new partnership is a further milestone in our electric offensive in China. Just as we have played a key role in shaping mobility together with our partners in China over the past 30 years or more, we want to play our part in shaping the mobility of the future: electric, fully networked and in line with the needs of our customers. 11 brands of the Volkswagen Group are represented in China. China Electric (Battery

2017 35

China revises electric-car incentives to reward longer ranges

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It's long been official policy for China that the country's automakers will become the world's highest-volume producer of electric cars. (It China government incentives plug-in cars transportation policyIt also intends to dominate lithium-ion battery cells and photovoltaic solar panels, for the record.) But the government policies and incentives to achieve that goal have often changed over the years. DON'T.

China has licensed 9 electric-car plants, more than U.S. has today

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DON'T MISS: Shanghai auto show: China plugs into electric cars in a big way Meanwhile, China—which has a long-term goal. China plug-in cars assembly plantsQuick trivia question: how many plants are there in the United States currently building electric cars? To be generous, we'll allow both battery-electric and plug-in hybrid models. Any idea? The answer turns out to be four.

2017 36

China to replace 70,000 gasoline cabs with electric cars

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China's latest effort to promote electric cars focuses on taxis in its capital city of Beijing. emissions China taxi plug-in cars fleetThe country that is now the world's largest new-car market already offers generous purchase incentives for electric cars bought by individuals. Now the city also plans to replace its entire fleet of gasoline taxis with electric cars. DON'T MISS.

2017 32

Mercedes to make electric cars at its China factory with BAIC

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It's not only electric cars: China is also now the world's largest market for luxury cars. China Daimler BAIC plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Beijing new energy vehiclesAudi got an early foothold among party officials and high-ranking government officials, but the allure of global brands has ensured that Mercedes-Benz and BMW sell lots of cars there as well. Now, Mercedes parent company Daimler is combining its local.

2017 33

Audi starts 7-speed transmission production in China

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Together with Volkswagen Automatic Transmission Tianjin (VWATJ), Audi is inaugurating a new transmission plant in the northern China harbor city of Tianjin. With our first local transmission plant, we have brought another key Audi competence to China. —Joachim Wedler, President of Audi China. The new generation of the premium mid-size sedan will be launched in China in September and features the lowest CO 2 emissions in its segment.

2016 35

Karma gets approval to build electric cars in China

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China Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Karma ReveroThe original production run of the Fisker Karma luxury sedan was contracted to Valmet Automotive in Finland. But as the Karma Revero, the car will be built at a new facility in California. Karma, which was created when Chinese auto-parts giant Wanxiang purchased the remains of bankrupt Fisker Automotive, plans to handle production itself. DON'T.

China tweaks electric-car plans to reward success, reduce fraud

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Over the past few years, China's government has aggressively promoted electric cars in the hope that mass adoption will help alleviate the country's infamous air pollution. But China's electric-car policies are now in flux. DON'T MISS: China To. China energy policy plug-in cars transportation policyThe government previously relied on subsidies to encourage sales, a model also used in other countries.

BYD: tiny electric cars for China could be 75 percent of sales

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China minicar BYD plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Chinese automaker BYD was the world's largest producer of plug-in electric cars last year, and the outlook for new markets in its home country are quite healthy, suggesting strong continued growth. BYD plans to tackle the country's inland cities, viewed as a new frontier for automakers, with a small and very affordable electric car. The industry.

First China-built Volvo S90 sedans arrive in Europe via rail link

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Volvo Cars has become the first automaker in the world to export China-made cars to Europe by train via China’s new “One Belt, One Road” trade initiative. The cars have been transported to Belgium via the recently opened, China-Europe railway link.

2017 46

Production of BYD-Daimler DENZA EV begins in China

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DENZA, the “made in China, for China” electric vehicle from Daimler’s technology joint venture with its Chinese partner BYD ( earlier post ), has started rolling off production line at Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology Co., Energy consumption on the China cycle is 17.2

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China's five-year budget for renewable energy: $360 billion

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But China has placed more emphasis on renewable power in its latest five-year economic plan. China energy policy renewable energy Investment Donald TrumpDespite a recent downturn, the Chinese government is moving full-speed ahead to invest heavily in renewable energy. The country's national regulators have already promoted renewable energy as a possible cure for the country's notoriously-bad air pollution.

How California and China plan to push for millions of zero-emission vehicles

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Now the Golden State is partnering with China, the world's largest car market, to accelerate that country's zero-emission goals. The state announced a new initiative with China, in which they will work together to accelerate the. China California hydrogen fuel cell Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Zero Emission Vehicle state lawsCalifornia has long been the nation's leader in zero-emission vehicles, with initiatives dating more than two decades.

2017 25

Very cheap, low-range electric cars key for China, India: Nissan CEO Ghosn

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Discussing plans for India and China. China India Carlos Ghosn plug-in cars Renault-NissanCarlos Ghosn, who runs automakers Nissan and Renault, is one of the few auto executives who'll regularly take questions from a roomful of more than 100 journalists. At last week's New York Auto Show, many of the questions concerned plans by the Renault Nissan Alliance for more and higher-volume electric cars.

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Charging A Tesla In China: One Owner's Creative, Dangerous Hookup

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It has not been easy going in China thus far for electric-car maker Tesla Motors. Green Charging station China Tesla Motors charging infrastructure plug-in cars Among the many challenges of selling its cars in that country are a lack of public-charging infrastructure and a Chinese charging standard that differs from any other standard in the world. Even more challenging, far more affluent Chinese citizens live in apartment.

China's electric-car sales now twice those in US for Jan-June 2017

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Hard numbers provide the latest evidence that shows China is by far the world's largest market for plug-in cars—or new energy vehicles, as they are referred to locally. China Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Car SalesThe latest round of sales figures show the Chinese bought almost exactly twice the number of plug-in vehicles as car buyers in the United States did. Despite the high.

2017 20

Shanghai auto show roundup: China plugs into electric cars in a big way

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China has long aimed to be the global leader in battery cells, solar power, and electric vehicles. China Shanghai Auto Show plug-in carsBut with more carrots and stronger sticks, electric-car sales started to rise in the country a couple of years ago. With close to a fifth of the world’s population starting to consider cars powered by electricity, manufacturers are now focusing.

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SAIC-GM-Wuling launches its first EV; Buick Regal hybrid available in China

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In China, SAIC-GM-Wuling officially launched the Baojun E100, the brand’s first fully-electric vehicle. Separately, Buick brought to market the all-new Regal for China. It can travel up to 155 km (96 miles) on a single charge making it suitable for many urban daily commutes in China.

2017 20

China has a plan for all its electric-car startups; they may not like it

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They are intended not only to help fight the choking air pollution in many parts of the country, but also give China's auto industry an edge in future decades. China plug-in cars regulation New Energy VehicleIt has been an official goal of the Chinese government to encourage the development and sale of plug-in electric cars for several years now.

Ballard signs $25M deal with Broad-Ocean for manufacture & sales of 30 and 85 kW fuel cell systems in China

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Broad-Ocean) for the assembly and sale of FCveloCity 30 kW and 85 kW fuel cell systems in China. Under the deal, Broad-Ocean will manufacture fuel cell modules in three strategic regions in China, including Shanghai. Our strategic partnership with Broad-Ocean is a central piece in our China strategy, premised on the establishment of a comprehensive local fuel cell supply chain and related ecosystem to address the fast-growing clean energy bus and commercial vehicle markets.

2017 30

China axes 103 coal-fired power plants, citing smog, overcapacity

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During negotiations for the Paris Climate Treaty signed last fall, a major concern among critics was whether the carbon emissions of China's sprawling and inefficient energy sector could be reined in. With China, the U.S., emissions China global warming greenhouse gas climate change electric utilities air pollution

2017 24

China will have lots of electric cars, but no maker knows what market wants

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China is not only the world's largest single car market, but the market in which the greatest number of plug-in electric cars are sold. But the country's government has plans to increase the number of electric cars on its roads dramatically, to curtail noxious exhaust emissions and move China to the forefront of the world's automotive industry. China government incentives

Youxia Electric Tesla Clone From China: So Bad It Makes Us Laugh

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DON'T MISS: China's Tesla-Beater. Green China Television plug-in carsChinese carmakers have acquired a reputation for making blatantly obvious copies of existing designs from other countries. The results are usually worth a few chuckles--provided you don't work for the car company whose vehicle has been plagiarized. Now, it seems the Tesla Model S is the latest victim of that trend.

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China Emission Standards: So Tough Honda Will Have All Hybrids By 2025

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China is the world's largest market for new cars, and it also has some of the world's worst air pollution. Green China Fuel Economy Future Cars emissionsCities have had to limit new-car sales and restrict car use to combat rampant pollution, while the government is aggressively promoting electric cars as a solution to the problem. But one carmaker believes that in a decade, Chinese emissions.

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Is China more important to the future of electric cars than the U.S.? Poll results

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Similarly, in advanced automotive technology, a case can be made that China is more important than the U.S. DON'T MISS: Shanghai auto show roundup: China. China plug-in cars PollsMany U.S. car buyers still aren't aware that the Chinese market surpassed North America in volume and importance fully a decade ago. Nowhere is that more evident than in plug-in electric cars.

China electric-car rules 'impossible,' say carmakers; more deference to regulators needed?

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China Plug-In Hybrids incentives plug-in cars regulationIt may be human nature to avoid doing things that are for the long-term good but impose short-term costs. Exercising more, giving up smoking, or paying more for a car that is better for the environment all challenge many otherwise responsible citizens. And it's abundantly clear that the emergence and sales of electric cars benefit greatly from.

2017 26

China to loosen electric-car rules for foreign makers, because they didn't work

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China Politics plug-in cars regulation New Energy VehicleIt has long been official Chinese government industrial policy to dominate the world's production of lithium-ion battery cells and to establish a commanding electric-car industry. This would not only position the country in crucial industries of the future but give it a way to start attacking the choking smog in its cities that affects public.

2017 35

Detroit Electric signs joint venture with China’s Far East Smarter Energy Group; $1.8B investment

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Detroit Electric has signed a joint venture deal with Far East Smarter Energy Group of China, which has helped secure a total investment of $1.8 Based in Yixing, China, it is primarily engaged in the design, development and manufacture of electrical systems, battery manufacturing and technologies for transportation and energy storage. China Electric (Battery

2017 23

BorgWarner launches its first integrated electric drive module for the EV market; first application in China

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Our first application of this integrated world-class propulsion solution will be produced locally in China. BorgWarner will launch an electric drive module (eDM) with integrated eGearDrive transmission in two pure electric vehicles from a major Chinese automaker.

2016 63

VW Group plans 8 plug-in electric cars for China

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According to a news report, China—for several years, the. China Future Cars VW plug-in carsAs it works to recover from its diesel emission scandal, the Volkswagen Group is rapidly embracing electric cars. By 2025, the company hopes to be selling 1 million electric cars per year, and plans to launch 30 different electric models across multiple brands in the coming years.

2017 23

CCM: China Li-ion industry booming; domestic outputs triples in 2015 to 15.7 GWh

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In China, the development of alternative energy vehicles and the Li-ion battery sector are booming with the support of promotional policies from the Chinese government, according to new report from CCM , a leading market intelligence provider for China’s agriculture, chemicals, food & ingredients and life science markets. In 2014, China produced 5.43 Major global battery suppliers have been keeping pace and speeding up bolstering their investments in China’s Li-ion industry.

2016 28

How likely is it China will outpace the U.S. in electric-car adoption? Poll results

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China is the biggest new-car market in the world, and has been since 2010. China incentives plug-in cars transportation policy legislation PollsThe world's largest country also has some of the smoggiest cities on the planet, and that's a source of increasing public agitation. So at national, state, and local levels, a variety of Chinese government entities are using carrots and sticks to encourage the sale of more.

NEVS gets production nod for electric-car plant in China

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China plug-in cars New Energy Vehicle NEVSSince it bought the assets of bankrupt automaker Saab in 2012, Chinese-backed consortium National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) has been working toward mass production of electric cars. But despite ambitious plans for a multi-model lineup of electric cars, the company has made relatively little apparent progress toward that goal. While it is.