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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.

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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

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.

GKN, SDS begin production of all-wheel drive disconnect system in China; up to 4% improvement in fuel economy

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GKN Driveline’s Chinese Joint Venture partner SDS has commenced production of its complete all-wheel drive (AWD) Disconnect system for small- to medium-sized vehicles in China. The move marks another milestone in the growth of GKN’s AWD business in China.

2017 46

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

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.

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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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

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

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.

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

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.

2017 24

China's BYD built more plug-in cars than any other maker last year

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China sales Plug-In Hybrids BYD New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Time for a quick quiz: which carmaker sold more plug-in electric vehicles last year—both battery electrics and plug-in hybrids—than any other? If you're a reader in North America or Europe who managed to miss our headline, odds are you may answer "Tesla" or "Nissan," based on media coverage of those two companies' achievements.

2017 30

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.

2015 44

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.

2015 46

China happy to become world's climate-change leader if U.S. lags

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China government energy policy climate change transportation policy Donald TrumpUnder the administration of President Barack Obama, the U.S. joined the rest of the world and took a leading role in global efforts to avert irreversible climate change. But that seems unlikely to continue under the Trump administration, which has nominated climate-science deniers to numerous key positions. Just yesterday, the head of Trump's EPA.

2017 29

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

China to issue special green plates for electric cars to enforce preferential treatment

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Thanks to aggressive government promotion, electric cars in China get not only purchase incentives, but also other types of incentives in many cases. China energy policy plug-in cars regulation transportation policyIn certain cities, they aren't subject to restrictions placed on internal-combustion cars that limit how many can be registered, and when they can be driven. But those rules are only enforceable if.

2016 36

Hybrid Kinetic electric luxury car, with turbine range extender, to be built in China

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China Geneva Motor Show Pininfarina Geneva Auto Show plug-in cars Hybrid Kinetic StartupsSeveral Chinese or Chinese-backed automotive startups are currently trying to replicate the success of Tesla by designing and selling their own luxury electric cars. But Hybrid Kinetic likely predates most of them. Started by the founder of Chinese automaker Brilliance, the company made headlines in 2010, when it announced plans to build hybrid.

2017 23

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 To Force Toyota To Build Electric Cars It Loathes

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China plug-in cars Prius Plug-in Hybrid Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) RAV4 EV compliance carToyota has been more than abundantly clear in its belief that the best approach to reducing fuel consumption and offering zero-emission vehicles lies in a combination of its present-day hybrids and future hydrogen fuel-cell cars. It no longer sells the RAV4 EV electric SUV whose powertrain was developed by then-partner Tesla Motors. And sales of.

2015 39

NEVS Cuts Deal For Sale Of 150,000 Electric Saabs In China

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China Sweden plug-in cars New Energy VehicleSaab owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) has only managed to produce a handful of cars since taking over the Swedish automaker in 2012. But the Chinese-backed company now claims it will launch five electric-car models by 2018. And we have an idea of where it will get the funding to put that ambitious plan into action. NEVS recently.

2015 43

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

China accelerates tougher vehicle emission standards, starting sooner

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China is known for having some of the worst air pollution in the world, due in part to years of lax emission regulations covering factories as well as vehicles in the world's largest new-car market. But China is about to implement much tougher emissions standards—and sooner than carmakers expected. emissions China energy policy Fuel Economy transportation policy

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 Alone Now Burns Half The World's Coal, New Data Reveals

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China now burns half of the world's coal, according to newly-released data that appears to correct previous government estimates. This latest data shows that China has been burning up to 17 percent more coal annually than its government previously reported. That means China may have also released almost a billion more tons of carbon dioxide into. emissions China energy policy climate change energy air pollution

2015 31

Cue Kandi Store Jokes: Small Electric Car Goes On Sale In China

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Kandi Technologies Group operates a car-sharing service in China that dispenses electric cars from vending machines. Amid booming electric-car sales in China, Kandi will reportedly move beyond simply renting its small electric. China neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) plug-in cars New Energy Vehicle But now it plans to move into retail sales. So it looks like the Kandi Machine will soon be followed by the Kandi Store.

2015 37

Most Fords will be hybrid or electric by 2025. in China

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Ford has aggressive electrification plans for China. Ford builds vehicles in China through a joint venture with Chongqing Changan Automobile Company, and the. China Future Cars plug-in carsIn a recent announcement, the U.S. automaker said that 70 percent of the vehicles it sells in the country by 2025 will be hybrids—either plug-in or conventional—or fully electric.

2017 11

China decides maybe hybrids could help its emissions too

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When it comes to electric cars, China has some of the most generous incentives of any country. But in its attempt to promote greener vehicles, China has largely ignored hybrids to focus on cars with plugs. emissions China incentives transportation policyEfforts so far have concentrated on what the government calls "New Energy Vehicles," a category that encompasses electric cars, plug-in.

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Daimler's Car2Go carsharing service signs up 78,000 China users in 2 months

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Daimler's Car2Go carsharing service recently expanded to China, and it's already proving very popular there. China Daimler Car Sharing car2goCar2Go has steadily grown to serve 29 North American and European cities over the past five years, and it just added the Chinese city of Chongqing to its network. After operating there for less than two months, Car2Go already has more than.

China Built 25,000 Electric Cars & Plug-In Hybrids In June Alone

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China sales neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) plug-in cars New Energy VehicleThe Chinese vehicle market is now the world's largest, and has been for a few years now. And the country's government-industrial complex has ambitious plans to dominate global production of plug-in electric vehicles, both for reasons of competitiveness and as one effort to start to reduce its endemic and hazardous air pollution. DON'T MISS: Will.

2015 40

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

Tesla Motors Facing Copyright Lawsuit In China

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Tesla is once again facing copyright issues over its name in China, up against a trend the industry knows as "trademark trolls". When Tesla first made plans to sell cars in China, it came up against a businessman called Zhan Baosheng. Zhan had trademarked the Tesla name for automotive back in 2006, three years after Tesla formed in the U.S.

2006 40

First China, Now India, Commit To Reducing Carbon Emission Rates

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Environmental emissions China India air pollutionClimate change is a hotly-debated political issue in the United States, but truly addressing it will require an even bigger consensus. The world's nations will meet in Paris in December to discuss a global strategy for combating climate change. That will include plans from individual countries detailing how they expected to reduce their carbon.

Efficient Drivetrains awarded bus fleet order for the City of Sheyang, China

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EDI) has received a major order for its EDI PowerDrive 6000 systems from the city of Sheyang in China. Efficient Drivetrains has been active in supplying its EDI PowerDrive and Vehicle Integration in China since 2010. China Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty Hybrids Plug-ins

2017 20

Aston Martin Electric Car To Be Co-Developed With ‘The Netflix Of China’

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Aston Martin, the British ultraluxury performance-car maker, has turned to an unlikely firm for help with its upcoming RapidE electric car: one of China’s top video-streaming companies. ChinaTo be fair, Aston’s new partner in the project, LeEco, is a lot more than that, including smart TVs and smartphones, as well as other consumer.

China to crack down on green-car subsidy cheating: report

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China energy policy incentives plug-in cars transportation policy New Energy VehicleOver the past few years, both national and state Chinese governments have heavily subsidized electric cars in an aggressive attempt to promote mass adoption. Electric cars are seen as an important way to combat the country's notorious air pollution, and develop the domestic auto industry. So far, the various subsidies and purchase incentives have.

2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid To Be Imported From China To U.S.

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China Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars New Energy VehicleOf the three vehicles using GM's newest hybrid system, we know rather less about the 2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid than we do about either the Chevrolet Volt or the Chevy Malibu Hybrid. But with first media drives of the conventional CT6 now published, we know a bit more than we did before. For one thing, while the various gasoline versions of.

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

China's Air Pollution Is Bad, But India's Is Far, Far Worse

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Discuss countries with the worst air pollution, and China typically rises to the top of the list like smoke from a chimney. Maybe it's the high-profile coverage of Beijing's smog-choked air, or the fact that China is now the world's largest new-car market, but either way the country is a poster child for pollution. Yet China doesn't necessarily. emissions China India air pollution

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