AVZ signs binding SC6 offtake agreement with major Chinese lithium converter Yibin Tianyi, supplier to CATL

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We are very pleased to conclude our discussions with Yibin Tianyi and to sign another binding offtake agreement for SC6 to a Chinese converter. Australia-based AVZ Minerals Limited has secured a strategic, long-term offtake partner agreement with Yibin Tianyi Lithium Industry Co.,

Benchmark: Chinese lithium carbonate premium narrows as hydroxide price increase accelerate

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Chinese lithium hydroxide prices a saw 15.5% (EXW China) increase month-on-month in April according to Benchmark’s most recent Lithium Price Assessment. As such this has seen hydroxide use increase in the Chinese market and has begun to push up domestic prices, Benchmark said.

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Toyota, 5 Chinese companies establish R&D JV for commercial vehicle fuel cell systems in China

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Toyota Motor and five Chinese OEMs—China FAW Corporation Limited (FAW); Dongfeng Motor Corporation (DFM); Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., GAC Group); Beijing Automotive Group Co., BAIC Group); and Beijing SinoHytec Co.,

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Chinese researchers develop new alloy for on-board hydrogen production for fuel cells

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Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Tsinghua University have used a gallium, indium, tin and bismuth alloy to generate hydrogen, when placed in contact with an aluminum plate immersed in water.

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NextSource Materials to collaborate on battery anode plant in Madagascar with Japanese and Chinese partners

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executed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with its Japanese offtake partner and a leading Chinese processor of graphite anode material to collaborate on the construction of a value-add, battery anode plant in a jurisdiction that is proximal to the Company’s Molo graphite project in Madagascar.

Chinese Kandi electric cars a step closer to U.S. arrival

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The federal government has given initial approval for the Chinese electric car manufacturer Kandi to import two electric cars to the U.S. chinese carsin coming years, the company announced to investors last week. The company, which is owned by Geely, and is known as Zhejiang Kangdi Vehicles Company in China, is publicly traded on the NASDAQ under the ticker.

Chinese-built Tesla Model 3 ranks high in quality survey

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Tesla Model 3 electric cars built at the company's Shanghai factory scored well in a Chinese-market J.D. Tesla was ranked second in quality among battery-electric cars in the survey, behind Chinese automaker Nio, the report said.

MAN propane-fueled ME-LGIP to power Chinese VLGC

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Jiangnan Shipyard, owned by China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC), has ordered an LPG (liquefied propane gas)-burning MAN B&W 6G60ME-LGIP engine in connection with the building of an 86,000-m 3 VLGC (Very Large Gas Carrier) for Tianjin Southwest Maritime (TSM), the Chinese shipping company.

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Chinese university develops new material to accelerate solid state battery production

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more… The post Chinese university develops new material to accelerate solid state battery production appeared first on Electrek.

Roskill: Yahua-Tesla deal indicative of increasing capability and numbers of Chinese lithium convertors

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Roskill observes that Yahua Lithium’s entry into Tesla’s supply chain soon after commissioning—Yanhua Lithium was established in 2016—gives strong evidence that an increasing number of Chinese lithium convertors have gained the know-how to manufacture qualified battery raw materials, suitable for use by tier-1 cell makers in South Korea and Japan.

Europe gets more Chinese electric motorcycle options, and they’re looking nicer, too

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Just before the world changed a year and a half ago, we noted that a wave of low-cost Chinese electric motorcycles was soon headed for Western shores. more… The post Europe gets more Chinese electric motorcycle options, and they’re looking nicer, too appeared first on Electrek.

CRU: Chinese EV sales hit hard by COVID-19 outbreak, but only for short-term

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The COVID-19 has hit the Chinese EV sector hard; CRU, a provider of business intelligence on the global metals, mining and fertilizer industries, believes that weak sales will last at least until early Q2 2020. for the whole Chinese auto industry.

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Study finds association between air pollution, coronary atherosclerosis in Chinese population

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The study was conducted on 8,867 Chinese adults aged 25 to 92. In 2015, more than 95% of the Chinese population was exposed to concentrations of PM 2.5 Improving air quality to the Chinese national standards of 35 and 40 micrograms per cubic meter of air for PM 2.5 The study involved researchers from the University of Washington, Seattle; Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences; Tsinghua University; Emory University; and Harbor UCLA Medical Center.

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Toshiba’s Visconti 4 image recognition processor selected by leading Chinese manufacturer for ADAS

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The decision recognized the growing number of vehicles incorporating ADAS functions on China’s roads, with the Chinese market for vehicle-mounted cameras expected to grow fourfold from 2019 to 2030, to almost US$6.1

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Mercedes-Benz announces strategic partnership and equity stake in Chinese battery cell manufacturer Farasis

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Mercedes-Benz has entered a far-reaching strategic partnership with the Chinese battery cell manufacturer Farasis Energy (Ganzhou) Co., including taking an equity stake.

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Chinese EV brand, Xpeng, coming to Europe

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Founded in 2015, Xpeng has found decent success in its domestic Chinese market, having sold more than 21,000 EVs since its first production model went on sale in 2018

Tesla settles lawsuit against engineer who it claims stole Autopilot source code for Chinese competitor

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Tesla has settled a lawsuit against a former engineer who the company claims stole its Autopilot source code before going to Xpeng, a Chinese competitor.

Harley’s electric moped stalled, so this 55 mph Chinese version ripped off the design

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That opened the door for others to try their hand at Harley’s design, and a Chinese motorbike manufacturer seems to have created a pretty decent copy of the design. Back in 2018 Harley-Davidson unveiled one of the coolest-looking electric mopeds we had seen at the time.

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Blue World Technologies signs strategic cooperation agreement with Chinese EV manufacturer AIWAYS; methanol fuel cell vehicles

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During the Chinese International Import Expo 2019 (CIIE 2019) in Shanghai, Blue World Technologies joined partners, German Gumpert AIWAYS, developer of methanol fuel cell performance cars, and AIWAYS, Chinese manufacturer of high-end electric vehicles, in the presentation of the methanol fuel cell technology.

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This mid-weight Chinese electric motorcycle now entering Europe could upturn the market

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more… The post This mid-weight Chinese electric motorcycle now entering Europe could upturn the market appeared first on Electrek. The Voge ER10 is the latest electric motorcycle import headed for the European market, but this time things could be different.

$25,000 Tesla: Design Boss Wants You To Lead Chinese Design Team

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Tesla created a cool video ad announcing it's searching for someone to lead its new Chinese design team

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Chinese Smartphone Titan Xiaomi Entering the EV Race

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Xiaomi, a Chinese smartphone colossus, has announced they are building their own branded electric vehicles (EVs), just like Apple, Huawei, Sony, and Foxconn. The post Chinese Smartphone Titan Xiaomi Entering the EV Race appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

Volkswagen ID.6 Duo (X And CROZZ) Enter Chinese Market

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The company is also ramping-up ID.4 sales

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Teslas reportedly being stopped from driving on the highway by police in Chinese megacity

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more… The post Teslas reportedly being stopped from driving on the highway by police in Chinese megacity appeared first on Electrek. Tesla owners are reporting being stopped from driving on the highway by the police over safety concerns in Guangzhou, China.

Robert Bosch Venture Capital invests in Chinese autonomous trucking start-up Trunk

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Trunk’s founders are Chinese pioneers in autonomous driving. Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC), the corporate venture capital arm of the Bosch Group, has invested in Trunk, a startup based in Beijing. Trunk provides combined hardware and software solutions for autonomous trucking. Trunk is the first company to go into production with autonomous trucking solutions for the container logistics market, currently valued at some US$19 billion.

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Siemens partners with Chinese R&D center TIES to develop new technologies for EV batteries

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Siemens Digital Industries Software has partnered with Tianmu Lake Institute of Advanced Energy Storage Technologies (TIES), a major Chinese energy storage research and development center, to build an Advanced Battery Technology Innovation Center. Launched in April 2019, TIES was set up jointly by the Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Science and Jiangsu Zhongguancun Technology Park (Z-Park) for developing new battery technologies and providing high quality customized services.

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electronica-index: 89% of Chinese want autonomous cars

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In a global comparison, the Chinese are the biggest fans of autonomous smart cars with an approval rating of 89%. 71% of the Chinese people asked feel it is important for smart cars to intervene like a driving instructor when the driver makes a mistake. Compared to their Chinese neighbors, not even half as many Japanese consumers (28%) said they would welcome such a development.

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Mercedes-Benz introduces #MoveSafety initiative with two-day hackathon; new app based on Chinese app

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The new app will be based on “Tuban Xiong”, an app which has already been successfully introduced to the Chinese market by Mercedes-Benz in 2018 and offers several functions especially aiming at increasing travel safety such as: Location Sharing, Trip Sharing, SOS-Call, Geo-Fencing, Bodyguard Service, Fake Call etc.

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Ford to Offer Chinese Version of Mustang Mach-E

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Ford announced that a Chinese version of the Mustang Mach-E, also known by some of us cynical scribes as the Mustang Mock-E, will be built in China by Changan Ford. The post Ford to Offer Chinese Version of Mustang Mach-E appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

Volkswagen Group and Chinese manufacturer Ganfeng sign memorandum of understanding for long-term lithium supplies

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GFL is the world’s leading lithium compounds and metal manufacturer and dually listed on Chinese A share in 2010 and Hong Kong H share in 2018. The Volkswagen Group and Ganfeng Lithium Co., GFL) registered in Jiangxi (China) have signed a memorandum of understanding on long-term lithium supplies for battery cells. Under the agreement, Ganfeng will supply lithium to the Volkswagen Group and its suppliers for the next ten years.

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Chinese automaker GAC teams up with Nio for EV, postpones US launch

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GAC Nio chinese carsNio last week announced a joint venture with state automaker GAC to sell electric cars in China. It's especially of interest in the U.S. because both companies have their sights set on selling electric vehicles here. The equal-split venture, to be called GAC Nio New Energy Vehicle company, will build and sell EVs under a new Hycan brand in China.

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Innoviz solid-state lidar selected by Shaanxi Heavy Duty Automobile Co. for autonomous truck project at Chinese port

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At the first stage of the project, InnovizPro lidar is being utilized in Shaanxi Truck’s autonomous proof of concept project at the Chinese port, with Shaanxi’s ultimate goal being the deployment of up to 600 trucks at this site.

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Chinese Tesla Owners Are Installing Brake Cameras In Their Cars

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They want to prevent accusations that they made mistakes while driving if anything goes bad

Electric Jaguar XJ, hybrid airplanes, more driving, fewer Chinese EV makers: Today's Car News

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Diesel Pickups EPA aircraft air pollution chinese carsAmericans driving more miles could cancel out emissions progress. Airbus looks to build hybrid airplanes. China puts restrictions on who can build electric cars in the world's largest EV market. And Jaguar plans to launch its new flagship XJ sedan as an electric. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Jaguar Land Rover plans to introduce its.

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Chinese EV company Xpeng Motors raises US$400M in Series C; Xiaomi strategic investor

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In addition to the latest equity raising, Xpeng Motors has also successfully diversified its funding sources by securing several billions of RMB-denominated unsecured credit lines from leading Chinese and international banks including China Merchants Bank, China CITIC Bank and HSBC. It has received funding from prominent Chinese and international investors including Alibaba Group and IDG Capital.

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Report suggests low-speed electric vehicles could affect Chinese demand for gasoline and disrupt oil prices worldwide

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At the current estimated low-speed electric vehicle fleet size, the potential fuel demand displacement could exceed 60,000 barrels per day—2% of current total Chinese gasoline demand. Low-speed electric vehicles (LSEVs) could reduce China’s demand for gasoline and, in turn, impact global oil prices, according to a new issue brief by an expert in the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. “

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Chinese team uses light to convert fatty acids into alkanes with up to 95% yield; photocatalytic decarboxylation

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WANG Feng at the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have reported that photocatalytic decarboxylation is an efficient alternate pathway for converting biomass-derived fatty acids into alkanes under mild conditions of ambient temperature and pressure.

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Zhiji L7 Chinese EV Has 621-Mile Range, Wireless Charging

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It’s also a cool looking sports sedan and, believe it or not, one of its backers is the Alibaba Group

PowerCell in deal with Chinese company for fuel cell range extender with methanol reformer

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PowerCell Sweden AB has received an order and signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a Chinese company focusing on green energy solutions, specialized in fuel cell applications for commercial light-duty trucks. They will develop a fuel cell system with the Chinese customer’s methanol reformer based on PowerCells’s S2 fuel cell stack and extensive know-how in reformer technology.

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Roskill: Chinese companies step up their pursuit of lithium resources

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Roskill believes Corfo’s statement on competition is exaggerated but clearly the goal is to prevent control of Chile’s strategic and now expandable Atacama asset falling into Chinese hands, a situation that the governments of Argentina and Australia also face but, perhaps, of more concern to ex-China automakers that have been slower to ensure lithium supply security.

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Chinese Kandi cars, longer-range Volvos, Nissan Leaf Plus review: Today's Car News

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chinese carsA new car company from China gets approval to sell electric cars in the U.S. We have a first chance to drive the longer-range Nissan Leaf Plus. Volvo gives is plug-in hybrids additional battery range for 2020. And the last Volt rolls off the assembly line. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We had a first chance to drive the 2019 Nissan Leaf.

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Chinese Media: Sorry For Spreading Tesla Brake Failure Rumors

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The media outlets admit they shouldn't have covered the alleged incidents without proper evidence

Toyota to develop hybrid vehicles with two Chinese partners

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The Nikkei reports that Toyota plans to develop hybrid vehicles with two Chinese automakers; Toyota made the announcement at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition. Although Toyota’s Chinese joint ventures assemble hybrids, the company so far has brought in key components such as batteries and motors from Japan.

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