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.

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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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.

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.

Electric Mini Rocketman to take to Chinese city streets

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British auto magazine Autocar learned that the company plans to team up with Chinese automaker Great Wall Motors to build an electric city car smaller than the Cooper SE.

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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.

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.

2019 134

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

2019 134

Report: Toyota using Tesla-style Panasonic cells in Chinese PHEVs

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Toyota has reportedly started using Panasonic cylindrical lithium-ion cells in two of its new plug-in hybrid models for the China market.

2019 93

Chinese electric-car builder Byton says it raised $500 million

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A $500 million infusion from investors including an automaker and a major battery supplier could help Chinese electric-car startup Byton put its cars on the road by the end of next year, the company said Monday. Byton said that its big investors—Chinese state-owned automaker FAW Group, Chinese lithium-ion battery developer CATL, and Chinese.

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Electric cars cheaper than gas ones by 2020, says Chinese battery supplier

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Envision Energy, a Chinese company that bought Nissan's former AESC battery business, says it will be able to make battery packs for less than $100 per kilowatt-hour in the next two years.

2018 114

Eight Chinese electric-car companies: Headed for boom or bust?

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At almost twice the volume of the U.S., China is the world’s largest car market. Its government has aggressive plans to put the country at the forefront of global electric-car development, deployment, and sales.

2019 81

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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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.

2019 112

Chinese EVs, Lightyear taps Tesla talent, apartment charging: Today’s Car News

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We take a walk through some highlights among the many EVs seen at a major Chinese auto show. Tesla experience might come in handy for a company aiming to disrupt the electric-car sector. And renters need to charge, too. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

2019 77

UberX Drivers To Test BYD e6 Chinese Electric Cars In Chicago

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Green BYD BYD e6 Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Chicago China Chinese Uber fleet plug-in cars The BYD e6 wagon is the battery-electric car that never quite made it onto the U.S. market. Despite various plans and announcements over the last five years, the e6 was never offered for retail sale in North America. Very quietly, that''s now changing; the company hopes to lease around 200 BYD e6 electric cars for use by UberX drivers in Chicago.

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The Chinese are Coming!

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Got2BeGreen reports BYD, a large Chinese firm that is jumping into cars, will be showing a plug-in hybrid, the F6DM, at the Detroit Auto Show. The Chinese have nothing to lose breaking new ground in the US market.

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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.

2019 88

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.

2020 88

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.,

2019 118

Nio becomes first Chinese automaker to go public in US

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Electric carmaker Nio became the first Chinese automaker to go public on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. DON'T MISS: Chinese electric carmaker Nio seeks public In August, the Nio [NYSE: NIO] announced that it hoped to raise $1.3 billion in its initial public offering. Trading in its opening day fell short of that at just over $1 billion.

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

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In March, eight Chinese ministries led by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued a Methanol Vehicle Policy with an aim to deploy methanol-fueled vehicles across China.

2019 78

Chinese NEVS buys leading in-wheel electric motor manufacturer

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National Electric Vehicles Sweden announced last week that it has bought Protean, a British manufacturer of in-wheel motors for electric cars. In announcing the tie-up with NEVS, Protean said the acquisition will speed the rollout of its technologies in next generation electric and self-driving cars, and "paves the way for NEVS to deploy Protean. wheel motor NEVS

2019 78

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.

2019 73

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.

2019 136

Chinese company begins production of solid-state batteries, possibly for cars

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Now the Chinese Xinhua news agency reports that a startup company in China, Qing Tao (Kunshan) Energy Development Company has begun production of solid-state batteries in As scientists and companies around the world pour years and millions of dollars into solid-state batteries, many disagree on how soon they could make it into cars on the road.

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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.

2019 79

Chinese Electric Car in 2008?

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I've long heard rumors of Chinese auto makers developing an electric car. It makes lots of sense, given Chinese battery production. Now, using Lithium (a Chinese product without lead!), Unfortunately the article suggest the car will be solely for the domestic Chinese market.

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BYD, Toyota jointly to develop battery electric vehicles for Chinese market

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The two parties will jointly develop sedans and low-floor SUVs as well as the onboard batteries for these vehicles and others with the aim to launch them in the Chinese market under the Toyota brand in the first half of the 2020s. BYD Company Ltd.

2019 88

Tesla Resolves Chinese Trademark Fight 'Completely, Amicably'

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The issue had appeared to be resolved when a Chinese court ruled in favor of Tesla, but then last month, the company was slapped with a lawsuit. Tesla seems finally to have resolved its copyright issues in China. Thanks to a local "trademark troll," the electric-car maker was initially forced to sell cars in China with no name. Now, Tesla says it

Chinese electric sports car Qiantu K50 might be made in U.S., with Coda connection

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There's quite a list of Chinese automakers that are relatively unknown outside China yet have grand plans to enter the U.S. market. The latest is China’s Qiantu Motor, which is developing an all-electric luxury sports car called the K50, The K50 will be sold through California’s Mullen, which claims to be “the affordable electric. China Mullen

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Chinese electric-car startup Nio gets $1 billion in funding: report

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The Chinese startup reportedly received a stunning $1 billion in funding, with Chinese investment powerhouse Tencent leading the charge. Nio, the electric-car maker formerly known as NextEV, has raised a substantial amount of money in its latest round of fundraising. Notably, Tencent also holds a stake in Silicon Valley automaker Tesla. DON'T. China plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Startups NextEV Nio

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Chinese electric carmaker Nio seeks public funding in US

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Chinese electric carmaker Nio has filed for an initial public offering to sell its stock in the U.S., according to a Reuters report Tuesday. The company, which has built a Formula E race car, an exotic electric sports car, and an electric SUV for China, is looking to ramp up production and build a smaller, more affordable SUV. It will trade on the. Nio ES8

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Musk teases Tesla truck, opens Chinese Model 3 orders at lower price

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In an appearance on a "Ride the Lightning" unofficial Tesla podcast this weekend, CEO Elon Musk got a little more specific about the company's highly-anticipated upcoming pickup truck. He confirmed earlier reports that the new pickup "won't look like a normal truck.

2019 102

Report: SUV boom, VW diesel scandal, Chinese steel all relate to slipping CO2 progress

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In the aftermath of the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal and all of its settlement terms, it might seem that a cleaner, more efficient future is assured.

2019 82

Chinese automaker Borgward built gasoline vehicles in order to sell EVs in America

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It’s a Chinese company, with German heritage, that now wants to bring electric cars to the U.S. Borgward is unorthodox even among the rapidly evolving cast of 21st-century automakers. Already in the gas-powered SUV market in China, it has sold more than 100,000 units over the past two years, Now Borgward is eyeing a 2020 or 2021 debut in the. China Borgward

2018 80

Will Next Chinese Five-Year Plan Boost Electric Cars Dramatically?

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Over the past few years, the Chinese government has aggressively promoted electric cars with incentives and preferential policies. Those policies may finally be paying off, as multiple analyses have shown a major increases in sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids in China this year. But China is still reportedly falling behind previously-set. China plug-in cars transportation policy New Energy Vehicle

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Electric Ford F-Series, Lincoln crossover, Tesla charger, Chinese minivan: Today's Car News

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And Chinese automaker GAC showed a U.S.-designed Ford plans to build an all-electric F-series truck. Lincoln's making electric "elegant." Tesla has released a new portable Level 2 home charger. designed concept at the Detroit auto show. All this and more on Green Car Reports. At a meeting with investors following the Detroit auto show Ford Global Vice. GAC Electric Car Chargers

2019 68

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.

2016 76

Chinese Automakers Bidding For Fisker Automotive: Report

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Chinese companies Geely and Dongfeng are said to be among bidders from "different continents" looking for a controlling stake in troubled automaker Fisker Automotive. Fisker, which has suffered setback after setback over the last few years of its Karma range-extended sedan being on sale, is currently seeking buyers and investors. Bloomberg reports

Byton readies for China production of $45K US-bound electric SUV

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China Byton Byton M-Byte chinese carsNot too long ago, Byton was another longshot electric vehicle maker with some good ideas.

2019 108

Kandi Chinese Electric-Car Sharing Service Expands To Larger Cities

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Certainly not Kandi, whose electric car-sharing service--that hires out electric vehicles from vending-machine like buildings--is proving profitable and moving into other Chinese cities. Kandi''s service started off in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, echoing a bike-sharing scheme previous offered in the Who says electric cars aren''t working in China?

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