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Audi designs urbansphere concept for Chinese megacities

Green Car Congress

Designers and engineers initially created the Audi urbansphere for use in traffic-dense Chinese megacities, although the concept is also suitable for any other metropolitan center in the world. Audi has unveiled plans for the Audi urbansphere concept car.

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BMW introduces electric 3 Series for Chinese market

Green Car Congress

The BMW Group continues to broaden its portfolio of electrically powered vehicles with the addition of the fully electric BMW 3 Series, which will enter the Chinese market in May 2022.

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Canada orders three Chinese companies to divest from Canadian critical minerals companies

Green Car Congress

The Government of Canada has ordered the divestiture of the following investments by three Chinese companies in Canadian critical mineral companies: Sinomine (Hong Kong) Rare Metals Resources Co., Chinese companies have invested more than $4 billion in overseas lithium projects since 2021, with more than $1 billion of this for Canadian companies, according to Benchmark Minerals Intelligence.

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Volkswagen releases design sketch for ID.AERO fully-electric sedan; Chinese market first

Green Car Congress

AERO concept vehicle, a fully-electric limousine planned for the Chinese automobile market. AERO concept is expected to go on sale in the Chinese automobile market in the second half of 2023. The Volkswagen brand released design sketches of the ID.

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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. For Chinese car companies, there is no reason to reject this opportunity.

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Another Chinese electric ute due to be launched in Australia

The Driven EV News

Another Chinese auto maker is planning to bring an electric ute to the Australian market. The post Another Chinese electric ute due to be launched in Australia appeared first on The Driven.

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Roskill: graphite prices still rising on high Chinese electricity costs

Green Car Congress

Roskill reports that prices for Chinese graphite continue to rise as producers contend with increasing electricity costs and supply disruption caused by limits on energy consumption. Chinese graphite prices are now the highest they’ve been for many years.

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BorgWarner supplying dual inverters and iDM220 integrated drive module to Chinese OEMs

Green Car Congress

BorgWarner will supply dual inverters for two premier Chinese OEMs. The project with the other major Chinese OEM is planned for 2023 models.

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Ultra Lithium, Power Metals respond to Government of Canada’s order for Chinese divestment in critical minerals

Green Car Congress

The Government of Canada has ordered three Chinese companies to divest from three Canadian critical mineral companies: Power Metals, Lithium Chile, and Ultra Lithium. Ultra Lithium said that its Board of Directors and management “are very surprised” at Canada’s policy against Chinese investment in Canada’s lithium projects and believe that the announcement has been detrimental to the company’s many Canadian shareholders.

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Chinese manufacturers to ramp up production of graphene nanotube dispersions for EV batteries

Green Car Congress

A graphene nanotube dispersion, developed by OCSiAl, allows for a substantial increase in key battery parameters and is now experiencing growing interest from Chinese battery manufacturers.

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Xpeng triggers price war in Chinese EV market, slashing prices to compete with Tesla

Electrek

Chinese electric vehicle maker Xpeng announced Tuesday it would cut prices on some of its most popular models. The post Xpeng triggers price war in Chinese EV market, slashing prices to compete with Tesla appeared first on Electrek.

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Chinese lithium prices hit records as EV sales take off; nickel at 7-year high

Green Car Congress

Chinese lithium carbonate prices soared in 2021, due to a surge in demand for lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries in the country, according to the end-of-year analysis by Benchmark Minerals Intelligence. Transacted prices in China began to breach the RMB 200,000/tonne mark in November—a historical milestone for lithium pricing. Battery-grade lithium carbonate ended the year at an average price of RMB 250,000/tonne ($39,250), well above any previous records.

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Delisting risks in rearview mirror as US regulators complete review of Chinese firms' audit records

CN EV Post

Delisting risks lifted for 173 US-listed Chinese companies, including NIO, XPeng and Li Auto. The post Delisting risks in rearview mirror as US regulators complete review of Chinese firms' audit records appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Chinese solar firm to open a US factory – a manufacturing win for Biden

Electrek

The post Chinese solar firm to open a US factory – a manufacturing win for Biden appeared first on Electrek.

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This Chinese offshore wind turbine will be able to power 90K homes

Electrek

In less than two weeks, Chinese wind turbine maker Mingyang has stolen the title of “world’s largest offshore wind turbine” from CSSC Haizhuang. The post This Chinese offshore wind turbine will be able to power 90K homes appeared first on Electrek.

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Chinese team builds world's first unmanned bulldozer

CN EV Post

The post Chinese team builds world's first unmanned bulldozer appeared first on CnEVPost. The unmanned bulldozer has undergone nearly 100 tests and has been able to execute commands precisely. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Self-driving

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

Green Car Congress

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.,

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Chinese BEV landscape explained in charts

CN EV Post

The post Chinese BEV landscape explained in charts appeared first on CnEVPost. These charts show the sales performance of BEV models in different price ranges in June. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Industry Deliveries

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

Green Car Reports

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.

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Tesla tries to replicate Giga Shanghai’s success in the US with Chinese engineers

Electrek

Tesla is looking to replicate the massive success that it achieved at Gigafactory Shanghai in the United States by bringing some of its Chinese engineers to help improve production at Fremont factory.

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The US just made a big decision about Chinese solar – here’s what it means

Electrek

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has determined that four out of eight Chinese solar companies that it’s been investigating are “attempting to bypass US duties by doing minor processing in one of the Southeast Asian countries before shipping to the United States.”

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Chevy Bolt cheap? This Chinese knockoff is a third the price, readying for export

Electrek

This Chinese knockoff is a third the price, readying for export appeared first on Electrek. The BYD Seagull looks a lot like the venerable Chevy Bolt EV , but comes in at a literal fraction of the price… but with a fraction of the specs as well.

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Tesla completes its 10,000th Supercharger in Chinese mainland

CN EV Post

Tesla now has a cumulative total of more than 1,500 Supercharger stations and more than 700 destination charging stations in the Chinese mainland. The post Tesla completes its 10,000th Supercharger in Chinese mainland appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Northern Graphite closes acquisition of two graphite mines; 3rd largest non-Chinese graphite company

Green Car Congress

The acquisitions will provide Northern with 40-50,000 tonnes per year (tpy) of graphite production capacity in Québec and Namibia, which will make it the third-largest non-Chinese natural graphite producing company.

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

Green Car Congress

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

Green Car Congress

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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A Chinese solar maker being probed for skirting US tariffs will open a US trade-compliant factory

Electrek

Chinese solar maker Trina Solar today announced that it’s going to open a 6.5 The post A Chinese solar maker being probed for skirting US tariffs will open a US trade-compliant factory appeared first on Electrek.

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

Green Car Congress

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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Chinese-built Tesla Model 3 ranks high in quality survey

Green Car Reports

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.

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Chinese battery maker CALB to build production base in Portugal

CN EV Post

The post Chinese battery maker CALB to build production base in Portugal appeared first on CnEVPost. CALB's plant in Portugal will be located near a local port and the company aims to make the project a world-leading zero-carbon plant.

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Weird Alibaba: 4-door $4.5k Chinese electric pick-up truck for off-road adventures

Electrek

But with this cheap Chinese electric truck I find in the bowels of the internet, you could spend the same amount of money and get to keep your safari truck at the end! Chinese electric pick-up truck for off-road adventures appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Model Y dominates Chinese reliability survey

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An EV reliability survey completed in China has listed the Tesla Model Y and Tesla Model 3 as two of the most reliable electric vehicles on the Chinese market. The survey, completed by 12365Auto , a Chinese automotive quality and reliability website, found that the Tesla Model Y and Model 3 were some of the most reliable vehicles in their survey. Or, are Tesla products built in China for the Chinese market just that much better built than those sent abroad?

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Chinese steel group Tsingshan investing $375M to build lithium plant in Argentina with Eramet

Green Car Congress

China’s Tsingshan , the world’s largest producer of stainless steel, will invest $375 million to build a lithium plant in Argentina with French multinational mining and metallurgy company Eramet. The two companies have partnered before, with the Weda Bay Nickel project in Indonesia.

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US regulators get 'good access' in reviewing Chinese firms' audits, report says

CN EV Post

The post US regulators get 'good access' in reviewing Chinese firms' audits, report says appeared first on CnEVPost. This is a key step in resolving a long-running bilateral dispute, a Reuters report said.

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XPeng most vulnerable to Tesla price cut among Chinese EV trio

CN EV Post

The post XPeng most vulnerable to Tesla price cut among Chinese EV trio appeared first on CnEVPost. By the close of trading, XPeng was down 6.82 percent in Hong Kong, Li Auto was down 6.55 percent and NIO was down 4.03 percent.

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Chinese electric vehicles make presence felt in Europe

The Driven EV News

Chinese automakers make steady inroads into European car market with an increasing number of high-profile and popular EVs. The post Chinese electric vehicles make presence felt in Europe appeared first on The Driven.

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

Green Car Congress

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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BYD Atto 3 review: Chinese newcomer previews our EV future

EV Central

A majority of the EVcentral writing staff acknowledged the compact Chinese battery electric vehicle for one positive reason or another. While Build Your Dreams (BYD) is an Aussie newcomer it’s a veteran of electrified motoring and the Chinese auto scene.

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Weird Alibaba: This Chinese electric car looks like a beautiful 1920s roadster

Electrek

But never before have we seen something quite so elegant looking as this early automotive era replica, complete with all the bells and whistles you could possibly ask for in a Chinese knock-off.

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

Green Car Congress

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.

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XPENG unveils G9 flagship electric SUV for Chinese and global markets at Guangzhou show

Green Car Congress

Incorporating XPENG’s latest software architecture and hardware platform, the G9 is the company’s fourth production model, and the first to have been conceived and designed from the outset for both domestic Chinese and international markets.

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Tesla offering Chinese consumers soft promise that if they order now, they'll get delivery this month

CN EV Post

The post Tesla offering Chinese consumers soft promise that if they order now, they'll get delivery this month appeared first on CnEVPost. While the latest change appears to mean little change in wait times for Tesla models in China, the move is worth watching.

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Tesla cars are banned from Chinese town over spying fear

Electrek

Tesla cars have been banned from entering Beidaihe, a Chinese resort town, for two months over concerns about spying amid a meeting of the country’s leadership. The post Tesla cars are banned from Chinese town over spying fear appeared first on Electrek.

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