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.

Mullen's plans for selling Chinese EVs in the US change again

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California-based Mullen Technologies, which plans to sell Chinese-designed electric cars in the United States, appears to have changed its plans again.

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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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Mullen Chinese EVs, pollution from tires, Mitsubishi i-MiEV retrospective: Today’s Car News

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distribution of Chinese EVs. Mullen Technologies is again planning to sell Chinese-designed electric cars in. An invention claims to be able to catch pollution from tires. Mullen’s at it again with potential U.S. Honda electrifies its racing.

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.

Tesla secures site for Chinese factory

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The company announced on Wednesday that it signed a "land transfer" agreement with the Shanghai government for a 212-acre plot to build its proposed Chinese factory. In the midst of escalating trade wars, Tesla is moving ahead with its plans to build a factory in China. The land transfer agreement opens the way for Tesla to start construction on. China Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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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., The companies believe that by doing this, the lead time from development to commercialization will be substantially shortened, making it possible to dramatically increase the pace of each stage of FCEV proliferation in the Chinese commercial vehicle market.

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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 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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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. However, said senior author Jing Liu, a professor at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Tsinghua University, it is important to be able to recycle the alloy in order to further reduce cost and environmental impact.

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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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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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Aiways U5: First electric car from a Chinese EV startup to deliver in Europe?

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China has grown into the world's largest market for electric cars, leading to the creation of many homegrown startups. Among them, Always claims to be the first to look beyond its home market, shipping cars to Europe.

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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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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. To protect certain confidential aspects of the LOI, the Japanese trading company and the Chinese SPG producer have requested not to be identified at this time. Canada-based NextSource Materials Inc.

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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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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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. Nonetheless, it continues to forecast Chinese EV sales growth in 2020 over 2019’s total. for the whole Chinese auto industry. CRU expects the Chinese EV market will remain becalmed until at least April.

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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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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

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. That number is significant, because it's the threshold at which automakers and analysts say electric cars will become cheaper to manufacture and sell than gas. Batteries youtube

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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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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

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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. Key elements of the agreement include the development and industrialization of advanced cell technologies, accompanied by ambitious goals for cost competitiveness. The technological focus is on significant increases in range through advances in energy density and the reduction of charging times.

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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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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. According to this report, it will begin selling next year in China for about $20,000. It is said to be using an iron-based battery, which none of the major world auto-makers is considering. The PHEV and EV market is wide open. Bring it on!!

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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. 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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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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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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Mullen banks on Chinese electric sports car and SUVs for going public

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California-based Mullen Technologies wants to do more than sell the swoopy Qiantu K50 electric coupe it teased at the New York Auto Show last year. Mullen maintains that model will arrive in the U.S.—in —in the second quarter of 2021. But it now also plans to sell a battery electric SUV, called the MX-05, in the second or third quarter of 2021

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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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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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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. The swap was originally reported by Nikkei Asian Review, with detail that Toyota was pushing Panasonic’s regional plant capacity with its order for cylindrical cells to be used by the Corolla plug-in. Plug-In Hybrids

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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. Seems to me the Chinese ought to capture the American market for electric cars before the majors get off the dime. Now Autobloggreen has a report out of China involving BYD.

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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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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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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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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 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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Armored Electric Chinese Police Patrol Car Is. Words Fail Us

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It may look like Buckminster Fuller''s interpretation of the Popemobile, but this is actually one Chinese company''s idea of an armored electric police patrol car. Here''s an electric car whose designers thought outside the box. literally. RELATED: China Puts Teeth Into Gas-Mileage Rules, Will ''Punish'' Makers Who Don''t Comply Wearing a name as

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Tesla founder, Chinese company launch SF Motors electric cars

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In the beginning, there was Tesla, although it wasn't started by current CEO Elon Musk. While Musk has now become synonymous with the electric-car brand, Tesla was actually founded by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning, who had previously founded and sold a eBook reader company. While both left the company in 2008, they have kept their hands in. China History plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Startups SF Motors

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BYD launches two new all-electric sedans for Chinese market

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Chinese automaker BYD may be largely invisible in the U.S., Aiming to expand on that success for 2016, BYD is introducing two new electric cars for the Chinese market. but it's thriving in its home market. Last year, the company sold more highway-capable electric cars and plug-in hybrids than any other company in the world. DON'T MISS: Who Sold. China BYD plug-in cars BYD Qin

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