CATL Partners With Huawei For Future Battery Expansion

CATL continues expansion. Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (CATL), Chinese leading power battery maker, signed a cooperation agreement with Huawei, a China-based global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices, on April 17 in Shanghai. Focusing on R&D, production and marketing of new energy vehicle (NEV) power battery system and energy storage system, CATL is committed […]

Only In China: BYD Launches 9 New Model In 1 Day

Includes 3 plug-in hybrids and 2 electric cars. There are three fuel-burning models, three DM models and two EV models hitting the market at the event. Fuel-burning models, including the BYD Tang six-seater, the Qin Pro and the new Song MAX, are priced from RMB79,900 to RMB159,900. Three DM models, namely, the BYD Tang DM […]

NIO To Launch Its Own Superchargers This Month

Just takes one click for the juice to flow. China-based startup NIO is ready to launch supercharger stations in April and officially open its “one click for power” service in the meantime to further facilitate the EV charging for consumers, according to local media outlets. It is said that the supercharger stations will work in […]

China Reduces Electric Car Subsidies, Increases Vehicle Tech Requirements

Subsidies down, tech requirements up. Chinese authorities on March 26 unveiled a tougher new energy vehicle (NEV) subsidy policy to boost a high-quality development of NEV industry. The newest policy will steadily lift the energy density threshold for the NEV power battery system, moderately raise the energy consumption threshold for new energy complete vehicles and […]

BAIC Ready To Dump More Money Into Electric Cars

New energy vehicles are hotter than ever in China. BAIC BluePark New Energy Technology Co.,Ltd announced on March 22 that its subsidiary BAIC BJEV and Magna International Autolaunch Ireland Ltd. are going to form a joint venture that focuses on manufacturing premium all-electric passenger vehicles (PVs). Two parties will team up to retrofit and upgrade […]

BYD Reveals Plans For All-New E Series Of Electric Cars

BYD brings even more electric cars to the market. On March 21, Chinese automaker BYD officially launched the all-new “e” product series, which will be operated parallel with the “Dynasty” series. There are three sedan models and two SUV models under the “e” series to be rolled out in 2019. Besides, the automaker will start […]

Geely Starts Pre-Sales Of New Jihe A Electric Sedan

More Chinese EVs keep on pouring onto the market. Geely’s all-new all-electric sedan “Jihe A” (“Jihe” means “geometry” in Chinese) is available for presale on March 20. The prices of the high-dimension standard range version and the high-performance ultra-long range version start at RMB150,000 and RMB170,000 respectively, according to Geely Auto’s official WeChat account. Named […]

New Geely Emgrand GSe Launches With EV Range Of 249 Miles

In China and on China’s testing scale, of course. The Geely Emgrand GSe, a BEV crossover SUV currently operated by Geely New Energy, has four variants available for sale with after-subsidy prices ranging from RMB119,800 to RMB145,800. In March, the automaker is going to launch the new Emgrand GSe with a driving range increased by […]