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Finding Juice For EVs Proves To Be Difficult In China

There is no question that the Chinese plug-in vehicle market of today thrives (with more than half a million sold in 2016 alone), although with that growth, there is still a lot of problems that prevents the technology from unleashing its full potential. According to the Nikkei, consumers are now…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 6

Volkswagen, JAC Launch New Electric Car Joint Venture In China

Volkswagen is pushing forward with its electrification efforts by signing a 50% joint venture agreement with the Chinese automaker Anhui Jianghuai Automobile (JAC). The joint venture has a 25-year agreement. The main focus is to develop and launch electric vehicles in the Chinese market. An additional factory will be constructed in…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 8

Electric Cars Do Stunts Too – Video

Electric cars can drift, perform risky maneuvers and get up on two wheels too. Here’s your proof. And no, not every story on plug-ins has to be serious, sometimes its good to just kick back and enjoy something…uh, different. Video description: A stunt show featuring purely electric cars thrilled spectators…

3 weeks ago by Electric CarsTV 1

China Puts Hold On EV Licenses For Manufacturers, Quality An Issue

As recently forecast, approval permits for new plug-in vehicle automakers (aka New Energy Vehicle manufacturers) have been put on hold in China by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). The companies that have already received the licences to produce plug-ins, and thus qualify for generous subsidies, are also up to be…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 1