China

Growth Returns To EV Sales In China, Up 55% In February

Plug-in electric vehicles sales in China have returned to a more typical growth pattern in February, after a total faith-based collapse in January. EV Sales Blog counted around 16,875 registrations in the country for the month, which is a sturdy 55% more than year ago. With that said, the sales environment was still…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 2

China Intends To Ease Electric Car Quotas

While we never thought it was possible to be too aggressive with legislating EV adoption, China may have done just that. Specifically, the Chinese requirements of 8% of light vehicles produced in China to be New Energy Vehicles (all-electric or plug-in hybrids) for 2018 has encountered some resistance. While very commendable, the plan…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 8

NEVS Lines Up Battery Contract For 9-3 EV

NEVS has announced Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL) as its strategic battery supplier for 9-3 EV electric cars in the Chinese market. CATL is one of the largest lithium-ion battery manufacturers for plug-in vehicles, almost breaking into top five in 2016, just behind Samsung SDI according to EV Sales…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 7

China Targets 800,000 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales In 2017

After back-to-back very impressive gains the past two years, China expects even further growth of the New Energy Vehicle (all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicle) market this year. After record a 507,000 plug-in vehicles sold in 2016 (including more than 350,000 cars and 115,700 all-electric buses), the new goal is 800,000…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 15