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EV Sales In China Grew By 35.6% In March, Over 30,000 Sold

March plug-in vehicle sales (aka New Energy Vehicles regionally) in China shows a return to a strong growth trend, netting a 35.6% year-over-year gain, with 31,120 units sold (production in the same period increased by 30.9% to 33,015). The disproportional splits of all-electric vehicles to plug-in hybrids increased in March to about…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 4

China Expected To Ease Electric Car Quotas

China’s torrid sales growth in the electric vehicle segment faced some hiccups in January and February thanks to some bureaucratic red tape that saw no plug-in eligible for subsidies for ~7 weeks while waiting on a new approved OEM/model list. Now with things are getting just on track, a return to…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 6

Buick Voltec To Launch In China This Year

Buick has confirmed what we reported several months back. The automaker will launch a Voltec-power car in China later this year. It’s likely that the car in question will be called the Buick Velite, though the automaker is unwilling to divulge this information right now. We’ve seen the Velite in…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 33

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 month 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 month 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 months ago by Mark Kane 7