Posts Tagged china

Toyota Levin HEV/Corolla HEV - The 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition (2015)

Toyota Developing Plug-In Hybrid Corolla For Chinese Market

Toyota continues to moves towards the introduction of new plug-in hybrids for the Chinese market over the next few years. The Japanese company announced the expansion of its R&D facility in China, to handle not only internal battery evaluation and testing, but also test tracks for its upcoming EVs. “Specifically, the plan includes improvements…

23 hours ago by Mark Kane 1

Buick Velite Concept

Buick Velite Plug-In Hybrid Concept Revealed

Over in China, at the Guahnzhou Auto Show, Buick rolled out its Velite plug-in hybrid concept. Buick says this is strictly a concept with no concrete plans for production, but we believe otherwise. The press blast on the reveal of Velite contains only a few details. Here are some highlights:…

2 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 20

Sales of Plug-In Vehicles in China – through October 2016

EV Sales In China Pass 2015 Results, Now Approaching 350,000

Plug-in electric vehicle sales (or New Energy Vehicles as they are known locally) in China amounted to 44,000 registrations in October, while production moved ahead to ~49,000 last month. Even more amazing then the volume itself is the widening gap between all-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids, illustrating the different demographic needs of…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 12

Look, I'm reading the paper instead of driving!  (Apparently heading up 4 automakers lets one test out all the 'new hotness' first)

Renault To Test Self-Driving ZOE In China

Renault, which first presented its ZOE-based autonomous prototype NEXT TWO in 2013 (see CEO Carlos Ghosn test drive above), is now gearing-up for tests in China. A fleet of “self-driving” ZOEs are be tested in city of Wuhan in November to demonstrate the technology. Renault is second European automaker after Volvo,…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 0