Posts Tagged china


LeEco Breaks Ground On $3 Billion Factory In China

We have seen many reports that Faraday Future (of whom recently debuted its 378 mile supercar in Las Vegas) may be in trouble. Production is currently halted on its Las Vegas factory, reportedly due to the fact that the company is behind on bills. This hasn’t stopped Faraday’s parent company,…

2 weeks ago by Steven Loveday 19

Honda Fit EV Charge Port

Dongfeng Honda To Open 3rd Factory In China – This One Will Be Electric Vehicle Production Ready

Dongfeng Honda Automobile (Honda’s JV with Dongfeng) has succeeded in increasing its car sales footprint in China, and as a result is now expanding production capacity. Interestingly, is that the JV’s 3rd plant will be designed with a concept to accommodate production of electrified automobiles. The investment in the project is estimated at around…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 1

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…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 2

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 months 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 months ago by Mark Kane 12