Posts Tagged china

BYD plug-in electric car sales in China – August 2016

BYD Doubles EV Sales In August, Sets New Record Of 10,545 Sold

Once again BYD continued its strong EV sales pace in China, and again doubles its year-over-year plug-in electric car results. For August, the 10,545 electric vehicles sold by the company was another best ever result, and was also the third consecutive month BYD finished above the 10,000 mark. With more than 63,500 sales so far…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 22

LeEco LeSEE

LeEco Raises Over $1 Billion For Electric Car Development

LeEco, which earlier this year unveiled at the Auto China in Beijing the LeSEE concept and hinted at a $2 billion EV factory investment, has raised $1.08 billion. The capital was injected by Legend Holdings Corp., Yingda Capital Management Co. and China Minsheng Trust. With the additional billion it should be…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 7

Mercedes-Benz - long range BEV battery

Mercedes-Benz Electric Cars Will Be Sold In China

Daimler’s China market boss has told the media that Mercedes-Benz intends to sell its upcoming electric cars in China, as well as elsewhere around the globe. As Automotive News reports: “Daimler plans to sell Mercedes-Benz electric cars in China, its market chief said today, as the automaker capitalizes on government…

5 days ago by Eric Loveday 4

Cadillac CT6 (Image: InsideEVs/Tom Moloughney)

General Motors’ Electrification Plan For China

General Motors has released its “Electrification Roadmap” for China and it’s disappointing on the plug-in front…that’s for sure. The only vehicle listed in the Roadmap that plugs in is the Cadillac CT6 PHEV. The other electrified vehicles listed for China are conventional hybrids, including the Chevrolet Malibu XL Hybrid and Buick…

1 week ago by Eric Loveday 12

BMW X1 xDrive25Le iPerformance

BMW Unveils X1 xDrive25Le iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid In China

BMW, together with its Chinese JV partner Brilliance, unveiled a new standard for terrible automotive naming plug-in hybrid – the BMW X1 xDrive25Le iPerformance from the 2016 Chengdu Motor Show. It’s a compact luxury SUV, which will be manufactured by BMW Brilliance in China, and sold only in China. Although we have…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 3

BYD Tang

BYD Sets New Plug-In EV Sales Record In China For July

BYD set new plug-in electric car sales record in China at 10,132 vehicles sold, a number which is 100% more than a year ago! Last month’s result is just slightly better than June’s, and also just past the previous record set in December (total sales of 10,053)…but a “win” is still a…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 18