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Ford C-Max Energi At The 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Ford To Launch C-MAX Energi In China

Ford recently announced RMB 11.4 billion (nearly $1.8 billion) investment in China for research and development. On the Chinese New Energy Vehicles front, Ford intends to begin sales of C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid in 2016. C-MAX Energi was earlier introduced in Europe, but without spectacular success (several hundred sold so…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 11

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BYD Eyes UK’s Booming Plug-In Hybrid Market

BYD offers its all-electric and plug-in hybrid cars mainly in China, but the Chinese company always “Builds Its Dream” to sell worldwide. This is not an easy task. Historically, besides some early announcements for the e6 (and F3DM PHEV) to launch in the U.S. that didn’t happened, and some small regional fleet sales,…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 2

Sixteen Chevrolet EN-V 2.0 electric concept vehicles are being integrated into the multi-modal transportation system at Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Minhang campus alongside bicycles, cars and shuttle buses.

Chevrolet EN-V 2.0 Awarded In China

General Motors’s Chevrolet EN-V 2.0 electric concept vehicles used in a two-year pilot vehicle sharing program at Shanghai Jiao Tong University were appreciated with a recent ceremony. The project, which launched on May 27, received the Best Innovative Practice Award “for leading the way in adopting innovative practices and helping…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 6

Samsung SDI Opens An EV Battery Plant In China

Samsung SDI Opens EV Battery Plant In China

Samsung SDI opened a new lithium-ion battery cell plant in China calling itself the 1st global battery company to construct an EV battery plant in China. The completion ceremony was held on October 22 at Xi’an, Shaanxi Province of China. Battery production plan is for 40,000 EVs, which doesn’t tell…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 3

Chinese Company To Export 500 New Energy Buses To Thailand

Chinese Company To Export 500 New Energy Buses To Thailand

500 New Energy Buses will be delivered to Thailand, but these aren’t from BYD. The significant order was recieved by lucky Chinese company BONLUCK, with an end-of-this-year deadline. New Energy Buses is an extensive category, so we don’t exactly know whether they will be all-electric or some kind of plug-in…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 4

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China Plug-In Electric Car Sales September 2015

The Chinese New Energy Car market (all-electric and plug-in hybrids) hit a new record level in September of some 16,600 units sold (up 170%!). So far this year, 100,000 new plug-ins were sold and mark of 20,000 a month is expected to fall soon. Plug-ins market share in China: above…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 24

All 8 Of BYD's 8 Vehicles On Display At Shanghai Auto Show Are Plug-In Electric Cars

BYD Hopes To Raise $2.4 Billion To Finance Expanded Production Of Batteries, New Energy Vehicles

BYD announced its intention to raise 15 billion yuan (US$2.4 billion) in equity placements. The main purpose for the funding is to finance expansion of the company’s lithium-ion battery production and development of new New Energy Vehicles (that’s all-electric and plug-in hybrids for those outside China). Cash will be needed also to replenish working…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 26