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China To Follow California’s ZEV Credit Program

A California-style scheme convincing manufacturers to introduce and produce models with higher fuel economy/low emission is being considered in China. There is an idea to distribute credits in China, much like in California. The highest number of credits would be available for all-electric cars, fewer for plug-in hybrids and the…

3 days ago by Mark Kane 5

Changan Raeton CC Concept

LG Chem Signs Battery Supply Deal With Changan

Chinese carmaker Changan Automobile, who earlier this year unveiled the concept electric car Raeton CC Concept, intends to introduce on the market a new plug-in hybrid in 2016. The new Changan PHEV will be equipped with LG Chem lithium-ion batteries. There are no details on volume, but Changan, as a…

4 days ago by Mark Kane 8

BYD Qin And All-Electric e6

Plug-In Hybrids Preferred Over BEVs In China?

We used to see pure electric car sales at significantly higher levels than plug-in hybrids in China. In the first half of this year, BEVs hold nearly 60% of plug-in car sales. The situation is going to change. According to Chinese sources, plug-in hybrids are more preferred by customers. One…

7 days ago by Mark Kane 47

China Zhongwang and Brilliance Bus Join Hands to Successfully Develop All-Aluminium New Energy Public Buses

China Zhongwang and Brilliance Partner On All-Aluminum New Energy Bus

China Zhongwang, the world’s second largest industrial aluminum extrusion product developer and manufacturer (first in Asia), joins forces with Brilliance Bus on development of an all-aluminum New Energy Buses (electric or plug-in hybrid) in China. In June, thecompany announced completion of two vehicle prototypes for Brilliance Bus – one for…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 2


Plug-In Electric Car Sales On The Rise In Beijing

Electric car sales in Beijing are surging like in the whole of China. The largest player in the Chinese capital is BAIC, which noted 66% of all 6,223 sales in Beijing so far this year through June. In six months, sales far exceeded the 5,510 units sold in Beijing in…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 4

Continental offers electric drive in range of 60 to 120 kW

Continental Announces New Electric Drivetrains For The Chinese Market

At IAA 2015, Continental will introduce new compact drivetrains for electric vehicles tailor-made for the Chinese market. Those are 60-120 kW drivetrains with motor, transmission and power electronics in one housing. Carmakers will be able to choose motors from asynchronous or permanent-magnet synchronous machine. According to Continental, integrated drive unit brings cost…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 6

Tesla Model S Will Be Exempt From Plate Lottery In Shanghai!

Best Selling Chinese Plug-In Cars For The First Half Of 2015

According to the ChinaAutoWeb, Chinese manufacturers produced some 76,233 NEVs (New Energy Vehicles) by the end of June, and sold nearly as many (72,711, up 240% year-over-year). Around 25,000 were produced in June, which is a pretty strong surge. Numbers includes different vehicles, out of which passenger cars had 50,627…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 21

Youxia X (image:

Youxia X Is China’s Tesla Model S Knockoff

Youxia Motors appears from stealth mode in China by unveiling its sort of sweet-looking Youxia X all-electric car. It’s of course modeled after the Tesla Model S, although according to Chinese media Youxia X is targeted at the Tesla Model 3 area. Youxia Motors is led by 28-year old Huang…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 64