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Ford Signs MoU To Build Electric Vehicles In China

Ford will build electric vehicles…in mass…in China. Ford and Zotye Auto are exploring the possibility of an all-electric vehicle joint venture (50:50) in China that would sell EVs under an indigenous brand. Both partners signed an MoU, but didn’t reveal either an intended production timeframe, or the value of the investment…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 16

BYD Sets Plug-In EV Sales Record In July – 11,200 Sold!

BYD maintained its record-setting 11,000+ plug-in electric car sales output again in July, slightly improved on June’s result by hitting a new personal record with 11,207 PEV sales – up 11% year-over-year. After seven months, BYD is at nearly 46,000 deliveries, so the 100,000 level for 2017 sales is well within range if the…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 44

Finding Juice For EVs Proves To Be Difficult In China

There is no question that the Chinese plug-in vehicle market of today thrives (with more than half a million sold in 2016 alone), although with that growth, there is still a lot of problems that prevents the technology from unleashing its full potential. According to the Nikkei, consumers are now…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 6