Posts Tagged baic

JATO: Tesla #1 Most Popular Brand In First 9 Months Of 2017

According to JATO Dynamics, Tesla is the most popular all-electric car brand between January and September 2017, while the BAIC EC is the most popular BEV model. Growth of battery-electric cars is swift these days, especially in China, which translates into a high position for Chinese brands and models. Tesla…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 2

Daimler, BAIC Finalize Deal To Produce EVs At Mercedes Factory In Beijing

Daimler announced a strengthening of strategic collaboration with BAIC in New Energy Vehicles (all-electric and plug-in hybrid) in China. Both partners already have an established previous joint venture Beijing Benz Automotive Co., Ltd. (BBAC) since 2005. According to Reuters, Daimler and BAIC have agreed to jointly invest 5 billion yuan ($735 million) in…

6 months ago by Mark Kane 0

BAIC Unveils Arcfox-7 Electric Supercar

Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation (BAIC) launched its new electric supercar called Arcfox-7 at the recent Beijing Motor Show. The electric BAIC revealed in Beijing mostly matches up with the leaked info and images we obtained awhile back. BAIC says that the Arcfox-7 will go on sale in late 2016 in…

2 years ago by Eric Loveday 19

BAIC Establishes Research And Development Center In Detroit

BAIC (Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co.) is seriously expanding its R&D presence in the U.S. After opening its Silicon Valley EV Research and Development Center earlier this year, BAIC opened a second facility in Detroit, specifically with electric vehicles in mind. “BAIC EV, a leading brand within China’s electric vehicle (EV) industry, has…

2 years ago by Mark Kane 1

BAIC Opens Electric Car Research & Development Center In California

Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co., better known as BAIC or BAIC Motor, opened a Research & Development center in Silicon Valley, California. Task: EV technologies, batteries and telematics developments Employees: 20 Partners: Beijing New Engineering Research Institute, Siemens, SK Group, start-up Atieva and CECOMP SpA (Italy). BAIC intends to develop three…

2 years ago by Mark Kane 8

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 years ago by Mark Kane 4

BAIC Constructing New Electric Car Factory

Chinese automaker BAIC is building an EV factory in Laixi (Shandong Province).  The factory should begin operations in 2016. Initial production capacity of the assembly line will be 5,000 vehicles annually. E150EV and Weiwang 306 are the two first models that will enter production in Laixi. BAIC expects that in…

3 years ago by Mark Kane 3