Some 208,800 plug-in electric cars were sold in October 2018 (up 75%) globally, which is a new all-time record. 2 million will be sold this year.
Bloomberg reports that Daimler is in talks with BAIC to produce smart electric cars in China through new joint venture. Smart was so far imported from Europe.
BAIC Motor, which is one of the largest car manufacturers in China, hints at a phase out of conventional fuel cars by 2025 (2020 in Beijing).
BAIC, one of the biggest Chinese car manufacturers selected Magna to develop architecture for the next generation electric cars.
The official CAAM counter of New Energy Vehicles (all-electric and plug-in hybrids) shows 777,000 units sold in China in 2017.
Chinese New Energy Vehicle (all-electric and plug-in hybrids) market reached in November all-time high of 119,000 (up more than 80% year-over-year).
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
Daimler announced a strengthening of strategic collaboration with BAIC in New Energy Vehicles (all-electric and plug-in hybrid) in China.
BAIC says it will launch an electric supercar in the premium segment now owned by the likes of the Tesla Model S
BAIC opened second R&D center in the U.S. (in Detroit) with electric vehicles in mind.
BAIC and Atieva hope to develop a new electric car to challenge Tesla.
BAIC opened a R&D center in Silicon Valley with intentions to develop EV technologies, batteries and telematics.
Siemens Teams With China’s BAIC To Develop Electric Motors – Mass Production Target Of 100,000 Units In 2015
Siemens AG and Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co., a major Chinese car maker known as BAIC, have formed a joint venture to make electric motors for EVs.
China's BAIC says that next year it will launch an electric vehicle that outperforms the Tesla Model S.