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China’s top 15 electric vehicle companies
The future of road transport is being forged in China. These are its leading electric vehicle companies that are ready to take on the world.
May 18, 2023 Source: The China Project
The U.S. cannot do without Chinese battery companies, and these are the ones that matter
American car companies want to use Chinese battery technology in their new plants. Despite intense political opposition, the U.S. might have no other choice.
May 5, 2023 Source: The China Project
GAC Aion claims to be better than Tesla, but how good is it really?
Chinese electric car company GAC Aion has high sales and investment numbers, and says it has world-leading tech. Its IPO is in sight, but not all is exactly as it seems.
April 13, 2023 Source: The China Project
Troubles deepen for electric vehicle brand XPeng
On Friday, XPeng announced 2022 annual revenue of 26.86 billion yuan ($3.89 billion), a year-on-year increase of 28%, and a net loss of 9.14 billion yuan ($1.32 billion), which is 87.9% larger than the previous year.
March 20, 2023 Source: The China Project
Editor’s note for March 2, 2023
A note for Access newsletter readers from Jeremy Goldkorn.
March 2, 2023 Source: The China Project
Editor’s note for March 1, 2023
A note for Access newsletter readers from Jeremy Goldkorn.
March 1, 2023 Source: The China Project
Mini electric cars are big in China — will the rest of the world catch on?
China’s highest selling electric sedan in 2022 was a miniature car. They are cheap, maneuverable, practical for urban driving, and greener than full-size electric cars.
February 17, 2023 Source: The China Project
Will Xiaomi be the world’s first smartphone company to launch an electric car?
Xiaomi, the consumer electronics and smartphone company that some compare to Apple, is preparing for a big electric car reveal this year. Consumers have been eager to see images of the new car, but all they’ve gotten so far are leaked photos of an early draft design.
February 2, 2023 Source: The China Project
China’s EV-making machine | Live with Lizzi Lee
Tu Le, managing director of Sino Adult Insights, talks about the rise of the Chinese EV industry, BYD’s glowing success, and EV trends to watch out for in 2023.
January 27, 2023 Source: The China Project
Yellen Plans China Trip as Washington, Beijing Work to Revive Ties
The Treasury Department said Chinese officials would also visit the U.S. soon.
January 18, 2023 Source: WSJ
Alvin Chau: Macau gambling kingpin jailed for 18 years
Chau, a prominent figure in Macau's casino industry, was found guilty of illegal gambling.
January 18, 2023 Source: BBC News
Remarks by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen at Bilateral Meeting with People’s Republic of China Vice Premier Liu He
As Prepared for Delivery Vice Premier Liu, I am very pleased to meet you in person today. Last November, President Biden and President Xi met at the G-20 in Bali for their first in-person presidential meeting. The leaders emphasized the importance of keeping the lines of communication open between our countries. Amid a complicated global economic outlook, there is a pressing need for the two largest economies in the world to closely communicate on global macroeconomic and financial conditions and exchange views on how we are responding to various challenges. To that extent, I hope we can use today’s in-person meeting to delve deeply into topics of mutual concern, including macroeconomic cooperation and climate finance. We will also have the opportunity in this meeting to frankly address areas of concern. But, as President Biden said, we share a responsibility to show that China and the United States can manage our differences and prevent competition from becoming anything ever near conflict. While we have areas of disagreement, and we will convey them directly, we should not allow misunderstandings, particularly those stemming from a lack of communication, to unnecessarily worsen our bilateral economic and financial relationship. In that spirit, I welcome the opportunity to hear your opening remarks and to continue to exchange our views during today’s meeting. ###
January 17, 2023 Source: U.S. Department of the Treasury
Could Chinese companies produce revolutionary solid state batteries by 2024?
Solid state batteries are the tantalizing next frontier of electric vehicle batteries, and a wide range of battery, auto, and even internet companies are talking about manufacturing them, but the hype seems premature.
January 13, 2023 Source: The China Project
China’s BYD to launch luxury electric sedan in India
Despite geopolitical tensions between Delhi and Beijing, electric vehicle brand BYD is making a big play in the Indian market.
January 12, 2023 Source: The China Project
China’s traditional car companies are getting electric vehicles right
What does it take to succeed in China’s electric vehicle industry? Money — and lots of it. If 2021 was a great year for new companies like NIO, XPeng, and Li Auto, 2022 has been a breakout year for traditional fuel companies becoming major electric players.
December 12, 2022 Source: The China Project
VW’s electric cars have software problems, and Chinese customers are angry
VW is rapidly expanding its electric vehicle business in China with a new joint venture that is about to start production. But Chinese customers are complaining about their faulty battery-powered cars and a problem that has plagued the whole company: buggy software.
December 8, 2022 Source: The China Project
Hozon Auto: high electric vehicle sales but few customers
Hozon Auto is a shooting star in China’s electric vehicle industry: This year, it suddenly achieved the highest sales after industry giant BYD. But these numbers aren’t all they’re cracked up to be.
November 28, 2022 Source: The China Project
Weltmeister: A cautionary tale of China’s electric vehicle industry
Making electric vehicles is an expensive and risky business. In a dire warning for China’s other EV manufacturers, time and money are fast running out at Weltmeister. Exploding cars didn’t help.
November 23, 2022 Source: The China Project
Chinese battery makers are setting up in Europe
As Europe embraces electric vehicles, Chinese battery makers are rushing in to raise capital and expand factory production.
November 11, 2022 Source: The China Project
Can BYD beat Tesla?
BYD is one of China’s first electric vehicle companies and it’s beating Tesla on its home turf, but can it replicate this success in foreign markets?
November 8, 2022 Source: The China Project
China is forging ahead with hydrogen fuel cell vehicles
Toyota and Hyundai have just made new commitments to making hydrogen-powered vehicles in China, and the government wants the industry to go big. But not everyone is convinced that the tech can be applied at scale.
November 7, 2022 Source: The China Project
NIO plans to conquer Europe with high-end clubhouses and by renting (not selling) its electric vehicles
NIO has entered four European countries with luxury clubhouses for customers, battery-swap stations, and an unusual retail model of renting, instead of selling. But can the new brand succeed with prices on the level of Porsche and Mercedes-Benz?
October 10, 2022 Source: The China Project
The future of China’s lithium battery industry is in Sichuan Province
With China’s largest reserves of lithium as well as an abundant supply of hydropower, China’s electric battery industry is migrating to the western province known for its spicy food.
October 5, 2022 Source: The China Project
蔚来将于2022年第四季度计划交付150kwh固态电池 _ 证券时报网
NIO to produce solid-state EV battery: Electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer NIO 蔚来汽车 has announced that, as soon as the fourth quarter, it will produce a 150 kWh solid-state battery of silicon-carbon composite anode material that will give NIO’s ET7 sedan a range in excess of 1,000 kilometers (621 miles).
July 21, 2022 Source: www.stcn.com
Baidu reveals the next-gen robotaxi that will be deployed throughout China
Baidu’s new robotaxi has a much cheaper price tag: The Apollo RT6, a fully electric vehicle equipped with a detachable steering wheel and a massive sunroof, will cost 250,000 yuan ($37,000) per unit.“This massive cost reduction will enable us to deploy tens of thousands of autonomous vehicles across China,” Robin Li (Lǐ Yànhóng 李彦宏), the company’s co-founder and CEO, said at the Baidu World Conference on Thursday. “We are moving toward a future where taking a robotaxi will be half the cost of taking a taxi today.”
July 20, 2022 Source: TechCrunch
In March, China’s total electric battery sales amounted to 24.5 gigawatt hours (GWh), a year-on-year increase of 175.3%.
April 11, 2022 Source: www.egsea.com
Battery Giant CATL Adopts Measures to Avoid Covid Shutdown
CATL, the world’s biggest manufacturer of EV batteries, has implemented a so-called closed loop for workers at its main factory in China in a bid to avoid a COVID-19 shutdown.
April 10, 2022 Source: caixinglobal
五部门：新能源汽车企业要切实履行数据安全保护义务 保障数据安全 - 21财经
Safety systems of new energy vehicle (NEV) enterprises need to be strengthened, per new guidelines from five ministries including those of Transport, Public Security and Industry & Information Technology.
April 8, 2022 Source: m.21jingji.com
Strong demand for new-energy batteries has spiked the domestic price of PVDF (polyvinylidene fluoride), widely used as a binder in lithium-ion batteries. It has jumped to nearly 500,000 yuan ($78,562) per ton, a year-on-year increase of more than 300%.
April 5, 2022 Source: Weixin Official Accounts Platform
EV manufacturer NIO is negotiating with Chinese and foreign automakers to authorize its battery-swap system and plans to build 1,000 swapping stations outside of China by 2025, mostly in Europe.
April 5, 2022 Source: finance.sina.com.cn
比亚迪宣布停止燃油汽车整车生产，3月新能源汽车销量破10万辆大增422.97% - 21财经
BYD ceased production of fossil-fuel-only vehicles from March to focus on electric and hybrid cars. BYD produced 106,658 new energy vehicles and sold 104,878 units in March, a year-on-year increase of more than 400% of both numbers.
April 4, 2022 Source: m.21jingji.com
Taiwan e-bike maker eyes $335m in US listing tomorrow
A Taiwanese scooter company is going public on Nasdaq tomorrow: Electric scooter and battery station manufacturer Gogoro is looking to raise $335 million via a merger with capital market company Poema Global.
April 3, 2022 Source: Tech in Asia
Scalpers are buying up high-end electric cars for resale at inflated prices, but Xpeng said it will implement ID checks and other measures to stop unauthorized resales.
March 23, 2022 Source: www.chinanews.com.cn
Shanghai is building a large hydrogen supply base for low-carbon vehicles. Shenergy Group and Air Liquide are setting up a joint venture with and in the Shanghai Chemical Industry Zone to build the facility with an investment of 180 million yuan ($28.5 million).
March 1, 2022 Source: www.jiemian.com
EXCLUSIVE Tesla plans new Shanghai plant to more than double China capacity - sources
Tesla plans to start construction of a new factory in Shanghai as soon as next month, according to Reuters. The new plant would give Elon Musk’s company the capacity to produce up to 2 million cars per year in Shanghai, up from its current 450,000 output.
February 24, 2022 Source: Reuters
From AC to EV: One of China’s biggest air conditioner and white goods manufacturers, Midea 美的, is entering the electric vehicle industry with plans to invest 11 billion yuan ($1.73 billion) to build new plants in Anhui Province to make new energy vehicle components.
February 16, 2022 Source: www.cls.cn
Tesla’s revenue in China reached $13.844 billion last year, a year-on-year increase of 107.8%.
February 7, 2022 Source: www.cls.cn
中科电气：2021年净利同比预增110%-140% _ 证券时报网
The electric car boom is still gathering speed: Zhongke Electric, a small manufacturer of batteries and battery materials for electric vehicles, estimates its 2021 profits at $54.24 million to $61.96 million, a year-on-year increase of 110% to 140%.
January 20, 2022 Source: www.stcn.com
There is no real market for secondhand electric cars, and dealers do not know how to handle them, at least not yet, according to a new report that surveyed used car and EV dealers around China.
January 18, 2022 Source: www.huxiu.com
Meet the CityBug: The Newest Chinese-made EV to Go On Sale In South Africa - The China Africa Project
Cheap EVs for South Africa: The country “lags far behind other middle-income countries in the availability of electric vehicles but Chinese brands like Eleksa are hoping to change with the introduction of new cars like the $15,000 Citybug,” reports the China-Africa Project.
January 17, 2022 Source: The China Africa Project