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  • Booming electric vehicle industry leads Guangdong's green development

    Southeast China's Guangdong Province has seen a boom in electric vehicle charging services in the first quarter of this year, according to local electricity authorities.


  • Great Wall Motor unveils development blueprint

    Great Wall Motor has set plans to speed up the development of new energy vehicles, said Wang Fengying, CEO of the company in a recent interview with Shanghai Securities Journal.


  • BYD electric-powered taxis run in Montreal

    The first batch of BYD electric-powered taxis have started to run on the streets of Montreal.


  • China's EV not to massively replace traditional vehicles in near future: Chinese energy firm

    Although expanding at a fast pace, China's electric vehicles (EV) cannot replace traditional ones in a large scale in the near future, a senior executive of a leading Chinese energy company has said.


  • Knorr-Bremse to equip e-bus fleet in China

    The brake manufacturer Knorr-Bremse is to equip the entire electric bus fleet of the leading Chinese bus manufacturer Yutong with electronic braking systems (EBS).


  • Porsche plans to build new Macan electric SUV in Leipzig

    The sports car manufacturer Porsche plans to equip its small Macan sports utility vehicle with an electric engine.


  • Tesla begins Model 3 delivery in China

    Tesla announced Friday that it has started delivering Model 3 cars in China, which means all of Tesla's three lineups -- Model X, Model S and Model 3 -- have hit the Chinese market.


  • Chinese, European automakers set up joint platform for manufacturing premium EVs in China

    Austrian automaker Magna Steyr and Chinese electronic vehicle maker Beijing Electric Vehicles (BJEV) on Tuesday celebrated the opening of a new development center.


  • Taxis in China's tech hub Shenzhen almost entirely electric

    Traffic authorities in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province, said Wednesday that the majority of the city's fossil-fueled taxis have been replaced with electric vehicles to improve air quality.


  • Volkswagen likely to produce 50 mln electric cars starting from 2020

    German carmaker Volkswagen Group (VW) may start to produce up to 50 million electric vehicles of various brands globally through its Modular Electric Toolkit (MEB) platform from 2020, reported media quoting Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess.


  • The e-cars trend: BASF builds new plant for battery materials

    Germany's chemical group BASF is building a new production facility for battery materials in Finland, as the market of electric vehicles grows rapidly.


  • BMW to build EV global export base in China

    BMW has inked a new long-term framework agreement with Brilliance Auto to further expand investment and production of their joint venture (JV) BMW Brilliance Automotive to build a new energy vehicle (EV) production base in China for the global market.


  • VW to open three factories in China in electric vehicle offensive

    Volkswagen plans to open three new production facilities in China that will shore up its efforts to enter the electric car market there, according to an internal company magazine.


  • Worldwide market for EV chargers forecast to reach 1,786 bln USD by 2023

    The global market for electric vehicle (EV) chargers is expected to rise 37.5 percent at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2017 to hit 1,786 billion U.S. dollars in 2023, an Oregon-based market research firm said Friday.


  • Urumqi promotes electric vehicles to ease power overcapacity

    City authorities in Urumqi are encouraging citizens and public service sectors to use electric vehicles to curb pollution and ease overcapacity in the power industry.


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