CATL and Honda signed cooperation agreement to supply 56GWh of batteries for EVs and Hybrids

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Ltd. (CATL) is one of the top suppliers of EV batteries in China and has been making inroads into supplying companies outside of China, such as BMW, Volkswagen,  Nissan and Renault. Now […]

8 New plug in hybrid and EV models available this March in China

A number of new electric car models come onto the scene each month in China. Below are 8 of the interesting fully electric and plug-in hybrid models that have arrived recently. Fully Electric Vehicles BAIC EX360 […]

Volkswagen & JAC Unveiled the SOL E20X at the 2018 Beijing Auto Show

Volkswagen Has a SOL On the 24th of April, 2018, at the 2018 Beijing Auto Show, Volkswagen Group held a massive press conference showing off cars like the Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo, Lamborghini Urus, and […]

China’s biggest battery manufacturer aims to become global player after raising $2 billion in an IPO

Contemporary Amperex Technology’s Initial Public Offering Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) has been making waves in the news as of late, now with a $2 billion IPO target. CATL, which is the largest battery maker for buses […]

Volkswagen first Chinese electric vehicle platform nearing release

Volkswagen EV Release Approaches Pictures of Volkswagen’s first Chinese electric vehicle built via its joint venture with JAC recently surfaced from patent filings. The vehicle looks very similar to the iEV7S, with some minor cosmetic changes. […]

Chinese 2017 Top 10 Companies for Installed Capacity in Battery Electric Buses

2017 Installed Electric Bus Battery Capacity in China 2017 was another big year for the deployment of electric buses in China, with 89,546 deployed, but who supplies the batteries that are creating the world’s largest electric […]

China first electric airplane updated with a two hour range and four-seater announced

Chinese electric airplane gets a update On November the 2nd of 2017, the updated version of China’s first electric airplane had its maiden flight. It is a two-seat electric trainer aircraft — similar to the Pipistrel electric […]

Shenzhen completes its bus fleet transitions to 100% electric buses

Shenzhen confirms completion of transition to 100% electric buses On December 27, the Shenzhen municipal transport commission announced it had completed the transition of its bus fleet to 100% electric buses. (Source: Han Ximin on EyeShenzhen) […]

Electric Logistics In China — The Next Frontier

Introduction Electric vehicles are not all sexy next-generation roadsters or Chinese AI-linked car startups — the mundane backbone of the economy of logistics vehicles is also undergoing electrification. Tesla brought much rightful attention to its electric semi, but […]