Posts Tagged ‘electric’
Published on April 20, 2013 by Joey Wang
We don’t know whether we should laugh, or cry. This is a BYD-Daimler Denza ‘prototype’, previewing the real Denza that will be launched on the Chinese car market in 2014. BYD-Daimler is a joint venture between BYD Automobile of China and Daimler-Benz of Germany, aimed at making electric cars for the Chinese auto market. The Denza is their first car, based on the old Benz B-Class with the electric powertrain of the BYD e6.
Published on March 9, 2013 by W.E. Ning
Electrifying news for criminals in the great city of Shenzhen in Guangdong Province. Police there will soon start a pilot project with the electric BYD e6. The project will be officially announced soon, photos by Chinese netizens show a fleet of at least six e6 vehicles, equipped with infrared cameras on the roof.
Published on March 8, 2013 by Joey Wang
Beijingers who plan to buy electric cars won’t have to compete for a license plates due to a series of preferential policies for new energy vehicles that will be rolled out soon.
Beijing will unveil policies for electric vehicles in the first half of 2013, including a maximum purchase subsidy of 120,000 yuan (19,296 U.S. dollars) and the option to obtain license plates without participating in the city’s plate lottery, Chen Guiru, deputy director of the Beijing New Energy Auto Development Center, said Thursday.
Published on February 28, 2013 by Joey Wang
China is expected to subsidize electric vehicles sold in 25 model cities, expanding from the current five cities, and adopt a unified national subsidy standard, 21st Century Business Herald reported Wednesday citing China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.
Published on February 6, 2013 by Joey Wang
Shanghai Maple Guorun, a subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely, said that it has signed an agreement with Kandi Vehicles to set up a 50-50 joint venture for electric vehicles.
With registered capital of 1 billion yuan ($160 million), the joint venture will engage in the investment, research and development, production, marketing and sales of electric vehicles on the Chinese mainland.
Published on February 1, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
Suzhou Eagle has applied for patent on the very sporty BX EV, an electric roadster with a CC-roof. The vehicle will be launched on the China car market sometime next year and has to become the Chinese equivalent of the Tesla Roadster S. Sadly, no word yet on power. Suzhou Eagle however is very able to make a strong electric motor, the company has long experience in making all sorts of electric vehicles, ranging from small golf cars to large delivery vans. Read more »
Published on January 24, 2013 by Joey Wang
Shanghai resident Qian Jun didn’t have to spend a single penny on a license plate for his newly-bought battery electric vehicle (BEV). The electric car cost him 140,000 yuan ($22,498) in total, including a vehicle purchase tax and car insurance. Normally, a domestic BEV costs buyers 200,000 to 300,000 yuan.
Published on January 23, 2013 by W.E. Ning
Production of the Dongfeng Fengshen E30 EV will start next year. The Fengsshen E30 EV is a small electric city car that will compete with the Roewe E50 EV that was launched on the Chinese car market in November last year.
Published on January 23, 2013 by Joey Wang
Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co Ltd, an automaker whose history dates back to 1964, is set to produce 100,000 electric vehicles by the end of the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-15) period, according to company executives.
“We are developing electric transmission systems to become the top domestic brand in the new-energy car sector,” said Yan Gang, the company’s vice-general manager at the 2012 Global New Energy Vehicle Conference in Hainan province.
Published on December 19, 2012 by Joey Wang
The Chinese battery and electric vehicle producer BYD will establish its first wholly owned manufacturing plant overseas in 2013, going to the United States to produce electric buses, a company executive has said.
The factory will be in California, in an exact location to be announced in March or April, Xinhua News Agency cited Li Ke, BYD senior vice-president, as saying. Speaking in Los Angeles, Li said the Warren Buffett-backed company will put the plant into operation in 2013 and will be able to produce 50 to 100 buses there in 2014.