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NIO and Southern Heshun team up on smart charging and battery swapping

SHENZHEN – Smart EV startup NIO and Southern Heshun Electric Vehicle Industry Service Co., a subsidiary of China Southern Power Grid, signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement in Shenzhen on December 27 where the two will work together to construct charging and battery swapping equipment that features intelligent mobile connectivity

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Gone green: Special NEV license plate now in use in 107 cities, nearly 270,000 issued so far

BEIJING – China’s automobiles are going green, so are their license plates. The country now has 107 cities covering 31 provinces where green license plates dedicated exclusively to new energy vehicles have been put into use, according to the Ministry of Public Security (MPS). Beijing became the latest city added

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Global empire grows: Geely acquires strategic stake in AB Volvo, becomes largest shareholder

HANGZHOU – Geely Holding Group’s rapidly expanding global empire just got bigger, literally and figuratively. The private automaker has acquired an 8.2 percent share capital and 15.6 percent voting rights in AB Volvo, becoming the largest shareholder in the leading Swedish manufacturer of trucks, buses, construction equipment, diesel engines, and

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China PV end-user sales up 5.55 percent in October 2017

According to data from CBU Analytics, China’s registration volume of passenger cars, MPVs and SUVs in October 2017 reached 2.18 million units, up 5.55 percent year-on-year. Passenger vehicles with engine displacement of 1.6L and below increased to take up 69.72 percent of the total PV registration volume, as purchase tax rate

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