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NEV players swarm into battery manufacturing

Two months after being acquired by Gree Electric Appliances Inc., Yinlong New Energy Co., Ltd. opened its lithium titanate material and battery manufacturing base on October 21 in Hebei.  Since Yinlong has acquired Guangtong Auto and Zhongbo Auto several years ago, Gree has successfully expanded its foothold into the

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China builds bridges to U.S. EV market

By John Gartner Chinese automotive companies have long aspired to build vehicles for the U.S. electric vehicle (EV) market, without much progress. However, recent developments indicate that Made in China could be stamped on cars stateside before long. Chinese automakers Geely, BYD, and Wanxiang have all made investments in establishing

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For China’s new energy vehicles, the “wolf” is here

China’s Energy-Saving and New Energy Vehicle Development Plan (2012-2020) (the Plan) released in June 2012 sent out a strong signal about the country’s strategic decision to electrify the automobile industry. Despite the lack of further government action in specific measures of implementing this long-term development plan, the recent miraculous appreciation

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Will Chinese buyers snatch Fisker like Wanxiang gets A123?

Chinese car manufacturers recently are laying their eyes on an investment in the cash-strapped U.S. plug-in hybrid electric carmaker Fisker Automotive. The state-owned Dongfeng Motor Corp., Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and Beijing Automotive Industry (Holding) Corp. (BAIC) have all reportedly been in conversations with the California-based company that is looking to

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