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Ballard receives $19.2 million order from Weichai-Ballard JV for MEAs to power FCEVs in China

VANCOUVER – Canadian-based Ballard Power Systems, a leading provider of PEM fuel cells, announced on December 16 receipt of a purchase order from Weichai Ballard Hy-Energy Technologies Co., Ltd. for Membrane Electrode Assemblies (MEAs) valued at $19.2 million, to be delivered in 2020 under a long-term MEA supply agreement. Weichai Power

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Lincoln begins pre-order for locally produced Corsair, set for March 2020 launch

SHANGHAI – Ford’s luxury brand Lincoln began accepting orders for the first ever locally produced Lincoln on December 27. The Lincoln Corsair, produced by Chang’an-Ford and badged “Chang’an-Lincoln” will be offered in five variants with pre-sale prices at ¥248,000-¥350,000. The model will officially launch to market in March 2020. Positioned as an

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Tesla speed: first China-made Model 3s delivered to employees, customer deliveries to start “soon”

UPDATETesla lowered the pre-subsidy price of the China-made Model 3 (445-km Standard Range version) from ¥355,800 to ¥323,800 on January 3, which means after ¥24,750 in NEV subsidies it will only cost ¥299,050. Deliveries to customers will begin on January 7, exactly one year after construction began at Gigafactory Shanghai. SHANGHAI

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Happy New Year!

The year 2019 ended with a bang for the Chinese auto industry. Tesla began deliveries of locally produced Model 3s to employees on December 30, just 357 days after its wholly-owned Gigafactory Shanghai broke ground. The same day, leading Chinese smart EV startup NIO reported better than expected Q3 2019 financial

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