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Maxwell to provide ultracapacitor subsystem design for Geely/Volvo 2020 model year platforms

SAN DIEGO, California – Maxwell Technologies, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of capacitive energy storage and power delivery solutions, announced on May 8 a technology partnership with Geely Holding Group. The partnership focuses on the integration of state-of-the-art ultracapacitors and advanced power conversion electronics into Geely’s global automotive vehicle lineup

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China’s premium car market in 2017: Sales top 2.57 million units, some dealers earn more than £¤100 million

Who was the winner? It depends In December 2017, 12 premium car brands sold 247,375 vehicles in China, up 23.4 percent year-on-year and 4 percent more than the previous month. Total sales for 2017 were 2,574,689 units, up 18.4 percent. In 2018, the premium car market is expected to continue

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! While the full year numbers are not yet out for the heavy-duty truck and bus markets as of the date of publication of this issue, we can be certain that 2017 was yet another banner year for both segments. This issue features highlights from a few business conferences from

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Flying cars and freeing up your time: Industry discusses future of mobility at GFM 2017

HANGZHOU – Geely Holding Group Chairman Li Shufu surprised the audience of more than 800 people attending the 2017 Global Future Mobility Forum (GFM 2017) on November 11 by announcing in his keynote speech that the 30-year old private automaker has acquired U.S. flying car startup Terrafugia Inc. “We recently

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Polestar starts construction of Chengdu Production Center, due for completion by mid-2018

CHENGDU – Polestar announced on November 20 that it has started construction of its new state-of-the-art Polestar Production Center in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, where the company’s first model, the Polestar 1, will be produced. The announcement comes five weeks after the launch of the new Polestar in Shanghai as a

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See you in 2018 and 2019: AIWAYS’ first cars and next investment on their way

SHANGRAO, Jiangxi – Fu Qiang believes as long as AIWAYS remains conscientious and serious about building products and a company, production approval will come naturally. The co-founder and president of China’s latest smart EV startup made the comments at a media briefing here on September 29 on the sidelines of

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