Comparing The US & China On Climate, Economy, & Other Outcomes Should Be Deeply Humbling For America

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 00:50:46 +0000

Visual Capitalist infographic of EV sales by country for 10 yearsThe narrative that Americans and many Europeans share about China and themselves is not aligned with observable reality, and the USA is in significant danger of economic decline even as the world improves.

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Baidu Scores First Robotaxi Permits In China

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:50:46 +0000

While autonomous vehicle testing in the United States (especially with Tesla vehicles) gets a lot of our attention, we also like to keep an eye on developments in other places, like China. In what is being called a “world first,” Baidu, the “Google of China,” has been granted permits to offer commercial fully driverless ride-hailing […]

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The Wuling Air Now In Production In Right-Hand Drive!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 16:50:44 +0000

Wuling Air evThings happen really fast in the world of the Wuling Mini EV and related models. Unlike in the traditional fossil fuel auto industry where models would have a long 7-year or so cycle before getting a major upgrade, the Wuling Mini EV ecosystem seems to have abandoned this traditional approach. It’s hard to believe that […]

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The Hardest (& Best) Thing About The US Clean Vehicle Tax Credit

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 20:59:01 +0000

There’s been a lot of discussion about the new Clean Vehicle Credit in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 that is making its way toward Joe Biden’s desk (having left the Senate, it’s now just got to get through the House of Representatives). However, for all of the simple — and mostly good — changes […]

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VW China Unveils “Flying Tiger” eVTOL Passenger Drone

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 16:50:58 +0000

While there has been a lot of hype over the future of electric vertical takeoff and landing craft (eVTOL) for use as air taxis in cities, we haven’t seen much in the way of concepts from automotive manufacturers. They’re already too focused on coming up with electric vehicles and trying to catch Tesla to do […]

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Shanghaimiao Part of China’s Push for More Efficient Coal Plant Designs

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 04:19:00 +0000

China’s rapid buildout of new power plants, needed to satisfy the country’s increasing demand for electricity, includes several gigawatts of coal-fired generation. The first 1-GW unit of an eventual 4-GW

The post Shanghaimiao Part of China’s Push for More Efficient Coal Plant Designs appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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China Electric Car Market — 28% Share Of Auto Sales In June!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 07:20:56 +0000

Plugin vehicles continue to be all the rage in the Chinese auto market. Plugins got back into the fast lane, growing 132% year over year (YoY). They scored over 565,000 registrations in June, a new record. Plugin hybrids (PHEVs) surged 179% year over year (YoY). They reached a record 124,000 registrations in June. Their growth […]

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Chinese Team Builds A Solar-Powered Mini EV

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 21:50:41 +0000

Recent posts at and Interesting Engineering tell us the story of a team which took the concept of a relatively crude Mini EV and turned it into a vehicle that (at least in some ways) surpasses the technological capabilities of full-sized electric cars. The Chinese Mini EV Market It’s impossible to understand what this […]

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