US, China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 03:23:33 +0000

SEOUL: The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, have agreed to cooperate with other countries to curb climate change, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue. The agreement was reached by US special envoy for climate John Kerry and his Chinese […]

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Lithium Demand & Supply Forecasts For The US & China, Tesla & Volkswagen — Listen To Our Friday Podcast Live

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 03:53:38 +0000

A look at trends in the lithium industry, including forecasts for Tesla and reactions to Volkswagen Power Day.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E Preorders Open In China, Charging Partnerships With State Grid & NIO

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 03:47:14 +0000

As with the Tesla Model 3, the Ford Mustang Mach-E made for the Chinese market will be made in China (rather than Mexico). Logical. Preorders just opened up for this new electric crossover/SUV in 20 Chinese cities. Will it be a home run for Ford in China, or will it be a soggy noodle that […]

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Free eggs for a jab as China ramps up vaccination drive

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 06:08:52 +0000

TAIPEI, Taiwan: China’s success at controlling the coronavirus outbreak has resulted in a population that has seemed almost reluctant to get vaccinated. So it is accelerating its inoculation campaign by offering incentives — free eggs, store coupons and discounts on groceries and merchandise — to those getting a shot. After a slow start, China is […]

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Kerry heads to China for climate talk between top 2 emitters

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 04:22:00 +0000

United States climate envoy John Kerry is heading to China for talks between the world’s two biggest carbon emitters ahead of President Joe Biden’s climate summit of world leaders. Kerry will travel to Shanghai and Seoul, from Wednesday to Saturday, the State Department said in a statement Tuesday. The former secretary of state has been […]

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BYD Targets Low- & Middle-Income Drivers, Goes All In On LFP Battery Technology

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 02:05:21 +0000

BYD has introduced two new electric car models for the Chinese market and announced it will use only LFP batteries from now on.

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NIO Has Now Produced 100,000+ Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 19:10:21 +0000

One of the hottest young electric vehicle startups, NIO, hit a notable production milestone this week. It produced its 100,000th vehicle on April 7. Ridin’ on up the production ramp, this is less than a year after the company produced its 50,000th vehicle. Actually, it’s less than 3 quarters since that milestone. The 100,000th NIO […]

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Top official admits Chinese vaccines have low effectiveness

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 04:36:09 +0000

BEIJING: In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to get a boost. Chinese vaccines “don’t have very high protection rates,” said the director of the China Centers for Disease Control, Gao Fu, at […]

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Zeekr – Geely Launches New Premium EV Brand in China

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 21:51:16 +0000

Geely has been making some wild business moves in recent years. Ever since buying Volvo from Ford back in 2010, the company seems to have gone from strength to strength, posting growing sales numbers, spinning off Polestar, and snapping up iconic industry brands like Daimler and Lotus Cars along the way.  The company’s offerings seem […]

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