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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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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China × Cleantech — March 2021

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 21:42:45 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — March 2021 edition. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month. EV Sales Tesla Model Y Ramps Up In China, $4400 Wuling EV Still #1 On the 18th of March, José Pontes reported on the sales numbers of the Chinese EV market in February of 2021. […]

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China × Cleantech — February 2021

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 21:57:18 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — February 2021 edition. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month. EV Sales 8.4% Of Chinese Vehicle Sales In January Were Plugin Vehicle Sales On the 25th of February, José Pontes reported on the sales numbers of the Chinese EV market for January 2020. He started […]

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NIO Completes Its 2 Millionth Battery Swap

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 01:59:53 +0000

NIO completed its 2,000,000th NIO Power Swap this week. This took place in the Suzhou Delivery Center in China. NIO emphasized that its success wouldn’t have been possible without the NIO community’s trust and support. No other company has really made a success out of battery swapping for electric cars. The company’s Power Swap stations […]

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Watch Made-in-China Tesla Model Y Race NIO ES6 & BMW iX3

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 04:10:56 +0000

In the video below, you can watch a performance comparison of three electric vehicles that are currently available to buy in China. The three vehicles were a made-in-China Tesla Model Y, a NIO ES6, and a BMW iX3. Although the made-in-China Tesla Model Y was not a Performance version, but rather a Long Range model, […]

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Tesla Model Y Ramps Up In China, $4400 Wuling EV Still #1

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 02:46:28 +0000

Plugin vehicles had another great month in China last month, with 104,000 registrations, a six-fold jump compared to the same month last year. Though, recall that February 2020 was heavily disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. Still, if we were to compare with February 2019, last month also showed a major jump in sales. Two years […]

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Why Did 70,000 People Buy NIO & Xpeng EVs Instead Of Teslas In China Last Year?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 04:30:59 +0000

I saw a headline about this topic earlier today: “Why some Chinese are buying local electric car brands like Nio — instead of Tesla.” I thought it might offer some interesting insights, but it turns out CNBC just talked to a few people and got a few quotes on the topic. Perhaps they capture the […]

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Global Plugin Vehicle Sales Up 43% In 2020, European Sales Up 137%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 15:39:18 +0000

Plugin electric vehicles (fully electric vehicles as well as plugin hybrids) had a sales increase of 43% in 2020 compared to 2019 according to new data from EV Volumes. That meant a rise from 2.5% market share in 2019 to 4.2% share of the global light-duty vehicle market in 2020. In the first half of […]

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