Posts Tagged: Dongfeng Motor Corporation

Saab successor hooks up with Dongfeng to build new energy vehicles

The future of Saab lies in China. National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), which inherited the Saab brand in 2012, and has been laboring like a mythical Nordic hero to bring it back to life as an EV, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the giant Chinese automaker Dongfeng Motor Corporation. Dongfeng will help NEVS… Read more »

Chinese telecom giant develops high-power wireless charging system

ZTE, China’s largest listed telecom equipment company, is developing high-power wireless charging systems for public transport applications. At a recent China-US workshop on EV standardization, Academus Tian, VP of ZTE New Energy Vehicle, said the company’s inductive charging module, which operates at a frequency of 85 kHz with a gap of 20 cm. It has… Read more »

Dongfeng Nissan launches Venucia e30 EV in Chinese market

Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company (DFL-PV), a joint venture between the Chinese and Japanese automakers, has launched its first pure electric vehicle, the Venucia e30. The new EV will initially go on sale in nine Chinese cities, and is expected to be available nationwide in 2015. Starting price is RMB 267,800 ($43,705). The e30 boasts… Read more »

Fisker settles with A123 and lays off employees

  The tragic milestones are passing one by one for Fisker Automotive, and we fear that the end may be near. Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that Fisker had hired restructuring lawyers to help it prepare for a possible bankruptcy filing. Now the company has laid off most of its remaining employees –… Read more »