Posts Tagged: Electric Vehicles in China

South Korean/Chinese joint venture to become China’s biggest maker of EV batteries

South Korea’s SK Innovation Company, China’s state-owned Beijing Automotive Industries Holding Co. and LCD maker Beijing Electronics Holding Co. have agreed to form a joint venture to produce battery packs for EVs, Asian Power reports. The new JV will invest $166.4 million to build a battery plant that will have an annual production capacity of… Read more »

China Racing becomes second Formula E team

The FIA’s new Formula E electric racing series is picking up speed. China Racing has been officially proposed as the second of ten teams that will compete in the zero-emissions championship, which launches next year (UK team Drayson Racing was the first team to sign up, in January). The announcement was made this week at… Read more »

NEVS firms up plans to sell electric Saabs in China

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), which bought the rights to the Saab brand in June, is forging ahead with plans to build two EV models for sale in China, company spokesman Mikael Östlund said in an interview with the Swadeology blog. The first of the new EVs will be “a premium car,” and is scheduled… Read more »

Volvo C30 electric begins public road testing in China

As the Shanghai International Automotive City Group (SIAC) marked the first anniversary of its EV Campaign, Volvo delivered 15 C30 electric cars to the city for a test drive project called EV100 Days. Selected members of the public will drive the C30s for three months, as Volvo collects data about the new model’s performance on… Read more »