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QOTD: Would You Ever Consider China’s Best-Selling EV?

While Tesla’s Model 3 sedan is supposedly taking the world by storm, some hot competition has been reported in China. The Hongguang MINI EV has eclipsed the offspring of Elon Musk to become the country’s best-selling electric vehicle. Though at just 28,800 yuan ($4,200), it hardly seems a fair comparison. Tesla’s minimalist sedan is larger […]

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China Tesla rival Nio is up 240% this year and the company is revamping plans to go global

Nio Founder and Chairman William Li told reporters Thursday the Chinese electric car company plans to venture into other markets starting in the second half of next year. The company would like to begin with Europe, and enter other major global markets in the next few years, Li said. Nio also announced Thursday a “battery-as-a-service” […]

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Auto sales surge for 3 consecutive months

As China’s economy continues its recovery, the automobile industry witnessed sales growth for three consecutive months, Securities Times reported on Tuesday. China’s auto sales are projected to increase 11 percent year-on-year to 2.28 million in June, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. The auto market as a whole has returned to positive growth […]

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China registers Turkey’s first indigenous car design

Turkey’s Automobile Joint Venture Group (TOGG) announced on June 24 that the Chinese patent agency accepted its design registration application. TOGG’s designs of SUV and sedan cars were registered by the Chinese Patent Authority, according to the company’s website. The interior and exterior designs of TOGG’s cars were registered in April by the EU’s Intellectual […]

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China may ease green vehicle targets for 2020

The Chinese government is considering a temporary relaxation of its electric vehicle manufacturing targets to help the car industry there recover following the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report. All manufacturers that produce cars in China must adhere to strict new energy vehicle (NEV) targets that involve building electric, plug-in hybrid, and hydrogen fuel cell cars. Producing NEVs […]