Telsa knows that even if it can sell its cars in China, nobody will by them if there are no means by which to readily recharge the cars' electric batteries. So the U.S.-based electric vehicle designer and maker is now reportedly preparing for a roll-out of free charging stations in China. Tesla is aiming to […]
20 January 2014
28 March 2013
With Chinese cities sputtering under the smog of modernity, eco-friendly electric vehicles are one option municipalities are turning to for cleaner air. California-based electric vehicle and battery developer Balqon Corporation has entered into a joint development agreement with Sichuan Automobile Industry Company Ltd. to manufacture city electric buses. Under this Agreement, SAIG purchased the Balqon […]
26 January 2011
To promote the establishment of charging facilities for electric vehicles in private properties, the Hong Kong government has launched a hotline to serve as a one-stop shop to assist those seeking to set them up. "To better facilitate the setting up of EV charging facilities in private premises, we have launched a hotline to provide […]
20 December 2010
U.S.-based electric car firm Zap is working in Shanghai to develop eco-friendly transportation. Zap has reportedly begun project planning with the government of Shanghai's Yangpu District to develop a Green City Zone in Yangpu's downtown area. Based on a memorandum of understanding partnership agreement signed in San Francisco on November 19, 2010, the project plans […]
20 October 2010
According to Wan Gang, China's minister of science and technology, China's output of electric cars will hit one million by 2020. The Ministry of Science and Technology says that by the end of 2010, 20,000 new energy cars will be used for public transportation and another 150,000 will be used in the labor market. A […]
22 October 2009
Robert Bosch GmbH, one of the world's largest auto parts suppliers, has announced the establishment of an Electric Drive and Hybrid Division in China.
Bosch said that the new department will focus on electric vehicle drives.
According to Franz Fehrenbach, the chairman of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH, Bosch will invest about CNY1.5 billion […]
22 April 2009
In a prelude to tapping into the North American market, the Chinese battery manufacturer and automaker BYD is to display its electric cars at the annual shareholders' meeting of U.S. conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway in May.
BYD was invited to attend by the U.S. billionaire investor Warrent Buffett, who made an investment in the Chinese company in […]