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Author Archives: Tim Dixon

Chinese Auto Giant BAIC Going 100% Electric By 2025

December 18th, 2017 | by Tim Dixon

On the morning of December the 9th, 2017 at the inauguration of the Beijing New Energy Vehicle Technology Innovation Centre, the president of BAIC Group promised to end the sales of BAIC fossil fuelled passenger cars by 2025, making it the second Chinese automaker to make this commitment


China Green Licence Plate Scheme Going National

December 10th, 2017 | by Tim Dixon

On the 20th of November, it was announced that China's green new energy license plates would be rolled out across the nation in three stages. Previously, the green licence plates had been implemented in Shanghai, Nanjing, Wuxi, Jinan, and Shenzhen on the 1st of December of


Tencent & Guangzhou Auto’s iSPACE Concept Car & “AI in Car”

December 9th, 2017 | by Tim Dixon

On the 16th of November, on the eve of the 15th Guangzhou International Auto Show, Guangzhou Auto (GAC) held a pre-show introduction of its strategic vision of the future, along the lines of "Intelligence and Enjoyment," and it presented the new electric iSPACE concept car


Volkswagen & JAC Put $12 Billion Into Chinese EV Boom

November 25th, 2017 | by Tim Dixon

Bloomberg reports that Volkswagen has outlined its electric vehicle investments in China with an announcement of investment of $12 billion over the next 7 years with its Chinese joint venture partner JAC (Anhui Jianghuai Automobile)


DiDi’s Huge Role In The Quickly Developing Chinese (& Global) Electric Car Ecosystem

November 9th, 2017 | by Tim Dixon

Didi Chuxing (China's Uber-like ride-hailing service) has been in the news recently. It announced 1) plans to create its own electric car charging network, 2) a partnership with NEVS for one million electric self-driving cars, 3) that it's a partner in Changan Automobile Group's $15 billion Shangri La electric vehicle transition plan, and 4) that it has the world's largest EV ridesharing fleet



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