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China × Cleantech — July

August 12th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

Time flies with Elon Musk is tweeting about taking Tesla private, but there's much more news to get to beyond that. In particular, there's much news out of China. In order to aggregate and summarize the highlights, here's another edition of our China × Cleantech feature, also published over on the "Future Trends" section of our website. And, yes, there is some Tesla news in here as well


Trump’s Trade War, Round One: China 1, America 0

July 15th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Trade wars are easy to win, our own Dear Leader says. He's right, but maybe not in the way he imagines. CleanTechnica readers of a certain age may remember a time a few decades ago when America imposed import tariffs on Japanese cars in an effort to protect US carmakers. The result? Japanese automakers soon built new factories in the US and began to push the domestic companies toward oblivion. Today, Toyota and Honda continue to crank out sedans built in America while the Big Two And A Half in Detroit have slashed sedan production to focus on the only vehicles they can sell successfully -- pickup trucks and large SUVs


8 New Electric & Plug-In Hybrid Cars In China

June 10th, 2018 | by Tim Dixon

A number of new electric car models come onto the scene each month in China. Below are 8 of the interesting fully electric and plug-in hybrid models that have arrived recently


BMW Expands Chinese EV Battery Factory & Chooses Solid-State LiDAR Supplier

June 8th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

BMW is a top electric vehicle producer. Indeed, it isn't yet shipping 1 million EVs a year and it only has the i3 in its fully electric stable, but it already has plug-in versions of four of its popular models, to supplement the "born electric" i3 and i8. Overall, BMW's plug-in vehicle sales have been growing significantly and they now represent 5% of BMW's sales globally (7% in the US and 9% in the UK). BMW's plug-in vehicle sales have increased 73% in the US, 25% in the UK, and 646% in China this year



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