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Tesla Model 3 Shines In Transition Month In China

April 25th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

With the Chinese market slowly returning to normal, now that China has endured the first wave of the COVID pandemic, sales have started to recover from February’s fall into the abyss. In March they dropped just 51%, to around 60,000 units, a significant improvement from the 65% fall of the previous month


Carmakers To The Rescue — N95 Mask Mass Production

March 29th, 2020 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

Wearing a mask to protect yourself from germs and air pollution is quite normal in East Asia. In China it is now even mandatory in a number of provinces when leaving the house. The coronavirus scare has made the public and the government even more conscious of the threat of infection


Tesla Model 3 Leads Disrupted Chinese EV Market

March 25th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

With the Chinese electric vehicle (EV) market suffering from the general lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, sales took an expected beating, with only 15,000 passenger EVs registered in February, the worst result in over 3 years, representing a 65% drop year over year


BYD Improves Productivity With New Dual-Charging System For Its Forklifts

March 10th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

BYD is amping up charging speeds on its forklifts this week with the addition of a second AC charging port. The second port allows BYD's forklifts to charge with two adapters from a single wallbox at a maximum power of 400 amps at 240 volts, or 166 kW. That is faster than most DC fast chargers and ensures forklift operators will be able to maximize the use of their BYD forklifts


Long Beach Transit Adds 14 More BYD Electric Buses

February 26th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Southern California's Long Beach Transit is adding a few more electric buses to its fleet with news of a new deal for 14 fully electric buses from Shenzhen, China-based BYD. The new buses will be manufactured at BYD's Lancaster, California factory where it produces a range of electric buses and trucks


Not All Cleantech ETFs Are Worth Investing In

February 10th, 2020 | by Michael Barnard

Funds based on third-party indices did very well and very poorly. Of the top seven performing funds, four were based solely on internal investment management decisions and didn't start with third-party indices at all



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