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BYD Breaks Ground On Its New 20 GWh Battery Factory In Chongqing

February 26th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

BYD has officially broken ground at its new Chongqing battery plant in a move that diversifies its battery cell production capacity beyond its older factories in Eastern China. In a ceremony on Friday, BYD officially started work on the new factory that was announced last year


China EV Forecast: 50% EV Market Share by 2025 — Part 2, Consumer Demand

February 24th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

China is charging full speed ahead into electric vehicles, on track to sell over 2 million EVs this year, up from 1.1 million in 2018. The rapid growth has been driven partly by policy, but increasingly by consumer demand. In part two of this three-part series (check out part one if you missed it), we're going to look at the demand side of the EV transition in China. Why are Chinese consumers queuing up for EVs


China Electric Vehicle Sales Jump 175%, Up To 4.8% Of Auto Market In January!

February 24th, 2019 | by Jose Pontes

Traditionally, January, along with February, are the two slowest months in the Chinese plug-in vehicle market, but tradition is not what it used to be. Even with disruption hitting the Chinese automotive market (the mainstream market was down 18% last month), plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) sales were up an amazing 175% year over year (YoY), to some 96,000 registrations


Top 10 Best Selling Fully Electric Vehicle Brands In 2019

February 18th, 2019 | by Jose Pontes

Following up on my "Top 10 Best Selling Plug-In Vehicle Brands In 2019" article, this one is for EV purists. If you missed the intro in that one, I recommend reading it. Otherwise, let's jump into my forecast for the best selling fully electric vehicle brands of


Top 10 Best Selling Plug-In Vehicle Brands In 2019

February 17th, 2019 | by Jose Pontes

When people ask me which will be this year's best selling EV, the answer is simple: Tesla Model 3. But when people want to know more, I can guesstimate that the runner-up spot should come from one of these three models: Nissan Leaf, BAIC EC-Series, or BYD Yuan EV, with the Japanese hatchback probably surpassing the Chinese models


WAVE’s Wireless Chargers Crank Out Power At 250 kW For AVTA’s BYD Fleet

February 12th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The Antelope Valley Transit Authority is peeling the plastic off of the first three high-speed wireless bus chargers for its network of buses this week. The three new inductive chargers will operate at 250 kW speeds that will allow its fleet of fully electric BYD buses roaming around their service area in Southern California to charge up at ridiculously fast speeds, without wires


8% Plug-In Electric Vehicle Market Share In China!

February 3rd, 2019 | by Jose Pontes

After a 3 month streak of record-breaking sales, plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in December just kept on pushing forward. China registered over 180,000 PEVs in December, making it the 4th record month in a row and achieving 70% year-over-year (YoY) growth. That meant that 2018 sales ended north of the 1 million units mark. Yes, over 1 million PEVs in one year. And to think that 2017 was the first year that plug-ins reached 1 million sales globally. Whoa


BYD Electrifies Xi’an, China With More Than 3,000 Electric Transit Buses

January 31st, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The city of Xi'an, China has been aggressively pushing into zero emission electrified transit over the last 2 years and with its recent purchase of 200 electric BYD double-decker buses, now boasts more than 3,000 electric buses in its fleet. All told, Xi'an now boasts the largest fleet of fully electric buses in northwest China


China × Cleantech — December 2018

January 6th, 2019 | by Tim Dixon

Welcome to the next issue of China x Cleantech, our December 2018 edition. The year has closed, but let us review the final interesting cleantech developments from China last year


BYD Wins Contract To Supply 64 Electric Buses For Medellín, Colombia

January 4th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

New energy powerhouse BYD won a contract to supply 64 of its electric buses to the Colombian city of Medellín. The new contract represents a milestone for Colombia as it establishes what will be the largest fleet of electric buses in Colombia and the second-largest electric bus fleet in Latin America, behind BYD's recent delivery of 100 buses in Santiago, Chile, late last year


China × Cleantech — November

December 30th, 2018 | by Tim Dixon

Welcome to the next issue of China x Cleantech, our November 2018 edition. As the year starts to close, we are still getting interesting developments from China, but we have to cover the numerous developments in November before getting to those. In order to aggregate and summarize the November highlights, here’s another edition of our monthly China × Cleantech feature, also published over on the “Future Trends” section of our website. See last month's edition for more


The Chilean Way: The Road Taken Towards Electric Public Transport

December 23rd, 2018 | by Sponsored Content

Santiago, Chile, has a new fleet of BYD busses running, created in partnership with BYD and Enel X. This helps to reduce the city's dense air pollution and help the country reach its goal of 100% renewables by 2040 as part of its National Strategy for Electric Mobility



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