June 15th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
The city of Shenzhen in China has long been an electric vehicle leader. Its bus fleet went 100% electric in 2017, and its taxi fleet followed in 2018. Now, it is pushing electric vehicle sales (including Tesla sales) just in time for the end of Q2
April 27th, 2020 | by Carolyn Fortuna
The EV market in China has embraced Teslas so far. Will a change in EV incentives make a difference
April 26th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Just as Tesla raised prices for its least expensive Model 3 in China, the Chinese government announced a 10% cut in its EV incentive program.
January 11th, 2020 | by Paul Fosse
Overnight, Miao Wei, the Minister of Industry and Information Technology in China, announced at the EV100 forum in Beijing that new energy vehicle (NEV) subsidies will not be cut in July 2020, as many in the industry had feared
November 9th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor
The biggest threat to Tesla’s existence has not been the so-called “Tesla Killers” from the competition, but rather Tesla’s dependence on the capital markets to fund its growth. The lack of sustained profits made the company rely on financial markets to raise equity and debt at regular intervals to fund its operations
August 30th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
Tesla is getting another leg up in China, as the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) dropped news on its website today that it would grant a purchase tax exemption to all of Tesla's vehicles sold in the country
May 24th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor
Governments in Europe and China are trying to speed up the adoption of electric vehicles by offering subsidies and incentives, and it’s working. In Norway, EVs are exempt from taxes, and drivers receive perks such as free parking and reduced tolls. Almost 60 percent of new cars sold in the country in March were fully electric. China’s combination of incentives and mandates is acting as a magnetic force, sucking the global EV industry out of America and Europe and into China, where over a million electric cars were sold in
January 3rd, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Italy is expanding subsidies for electric cars while increasing taxes on cars with internal combustion engines. Meanwhile, China is slashing incentives for small, short range EVs.
February 16th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
A new report throws another factor into the Tesla factory in China mix. If Tesla builds cars there, must it equip them with batteries made in China, too?
January 8th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
Tesla has long been seen as a rebel of the auto world, but it's becoming a bit mainstream, no? I'm inspired to do a long piece on this ... but not yet. But it just struck me rather starkly as I shockingly saw that no Tesla story was among the top 3 stories of the past week on CleanTechnica ... or even the top 5! Or even the top 10!
January 6th, 2018 | by Tim Dixon
As 2017 drew to an end, we got news on China's electric vehicle subsidies for 2018. Major changes lie ahead. Firstly, the new subsidy policy is designed to encourage higher range and lower energy consumption in electric vehicles, while removing and decreasing subsidies to lower ranged models. Additionally, a key policy change is that regional subsidies are coming to an end in China
March 31st, 2013 | by James Ayre
China’s latest electric vehicle subsidy program recently ended, back in December, but now it looks like a new program to [&hellip