China is making plans for the end of fossil fuel vehicles. Manufacturers in the US are making plans to sell more gargantuan pickup trucks. Cognitive dissonance, anyone?
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Volvo and Geely Holdings to Develop Lynk & Co Brand vehicles with new shared platforms and EV, hybrid technology.
Polestar has been making a name for itself on race tracks around the world by providing some of the closest and most exciting race finishes in recent history. Now, the Volvo-owned tuning firm is going to be competing with the real big boys in the automotive business — by becoming a manufacturer in its own […]
The billionaire behind Volvo’s Chinese Parent Company, Geely Holding Group, bought a 51 percent stake in sporty car maker Lotus yesterday.
Volvo + Autoliv Autonomous Car Project, Zenuity, is finally Live after a $125 million investment- plans to start building cars in 2019.
BYD announced recently that Leonardo DiCaprio, UN Messenger of Peace and Academy Award–winning actor, will serve as a new brand ambassador in China for BYD’s line of “new energy” vehicles (electric vehicles).
Carlos Ghosn says Nissan plans to make an electric car for the Chinese market that will sell for under $8,000 after incentives. That is an ambitious goal.
China has one of the most aggressive electric car incentive programs of any country. Lately, it has accused several companies of collecting subsidies for cars and buses that never got built. What’s a right thinking Communist country to do?
The US and China agreed this week to ratify the Paris climate accords but the G20 leaders failed to restrict the “ridiculous” subsidies their countries pay to fossil fuel interests.
The government of China is considering new rules for electric car start-ups. They could wind up putting 95% of the hundreds of new companies that want to make electric cars out of business.
After the owner of Tesla Model X crashed into another car on a Beijing highway last week, Tesla quietly deleted the word Autopilot from is Chinese language website along with new a new phrase which means “automatic assist driving.” Is the change significant?
Uber has waved the white flag in its fight with Didi Chuxing in China. The two companies have agreed to create a new company with each owning a minority interest in each other.
Tesla missed its goal of delivering 20,000 cars in the second quarter, largely because it had more than 5,000 finished cars still in transit when the quarter ended. It production was up 20% over Q1, however.
Hyperloop One says it has entered into a partnership with the city of Moscow to explore connecting its system with the city’s transportation grid.
Originally published on CleanTechnica. The initial Cleantech Revolution Tour conference that we held in Berlin was a lot of fun, and the presentations were packed with interesting facts, figures, charts, and jokes. We had a blast, and there’s no way to share all of the conversations, connections, and laughs (which is why I encourage you to […]
Daimler’s Car2Go Car sharing service has begun operating in the Chinese city of Chongqing. The service has signed up 78,000 subscribers in its first 2 months of operation.