It is shocking but not surprising. The second most popular origin for pure electric cars registered last year in Europe was China. These cars made up almost 15% of BEV (Battery Electric Vehicles) registrations in 2021, or the second highest share only behind Germany. The Chinese origin was ahead of other European nations such as…

Volkswagen Group China plans to establish a new digital sales and services company in Hefei, capital of East China’s Anhui province, the carmaker announced on Tuesday. The new company is expected to complete the group’s entire value chain in terms of manufacturing, R&D, testing, sales and marketing, as well as customer services, according to the…

China’s new energy vehicle market reached a milestone with its volume totaling 10.33 million units, Luo Junjie, spokesman for the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, said at a news conference on Tuesday. In the first quarter, the production and sales of NEVs reached 1.29 million and 1.26 million units respectively, both up 140 percent…

The auto industry is already placing hundreds of models of low- and zero-emission vehicles on the market, but has serious concerns about the slow deployment of the infrastructure needed to charge and refuel these vehicles. Indeed, sales of electrically-chargeable cars increased 10-fold over the past five years, reaching 1.7m units last year (or 18% of…

China’s production and sale of new energy vehicles are expected to double and take 65 percent of the global market in the first quarter of this year, People’s Daily reported on Thursday. China’s new energy passenger vehicles maintained continuous rapid growth despite the negative effects from the epidemic, chip shortage and lithium price rise, said…

Competitive electric cars led to explosive growth of China’s NEV sector last year, Xu Changming, deputy director of the State Information Center, said at the China EV 100 forum on Sunday. NEV sales soared 156 percent to 3.27 million units in 2021. In the first two months of this year, the sector jumped 141 percent…