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Leclanché awarded Chinese certification

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Swiss-headquartered battery firm targets Chinese transportation market Leclanché has received certifications recognising its LTO battery cell’s compliance with China’s latest standards, a pre-requisite to providing battery solutions to power electric vehicles in China. This certification corresponds to the latest standards issued by the Standards Administration of China, and covers requirements …

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All Beijing taxis could be EVs from 2017

Polluted highway outside Beijing

The US$1.3 billion operation could eventually affect all of the city’s nearly 70,000 cabs A plan for all new and replacement taxis in Beijing to be EVs is afoot, at least according to a draft work program on air pollution control in major Chinese cities. According to Zhao Cheng in …

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Sevcon awarded EV inverter contract

Sevcon controller.

UK-headquartered electrification firm will develop an inverter for use in EV drivetrain Electrification services firm Sevcon has been contracted by an undisclosed Sino/European manufacturer of EVs for an on-road development & production program. UK-headquartered Sevcon had been working with the customer throughout 2016 to help optimize the drivetrain for the …

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China issues list of subsidy-approved EVs

BYD e6 - By anthonares http://www.flickr.com/photos/anthonares/4300253787/sizes/o/, CC BY-SA 2.0,

China has published a list of EV models which are approved to receive state subsidies, including those using batteries made by South Korean firms batteries China has released a new list of recommended clean energy vehicles. This would allow 185 car models to get government subsidies. Cheating in the government …

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BYD becomes third-largest EV manufacturer in the world

California Governor Jerry Brown at BYD's Lancaster factory. Source: BYD

Chinese company closes in on Tesla and sets sights on US market Chinese automaker BYD has overtaken Mitsubishi to become the third-largest EV manufacturer in the world. With 161,000 total sales including hybrids, it now trails only the Renault-Nissan Alliance (369,000 sales) and Tesla Motors (164,000 sales). In fact, it …

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