Category Archives: EV

Geely’s New EV Zeekr 001 Arguably Boasts 1,000+ km Range on Single Charge, with a Surprisingly Simple Design

published: 2023-01-09 15:24 | editor | category: News
Driving range is a crucial concern for consumers when choosing an electric car. It is widely believed that Mercedes Benz’s concept vehicle VISION EQXX is the only EV capable of traveling 1,000 km on one charge. However, recently, Chinese automaker Geely seems to have crossed the 1,000-km threshold, too, with a much simpler design. ...  more

2022 EV Sales Figures in Taiwan: BMW Outperforms Kia by Units Sold

published: 2023-01-05 17:44 | editor | category: News
In 2022, the EV market continued to thrive. According to the annual figures of vehicle sales among EV makers, Tesla was the unquestionable leader and topped the list by a wide margin. What surprised the market was that the pricey BMW iX delivered a stronger sales performance than the much more economical Kia EV6. ...  more

Why the Success of Hybrid Vehicle Business is an Obstacle of Japanese Electric Cars?

published: 2023-01-04 9:54 | editor | category: News
Japan is no doubt a major automobile producer. However, the thriving electric vehicle market is now dominated by Chinese and other western automakers, which together capture 90% of total EV sales. Japanese players—which used to have full control over the EV market—now only secure a market share of lower than 5%. A major reason is probably the overwhelming success of their hybrid car business. ...  more