Category Archives: EV

Responding to Tesla’s Promotion in China, NIO Says Competitor’s Low Price Reflects True Value of Its Cars

published: 2021-01-22 18:30 | editor | category: News
Last week, Chinese EV manufacturer NIO debuted its first commercially available model, the ET7. With a price tag of around RMB 448,000, the ET7 is noted by various media outlets as being more expensive than Tesla’s Model Y in the domestic market. In an effort to expand its market share in China, Tesla is offering its electric SUV — the Model Y — at RMB 339,900. However, this low price applies only to the vehicles made at Tesla’s production plant in China. ...  more

GM Wishes to Sell One Million Units of Electric Vehicles to Surpass Tesla. Has Something Gone Wrong?

published: 2021-01-20 18:30 | editor | category: News
The latest strategic goal for General Motors is to become the best automotive brand in North America. During a recent interview, the company commented that the only concrete method in surpassing Tesla is to achieve an annual sales of 1 million electric vehicles by 2025, though there seems to be something wrong with the particular method and target. ...  more

Researchers at NCKU Built a Rechargeable Solid-State Zinc-Carbon Battery That Is Eco-Friendly and Suitable for EVs

published: 2021-01-19 18:30 | editor | category: Analysis
As an integral part of electric vehicles (EV), batteries has been attracting more attention as the automotive industry migrates to all-electric and hybrid powertrain systems. Many countries are now actively developing domestic EV manufacturing. At the same time, they are also actively engaging in the R&D of various battery technologies. ...  more

Kuo Ming-Chi: Now Is Not the Right Time for the Concept Stock of Apple Car due to 3 Major Unstable Factors

published: 2021-01-05 18:30 | editor | category: News
Kuo Ming-chi, prophet in Apple products, has spoken out on a rare occasion regarding the topic on Apple Car that went viral last week, and advised investors to not purchase the so-called Apple Car concept stock right now based on 3 primary considerations, for which he suggested investors to reconsider on the timing of investment. ...  more

Study on Cobalt-Less Battery Continues as Reducing Precious Metal Content Becomes Future Battery Trend

published: 2021-01-05 18:30 | editor | category: News
The ascending demand for battery has also invigorated the demand in mining, where the rights and interests of labors have become a major issue, apart from the impact on the natural ecology and water sources. With the concatenating controversies on the natural environment, labors, and human rights, scientists are working hard with manufacturers on seeking for better alternative solutions, such as the research and development of lithium ion batteries that contain no precious metal cobalt. ...  more

Subaru to Launch an Electric SUV in Europe in 2021

published: 2020-12-28 18:30 | editor | category: News
Major Japanese carmaker Subaru has announced via its European subsidiary that it will launch its first battery-electric vehicle in the European market in 2021. This vehicle will be a medium-size SUV and adopt an electric powertrain platform that was developed by Toyota. ...  more

Analysts: China is the Heart and Lungs for Tesla as the Country Provides Factories and Market

published: 2020-12-25 9:11 | editor | category: Analysis
The market initially thought what Elon Musk said two years ago about selling and delivering 500K units of vehicles was nothing but a joke, though the target is highly likely to be achieved within this year, and the shares of Tesla had surged under the bull market this year. Analysts believe that Tesla would require 2-3 years of time to achieve the sales of 500K units outside of China, and the Nikkei’s interview with market experts also disclosed that the significance of China resembles the heart and lungs of Tesla. ...  more