Chinese Electric Vehicle Market 2020 Outlook

published: 2011-08-04 13:44
The growing population, limited oil supply, and governor’s inclining attitude toward large investment projects have led many auto makers to believe the Chinese market has much great potential to cultivate. According to central aut...  more

Electric Vehicles to Adopt NB Batteries, Cost or Safety?

published: 2011-05-26 11:52
According to Bloomberg’s report, Toyota, Daimler, and BMW are now seeking the possibility of adopting the cheaper and lighter batteries used in NBs. The cost of these lithium batteries are cheaper than that of batteries ad...  more

EV Makers Facing Development Bottlenecks (3)

published: 2011-04-29 13:09
By Lowy Chang As the name suggests, electric cars do not require gas but electricity, which is cheaper, and therefore, they are immune to the surge in gas prices. However, electric cars require completely different power systems, ...  more

EV Makers Facing Development Bottlenecks (2)

published: 2011-04-22 16:33
Technology bottlenecks have put a hold on the development of electric vehicles: - Short lifespan and high cost Currently, most domestic lithium battery makers only provide one-year warranty. Even the lithium battery of an average...  more

EV Makers Facing Development Bottlenecks (1)

published: 2011-04-14 11:24
As EV makers gradually increased investment in R&D in recent years and some technology bottle necks have been overcome. Yet, there is still a number of impracticalities that industry experts believe are holding back the future...  more

Investment Environment by Countries – Taiwan

published: 2011-03-18 18:40
Due to the increasing focus on environmental issues and renewable energy, the Legislative Yuan has passed “Energy Tax Regulations,” “Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act” and “Renewable Energy Development Law,” aiming to enhance environme...  more

Investment Environment by Countries – Germany

published: 2011-03-11 13:32
According to “German Mineral Oil Duty Act,” every electric car purchase will be rewarded with a tax preference. The goal is to reach a tax deduction of 3 billion Euros by 2010 and of 5 billion Euros by 2050. As for hyb...  more

Investment Environment by Countries – France

published: 2011-03-04 17:20
Starting from government institutions and public transport, European Union takes measures in response to the “green living” trend. European Parliament passed a bill demanding government institutions and public transport to take no...  more