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More Great News For Tesla China — MIIT Minister States No Cut In EV Subsidies In July

Overnight, Miao Wei, the Minister of Industry and Information Technology in China, announced at the EV100 forum in Beijing that new energy vehicle (NEV) subsidies will not be cut in July 2020, as many in the industry had feared

China EV Sales Report — Baojun E-Series New #1 In Receding Market

The end-of-incentives hangover deepened in August for the Chinese plug-in vehicle market, with the market dropping a steep 12% year over year (YoY) and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) crashing 51%. Amazingly, fully electric vehicles (BEVs) managed to grow, by 4%, a small increase over the 1% growth rate of July, which means BEVs are currently the only ray of light in the Chinese auto market (the overall market also dropped, by 8% YoY)

Chinese EV Sales In July: After The Subsidy Storm

After an end-of-incentives derived surge in June, July saw the expected hangover, with the Chinese plug-in vehicle market dropping 7% year over year (YoY), and the 70,000 units of last month representing less than half of the deliveries of the previous month. Plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) sank 22% YoY in July, their worst drop in over two years, while, amazingly, fully electric vehicles (BEVs) still managed to grow, if only by 1%, despite the gloom all around them (the overall market also dropped 4%)

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Subsidy Cuts & Tesla Model 3 Shake Up Chinese EV Sales Ranking — June Sales Report

After a slow May, with just 2% growth, June saw the Chinese plug-in vehicle market return to full charge, thanks to some 147,000 registrations, up 72% year over year (YoY). Fully electric vehicles (BEVs) grew faster than that, at +97%, and because the mainstream market is falling (-8%), June’s plug-in vehicle (PEV) share reached a record 8.5%, pulling the PEV market share to 6.3%, well above the 2018 result (4.2%) and on target to reach my forecast of 8% for

China Electric Vehicle Sales Up To 5.4% Market Share

After a first quarter with surging sales, April saw the Chinese plug-in electric vehicle market cool down a little, to some 100,000 registrations. That means it was up only 34% year over year (YoY). Nonetheless, because the mainstream market is still in the red, the April plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) share reached an amazing 6.2%, pulling the PEV market share to 5.4% in 2019 so far, well above the 2018 result (4.2%)

Tesla Short Seller: Protect America! Ban Electric Cars!!

Electric cars use cobalt and rare earth metals. The Chinese are hording them and may refuse to sell them to the US. Therefore we the US should immediately ban the sale of electric cars in the name of national security? Got all that?

China: BAIC EU-Series Hit 13,000 Sales In March, Tesla Model 3 Scored 5,000 — CleanTechnica EV Sales Report

March saw the Chinese plug-in electric vehicle market surpass 110,000 units, up 86% year over year (YoY). Meanwhile, the mainstream market was down 7% in March, allowing the March plug-in vehicle (PEV) share to reach 5.8%. That pulls the PEV market share to 5.1%, which is already well above the 2018 result (4.2%)

Byton Closes $500 Million Funding Round, FAW Steps In

Byton Dr. Carsten Breitfeld InterviewWhat a difference a few months make in the life of a startup. Byton has gone through a building storm that erupted a few months ago. A founding member walked away just as or just before investors stepped in and changed the course of Byton

Xpeng G3 & P7, New Chinese Quality That Will Surprise You — #CleanTechnica Field Trip, Auto Shanghai 2019

Xpeng P7 G3 Auto ShanghaiThere are plenty of misconceptions running around about Chinese car quality. But with many ancient artifacts that survived thousands of years buried in the elements, it’s no wonder the Chinese can also deliver the level of quality displayed at the 2019 Shanghai auto show. Is China getting closer to the US market in terms of quality with new, smarter EV startups

BYD’s Yuan & Tang Shine In February — China Electric Car Sales Report

Traditionally, February, along with January, are the two slowest months in the Chinese plug-in vehicle market, but with sales growing 58% year over year (YoY) last month, to some 53,000 units, especially in the context of a falling market (the mainstream market was down 17% last month), one can’t really complain about this market, despite the plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market share dropping slightly to 4.7% (4.3% in February). However, the 2019 result is already above the 2018 result (4.2%)