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    Exclusive: China sold only 7,000 electric automobiles in 2013
    Sales Likely To Increase, As Total Sudsidies Can Now Total $19,500 In Some Cities 1403878500

    The goal of the plan is to have five million EVs on the roads by the end of 2020. China is already the world's largest manufacturer of electric bicycles and electric tricycles, but no less than 13 automobile manufacturers in China offered 18 different models of electric automobiles in ...

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    Report: Mysterious Qoros hybrid debut set for Geneva Motor Show

    Haven't heard of Qoros Auto? Not surprising, since it's an all-new Chinese brand. But it's about to make headlines with the launch of a hybrid crossover at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show in March, alongside its first actual production model. Qoros is itself a hybrid, a joint venture between top ...

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    Beijing: Chery's completely unusual @Ant concepts hook up

    Chery has brought one of the most unusual concept vehicles – actually and importantly, two such vehicles – to the Beijing Motor Show this week. Wonder what you're looking at in the picture above? How about a conceptual "road train" system where the individual cars can attach and ...

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    Report: China's Chery, Magna developing 3 compacts for Europe

    Joint venture Chery Quantum Auto – owned by China's Chery Automobile and Israel Corporation – will reportedly export three compact vehicles to Europe in 2012. Austrian supplier Magna Steyr will be tasked with developing the vehicles, according to Financial Times Deutschland. The ...

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    Chery reportedly researching Wankel engines for extended-range EVs

    Mazda isn't the only company out there working on the next-generation rotary engine. According to China Car Times, Chery is also dabbling in Wankel technology. The company isn't so much interested in bringing non-piston love to The People's Republic so much as they are finding a more efficient way ...

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    China BAK Battery awarded li-ion supply contract for Chery Automobile Co.

    Chery Riich M1 EV
    Though often falling below the radar map, China's Chery Automobile Co. has developed numerous electric vehicles (EVs) and has shown an interest in producing many more of them in the coming years. The company's work on EVs such as the Riich M1, to the S18, its Tiggo 3 and even ...

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    China's Chery Automotive, Taiwan's BenQ team up to produce li-ion separator films

    Chery Riich M1 EV
    In recent years, China's Chery Automotive has displayed a growing fondness for electric vehicles (EVs). From the company's Riich M1, to the S18, its Tiggo 3 and even the QQ, Chery's focus on delivering EVs to its customer base is really unmatched by any of its Chinese ...

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    Better Place signs MOU with Chery Automotive, battery swapping headed to China

    Over the weekend in Beijing, electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure pioneer Better Place announced that it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China's Chery Automotive. The deal will help Better Place bring its oft-talked about battery-swapping technology along with its EV charging ...

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    Is Chery designing an electric jeep for Better Place?

    In reporting on a $350 million funding round for Better Place, we said that we doubted another automaker besides Nissan-Renault is building vehicles that would work with the company's battery-swapping system. Might a report in Globes prove us wrong? According to the Israeli business news site, ...

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    Mainland Chinese automakers look to Taiwan for EV expertise

    More electric car news from Taiwan. Two Chinese automakers are ready to develop and sell electric cars there. Chery, for instance, has announced the creation of an R&D center in the upcoming "Green Energy Intelligent Vehicle Innovation Park (EV Park)" in central Taiwan. This would give Chery ...

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    Chery plans to launch 5 eco-friendly cars by 2010?

    Chery Riich M1 EV - Click above for a high-res gallery
    Chinese automaker Chery is on quite a roll these days. Last week at the Shanghai Motor Show, Chery showed off a couple of electric vehicle concepts: the Riich M1 EV and Tiggo 3 EV, both powered by advanced lithium phosphate batteries. Joining ...

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    Chery electric car venture with Israel Corp. speeds up, slims down

    Less than two weeks after Chery unveiled its first electric car (above) comes news that the joint venture the Chinese car maker has with Israel Corporation Ltd. is set to speed up. The holding company belonging to the Ofer family, which has $100 million or so invested in Better Place, has said ...

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    Chery unveils the S18, its first electric car

    China's largest independent automaker, Chery, has "unveiled" their first electric car. Called the S18, the small 4 door appears to be the a battery-operated version of the S18/QQ2 first shown to the world at last year's Beijing Auto Show. The in-house design features lithium iron phosphate ...

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    Chery launches micro hybrid A5 BSG in China

    Over in China, former Bricklin and former Chrysler partner Chery Motors has finally launched its A5 BSG sedan. The BSG is kind of like GM's mild hybrid system, but without the nickel metal hydride battery. It's essentially nothing more than an auto-start stop system on on the compact sedan. The ...

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    Chery QQ gets sequential gearbox and a boost from the government

    One of the most well-known Chinese clones, the Chery QQ3, has been often been the target of retirement rumors. However, just like practically everywhere else, the Chinese auto market is getting help from the government, help that might help the QQ3 survive. One of the measures the Chinese ...

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    Not a good combo: Chery, Chrysler and the Congressional bailout

    Click above for a gallery of the Dodge Hornet concept
    Chrysler's goal in launching a joint venture with China's Chery was to produce low-cost small cars for the American market. No problem, right? Wrong. From the very beginning, the two automakers had a bit of a rocky relationship, with Chery ...

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    Chery-based Dodge Hornet dead for now

    click for Dodge Hornet gallery
    It's now looking like Chrysler's hopes of getting a fuel efficient small car from China's Chery Motors are dead in the water. The company had agreed with Chery in late 2006 to collaborate on small car development and production. This had led to hopes that the Dodge ...

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    Chery to launch A5 hybrid production in October

    Upstart Chinese automaker Chery is getting ready launch production of its first hybrid in October. The A5 hybrid sedan is targeted at the low end of the market. As such, it uses a less expensive mild hybrid system rather than a strong hybrid like the Prius. The A5's mild hybrid, which was developed ...

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    Ricardo designates new global hybrid product group director

    British company Ricardo, know for its efforts in cleaning up powertrains, has decided to give a boost to its hybrid developments by hiring a new Group Director. The new appointee is Dr. Roger Thornton, who has more than 25 years of experience in power electronics based systems for transportation ...

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    Chrysler announces new fuel-efficient offerings

    For Chrysler, the future is looking green(er). Company vice chairman Tom LaSorda recently announced a bunch of new fuel-efficient offerings. In 2010, an unibody Jeep Grand Cherokee will be introduced that will be mated to a new V6 fuel efficient engine. The automaker plans to spend $1.8 billion to ...


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