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Gogoro Launches Battery Swapping In China

Gogoro, a global technology leader in battery swapping ecosystems that enable sustainable urban mobility, today launched its leading battery swapping system in China, the largest two-wheel vehicle market in the world. Gogoro is partnering with China’s leading vehicle makers, Yadea…

World’s Largest EV Battery Maker To Buy A Lithium Miner

The world’s largest maker of electric-vehicle batteries has agreed to buy Canadian miner Millennial Lithium in a move to bolster its supply of key mineral lithium. Chinese battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) outbid rival Ganfeng Lithium‘s July C$353 million…

TotalEnergies And China Three Gorges Corporation Are Teaming Up To Build Over 11,000 High-Power Charging Points For Electric Vehicles In Wuhan And Hubei Provinces.

TotalEnergies and China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG, through its two affiliates CTG Capital and CTG Electric Energy) have signed an agreement to establish a Joint Venture in electric mobility in China. This equally owned company will develop Electric Vehicle (EV)…

JiDU Auto And Hesai Technology Join Hands To Build Smart Driving System

JiDU Auto, a smart electric vehicle venture between China’s tech giant Baidu and automaker Geely, signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Chinese LiDAR manufacturer Hesai Technology (Hesai) to co-develop safer and more efficient intelligent driving systems, according to JiDU Auto’s…

XPeng Signs An Agreement For The Zhaoqing Smart EV Manufacturing Base Phase Two Expansion Project, Which Will Increase Annual Design Production Capacity From 100,000 To 200,000 Units.

XPeng Inc., a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle (Smart EV) company, announced it has signed an agreement with the Zhaoqing Municipal Government and the Zhaoqing High Technology Industry Development Zone to build the Phase Two expansion project of the XPeng…

Daimler Truck And CATL Expand Global Battery Partnership

Daimler Truck and Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL) are expanding their existing partnership related to batteries for electric trucks, started in 2019. The original deal was about CATL’s lithium-ion cell modules for upcoming Daimler’s series-produced electric trucks (Mercedes-Benz eActros,…

Farasis And Geely Establish JV For Geely Batteries

In China, the US battery manufacturer Farasis is establishing a joint venture with the Geely automotive group for the research and development as well as production and sale of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and other applications. Farasis is already…

Gogoro Strikes Deal With Yadea And DCJ To Build A Battery-Swapping Network In China

Less than a month after announcing a partnership with India’s largest two-wheeled vehicle maker, Gogoro is taking another big step in its global expansion plans. This time the market is China, where Gogoro’s technology, including its swappable smart batteries, will…

Baidu And Geely Plan $7.7 Billion Smart Car Push

Jidu Auto, a joint venture between Chinese giants Baidu Inc. and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, aims to spend 50 billion yuan ($7.7 billion) over the next five years on developing smart-car technology. The company intends to hire between 2,500 and…

China’s Geely To Add $5 Billion Battery Plant In EV Push

Geely said it would build an electric vehicle battery factory with a planned annual manufacturing capacity of 42 gigawatt hours (GWh) in China’s eastern city of Ganzhou, as it expands its EV line-up in the world’s biggest car market. The…