US considering higher tariffs on clean energy goods from China; 100 percent levy on EVs

A lineup of electric vehicles manufactured by China's BYD, the world's largest maker of EVs. Image: BYD

The US is considering a 100 percent levy on Chinese electric vehicles --- four times as much as the 25 percent tariff levied at present --- news reports quoting unidentified govern...

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BYD marks seven millionth New Energy Vehicle, becomes first to the mark

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BYD, the world's biggest new energy vehicle (NEV) company, produced its seven millionth NEV car on March 25, becoming the first company to cross the milestone. The target was achie...

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BYD Americas chief says Mexico plant by year end, but no plans for exports to USA

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Chinese electric vehicle giant BYD has no plans of selling its passenger EVs in the US and finds the market "complicated" and "confusing", the CEO of its Americas operation said. S...

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BYD's battery arm FinDreams vows to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045

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Chinese automaker BYD's battery manufacturing division FinDreams Battery has recently announced its commitment to achieve carbon neutrality in all its operations and supply ch...

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Xpeng plans 30 new models to survive Chinese competition

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Chinese EV company Xpeng will launch 30 new models in the coming three years to survive what its Chairman and CEO He Xiaopeng called a 'sea of blood' --- the competition between Ch...

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BYD goes upscale, plans to launch multiple luxury models this year

The BYD Yangwang U8 has raised comparisons with the Range Rover. Image: BYD

Chinese carmaker BYD plans to launch a number of "high-end luxury" models by the end of this year, the company told the Hong Kong stock market in an exchange filing. The move refle...

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BYD takes aim at US market, evaluating EV plant in Mexico

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Chinese battery and electric vehicle powerhouse BYD is preparing to set up an EV factory in Mexico, the head of its Mexican operations told reporters. The company has launched a fe...

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BorgWarner inks strategic partnership with BYD's FinDreams for 'Blade battery'

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Auto component and tech supplier BorgWarner has announced its strategic relationship agreement with FinDreams Battery, the battery arm of Chinese automaker BYD, for adopt...

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BYD-FAW battery JV begins mass production of 'blade battery' in China

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FAW-FinDreams, the joint venture between BYD's battery arm FinDreams and automaker FAW, has recently started mass roll-out of battery packs for electric vehicles in China, for...

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BYD confirms NEV production base in Hungary to target European markets

BYD is to become the first Chinese car manufacturer to establish a production facility for new energy vehicles (NEVs) in Europe. The automaker has recently signed a preliminary lan...

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Tesla plans LFP battery supply chain in Nevada gigafactory

Tesla is bringing its supply chain for lithium iron phosphate batteries (LFP) to the US, media reports suggest. The electric vehicle maker is looking to expand its battery facility...

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BYD to supply 1.1 GWh of batteries for 'world's largest' BESS project in Chile

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Spanish RE developer Grenergy Renovables, which is developing its flagship BESS project 'Oasis de Atacama' in Chile, has signed recently a supply agreement with the ...

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BYD begins construction of 30GWh sodium-ion battery plant in China

Song Lewei, secretary of the Municipal Party Committee, and Wang Chuanfu, chairman and president of BYD, signing of 10 billion sodium-ion battery project between Huaihai, Nov. 2023

After concluding 2023, with record-break sales of 3 million new energy vehicles, Chinese automotive major, BYD has achieved yet another milestone with the groundbreaking ...

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KG Mobility deepens partnership with BYD for battery packs, hybrid systems

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South Korean automaker KG Mobility (formerly SsangYong Motor Company) has recently signed strategic agreements with the BYD Group for setting up a battery pack factory in...

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Eye on EV Charging: In China and Japan, charging networks are largely collaborative affairs

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Well distributed and easy-to-access charging networks will be a vital factor for faster adoption of e-mobility. The networks need to provide fast, reliable and sustainable charging...

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Daily Shorts: US offers $12 bn to retool car plants for EVs, Tesla reverses China price war

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The US government is offering auto companies and component suppliers $12 billion in grants and loans so they can retrofit their plants to produce electric vehicles. US Energy Secre...

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Daily Shorts: BYD profit triples, Indonesia's Aceh to get green hydrogen plant

Chinese EV powerhouse BYD said first-half profit tripled to $1.50 billion, as record deliveries helped the company retain the title of China's biggest-selling automotive brand. Dat...

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Weekend Roundup: India may put EVs in priority lending list, BYD buys Jabil's China mobility operations

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India could include EVs under its priority sector lending category to make it cheaper for companies to raise funds, Reuters reported, citing an unidentified government official. Th...

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Daily Shorts: BYD plans battery plant in South Korea, Japan considers $14 bn green push

Japan is evaluating $14 billion in additional investments to promote local production of energy storage batteries, semiconductors and equipment used to make hydrogen, according to ...

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BYD's billion $ India plant: on or not?

BYD entered India in October last year. Image: BYD India

What's the status of BYD's reported $1 billion plant in India? The latest news report says it's been scotched due to security concerns, but that might not be the end of it. Last we...

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BYD to spend $620 mn for three-plant complex in Brazil

BYD says one of the three plants will be dedicated to electric trucks. Image: BYD

China's BYD will spend $620 million to set up a new, three-complex in the Camacari industrial park in northeastern Brazil, the company announced. BYD's announcement comes on the ba...

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BYD, Castrol ON form strategic partnership on advanced EV fluids

China's largest EV maker BYD and global lubricant giant Castrol have announced a three-year strategic collaboration agreement on using Castrol ON advanced EV fluids in the former's...

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XCHARGE launches battery-integrated charger in collaboration with BYD

Beijing-based EV charging solutions company XCHARGE has unveiled 'Net Zero Series' aimed to drive the adoption of fast charging and energy storage solutions. In collaboration with ...

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Shell, BYD inks agreement to collaborate on enhancing EV charging experience

Global energy and petrochemical company Shell and Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer BYD have announced that they have signed a global strategic cooperation agreement to mutuall...

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BYD India’s e6, premium eMPV adopts the company’s blade battery technology

BYD (Build Your Dreams) India has announced e6, the country's first premium eMPV launched by it recently for the B2B segment, is India's first model to be powered by its 'revolutio...

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BYD, UzAuto sign strategic MoU to develop new energy vehicles in Central Asia

BYD Auto Industry Co Ltd (BYD) has announced the signing of a strategic MoU with Uzbek automaker UzAuto to develop, produce and popularize New Energy Vehicles (NEV) in Central Asia...

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