China EV Startup Nio Seen in Tech-For-Cash Talks With Mercedes

The proposed collaboration, which would see Nio share its research and technology for investment, has reportedly already met with resistance…

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Shares of China Evergrande, Its Property and EV Units Suspended

Trading in Evergrande shares and those of its property services and EV units was suspended on Thursday, while officials continue…

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Hyundai, Kia Recall 3.37m US Vehicles Over Engine Fire Risks

Hyundai confirmed there had been 21 fires and 21 other ‘thermal’ incidents related to the recall, while Kia said it…

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Mitsubishi to Withdraw From Car Production in China – Nikkei

Japanese carmaker will withdraw from its joint venture with state-owned Guangzhou Automobile Group, as sales have been sluggish because of…

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Ford Halts Work on $3.5bn CATL-Backed US Battery Plant

The US auto giant refused to say why it has paused construction but some lawmakers said it was a chance…

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US Space Force General Floats China Crisis Hotline Plan

US commander General Chance Saltzman said a direct line of communication between the Space Force and China could de-escalate tensions

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German Carmakers Fear EU’s China EV Probe: Minister – Politico

Germany’s economy minister said the country’s carmakers are “afraid” of retaliation from Beijing over potential EU duties targeting Chinese electric…

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Chinese Tourists Get Big Thai Welcome as Visa-Free Visits Begin

Chinese visitors landing in Bangkok on Monday got a VIP welcome from Thailand's new PM, who is looking to rev…

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Toyota to Speed Up EV Production, Sets 600,000 Target For 2025

The Japanese auto giant has lagged behind rivals in the electric vehicle race but is now accelerating its efforts to…

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China Issues Gallium, Germanium Licences as Exports Sink

The announcement came after customs data showed China had completely blocked its exports of germanium and gallium products in August

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Tesla Seen Looking at Battery Factory in India, as Well as EVs

Sources say CEO Elon Musk is keen to build two factories in India - one for electric vehicles, and a…

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France Reworks Subsidy Criteria to Cut-Off Chinese EVs – Nikkei

France’s decision — which follows an EU investigation into Chinese state subsidies for EV production — is aimed at reducing…

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