The contracts, worth $121 million, went to China's BYD and Chile's Servicios y Operaciones Mineras del Norte, the minerals ministry said
US electric vehicle maker achieved the highest monthly rate since it started manufacturing in Shanghai in 2019
South Korean battery maker's $10.7bn IPO has received bids worth around $80 billion from institutional investors, sources have said
Volkswagen said it would likely double sales of its battery electric vehicles in China this year and aims to do even better but it could be hamstrung by a shortage of semiconductors.
India would need 400,000 public charging stations to serve an estimated two million EVs by 2026, according to a June 2021 report, but it only has 1,038 currently
A total of 1,636 electric cars and taxis registered last year gained from the rebates under the EV early adoption incentive scheme
Executives have spent years talking up ambitions, allocating billions of dollars to add more electrics to their global lineups
Tesla chief Elon Musk tweeted on Friday that the electric carmaker will raise the US price of its advanced driver assistant software to $12,000 on January 17 and other places later.
VinFast is betting on the US market, where it plans to debut affordable electric sport utility vehicles late this year with its battery leasing models
Honda, Japan's second-largest automaker, is set to launch a new EV brand in China this year called e:N Series