The move followed concern that Imperial's research facilities were aiding China's latest army jets and high performance batteries, The Guardian said.
Greenpeace ranked Toyota last out of the top 10 automakers in sales volume - for the second year running. Zero-emission vehicles made up less than 1% of its sales, report said
Mining giant Anglo-American has unveiled a prototype of what it says is the world’s largest hydrogen-powered mining truck
Nio said it will rev up the construction of battery swapping stations in Europe with a view to expanding car sales in Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark.
The company said it would establish an advanced energy materials research institute and a new energy technology industrialisation research centre in Beijing
The funding was first reported by Maeil, citing the investment banking industry. The newspaper said Carlyle Group and SK On had been negotiating detailed terms
Officials said funding was completed on Wednesday for the second phase of the advanced manufacturing fund, which invests in Chinese innovation sectors
The company's call coincides with the release of a new hybrid model, the Grand Vitara sport utility vehicle, that is intended to compete with Hyundai and Kia
Domestic new energy vehicle companies such as BYD, Li Auto, Xpeng, Evergrande and Nio are expected to gain from the reduction in vehicle loan rates
Analysts said the yen's tumbling value against the dollar caused share price boosts for automakers and microchip producers
Battery makers for electric vehicles are studying ways to create smaller and cheaper batteries to bring down prices, as batteries are currently the most expensive items in EVs.