Strict Covid-curbs have put 26 million lives on hold in Shanghai - China's most important economic hub. The resulting supply chain disruptions and revenue losses will spell fresh economic trouble for China, and the world.
The reason isn't just rising temperatures or battery quality but a lack of thermal-based safety precautions. The EV batteries are getting heated beyond 100 degrees, experts claim.
Tesla employees have returned to work at the giant’s Covid-hit Shanghai plant, and they aim to restart production with 1,000 cars a day after a stoppage of more than three weeks.
Hozon New Energy Automobile, an eight-year-old Zhejiang-based electric vehicle maker, startled industry watchers with growing sales of its affordable, spacious SUVs.