Tag: China

In 2020, General Motors Managed To Sell More Than 200,000 Electric Vehicles

General Motors is on a mission to lead the switch to electric vehicles and it’s off to a pretty good start.The automaker reports that it sold 200,268 fully electric vehicles worldwide, according to its sustainability report. The majority of those sales came from China, where EV infrastructure and acceptance are better than in the U.S. […]

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Chinese Rolls-Royce Customers Are Buying $1 Million Cars With Their Smartphones

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, most of us have become even more reliant on cashless transactions, specifically contactless payments made using our cell phones. If you’re like us you probably pay for gas, coffee, groceries, clothes and pretty much everything else you can buy in a store with your phone. But in China, […]

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Entry-Level 2021 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Launched In China With Six-Cylinder Engine

The 2021 Shanghai Auto Show is last week’s news, but in the multitude of premieres, one managed to slip away – until now. This is the new 2021 Mercedes-Maybach S480 and is exclusive to the Chinese market, though some believe that it might actually launch in the West as the S450. Why the S450 and […]

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Tesla To Add Battery Recycling Facilities To Its Shanghai Gigafactory

According to documents submitted to Shanghai authorities, Tesla plans to add recycling facilities to its local factory. The facilities, per Reuters, will be able to repair and reproduce key components such as battery cells and electric motors. Batteries are among the most environmentally taxing components in the automotive industry, so finding a way to reduce […]

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The Parent Of BMW’s Chinese Partner And Its Executives Fined Nearly $9M By Gov Regulators

False reporting and incomplete disclosures have led China’s securities regulator to fine Huachen Automotive Group Holdings and some of its executives a total of nearly $9 million. The company owns Brilliance China Automotive, BMW’s main Chinese partner. Together, the companies formed BMW Brilliance Automotive under China’s requirement that foreign automakers partner with local companies. BMW […]

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