Thursday 30 November 2023
BYD secures significant victory in Singapore's largest electric bus contract
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) in Singapore recently announced that it will grow the country's electric bus fleet. The agency plans to spend SGD221.5 million (US$166 million)...
Wednesday 29 November 2023
Shifting gears: dynamics of investment in EV production and supply chains in the global automotive landscape
Supply chain experts note a deceleration in major carmakers' investments in electric vehicle (EV) self-production projects. This shift is attributed not only to considerations of...
Monday 27 November 2023
Japanese carmakers cut prices in Thailand to compete with Chinese rivals
China-based EV makers are expanding aggressively overseas, triggering a "war" between EVs and internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles in Thailand. The situation has pressured Japanese...
Thursday 23 November 2023
Northvolt develops sodium-ion battery for energy storage system
Sweden-based battery maker Northvolt announced that it has developed sodium-ion batteries. The cost-effective technology can support deploying energy storage systems (ESS). In addition,...
Wednesday 22 November 2023
Tesla's price increases fuel speculation in the Chinese market
Tesla raised prices for its Model 3 and Model Y in China at the end of October, marking the third price increase within 3 weeks. Tesla may raise prices again soon. There are various...
Monday 20 November 2023
BYD’s Tesla rival leads new EV launches at Guangzhou Auto Show
China's top-selling automaker BYD Co.'s unveiling of its long-awaited rival to Tesla Inc.'s Model Y — the Sea Lion 07 — led a slew of new vehicle launches at this year's...
Thursday 16 November 2023
Transition from 3E to 3A: The next era of electric vehicles
While current electrical vehicles revolve around electric power, electric drive, and electronic control systems, known as 3E, the future will be an era characterized by 3A - autonomous...
Monday 30 October 2023
Tesla woes bolster appeal of top China EV maker BYD: Tech Watch
BYD Co. is rapidly closing in on Tesla Inc. as the world's biggest seller of pure electric vehicles, with surging profits underscoring its sales clout despite intensifying competition...
Monday 30 October 2023
EV tear-up findings of China auto chip localization: Q&A with UBS tech analyst Jimmy Yu
A recent UBS Evidence Lab's tear-up activity on a BYD Seal electrical vehicle showed that a high level of import substitution in automotive chips is taking place at China EV brands,...
Thursday 26 October 2023
BYD's Indian EV and IT investment plans hit snags amid souring India-China relations
While India embraces Tesla's potential investment in car manufacturing, BYD, the leading electric vehicle manufacturer based in China, has encountered hurdles in the South Asian nation,...
Wednesday 11 October 2023
China's CATL, BYD dominate EV battery market as demand grows
Chinese companies are expanding their share of the US and European electric-car battery markets thanks to lower prices, cementing their domination of the industry globally.
Friday 6 October 2023
BYD's Europe foray could help it gain global presence, DIGITIMES Research says
China-based EV maker BYD has expanded its footprint in Europe to 15 countries. DIGITIMES Research analyst Jessie Lin said if BYD can compete with European carmakers, the company will...
Thursday 5 October 2023
BYD continues to see sales growth while Tesla misses 3Q23 deliveries estimates
BYD sold 287,454 vehicles in September, up 42.8% year over year. The China-based carmaker accumulated over 2 million units in sales for the first nine months of 2023. Its biggest...
Tuesday 3 October 2023
CATL leads in EV superfast charging battery technology revolution
EV batteries have seen materials and technology innovation with years of research and development, accelerating global adoption of EVs. According to Bloomberg, EV sales in...
Monday 2 October 2023
Strong Chinese EV exports to drive up Taiwan component suppliers performance in 4Q23
China-based EV companies have been aggressively expanding shipments overseas in 2023 with some Taiwanese auto component suppliers planning to increase deliveries to BYD and Tesla's...