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Nissan boss warns no end in sight to global chip shortage

BBC News 29 Nov 2021
The Omicron variant could add pressure to a chronic shortage of microchips used in car manufacturing, the boss of car giant Nissan has warned ... Nissan hopes that 40% of the cars it sells in China will be electric or hybrid by 2026, while it only expects to hit that same proportion in the US by 2030 given slower consumer take-up.
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Nissan to spend 2 tril. yen over 5 yrs to spur electrification

Kyodo 29 Nov 2021
Nissan, like other global automakers, is transitioning toward electrified cars to play its part in global efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and said in its long-term vision that it will launch an electric vehicle with all-solid-state batteries, which are expected to be safer and give vehicles longer range, by fiscal 2028.
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Xiaomi to build auto plant in Beijing

Shenzhen Daily 28 Nov 2021
In March, Xiaomi, China’s largest smartphone maker, said it would commit to investing US$10 billion in a new electric car division over 10 years, joining a market that’s already crowded with players from Tesla Inc ... to sell electric vehicles.
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Model Annabeth Murphy-Thomas poses for photographers holding a ring with the Pink Star, a 59.6-carat oval cut internally flawless fancy vivid pink diamond, ahead of its auction in central London, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.
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‘More money than God:’ Chinese titan lavished Hunter Biden with 3-carat gem, offer of $30 million

New York Post 28 Nov 2021
Ye’s task at was to spend $1.5 billion as quickly as possible to ensure the Czech Republic would become China’s “Gateway to the European Union,” a priority of President Xi ... Hunter Biden welcomes WH Xmas tree after purported break from China firm ... Hunter Biden’s firm helped China gain control of electric-car mineral.
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Tesla plans to gear up its Shanghai production line

China Daily 27 Nov 2021
"The investment comes as no surprise, as demand for electric> cars is surging both in China, where its cars are loved, and overseas markets, so Tesla needs to quickly scale up its capacity," said Roy Lu, an independent auto analyst based in Shanghai. China is the world's largest ...
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Why Chinese electric cars are causing a buzz in Thailand

South China Morning Post 27 Nov 2021
... show opened my eyes to how much China has progressed in developing its electric cars,” he said.
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Tesla moves to AMD chip in new Model Y in China

The Siasat Daily 27 Nov 2021
After moving to AMD in the new Model S, Elon Musk-owned electric vehicle company Tesla has reportedly started using a new AMD chip in new Model Y vehicles in China. According to Electrek, the electric car maker is now using the US-based semiconductor company AMD’s Ryzen chip ...
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Editorial: America’s conversion to electric cars ignores a major strategic vulnerability

Lima Ohio 26 Nov 2021
As the United States tries to wean itself from fossil fuels and rebuild its infrastructure to make electric car usage more feasible, policymakers need to ask whether the nation is prepared for a risky trade-off ... Today’s archrival is China at a time when Americans are working hard to cut greenhouse gases by converting to electric cars.
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Lithium Price Surpasses 200,000 Yuan Milestone as EV Sales Reach New Heights

Caixin Online 26 Nov 2021
The price of the key material used to make electric-car batteries has passed the 200,000 yuan ($31,305) milestone in China, continuing a hot trend that has seen the price of the commodity reach record highs as vehicle sales also reach new heights ... Record sales of electric vehicles (EVs) in China have driven this trend.
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Chinese EV-Maker Nio to Expand Into Five More European Countries

Caixin Online 26 Nov 2021
In Norway, one in every four customers who test-drove a Nio bought the car, a higher proportion than in China, according to Li ... China is promoting the development of homegrown electric car makers ... “new energy” vehicles, which refers to electric, plug-in hybrid and fuel cell cars.
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China to remain 'super market' into next year - Daimler China chief

Reuters 25 Nov 2021
BERLIN, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Daimler's (DAIGn.DE) China sales will stay strong next year, the carmaker's China chief said on Thursday, adding he was confident that Mercedes-Benz could grow its share of the country's electric vehicle market given little competition in the premium car segment.
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Editorial: America's conversion to electric cars ignores a major strategic vulnerability

Atlantic City 25 Nov 2021
As the United States tries to wean itself from fossil fuels and rebuild its infrastructure to make electric car usage more feasible, policymakers need to ask whether the nation is prepared for a risky trade-off ... Today’s archrival is China at a time when Americans are working hard to cut greenhouse gases by converting to electric cars.
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Tesla Model 3 at Geneva Motorshow 2018
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Tesla Model S Plaid may launch in China in March: Musk

Sify 25 Nov 2021
Responding to a question on Twitter about when the electric sedan will come to China, Musk said "probably around March". Home to more than 1.4 billion people, China is the largest electric car market in the world ... The car has ...
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EV startup Rivian reportedly delays SUV delivery until at least spring

New York Post 25 Nov 2021
electric cars. Hunter Biden’s firm helped China gain control of electric-car mineral ... Apple targets 2025 to launch self-driving car without steering wheel. Biden screeches tires of electric Hummer at GM factory in Detroit ... Biden visits car plant after GM pays $160K to WH adviser Ricchetti’s kin.
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‘Battery arms race’: how China has monopolised the electric vehicle industry

The Observer 25 Nov 2021
Think of an electric car and the first name that comes to mind will probably be Tesla. The California company makes the world’s bestselling electric car and was recently valued at $1tn ... Battery life is a series investigating the human rights implications of the electric car supply chain.
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