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China Is Breeding A Herd Of Purebred Trojan Horses To Conquer The Western BEV Market

When Japanese automakers entered the European market over half a century ago, then Korean automakers did so in the ’80s and ’90s, and lastly Indian brands did so hardly a decade ago, they started at the bottom with low-priced and low-quality products

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Indonesia’s Palm Oil Exports Rise on Higher Shipments to China

Indonesia’s palm oil exports increased in July on higher shipments to China and the Middle East, according to the Indonesian Palm Oil Association.

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Xpeng G3 — $21,383 to $29,102 Hot Electric Crossover (in China)

Xpeng is a young (very young) electric vehicle startup in China that is getting a lot more attention in the US now that it has gone public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). We’ve been covering the company for a couple of years — you can read an in-depth piece on the company here or look through the company’s history (and my evolving impression of the company) here

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Tesla & The Minions — China EV Sales Report

The overall Chinese market returned to negative numbers in June, down 6% year over year (YoY), but on paper, plugins fared much worse, down 53% last month

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Mercedes to recall 660,000 vehicles in China for oil leak

Benz will recall more than 660,000 vehicles in China later this year for a possible oil leak. A seal between a high-pressure fuel pump and a low-pressure fuel pipe could weaken over time, allowing oil …

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Is This The Beginning, Or The End For Palm Oil In China?

China’s approach to domestic food security could weigh heavily on global palm oil production. Coronavirus sent palm oil demand tumbling, but factors like the U.

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BYD Qin = China’s Best Selling Electric Vehicle In April (China EV Sales Report)

Plugin vehicle sales continue to recover in China. They were still down 29% year over year (YoY) in April, but that was the smallest drop so far this year. Slightly more than 61,000 units were registered in April

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4 Million Viewers Just Watched A Tesla-Centric Livestream In China

Redditor MediumEconomist shared in a post that 4 million viewers recently watched a “Tesla-centric livestream” in China. The show was an hour-long on the Taobao shopping platform and was aired on Tuesday afternoon

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Tesla Model 3 Shines In Transition Month In China

With the Chinese market slowly returning to normal, now that China has endured the first wave of the COVID pandemic, sales have started to recover from February’s fall into the abyss. In March they dropped just 51%, to around 60,000 units, a significant improvement from the 65% fall of the previous month

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Wicked Tesla China Video Explains Why Chinese Customers Love Tesla

Tesla is making deliveries in China and has rolled out a new video highlighting the experiences of Chinese Tesla customers and why they chose Tesla over so many other electric and fossil-fueled vehicle on the market there (China has an abundance of option not seen elsewhere in the world). One new owner, an apparent rapper, described Autopilot as “spa-like.”

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