Tag: electric cars

What’s inside Chinese electric cars and why do they cost less? Promoting green vehicles, which are among Xi Jinping’s eco-sustainable goals, Chinese automakers have benefited from a series of government incentives that are not widely appreciated outside the Great Wall. The ecological transition comes at a high cost for everyone: industry, consumers and governments (China and the West)

What’s inside Chinese electric cars and why do they cost less? Promoting green vehicles, which are among Xi Jinping’s eco-sustainable goals, Chinese automakers have benefited from a series of government incentives that are not widely appreciated outside the Great Wall. The ecological transition comes at a high cost for everyone: industry, consumers and governments (China and the West)

Tesla was also the queen of electric car sales in 2023. But Elon Musk’s company is in danger of losing its crown. Its rival BYD may soon wear this. While the Chinese giant surpassed Tesla in electric vehicle sales with 526,409 units in the last quarter of 2023, the US automaker’s sales of 484,507 units […]

Escape from the electric car: Hertz switches back to gasoline and sells a third of its EV fleet

Escape from the electric car: Hertz switches back to gasoline and sells a third of its EV fleet

Car rental company Hertz announced that it is divesting about a third of its electric vehicle fleet rather than returning to investing in traditional cars. The surprise announcement came after he announced that he wanted to buy 100,000 Teslas in 2021. Sales of 20,000 electric cars started last month and will continue through 2024. According […]

Sea mine the size of Italy: “It will power electric cars”. But ecologists say no

Sea mine the size of Italy: “It will power electric cars”. But ecologists say no

The country with the highest proportion of electric cars on the roads is one in every four vehicles in circulation. Gasoline and diesel vehicles may disappear from dealerships next year. However, it is precisely in support of this pursuit of sustainable mobility that Norway attracts protests from environmentalists from all over the world. Oslo has […]

100 percent European car battery speaks Italian but Germany bought

100 percent European car battery speaks Italian but Germany bought

Germany will establish the first domestic electric car battery factory. In the middle is an Italian engineer who emigrated abroad and whose company he founded in Sweden has become so important for the future of the European automotive industry that he is in the middle of the conflict between the United States and the United […]

Super incentives for buying a new car (not just electric) in 2024

Super incentives for buying a new car (not just electric) in 2024

Although the golden years of 2 million new cars registered in Italy are still far away, the market is recovering. Normal, because the season of electric cars, hybrids and perhaps SUVs constantly raises prices and at the same time changes society. Owning a car is no longer a dogma; There is increasingly room for different […]

Big discounts coming soon: How much will those who buy electric (or rechargeable) cars save

Big discounts coming soon: How much will those who buy electric (or rechargeable) cars save

There is no official confirmation at the moment, but there is no denial either. We are talking about the news that ‘Sole 24 Ore’ and ‘Repubblica’ have been waiting for recently, that the government will be ready to implement new incentives for those who buy electric or hybrid cars. This time the discounts are expected […]

Orban’s passion for China and electric cars

Orban’s passion for China and electric cars

If the electric car and China represent the two biggest dangers to our companies and our workers, according to Giorgia Meloni and Matteo Salvini, one of their main allies in Europe, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, is moving in the opposite direction. Yes, because Hungary may soon become one of the main manufacturers of batteries […]

Critical raw materials, strategy to overcome dependence on China

Critical raw materials, strategy to overcome dependence on China

The European Union is determined to increase supplies of critical raw materials and end dependence on Beijing. Electric cars, solar panels and smartphones include such raw materials. While a significant increase in demand for these materials is expected, Europe still relies heavily on imports and often on suppliers from semi-monopolistic third countries, primarily China. 63% […]

EU-China summit ends in deadlock

EU-China summit ends in deadlock

Already, expectations were low on the eve of the China-EU summit. However, the conclusion of the summit, which was held in Beijing for the first time in four years, did not bring any major changes or developments. The agenda that European Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (accompanied by […]

Brexit can wait for electric cars: Stop tariffs in UK

Brexit can wait for electric cars: Stop tariffs in UK

Brexit can wait, at least when it comes to electric cars and batteries. The European Commission has actually offered EU governments a three-year delay in the introduction of customs duties on electric cars marketed with the UK, envisaged in post-Brexit agreements. The requested extension is a ‘one-off’ until December 31, 2026, and there is a […]