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GAC Aion with fast charging speed comparable to refueling

Early this year, GAC announced its new super fast charging battery technology.   Compared to the current fast-charging time of pure electric models, which takes 30 minutes to recharge to 80% of battery capacity,...

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CATL will reveal its first sodium-ion battery tomorrow

Tomorrow the giant Chinese battery cell maker CATL will finally reveal its first sodium-ion battery (SIB).   SIBs are potentially much cheaper to produce than lithium-ion batteries (LIBs). Nonetheless, initially, with small-scale production the...

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ORA Good Cat gets two LFP battery options

Previously, the ORA Good Cat had a LFP (LiFePO4) battery in the standard range version (401 km), but the long range version (501 km) was only available with a NCM battery. Fortunately, recent Ministry...

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SVOLT has its own version of BYD Blade battery

SVOLT is a Chinese battery cell maker subsidiary of the giant Chinese automaker GWM (Great Wall Motors), that besides LFP (LiFePO4) and NCM is already producing NMx (LNMO) battery cells.   SVOLT has its...

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BYD Dolphin: range and battery capacity exposed

We finally know the exact figures of range and battery capacity for the BYD Dolphin, thanks to recent documents published by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).   Let’s see those figures....

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Developments on LFP battery technology

Nowadays, good electric cars already have enough range for most people, but they are still much more expensive than their ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) counterparts. This is why LFP (LiFePO4) and CTP (cell-to-pack) are...

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BYD Dolphin (EA1) is great inside and out

Audi’s former design director Wolfgang Egger keeps doing an impressive job at BYD. Long gone are the days when most Chinese cars were ugly, and the ones that looked nice were carbon copies of...