National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB (NEVS), the owner of the sorta-still-there Saab automobile brand, has reached a deal with Dongfeng Motor Corp. in which the China-based automaker will help NEVS develop greener vehicles. NEVS and Dongfeng have been working together since July, though the agreement was officially announced Monday. The companies say the agreement relates to so-called "new-energy" vehicles, though neither details of what those new energy vehicles will be nor f
Many worldwide automobile manufacturers are branching out into the realm of electric vehicles and electric automobile technologies. Companies including Leshi, Infiniti and Tesla are all converging on the Chinese market to take advantage of the burgeoning sales that occur in the country. Domestic Chinese automobile manufacturers like Leshi are working to increase their own knowledge of electric vehicles as well as bring in experts in the field to increase the chances of succes
The Volvo Ocean Race is the world’s toughest sailing event, where the elite of the sailing profession battle it out on the most treacherous oceans. It is a nine-month marathon on the seas, passing through four oceans and five continents. The race is an exceptional test of sailing prowess and human endeavour where the athletes push themselves to the limit of endurance in what is commonly referred to as the ‘Everest of Sailing’.
Over the duration of the race, the crews experi
The domestic Chinese auto market has seen an increase in foreign investors to the extent that they now make up the majority of the Chinese auto market for the first time in a long while. While China is dominating the markets in technology and other industries their domestic auto market has not seen as big of advances as they would have hoped going up against bigger and more prepared foreign automobile manufacturers. The China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) doe
While China’s production of domestic and international automobiles may not be excessive they continue to be a major world automobile market influencer. In their extensive research and development of cleaner and more efficient vehicles China has surpassed many of the world’s automobile manufacturing giants. In 2011 China produced only 12,552 electric vehicle units as opposed to one year later, in 2012, when they produced 11,241 units of solely electric vehicles which raised th