Carbon News - Intelligence for the carbon market

Japan's car--making heavyweights could be facing an electric shock

Friday 19 Mar 21 9:00am

A BYD factory in Huaiían, China. The company is little-known in the west but it was Asiaís biggest seller of battery-only vehicles in 2020, outpacing Toyota, Honda and Hyundai.

JAPAN'S traditional car-making giants need to raise their game in the race to develop pure, battery-driven electric vehicles or risk being left behind by Chinese, American and European producers, analysts are warning.

... login or subscribe for full story

Subscriber Content - You need to log in

To access this Carbon News information right now, please accept our 7 DAY FREE TRIAL subscription offer. Simply click the Subscribe button and follow the steps.

Related Topics: Carbon News world | Energy | Transport

Login







Latest in Transport

Latest announcements: file yours†to editor@carbonnews.co.nz


Fish & Game supports calls for forestry re-focus

Friday - Media Release - Fish & Game NZ is supporting calls for an urgent rethink on the...

Timaruís on-demand public transport hits 200,000 ride milestone

Friday - Media Release - Timaruís on-demand public transport hits 200,000 ride milestone...

Auckland's living bus shelters coming to life

Thursday - Two of Aucklandís bus shelters have come to life with more than 1000 plants...

Climate change awareness not matched by action

Tuesday - Media Release - We know we must do better by the planet, but when will we...

Global fisheries even worse than thought

Monday - Media Release - The decline in fish populations is far worse than previously...

International unions call for jobs to be at centre of a just transition

19 Nov 21 - Media Release - The COP26 climate agreement acknowledged the science,...

New Zealandís first carbon zero hospital unveiled

18 Nov 21 - Fortť Hospital in Christchurch has been named New Zealandís first ToitŻ...

Signature Homes tackles carbon emissions from home construction

18 Nov 21 - Media Release - Signature Homes has signalled its intention to mitigate its...

More News Direct
Your IP address: 54.234.191.202