Battery technology News
- Valeo chief says China’s car market slump has bottomed out (FT)
Valeo, one of the world’s largest suppliers of car parts, believes that following the recent slump, the slow-down in the Chinese car market (the biggest car market in the world) has bottomed, stating that for them “China is clearly picking up again”.
- Tesla plans increasing imported Model 3 prices in China from January: sources (Reuters)
According to sources familiar with the matter, US EV manufacturer Tesla is reportedly planning to increase prices of imported Model 3 vehicles in China in January 2020.
- World's first fully electric commercial aircraft takes flight in Canada (The Guardian)
The world’s first fully electric commercial aircraft, whose motor was designed by Australian engineering firm magniX, has taken its inaugural test flight in front of c. 100 onlookers. While the plane still needs further testing and its motor must be approved and certified by regulators, its short range of 160km would be sufficient for the majority of short-haul flights