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Gasgoo Daily: BYD wins the bid for lithium extraction project in Chile

Monika From Gasgoo| January 13 , 2022 20:10 BJT

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BYD wins the bid for lithium extraction project in Chile

Chile has awarded a lithium extraction contract to China's BYD Chile and Chile's Servicios y Operaciones Mineras del Norte, according to the country minerals ministry. The two companies would be awarded the right to extract 80,000 tonnes of lithium each. BYD bid $61 million for its lot, while Mineras del Norte bid $60 million.

Gasgoo Daily: BYD wins the bid for lithium extraction project in Chile

Four new variants of GAC Toyota's Wildlander hit market

GAC Toyota recently started selling four new variants of the Wildlander SUV, which were priced from 200,800 yuan ($31,570) to 243,800 yuan ($38,330).

Presale of 2022 BYD Song MAX DM-i to begin on Jan.15

The BYD Song MAX DM-i will become available for presale from Jan. 15. The model will carry a DM-i plug-in hybrid electric system composed of a 1.5-liter naturally aspirated engine and a permanent magnet synchronous motor that churns out  up to 145kW.

Production at Toyota Motor's Tianjin plant still suspended on Jan.13

Production at Toyota Motor's Tianjin plant was still halted on Thursday, according to a local media outlet

CATL forges strategic partnership with China Merchants Group

CATL announced on Wednesday it has formed strategic cooperation with China Merchants Group on areas like technology innovation, green transportation, integrated finance, and green industrial park.

Gotion High-Tech wins bid for Huaibei-based energy storage power station project

A consortium of Hefei Gotion High-Tech Power Energy Co.,Ltd. (Hefei Gotion) and Southwest Electric Power Design Institute Co.,Ltd. have won the bidding for implementing the project of Huaibei Wanneng energy storage power station’s 1st phase, said Gotion High-Tech, the parent of Hefei Gotion.

Restructuring application of Renault Brilliance Jinbei Auto accepted by court

The restructuring application of Renault Brilliance Jinbei Automotive Company Limited (hereinafter referred to as "RBJC") was accepted by the Shenyang Intermediate People's Court on Jan. 12th, according to an announcement released by RBJC's parent, the HK-listed Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Limited (called “the Company” or “Brilliance China” for short).

CATL applies for patent registration for anode-free metal battery tech

CATL has deployed anode-free metal battery technology and filed relevant patent application, according to a local media outlet. The material design and core techniques about the technology are likely to be used for the company's next-generation sodium-ion battery.

Chinese luxury EV brand HiPhi sells 4,237 vehicles in 2021

Human Horizons, the Chinese startup owning the luxury EV brand HiPhi, announced on Wednesday the monthly sales of the HiPhi X, the brand's only production model for sales, hit new highs of 919 units in Dec. 2021, jumping 20.4% from the previous month.

CATL, BYD make up 68.3% of China's 2021 installed power battery capacity

In December 2021, China's power battery outputs reached 31.6GWh, soaring 109% year on year, while also growing 12% month on month, according to the China Automotive Power Battery Industry Innovation Alliance (CAPBIIA).

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