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LEVC starts production of its new L380 MPV

2024-02-06T15:41:00+00:00By Nick Holt

The prototype of LEVC’s first fully electric model based on its new Space Oriented Architecture (SOA) has rolled off the assembly line in Yiwu, China

The Polestar 4 will be the first full battery electric vehicle produced in the Busan plant

Polestar to expand production operations for the fully-electric Polestar 4 in South Korea

2023-11-13T16:24:00+00:00By Ilkhan Ozsevim

With production set to commence in the second half of 2025, the Polestar 4 will aim to make its mark in the North American and domestic South Korean markets.


Zeekr VP and plant director discusses mass volume EV production

2023-08-29T07:55:00+01:00By Michael Nash

Speaking to AMS, Zhao Chunlin, vice president of Zeekr and plant manager at Ningbo, sheds some light on the factory, and discusses the various challenges facing electric vehicle production in an increasingly competitive segment.

The ROBO-01 is the first of the line-up and is reportedly only slightly larger than The Tesla

Chinese Tech giant Baidu forms second automotive JV with Geely to expand into automotive manufacturing

2023-08-21T14:07:00+01:00By Ilkhan Ozsevim

The partnership will focus on production capability as well as new energy vehicle sales, automobile component retail, EV charging infrastructure, battery sales and pre-owned vehicle brokerage.


Renault and Geely sign joint venture agreement to launch powertrain technology company

2023-07-11T17:21:00+01:00By Nick Holt

Renault and Geely have signed a 50-50% joint venture agreement to form a new company, to develop and produce next-generation hybrid and highly efficient ICE powertrain solutions


LEVC launches its new electric vehicle architecture

2023-05-09T18:19:00+01:00By Nick Holt

Advanced modular platform supports LEVC’s strategy to become a leading mobility solution provider with a range of new global EV products

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AMS Spring 2023 – Next level digital production engineering

2023-04-02T18:25:00+01:00By AMS

In this latest AMS digital edition we have features on Audi’s digital production engineering strategy, Dacia’s vehicle plant Mioveni, production cloud systems, toolmaking, China, sustainability and more.

BMW Brilliance Automotive plant Lydia, China

China: European, US and Japanese Vehicle Manufacturers rebalance production and supply chains

2023-03-28T10:00:00+01:00By Ian Henry

AMS looks at the changing role of the Chinese operations of European and other long established brands’ operations in China and their changing roles in the global auto sector

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Renault to merge combustion engine ops with China’s Geely, create listed EV business

2022-11-08T14:12:00+00:00By Peter Murphy

The French and Chinese automakers will develop and produce internal combustion engines for their own products as well as for other automakers.


Factories in China’s Sichuan province forced to close for six days amid power shortage

2022-08-18T10:06:00+01:00By Hazel Southwell

Plants in China’s Sichuan province, including those run by Toyota and Foxconn, have been told to suspend operations amid electricity shortages

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Renault to partner with Geely to manufacture hybrid vehicles in China and South Korea

2021-08-09T22:22:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Renault has agreed a framework with Geely to share vehicle platforms and production for hybrid vehicles in Asia, including using Geely plants in China and localising Lynk & Co platforms in South Korea.

EV and hybrid EV assembly plant database

Electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle plant database

2021-06-03T18:10:00+01:00By Automotive from Ultima Media

Track factory locations for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid and hybrid vehicles by manufacturer, model and location.

OEM battery cell supplier database

OEM and lithium-ion battery cell supplier database

2021-06-03T18:09:00+01:00By Automotive from Ultima Media

Keep up with changing supplier relationships between electric vehicle manufacturers and battery cell suppliers in this database.

Battery supply chain report 2021

Electric vehicle battery supply chain analysis 2021: How lithium-ion battery demand and production are reshaping the automotive industry

2021-06-03T18:08:00+01:00By Daniel Harrison, Christopher Ludwig

Download this report for forecasts of lithium-ion battery demand, analysis of battery cell factories and insight on EV battery manufacturing and sourcing. 

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Mofid Elkemiri, LEVC manufacturing operations and quality director

2020-04-08T14:02:00+01:00By Nick Gibbs

LEVC’s  Mofid Elkemiri was recruited to the Geely-owned company back in 2016 as launch director for the TX5 electric taxi. Prior to that he spent six years at UK-based trim supplier CAB Automotive, where he rose to the position of engineering and quality director. AMS speaks to him about his current role, ramping up production, battery cell supply and the relationship with the parent company. But first, we ask how the factory has been affected by the recent coronavirus measures and the suspension of production…

LEVC VN5 electric van to be built at the company's Coventry factory

Can an electric van deliver for LEVC?

2020-04-07T15:47:00+01:00By Nick Gibbs

Following its success in reinventing the iconic London black cab, Geely plans to produce a one-tonne electric van under the London Electric Vehicle Company brand

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Volvo to install Torslanda paintshop 

2019-05-20T15:07:00+01:00By AMS

Volvo Cars has announced that it has invested a multi-billion kroner sum to install a new paintshop at its Torslanda plant in Sweden. This will reportedly result in a reduction of energy consumption and emissions from the painting process by at least one third, according to the OEM.

Mazda Thailand

Asia’s other powerhouse

2019-01-04T15:58:00+00:00By Ian Henry

Already a dynamic and rapidly growing manufacturing hub, South-East Asia’s automotive industry is finding further opportunity in the growth of battery and hybrid vehicle production

FAW Changchung

Unease in the East

2018-11-21T14:15:00+00:00By Nick Gibbs

Falling sales, electrification and mega mergers: Nick Gibbs provides an overview of the current automotive industry trends in China

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