When it comes to EV development, Chinese brands have a powerful motive that their foreign rivals do not.
Leading the effort are Geely Automobile Holdings and Great Wall Motor Co.,
What's behind the trouble at an automaker that not long ago was being lauded for its decade of success under new ownership?
Sales of electrified vehicles have surged in China for years. But until recently, it remained unknown who was buying many of the vehicles.
The trade war has had a negative impact on the Chinese economy, but it's prompted changes in the Chinese auto industry that will make it healthier and more competitive in the long run.