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China to require mandatory safety requirements for EV batteries

Industry News 12:03:13PM Jul 29, 2019 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jul 29 (SMM) – Battery cells, packs and systems for electric vehicles in China will soon face new national safety standards, and be required to undergo a range of mandatory checks, after a run of fire incidents involving autos made by Tesla and Nio raised concerns over the new technology.

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in early 2018 issued the draft version of electric vehicle lithium-ion battery safety requirements, which would become mandatory standards for the sector.

This aims to strengthen the management of new energy vehicles industry, improve NEV safety requirements, and promote the development of the sector.

Key Words:  EV battery 

China to require mandatory safety requirements for EV batteries

Industry News 12:03:13PM Jul 29, 2019 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jul 29 (SMM) – Battery cells, packs and systems for electric vehicles in China will soon face new national safety standards, and be required to undergo a range of mandatory checks, after a run of fire incidents involving autos made by Tesla and Nio raised concerns over the new technology.

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in early 2018 issued the draft version of electric vehicle lithium-ion battery safety requirements, which would become mandatory standards for the sector.

This aims to strengthen the management of new energy vehicles industry, improve NEV safety requirements, and promote the development of the sector.

Key Words:  EV battery