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Business in Contemporary China

This page is a starting point for students researching Chinese industries, consumers, and companies.


The Electric Vehicle Guide page offers comprehensive information and resources on China’s dynamic electric vehicle market both in English and Chinese. The information presented on this page is sourced from reputable outlets, including library-subscribed databases and open data from professional organizations. Four sections include: 

  • Reports & Statistics
  • News & Articles 
  • Books & Book Chapters
  • Case Studies

Chinese company research databases can refer to the resources on this page.

Suggested search terms:

  • English terms: electric vehicle, electric car, new energy vehicle, new energy car, EV
  • Chinese terms: 电动车, 电动汽车, 新能源车, 新能源汽车

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Reports & Statistics

BCC Research (Please click on the link of BCC Research first to authenticate your NYU IP addresses.)


  • China Premium Database > Automobile Sector > New Energy Vehicle (Industry Statistics)
  • China Premium Database > Energy Sector > New Energy: Hydrogen Energy; Lithium Battery and Main Material (Industry Statistics)


Emerging Markets Information Service (EMIS) 


GlobalData Disruptor


Marketline (Via Ebsco) Academic

Mintel Academic

Passport (formerly GMID)

  • Electrical Equipment for Engines and Vehicles in China: ISIC 319 (Oct. 14, 2022, Industry Report)
  • EV Readiness Index 2022 (July 1, 2022, Global Industry Briefing)
  • Electric Mobility: Opportunities and Challenges in the Clean Fuel Industry (Sept. 15, 2021, Global Industry Briefing)


中国知网-中国年鉴数据库 / CNKI - China Yearbooks

News & Articles

News Database

Magazines & Newspapers

Research Articles

Books & Book Chapters