EIA: China promoting both fuel efficiency and alternative-fuel vehicles to curb growing oil use

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To counter this trend triggered by China’s rapid motorization, the Chinese government is adopting a broad range of policies, including improvements in the fuel economy of new vehicles and the promotion of alternative-fuel vehicles, EIA notes. Additionally, in 2012 the Chinese Ministry of Finance announced it would provide annual subsidies up to two billion yuan ($323.6 Consumption of gasoline in China grew from 0.9

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Exploring the adoption of EVs in the US, Europe and China; charging scenarios and infrastructure

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Between 2009 and 2011, Chinese buyers purchased 13,000 EVs and PHEVs—more than U.S. The automobile industry has said that without additional government subsidies they can only sell 600,000 electric cars by 2020 at best. Aspirational targets among seven countries participating in the Electric Vehicle Initiative would see growth from just under 2 million EV and PHEVs to just under 20 million by 2020. Source: “Electric Vehicle Grid Integration”. Click to enlarge.

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VW Chief Executive Says Company Will Introduce EVs Based on the Up! New Small Family in 2013; Cautions Against Electro-Hype

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Within a decade, he added, Volkswagen wants to offer significant numbers of pure electric cars at affordable prices and with the range expected by customers. Winterkorn made the remarks during a presentation at the 17 th Handelsblatt-Jahrestagung in Munich on 3 July, during which he outlined VW’s approach to future mobility in the current context of the economic crisis, pessimism about the industry and technology potential. And the auto industry doesn’t hold back on announcements.

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China puts its electric vehicles on center stage - China automotive news

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My Gasgoo Sign in | Join Now | Help Automotive News A Leading Portal for China Auto Industry Make it my homepage Favorite Contact Us Home China News Global News Commentary Interview Blog Data Suppliers Gallery Thursday, April 23, 2009 Home » Automotive News » Commentary » News detail Email This Story Welcome to our registration page. Brilliance Jinbei Automobile Co. and Chery Automobile Co. Gasgoo.com | ?? |

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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BYD BYD Automobile Company, Shenzhen, China (partially owned by Warren Buffets Mid-America Holdings) Plan F6DM $22,000 PHEV with 60-mile range for sale, starting in China in 2009, in the US around 2011 Chrysler ENVI division developing Town & Country minivan, 200C EV concept and Jeep Patriot and Jeep Wrangler Unlimited SUVs, EREVs (series hybrids) with 40-mile range One PHEV planned for sale in US by end of 2010, others by 2013. By partnering with these two industries.

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GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from Wired.com

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They leased a few (at a loss) to those that could afford it. Posted by: Green Chambers | Apr 14, 2009 12:25:03 AM Battery tech is still not advanced or reliable enough for an affordable pure EV, hydrogen fuel cells like in the FCX Clarity may be the clean future, but there are too many technical and infrastructure hurdles to overcome. We need an economy electric car that we an afford, not that nonsense. GM cant do it but a 15 year old chinese car company can.now thats funny!

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