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

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Print E-mail Text Size: China puts its electric vehicles on center stage From:WSJ April 22, 2009 Chinese auto makers are unveiling a slew of battery-powered cars and other energy-efficient vehicles at this weeks Shanghai auto show that could make them more globally competitive and eventually help address the air pollution that chokes many Chinese cities. Most Chinese buyers also are purchasing cars for the first time and have not developed particular preferences.

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Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Last year Oregon had also aggressively negotiated with the Chinese carmaker, BYD , to manufacture its line of plug-in hybrids in the state for sale in the U.S.) We need to stop BURNING fuel in our cars. But most could build it for under $1k and mine gets the equivalent of 600mpg fuel cost wise. How will the pressures of climate change, limited fossil fuel resources and the mainstreaming of "green" consciousness reshape society?