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

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As a subscriber, you can receive our free weekly China Auto News, which keeps you informed the latest developments of Chinas automobile industry. Alternative-fuel cars were some of the hottest items on display at the Shanghai auto show from homegrown companies like Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd., Brilliance Jinbei Automobile Co. and Chery Automobile Co. 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

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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.) E-mail This Print Share Close Linkedin Digg Facebook Mixx My Space Permalink Automobiles , Commerce , Consumers , Efficiency , General Business , Government Policy , Transportation , electric cars , mitsubishi , Nissan , oregon , ted kulongoski , th!nk

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

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The federal government cant hand out money to a company thats telling them that itll lose money on a $40, 000 automobile that more than half the populace couldnt afford if the economy was in good shape! You guys go ahead and buy your 40 mile per charge GM golf cart. Posted by: GSP | Apr 14, 2009 9:07:50 AM Funny, BYD (chinese) already came out with their version of the volt this year. GM cant do it but a 15 year old chinese car company can.now thats funny!

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