Toyota begins production of current model Prius in China

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established with China FAW Group Corporation in China’s Sichuan Province, has begun production of the third-generation Prius”gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle at its Changchun Plant. production of Chinese-made hybrid vehicles and to realize the localized production of hybrid system components by around 2015. Sichuan FAW Toyota Motor Co., Ltd., a joint vehicle-production company.

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Citroën introducing new plug-in hybrid SUV concept at Shanghai Motor Show

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Citroën Aircross is powered by a gasoline-electric plug-in hybrid system. An electric motor on the rear axle develops power of 95 bhp (70 kW) and torque of 200 N·m (148 lb-ft). The electric motor is combined with a 1.6 THP gasoline engine developing 218 bhp (160 kW) and torque of 275 N·m (203 lb-ft). Aircross features an all-electric range of 50 km (31 miles).

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China’s EV Subsidy

Revenge of the Electric Car

Journal article: China to Subsidize Electric Cars. China to Subsidize Electric Cars. BEIJING—China will subsidize buyers of battery-powered cars and plug-in hybrids under a pilot program aimed at keeping the country competitive in the global race to develop an electric-vehicle industry, but which also risks a public backlash. All-electric e6 vehicles made by BYD charge up in Shenzhen, where the cars are used as taxis. It plans to sell 50,000 electrics in the U.S.,

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Geely invests in Carbon Recycling Intl.; vehicles fueled by methanol from CO2, water and renewable energy

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In late April 2015, Geely Auto deployed a first-of-its-kind fleet of 150 methanol-fueled taxis in the southern Chinese city of Guiyang in cooperation with the municipal government. Methanol-powered vehicles are one pillar of Geely Auto’s diversified new-energy strategy, which also encompasses ethanol, CNG, gasoline-electric hybrid, plug-in hybrid, pure-electric, and extended-range solutions. respectively after switching from gasoline to methanol.

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UMTRI study finds US and China could turnover more than 90% of LDV fleet to alternative powertrains by 2050 under very aggressive penetration scenarios

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Turnover of the Chinese fleet. Their definition for alternative powertrains/fuels eliminates pure gasoline and diesel powertrains/fuels, but does include hybridization of those fuels. Possible alternative powertrains/fuels include: CNG; CNG/diesel hybrid; Diesel/electric hybrid; Gasoline/electric hybrid;Gasoline/CNG hybrid; Gasoline/liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) hybrid; Pure electric; Ethanol (E85); Ethanol (E85)/electric hybrid; Hydrogen; and Fuel cell vehicles.

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Here Come the PHEVs

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With a range of hundreds of miles, the car will go farther than other electric cars coming to market. The new electric cars go only about 225 miles on a single charge at best. Granted, Fisker's car uses a little gas--something electric cars don't--but it won't burn much. As proof, Audi is poised to release the Metroproject Quattro concept, a plug-in gasoline-electric hybrid four-seater designed to make life difficult for the Mini Cooper.

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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. Among the most notable: a gas-electric hybrid Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. BYD electric sedan F3DM sells 80.

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