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Plug-in sales in China will hit 152,000 by 2017, well behind government target

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Report: China's JAC launches Tong Yue electric car; sells 60 in one day

Chinese automaker Jianghuai Automobile Co., Ltd. (JAC) rarely snags a headline here in the U.S., but with the launch of its Tong Yue electric car, JAC has managed to capture our attention.

Report: China working on plan to install 10 million charging stations by 2020

Recently, a slew of reports have surfaced suggesting that many of China's automakers are scaling back development of alternative energy vehicles. Specifically, reports indicate that weak consumer interest is forcing Chinese automakers to ditch plans to manufacture electric vehicles. Wi

Report: Renault sending test batch of electric Fluences to China in 2011

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Report: BYD cancels plans for F3e electric car

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Chinese truck maker will invest $4.43B to produce 1M electric and hybrid cars

Jianghuai Auto (aka JAC Motors) is a relatively unknown – at least in the U.S. – Chinese truck and SUV manufacturer that has come forth with huge plans to invest billions to produce a million hybrid and electric vehicles in the near future. JAC Motors announced plans to invest 30 billion yuan ($4.43 billion U.S. at the current exchange rate) to set up a joint venture (JV) with Tianjin Zhengdao Stock Investment & Management Co. The JV plans to build at least one million electric a

Report: China considering $14.7B investment to spark production of hybrids and EVs

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World-circling Tesla Roadster makes it to the Great Wall of China

The globe-crossing Tag Heuer-branded Telsa Roadster has made it to the Great Wall of China. The car also stopped in Beijing recently, the eighth official stop on the eight-month, 23,000-mile trip. While at the Great Wall, the actor Chen Dao Ming ("Hero") drove the car for a brief while. The car has visited places like Sebastian Blanco

Study: Mass adoption of EVs in China will lead to tremendously higher emissions

Image illustrates sources of energy generation within China in 2008

BYD E6 electric taxi fleet takes to the roads in China

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China's largest electric vehicle infrastructure project opens in Shenzhen

Electric vehicle infrastructure projects in China are growing swiftly if not ubiquitously. The latest example: a new set of two charging stations for electric cars at the Universiade Center in Shenzhen that were put into service this week, along with 134 pole chargers around town. The centralized stations have quick-charging options while the poles are mostly designed for overnight (slow) charging. The People's Daily say

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