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In China, your car could be spying on you to the government

Automakers feed into China's big-data 'ubiquitous surveillance' of its citizens

Automakers feed into China's big-data 'ubiquitous surveillance' of its citizens

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China car sales might end the year down for the first time in decades

Sales fall four months straight in world's biggest auto market

Sales fall four months straight in world's biggest auto market.

Renault's push for more affordable EVs has global implications

Renault K-ZE: SUV-inspired electric debuts at 2018 Paris Motor Show

Renault K-ZE: SUV-inspired electric debuts at 2018 Paris Motor Show.

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VW to spend $11.8 billion on China EVs

It's launching 15 models and plans to sell 1.5 million of them per year there by 2025.

Some models are promised to have a range up to 370 miles on a charge.

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GM says its EV sales will meet China's quotas by 2019

It needs to hit a target of about 10 percent of overall sales.

The Baojun E100 sells for about $5,400 with government subsidies.

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Ford to launch plug-in car in China next year, electrify most by 2025

Part of Beijing's big push to cut its heavy air pollution.

BEIJING (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. said it will launch a plug-in hybrid car in China in 2018 and a fully electric sport-utility vehicle in the next five years, as it works toward electrifying most of its lineup in the world's biggest auto market by 2025. This comes at a time when Beijing is urging automakers to sell more electric vehicles, laying out strict fuel economy targets and subsidizing certain new energy vehicle models, in a bid to cut air pollution and promote technological i

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

If there's one thing that's never lost in translation, it's the concept of status.

Study
China gears up to sell lots of electric vehicles, the most in Asia

Across the entire Asia-Pacific region, it's China where Pike Research forecasts most plug-in vehicles will eventually be sold.

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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

Is China's electric vehicle focus driven by lack of technological know-how?

Back in May, the Chinese government finalized plans to offer strong incentives to buyers of certain types of green vehicles. The subsidies vary based on the classification of vehicle. For example, conventional hybrids are not included in the nation's incentive package, but battery-powered vehicles are eligible for a maximum subsidy of 60,000 yuan ($9,055 U.S. at the current exchang

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

Renault Fluence Z.E. – Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: BYD cancels plans for F3e electric car

2009 BYD F3DM - Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: Volkswagen aims to sell 10,000 electric vehicles in China by 2018

Volkswagen E-Up! Concept – Click above for a high-res image gallery

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