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BMW just the latest automaker to realize China will want a lot of EVs

News about China and cars isn't in short supply these days. With several of the world's largest cities, millions of cars on the road and huge problems with air pollution, it's no wonder that the nation is trying to make some changes. Along with decommissioning many of its aging vehicles, China is also expected to see huge growth in its electric

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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.

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BYD: all-electric e6 taxi fire could have happened to anybody

It's not exactly unusual for a car to catch on fire after getting rear-ended at more than 100 miles an hour.

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China getting ready for 5m plug-in vehicles by 2020

Imagine all of the cars and light-duty trucks in Washington and Oregon combined. Then imagine them all being either battery-electric vehicles or plug-in hybrids. That's what Chinese leaders have in mind by the end of the decade.

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PSA looking to build electric vehicles, hybrids with China's Changan

The Changan Automobile Group Co. is no stranger to working on hybrids, but it is going to look for help from PSA Peugeot-Citroën to develop more hybrids and all-electric vehicles. Changan is also Sebastian Blanco

Survey: 60 percent of Chinese interested in buying plug-in vehicles, 5 times higher than Americans

Citizens of which country are most likely to buy – or at least consider purchasing – a plug-in vehicle than any other nation? According to a recent survey conducted by Ernst & Young's Global Automotive Center, China leads the way out of all the countries surveyed. Now, you're probably wondering how this can be and might wonder if the U.S. was excluded from the survey, but that's simply not the case. Not only was the U.S. represented, other major players in the plug-in field were

U.S., China announce new Electric Vehicles Initiative

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