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China sold only 7,000 electric automobiles in 2013

Sales Likely To Increase, As Total Sudsidies Can Now Total $19,500 In Some Cities

The goal of the plan is to have five million EVs on the roads by the end of 2020.

One city in China aims to have 35,000 electric vehicles on the road in 3 years

It seems that not a day goes by when some city in China, or even the country as a whole, doesn't boast about its grand electric vehicle (EV) plans and last Friday was no exception. That's when Shenzhen vice-mayor, Tang Jie, speaking at the C40 Hong Kong Workshop, revealed the city's battery-powered dreams. Jie spoke of Shenzhen entering a "mature" development period and said that the city, after 30 years of rapid growth, is now ready for a low-carbo

Eaton announces alliance aimed at accelerating electric vehicle deployment in China

China's drive to become the worldwide leader in production and adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) appears to be unmatched. With incentives that reach $8,800 per battery-powered vehicle and the Eric Loveday

Dongfeng to invest $443M into hybrid and EV development within 5 years

China's third-largest automotive group, Dongfeng Motors, recently announced plans to invest a massive chunk of change into development of alternative technology vehicles. The company's future blueprint shows that Dongfeng will invest three billion yuan ($443 million U.S. at the current exchange rate) in an effort to speed up the commercialization of eco-friendly vehicles like hybrids and electrics.

16 Chinese companies team up to form "Association of the Electric Vehicle Industry"

According to a report from China's Global Times, 16 of the countries state-owned companies will meet next week in Beijing to formally announce the creation of the "Association of the Electric Vehicle Industry." The association will work on setting unified standards for electric vehicles (EVs) and hopes to improve upon core technologies to make the nation's EVs more competitive in the global marketplace.

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

Image illustrates sources of energy generation within China in 2008

In China, Nissan Leaf a sure thing, Infiniti hybrid just a maybe

File this under: spotlight on China. First, General Motors committed to Chinese market-specific hybrids and plug-ins, now Nissan wants in on the action. Case in point, Nissan will release its Leaf electri