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The past twelve months have been pretty good for Mission Motors and a fresh $9 million investment injection should make the next twelve that much better. After turning their backs on their original raison d'etre, the San Francisco startup launched the Mission EVT components division and immediately hooked up with Honda to put some fire in the belly of its HPD CR-Z. Then the company built the very sexy Mission R race bike that recently conquered all at the TTXGP/FIM e-Power race at Laguna Seca.

Let's say you're an non-Chinese automaker interested in selling your cars in China. More specifically, say you're looking to sell a groundbreaking electric vehicle there. The cost might be higher than you're willing to pay. A recent report in The Wall Street Journal claims that the Chinese government aims to force foreign automakers to divulge their plug-in vehicle secrets in order to sell them in China. Bullying U.S. automakers around isn't exactly fair and at least two people – Congressi