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Subsidies for Private Purchases of Low and Zero Emission Vehicles Stalled in China?

February 16th, 2010 · Comments Off

According to the Nanfang Daily, you shouldn’t expect a government subsidy when you buy a hybrid or electric vehicle in China in the near future.  Although the State Council announced last December that it would select five cities to test subsidies for the private purchase of “new energy vehicles,” issues surrounding the form and amount [...]

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Tags: LEV and EV · car culture · vehicle subsidies

Car Wrecked

July 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The opinion pieces in the Shanghai Daily usually have the same strange appeal as a car wreck.  The scene is so harrowing and chaotic, so far from the normal and rational, that one can’t help but stare at it and wonder how everything got so twisted.
Today, however, one of the opinions actually made some sense.  [...]

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Tags: car culture