Business / New energy subsidies

Tesla opens doors in Beijing

[2013-11-05 08:56]

US electric carmaker Tesla Motors opened its first showroom in China over the weekend, taking pre-orders from customers at its Beijing location.

Tesla hits roadblock in China over trademark

[2013-08-26 15:24]

Popular electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc's plans to enter the world's biggest auto market have stalled after a businessman in China claimed trademark rights to the name.

Making a big push in China's low-carbon drive

[2013-08-16 15:33]

China Inner Mu Biomass Power Co Ltd has come up with a new economic model to integrate desertification control with biomass thermoelectricity.

VW: No rush to mass-produced electrics

[2013-08-12 07:08]

Though China has been one of the frontiers in e-mobility for international automakers, Volkswagen AG said it is now "cautious" and "patient".

BMW Brilliance eyes sustainable e-car biz model

[2013-08-09 11:09]

BMW Brilliance focuses quality in its expansion in China. BMW Brilliance will launch Zinoro brand electric car and i series electric car in Guangzhou auto show in September.

Sparking interest in all-electric cars

[2013-07-01 08:03]

As electric vehicles become more widely used in public transportation, some local governments are moving a step further and promoting their private use.

Mixed outlook for EV makers in China and US

[2013-07-01 08:03]

As Chinese automakers try to enter the US market, two EV automakers in the country have been dealing with challenges, while a third appears to be making some gains.

Beijing to bring more 'green' taxis onto roads

[2013-05-31 16:31]

Beijing plans to introduce 2,000 taxis powered by natural gas by July to make it easier to get a taxi in the city and help reduce auto emissions and air pollution.

Toyota to make batteries in China

[2013-05-31 11:32]

Toyota is in discussions with Hunan Corun New Energy Co in Hunan province to jointly produce nickel-metal hydride batteries for hybrid models.

Auto Shanghai 2013 - Meet hybrid & electric cars (B)

[2013-04-27 11:26]

Follow up to meet hybrid & electric cars in Shanghai auto show

Auto Shanghai 2013 - Meet hybrid & electric cars (A)

[2013-04-27 11:25]

Super carmakers who seldom consider emission control joined the hybrid rush this year.

Hybrid cars rush to market, electric race towards future

[2013-04-26 18:18]

A total of 91 new energy vehicles are displayed at the Shanghai auto show 2013. Among them, 56 are made by international carmakers.

Kia venture to debut electric car at Auto Shanghai 2013

[2013-04-15 11:52]

Dongfeng Yueda Kia said it will debut Huaqi, its wholly owned pure-electric car brand, during the Auto Shanghai 2013 later this month.

BMW Brilliance to make electric brand

[2013-04-15 07:58]

German premium automaker BMW last week unveiled a new brand in China in a bid to tap the nation's fledgling electric car market.

Low charge in new-energy initiative

[2013-04-08 07:59]

Despite strong government support for new-energy vehicles, fewer than 20,000 have been sold over the past two years, according the latest figures.

Geely to make electric buses in Zhejiang JV

[2013-04-02 11:07]

Geely will soon begin to produce electric buses through an equal joint venture with Zhejiang Kangdi Vehicles Co, a manufacturer of electric vehicles.

Green cars subsidies not bringing expected results

[2013-04-01 05:47]

Despite unprecedented efforts by the government to promote green vehicles, growth in this market has failed to meet expectations.

Guangdong to boost new energy auto industry

[2013-03-18 17:02]

Guangdong provincial government hopes to boost its annual output for new energy automobiles to more than 50,000 units by 2015.

More subsidies to incentivize energy efficient automobiles

[2013-03-18 05:42]

New subsidies for green vehicles are in the works as the Chinese government continues to balance the often-conflicting goals of boosting domestic demand and promoting environmental sustainability.

For his trip to two sessions, one minister is going green

[2013-03-18 05:42]

To get to this year's two sessions, Wan Gang, minister of science and technology, will not be driving a black Audi, the car that has become synonymous with Chinese officialdom.