Latest news about China support new energy vehicles, electric cars, and hybrid automobiles, through new policies, including subsidies, free car licence plates, and special economic zones.
Despite strong government support for new-energy vehicles, fewer than 20,000 have been sold over the past two years, according the latest figures.
Despite unprecedented efforts by the government to promote green vehicles, growth in this market has failed to meet expectations.
Guangdong provincial government hopes to boost its annual output for new energy automobiles to more than 50,000 units by 2015.
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.
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.
China's new electric cars subsidy policy will be divided into 16 levels, and cars will be subsidized in accordance to its actual energy-conserving performance.
Officials from China's auto industry are seeking to expand a subsidy program for electric cars, across 25 Chinese cities.
The Tianjin economic planner has issued a series of policies to support development of the energy-saving and new-energy automobile industry.
Shanghai International Automobile City is planning to lease electric cars at transport hubs, possibly as early as April.
Buyers of electric vehicles in Beijing will receive car plates without participating in the car license plate lottery, authority said on Thursday.
Beijing dwellers can purchase new-energy vehicles from local Chinese automaker BAIC Motor by the end of the year, Beijing Daily reported.
China is expected to subsidize electric vehicles sold in 25 model cities, expanding from the current five cities, and adopt a unified subsidy standard.
Shanghai is to introduce 200 new-energy buses in a bid to cut emissions and reduce noise, Xinhua News Agency reported on Feb 20.
China's mega cities have been choked by clouds of smog since the start of the year and one would think that would brighten the outlook for clean-energy cars.
A Chinese electric vehicle consortium led by the Beijing Institute of Technology has signed agreements to help develop an electric bus network in Poland.