MTI: Mumbai Derailment Could Have Serious Implications for Rail Security Worldwide
Jatropha Biodiesel-FT Blends Reduce Most Criteria Pollutants Compared to Neat FT; Higher NOx

Report: China’s New-Energy Vehicle Subsidy Plan to Be Tested in 5 Cities Rather Than Nationwide

China Daily. China’s incentive plan for private purchases of new-energy vehicles may be introduced by the end of this month and will be tested in five cities, rather than nationwide, according to a report in the Shanghai Securities News.

The five cities are Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chongqing and Wuhan, the report said.

According to earlier media reports, the incentives for new-energy vehicles would be very similar to last year’s pilot project for public sector buyers—private electric car buyers in certain selected cities could get incentives of up to 60,000 yuan ($8,787.86).

However, if the subsidy plan is applied to only a few cities, it won’t fully boost the new-energy vehicle consumption in China, said Kevin Wale, GM China’s president and chief executive. Chinese consumers need some time to get familiar with driving new-energy vehicles, and the construction of charging stations also will take time, he added.

Comments

ToppaTom

ANOTHER field trial.


China takes what was to be an "oil use reduction effort" and turn it into a test.

" . . will be tested in five cities, rather than nationwide . ."

Like they care about the acceptance.

The EV is not yet here.


HarveyD

A very wise decision to maximize early impacts on air quality in their 5 largest most polluted cities while testing first generation EVs. The rest of the country can do it latter. USA and EU could learn a lot from the Chinese approach. Will we?

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)