Drivers are ready to embrace electric vehicles

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Survey shows that more drivers are prepared to purchase electric vehicles in the next five years Drivers are prepared to purchase more electric vehicles in the near future, according to a new survey from Dalia Research. The survey draws information from some 43,000 people in 52 different countries. The majority of these respondents noted that they have a strong interest in electric vehicles, which is good news for the clean transportation sector. This may also encourage automakers to focus more heavily on developing clean vehicles in order to take advantage…

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Electric Vehicle Charging Station Market In China Exhibit To 115.84% CAGR During 2016-2020: MarketResearchReports.Biz

About the Electric Vehicle Charging Station Market in China China has been aggressive in its efforts to promote EV adoption, primarily to cope with the growing pollution scenario. China was placed at the top of the nations with the most carbon dioxide emissions in 2011. Chinas tremendous economic growth has been riding on the countrys manufacturing sector, which has been a key contributor to the emissions. Apart from the manufacturing sector, industrial segments such as thermal power plants have also contributed largely to the countrys carbon emissions. The share of…

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China aims to throw more support behind electric vehicles

Government intends to develop a better infrastructure to support electric vehicles The Chinese government intends to speed up the construction of a national network designed to charge electric vehicles. The country has become more supportive of clean transportation in recent years, looking to reduce the emissions found in its largest cities. These emissions have been linked with serious health concerns and several cities have begun taking steps to limit the number of conventional vehicles on their roads and support clean vehicles. The Chinese government wants to see 5 million clean…

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Electric vehicles find foothold in China

Electric vehicle sales are on the rise throughout China Electric vehicles are gaining more attention in China, according to a new report from RNR Market Research. The report notes that in 2014, many consumers opted to purchase an electric vehicle. This shift in the market away from conventional vehicles is due to numerous factors. Firstly, several city governments have imposed regulations that limit the sale of vehicles with internal combustion engines, while offering financial aid to those purchasing electric vehicles. This is meant to mitigate the production of harmful emissions…

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Fuel cell vehicles may benefit from lack of competition

Vehicles equipped with fuel cells may soon become much more popular Fuel cell vehicles will be entering the commercial market beginning in 2015 and these vehicles may be able to find more success than some may think. Vehicles equipped with hydrogen fuel cells have yet to garner any significant popularity. These vehicles tend to be more expensive than their traditional counterparts, due to the high costs associated with fuel cell technology, and they do not have the support of a widespread fuel infrastructure. These issues may not be as problematic…

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Volkswagen to launch more than 20 new electric vehicles in China

The launch of green cars will help with China’s serious smog problem. The well known German car brand, Volkswagen AG, is throwing its support behind the country’s go green campaign, an effort to combat the growing air pollution problem in the nation, and will be producing over 20 electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid car models for China. The various EV models are set to be available to Chinese consumers by the end of 2018. By 2020, China’s goal is to put 5 million EVs on the road and Volkswagen’s…

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Alternative fuel sources become an important part of China’s latest mandate

30 percent of government cars must be fueled by alternative energy sources in the next two years. According to an announcement made by China and reported by Bloomberg News, China’s plan for “new-energy vehicles” includes vehicles that use alternative fuel sources, which can include electric cars, hydrogen electric fuel cell vehicles, and plug-in hybrids, and a minimum of 30 percent of government vehicles bought between now and 2016 must be one of these types of vehicles. Local provinces will also need to meet the new green fuel target after 2016.…

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Chinese government launches new clean transportation mandate

Government introduces new mandate in support of clean transportation The Chinese government has issued a new mandate that may help the country win its fight against carbon emissions and embrace clean transportation. China’s largest cities have been fighting air pollution for some time now, but little has been done to mitigate emissions generated in the transportation sector. Only recently has the government begun to address this issue aggressively due to the fact that air pollution is being linked to serious health issues in many parts of the country. 30% of government…

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EV sales grow as China becomes invested in clean transportation

Electric vehicle sales are growing throughout China Electric vehicles are becoming quite popular in China. Many Chinese consumers are expressing concerns for the environment and how the extreme air pollution in some of the country’s largest cities may be causing serious health issues. The Chinese government shares in these concerns and has been taking steps to reduce emissions by targeting the transportation sector with new regulations. Some cities have also placed strict limitations on traditional vehicles and how many can be sold in a given year, hoping to mitigate the…

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Clean transportation is heating up in China

BMW to bring its electric vehicle to China in September BMW has plans to bring its i3 electric vehicle to China beginning in September. China is quickly becoming one of the most attractive markets in the world when it comes to electric vehicles and clean transportation in general. This is partly due to government action regarding climate change and emissions reduction. Many of China’s largest cities are being choked by air pollution and emissions are being linked to serious health problems throughout the country. As such, some cities are instituting…

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Fast charging technology to support the adoption of electric vehicles in China

Clean transportation expected to boom as China becomes home to world’s largest charging infrastructure Electric vehicles are gaining more popularity around the world, especially as countries begin to promote clean transportation in order to mitigate the release of harmful emissions into the environment. In China, electric vehicles are becoming a major priority for large cities. Cities like Beijing and Shanghai are being overcome by air pollution, which is getting so bad that people living in these cities cannot see a foot in front of their own faces. In order to…

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China extends subsidy program for electric vehicles

Subsidy program has been extended in order to bolster EV sales The Chinese government has announced the extension of subsidies meant to promote the adoption of electric vehicles. The government has been struggling with an air pollution epidemic, which is choking major cities for life and causing serious health issues among a wide range of people throughout the country. In order to cut down on air pollution, the government has put a stronger focus on clean transportation. Several large cities have established goals concerning the number of electric vehicles needed…

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China may be a battleground between hydrogen fuel cells and batteries

Auto industry sees major promise in China The auto industry is currently experiencing something of a revolution. Throughout the world, nations are embracing more environmentally friendly emissions regulations, with many of these regulations targeting transportation specifically. In order to continue participating in prominent markets, automakers have begun producing vehicles that comply with these regulations, thus leading to an increased focus on battery electric vehicles and those that run on hydrogen fuel cells. This has also caused a rift within the auto industry itself and sparked extreme competition between battery electrics…

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Electric vehicles may win new subsidies in China

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China continues support for electric vehicles China has been making efforts to become more environmentally friendly over the past few years. Much of the country’s most recent efforts involve the use of renewable energy and targeting the transportation sector as a way to mitigate carbon dioxide emissions. In December 2012, the country’s subsidies for electric vehicles came to an end. This initiative helped bolster the sales of electric vehicles in densely popular parts of China as the subsidies made these vehicles more affordable to a wide range of consumers. New…

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China sets sights on electric vehicles to combat air pollution

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Electric vehicles could solve the problem of air pollution China has long had a problem with air pollution. Though some controversy has arisen over the Central Government censoring environmental data, suggesting that some of this data falls in the category of “state secrets,” it is no secret that the government has been fighting air pollution for some time. When China hosted the 2008 Olympic Games, the Central Government fully embraced the fact that the country has a problem with air pollution and worked to make Beijing, the city where the…

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China may miss electric vehicles goals

China may miss goals established through 2012-20 New Energy Vehicle Industrial Plan China has ambitious goals concerning alternative energy and clean transportation. The country’s economy is growing quickly. Along with this economic development, citizens are finding it possible to afford vehicles of their own, thus many have begun purchasing new cars. The Chinese government is not inclined to allow reliance on fossil-fuels to linger longer than necessary, however, and recently launched an ambitious plan that would promote the adoption of electric vehicles. A new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance…

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