Posts Tagged ‘hybrid’

Shanghai EXPO Buses are Unveiled.

Friday, April 16, 2010 0:39 Comments Off

With less than 2 weeks to go, things on the EXPO site are starting to take shape, and one of the recent highlights was the unveiling of the EXPO buses that are going to be on site moving the estimated 400,000 – 600,000 daily visitors around the site: The first batch of 40 passenger buses […]

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Electonic Cars in China Face Tough Road Ahead

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 23:54 Comments Off

Last week, while attending the FCC luncheon on China’s auto sector, a bit of time was spent on the clean car segment in China.  It is a segment that has received a lot of attention lately as many of China’s firm launch their products, global investors look to China’s prowess in the battery sector, and […]

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US Fears China Cleantech Dominance. Why?

Thursday, April 23, 2009 9:31 4 Comments

Early on in my time in China, it was clear to me that the system in China was well suited for developing technologies that would become leader in the cleantech space. They were investing in battery technologies that were going to power mobile phones and laptops to be exported in consumer goods, but the underlying […]

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China Stimulates Hybrid Purchases

Tuesday, February 3, 2009 7:30 Comments Off

To encourage the purchase of hybrid vehicles in 11 cities, the Ministry of Finance has recently announced a subsidy program aimed at taxi, bus, and other transport companies: The government promised to give companies and institutions, which purchase and use such vehicles, lump sum subsidies to offset their extra cost on fueling efficient cars than […]

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China’s Green Cars

Sunday, October 19, 2008 9:35 Comments Off

The recent news that Warren Buffet has invested in battery maker BYD, and the news that BYD is going to launch it first car next month, are simply signs of things to come. There are solar cars, hybrid cars, new engines, and so on. One of the more interesting exposes on China’s green fleet came […]

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