21 Apr '11, 5am

Carmakers look to an electric future in China: SHANGHAI: Major carmakers' high hopes for electric vehicles are o...

Carmakers look to an electric future in China: SHANGHAI: Major carmakers' high hopes for electric vehicles are o...

SHANGHAI: Major carmakers' high hopes for electric vehicles are on clear display at the Shanghai auto show, but industry leaders say it could be a decade before such eco-friendly cars go mainstream. Wary over its growing dependence on foreign oil, China plans to become a world leader in clean-energy vehicles, pledging to invest more than US$14 billion by 2020 -- and have five million of them on the road by then. Beijing's determination has executives predicting China, the world's largest auto market, will be one of the first to see widespread adoption of electric cars. "Two-hundred million ride electric motor scooters (in China) now. They know the limitations of batteries and about recharging so they don't run out of power," General Motors China President Kevin Wale told AFP. "As soon as someone provides them with the right vehicle at the right price, they'll start to move...

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