01 Jun '17, 2pm

Daimler, VW eye China's electric car market

FRANKFURT AM MAIN: German auto giants Daimler and Volkswagen announced plans on Thursday (Jun 1) to secure pole positions in China's electric car market as the world's second-biggest economy ramps up investment in cleaner energy. Coinciding with a visit to Berlin by Chinese premier Li Keqiang, Daimler and VW were among a string of top German companies to unveil major business deals with China. China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, has been investing billions in clean energy infrastructure and is building up an e-car industry, as its leaders battle to clear up the notorious choking pollution enveloping its biggest cities, including Beijing. Among the agreements signed in the presence of Li and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the automakers agreed to build electric cars in China, which they described as the world's biggest market for "electromobility". Daimler said it ...

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