On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 6:13 PM Marv Gandall <marvgand2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> The Chinese government is planning a complete phase out of gasoline and
> diesel vehicles by 2040, a move that follows an announced ban on sales of
> the internal combustion engine in France, Norway, and the UK over the same
> Unlike Europe, however, China is the world’s largest and fastest growing
> auto market, and the PRC’s accelerated turn to electric vehicles will be
> decisive. Besides giving Chinese firms a competitive edge in the global
> auto industry, it will hasten the switch to EV’s by US and European
> automakers looking to sell into the Chinese market, now their major source
> of growth.
> "Last year, total vehicle sales in China reached 28 million, up 13.7% from
> the previous year (while) n the U.S., 17.5 million vehicles were sold and
> growth remained nearly flat”, reports the LA Times.
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