Chinalogue: Environmentally Friendly Driving

Blue Ocean Network, March 23, 2011

Getting stuck bumper to bumper in a cloud of exhaust is regular occurrence in China. Not only is it unpleasant, it's taking a toll on the environment.
As the world's largest car market continues to grow, the country aims to have more than 500,000 new energy vehicles on the road by 2015 and 5 million by 2020. It began spurring this growth with rebates of up to $9,000 dollars per energy efficient car and started testing electric charging stations in pilot cities from Beijing to Hainan.
What will the 200 million cars expected to be on the road at the end of this decade will be running on--Gas? Electricity? A little bit of both? Something else?

Bill Russo
President, Synergistics

Linda Luo
Executive Editor, China Auto Review

Klaus Paur
Managing Director, Synovate

Aired March 23, 2011

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