The Electric Car: Will China Dominate the Market?

European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, July 2, 2009

An Outlook on Electric Car development: Will China dominate the market?

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The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China is delighted to invite you to an afternoon seminar on “An Outlook on Electric Car development: Will China dominate the market?” on 2nd July at Kerry Center Hotel.

Determined to come out of the economic downturn greener than it went in, the Chinese government has announced plans to set up a 10 billion RMB fund to promote alternative energy, and with the development of the Chinese Electric car, China is fast becoming the leading producer of environment-friendly vehicles.

This seminar will focus on Chinese e-car development plan, the Government support and the European cooperation.

The Speakers

Claude Foulon, Chief Representative, SCOR

Mr. Claude Foulon works for SCOR and is involved in the auto market reinsurance and because of that, believes that the electric car insurance is the next step. Mr. Foulon is also an environmentalist, and as a former expert on the Chinese environmental sector at the French embassy, is currently working on a project for the promotion of sustainable transport at a planetary level.

Dr. Marcus Hoffmann, Principal, Roland Berger Shanghai Office

Dr. Marcus Hoffmann works for Roland Berger Greater China and oversees their international automotive supplier and OEM clients. Dr. Hoffmann is an expert in the global automotive industry and he has managed consulting projects along the automotive value chain all over the world on topics such as operational performance and integrated efficiency.

Mr. Bill Russo, Founder and President, Synergistics Limited

Mr. Bill Russo has extensive experience in the automotive and electronics industries, with more than 25 years of experience at driving strategy and performance improvement in Fortune 500 environments.


4.00 - 4.30pm – Registration/Networking
4.30 - 4.50pm - Presentation by
Mr. Claude Foulon
4.50 - 5.10pm - Presentation by Dr. Marcus Hoffman
5.10 - 5.30pm - Presentation by Mr. Bill Russo
5.30 - 6.00pm - Q&A
6.00 - Networking drinks