29 Dec '13, 1pm

#peakoil China’s auto affair drives oil demand: Every two seconds, somewhere across China a customer takes del...

#peakoil China’s auto affair drives oil demand: Every two seconds, somewhere across China a customer takes del...

Every two seconds, somewhere across China a customer takes delivery of a new car — part of a consumer buying blitz that will see China add 21 million new cars , trucks and buses to its fleet total in 2014.Short of a catastrophic economic downturn, a government edict against new car ownership, or draconian traffic congestion charges, a continuation of that growth rate means China will likely have a bigger motor vehicle fleet than the United States by 2020. Indeed, the combination of a low vehicle penetration rate — only 85 vehicles for every 1,000 people in China, compared with more than 800 per 1,000 in the U.S. — and the consumer aspirations of high-income, urbanized households across China almost guarantees it. As many as five million of the 260 million-plus vehicles on Chinese roads in 2020 will be plug-in hybrids or battery electric vehicles , while others will use fue...

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