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2017's most important green car story: internal-combustion engine ban in China

John Voelcker Dec 31, 2017 Follow John Add to circle Chrome exhaust pipe Enlarge Photo The most important green-car story of 2017 came on September 10, in a report by the Associated Press that covered articles in two Chinese state media outlets on a statement by a deputy industry minister. Speaking at "an auto industry forum," the AP wrote, Xin Guobin said his ministry has begun "research on formulating a timetable to stop production and sales of traditional energy vehicles," as he noted "some countries" have already done. The statements were published by the state Xinhua News Agency and the Communist Party newspaper People's Daily , meaning they represented official government policy. DON'T MISS: China developing timetable to end sales, production of gasoline cars The impact of the world's largest country, and largest car market, saying that it will ban sales of cars with...

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