31 Aug '11, 1pm

Is China backing away from electric vehicles?

When the Buick LaCrosse eAssist and Chevy Volt become available in China within the next several months, we will finally know the true extent of the Chinese consumers' acceptance of hybrid electric vehicles. Given that the Chinese own 120,000,000 electric bicycles / scooters, I would expect them to embrace high quality hybrid electric vehicles like the LaCrosse and Volt. The Prius is high quality, but I suspect the slow performance also turned off buyers, in addition to the styling.

Full article: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1065492_is-china-back...

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