23 Dec '16, 1pm

China to crack down on green-car subsidy cheating: report

Stephen Edelstein Dec 23, 2016 courtesy Bentley Enlarge Photo Over the past few years, both national and state Chinese governments have heavily subsidized electric cars in an aggressive attempt to promote mass adoption. Electric cars are seen as an important way to combat the country's notorious air pollution, and develop the domestic auto industry. So far, the various subsidies and purchase incentives have led to a significant increase in sales of plug-in cars. DON'T MISS: China tweaks electric-car plans to reward success, reduce fraud But the national government has also become aware of widespread cheating by automakers that receive incentives to build these cars. So it now plans to tighten technical requirements for the types of vehicles eligible for subsidies, reports Reuters. Beijing has so far accused five companies of violating rules related to subsidies, and has hi...

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