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China launches electric car association

08-19-2010 09:16 BJT

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Sixteen Chinese state-owned electric vehicle companies have teamed up, to form the "Association of Electric Vehicle Industry" in Beijing.

The association's initial goal will be to build an effective information sharing system that allows automakers, battery producers, and government bodies to exchange information. The association will also work on setting a uniform standard for electric vehicles. It's expected to improve upon core technologies to make the nation's electric vehicles more competitive in the global market.

The move is in response to the government's latest policies, to boost the country's electric vehicle industry in the next three years.

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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