Background: Sixteen Chinese state-owned electric vehicle companies have teamed up, to form the "Association of Electric Vehicle Industry" in Beijing. Full story >>
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For more on this, joining us on the line is professor Tang Fangfang from Peking University's China Center for Economic Research.
1. We know that the government has also got a development plan for new energy cars. What's the relationship between that and Wednesday's establishment of the electric vehicles association?
2. How long will it take for electric vehicles to become the mainstream?