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GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020
Associated Press ^ | Apr 21, 2017 8:24 AM EDT

Posted on 04/21/2017 7:29:43 AM PDT by Olog-hai

General Motors Co. says it plans to launch 10 electric and gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles in China by 2020 amid government pressure on the industry to promote alternatives to gasoline.

The president of GM’s China unit, Matt Tsien, said Friday during the Shanghai auto show that the company will start production of a pure-electric model in China within two years. …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Local News; Travel
KEYWORDS: chevyvolt; china; electriccars; generalmotors; gm; governmentmotors; hybrids; redchina

1 posted on 04/21/2017 7:29:43 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

I read that and think...man, battery prices are about to go through the roof if China uses most of their capacity for domestic uses.


2 posted on 04/21/2017 7:31:23 AM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: Olog-hai

The tyrannical government over there can mandate that people buy and drive these.

If you need an indication of the “Scratch a liberal, you’ll find a tyrant” truism, just imagine how many on the left in the USA feel that our own government should be able to operate just as the Chinese Communist government does and mandate this and other things.


3 posted on 04/21/2017 8:53:15 AM PDT by rlmorel (President Donald J. Trump ... Making Liberal Heads Explode, 140 Characters at a Time)
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To: Olog-hai

Yes, GM, sell them your garbage. Nobody around here wants it.


4 posted on 04/21/2017 9:06:30 PM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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To: Olog-hai

Exploding electric cars? OK, TARP finally makes sense.
In a Soprano way:
We’re going to kill our creditors.


5 posted on 04/22/2017 12:25:06 AM PDT by tumblindice
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To: Olog-hai

IOW Coal powered cars.


6 posted on 04/22/2017 12:39:30 AM PDT by OKSooner (It's always loaded.)
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