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  1. Air-conditioned version of electric MyCar here soon

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam A faster, bigger and more expensive version of MyCar, Hong Kong's first locally designed electric vehicle, will hit the streets soon with a crucial component that was missing ... will be better next year,' she said. The Danish minister for science, technology and innovation Charlotte Sahl-Madsen visited PolyU in Hung Hom yesterday to test-drive the electric car. ...

  2. General Electric's problem with China

    Posted Jul 06th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... publicised supposedly private speech of the year, Immelt whinged that it was getting very difficult for big companies to do business on the mainland and that his own company, General Electric ... but critical engagement, as per Immelt in Shanghai, or Immelt's meltdown in Rome is the more profitable way forward. Partners benefit General Electric has been pursuing joint ventures ...

  3. Recharging key to Nissan's electric push

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong in Beijing Nissan Motor's electric vehicle prototype is light and runs smoothly, but the company concedes that initial buyers may be limited to those who own a home and have a place to recharge the car. Industry players expect China to be the leader in commercialising electric vehicles. But the market may remain small on the mainland, where most people in big ...

  4. Home-grown electric car hits city's roads

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan The city's home-developed electric car hit the streets yesterday at a price of HK$97,000, with the manufacturer predicting success despite licensing restrictions, a top ... Kwok-wah, chairman of maker EuAuto, said he was hopeful of more sales if the government established a citywide network of charging points. 'I am confident electric vehicles will be popular ...

  5. GM expects electric vehicles will get cheaper

    Posted Apr 16th 2009, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong General Motors China believes the cost of electric vehicles will be 'more acceptable' in the medium term and will launch the company's first electric car, ... The central government signed a preliminary agreement last week with Japan's Nissan Motor in Beijing to jointly develop electric vehicles. The mainland has already begun to replace ...

  6. Carmakers told to rev up efforts to go electric

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong The National Development and Reform Commission has urged the mainland's major carmakers to co-operate in making electric cars, while suggesting 'incapable' carmakers leave the industry. 'Hybrid vehicles should be just the transition before local carmakers can manufacture their own electric cars or plug-in hybrids,' said Chen Jianguo, a deputy ...

  7. Shanghai Electric float to raise $5b

    Posted Apr 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anette Jonsson Retail portion of equipment maker's IPO is 11.7 times subscribed at a top-of-the-range price of $1.70 Shanghai Electric Group has priced its initial public offering ... offer, Shanghai Electric attracted only moderate interest, coming as it did amid widespread uncertainty on the Hong Kong stock market's near-term direction. One market source said the retail ...

  8. CSR-GE joint venture targets high-speed rail

    Posted Dec 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez The mainland's CSR Corp, the world's largest manufacturer of electric locomotives, will form a joint venture with a unit of US conglomerate General Electric to pursue ... 'CSR and GE will create a leading passenger transportation business in the US, by combining CSR's extensive experience in developing and operating high-speed and medium-speed electric ...

  9. S Korean joint venture to produce advanced chips on mainland

    Posted Feb 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by 2013, when it will also supply advanced chips for cars, electronic appliances and so-called smart grids- electricity networks using digital technology. SK China, which will have a 60 per cent ...

  10. Japanese carmakers in China face damaging supply crunch

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is conserving electricity and struggling with rolling blackouts as its nuclear power crisis worsens and fears have grown that crippled reactors at the Fukushima power plant are teetering on the verge ... 'Japan's transportation infrastructure has been crippled, electric power to factories is facing constant disruption and nuclear power capacity has been severely limited after last Friday's ...




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